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What is the Duty to Mitigate in Personal Injury Cases?

By The Turnbull Firm |

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligent or careless conduct, you might be entitled to compensation for your damages and losses. However, after filing a personal injury claim, your insurance company can devalue or even deny your claim by arguing that you failed to mitigate the damages. What does it even… Read More »

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Why is My Personal Injury Case Taking So Long?

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If it has been too long since you filed a personal injury claim or lawsuit and it hasn’t settled yet, you may feel frustrated and confused. The reason why your case is taking too long depends on the facts of your particular case. As a rule of thumb, you can settle a personal injury… Read More »

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4 Signs That Your Personal Injury Attorney Is Doing a Bad Job

By The Turnbull Firm |

If you have been injured in an accident and hired a personal injury attorney to represent your interests, it does not necessarily mean that you can have the peace of mind that your case is in good hands. It is not uncommon for accident victims to hire the wrong attorney for their case. Unfortunately,… Read More »

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5 Signs of a Concussion to Watch Out for After a Car Accident

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A concussion is one of the most frequently occurring types of injury following a car crash. Unfortunately, a concussion is also a common delayed injury associated with motor vehicle accidents because many people do not recognize the signs of a concussion immediately. The sooner you begin your treatment for a concussion, the faster you… Read More »

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8 Rules of Handling Medical Care in a Personal Injury Case

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Medical care is one of the most important elements of every successful personal injury case. For this reason, if you are hurt because of someone else’s negligence and are filing a personal injury claim, you should learn the “Eight Golden Rules” of handling medical care to strengthen your claim. How to handle medical care… Read More »

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What Type of Doctors Should I Visit Following a Car Accident in FL?

By The Turnbull Firm |

As a rule of thumb, it is always best to seek medical attention right after a car accident, even if you feel absolutely fine. Visiting a doctor will not only help diagnose your injury as soon as possible but will also help strengthen your personal injury claim in the long run. But what type… Read More »

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What Evidence is Needed for a Florida Personal Injury Claim?

By The Turnbull Firm |

If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence, proving your injury and recovering damages may seem like a daunting task. After all, insurance companies are not willing to pay out claims without a fight. When it comes to building a personal injury claim in Florida, you need to gather many types of… Read More »

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What Are Examples of Emotional Distress and How Much Compensation Can You Get?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Following an auto accident or any other accident, physical injury is not the only thing you will have to deal with. Serious injuries can also result in emotional distress and mental anguish, which are compensable under Section 627.737, Florida Statutes. Emotional distress, commonly referred to as negligently inflicted emotional distress in personal injury cases,… Read More »

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

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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?

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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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