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Can I Still Sue for Medical Malpractice if I Signed a Waiver of Liability?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Most patients are required to sign a waiver of liability and other release forms prior to receiving medical treatment or undergoing surgery. Those waivers warn patients of all the risks associated with the procedure and verify their informed consent. But can you still file a medical malpractice lawsuit if you signed a waiver of… Read More »

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FMCSA Updates Hours of Service (HOS) Rules: What’s Changed for Truck Drivers?

By The Turnbull Firm |

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) updated its Hours of Service (HOS) rules earlier this year. Still, many truck drivers and trucking companies may not be aware of the new rules. The FMCSA published the revised HOS regulations in 49 CFR Part 395 back in June 2020, but the new rules did not… Read More »

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Do Liability Waivers Hold Up in Court in Personal Injury Cases?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Many businesses are aware of liability waivers, and a large percentage of them require their customers to sign waiver agreements prior to participating in an event or activity organized by the business. In a nutshell, liability waivers are designed to protect businesses from lawsuits arising from certain injuries or death. But do those liability… Read More »

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When Should You File a Personal Injury vs. Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

When you sustain a work-related injury, filing a workers’ compensation claim may be the first thing on your mind. However, in many cases, an injured worker can maximize their compensation by pursuing a personal injury claim. In some cases, they may even file both a personal injury and workers’ compensation claim. While Florida’s workers’… Read More »

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7 Critical Steps to Take After a Car Accident in Lakeland, Florida

By The Turnbull Firm |

Being involved in an automobile accident is often a stressful and life-changing experience. Most people panic and do not know what to do next. This is a natural reaction to a stressful situation. However, the steps you take after a car accident are going to affect the outcome of your personal injury case, which… Read More »

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What to Expect When Filing a Car Accident Claim in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Victims of automobile accidents are entitled to financial compensation for their injuries and damages. However, the car accident claims process can be complicated, which is why many people get lost when filing a claim following a car crash in Florida. So, what should you expect when filing an insurance claim following an auto accident… Read More »

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Can I Still Recover Damages After a Car Accident if I Don’t Have Auto Insurance?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Florida has the highest number of uninsured drivers. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 26.7% of all motorists in the state have no auto insurance. But how does the lack of car insurance affect your ability to recover damages following a vehicle crash in Florida? Why Drivers Do Not Purchase Auto Insurance The Florida… Read More »

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