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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?

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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What’s the Difference Between Negligence and Intentional Torts in Personal Injury Law?

By The Turnbull Firm |

When someone causes injury to you or your loved one, their conduct falls into the category of “tort law.” Both negligent acts and intentional acts that result in bodily injury are categorized as tort law. Many Floridians do not understand the difference between negligence and intentional torts when trying to recover damages for their… Read More »

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Should I Give a Recorded Statement to My Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

By The Turnbull Firm |

After being involved in a car crash, you will report the accident to your insurance company. The insurer will ask you to provide the details about what happened and ask you to give a recorded statement. A recorded statement is either an audio or video interview between the insurance adjuster and the policyholder. During… Read More »

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Are Utilities Immune from Liability in Power Plant Accidents in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

When people suffer injuries in a plant accident, many of them are worried that they will not be fully compensated for their injuries because the utility is immune from liability. But can a utility be shielded from liability for injuries stemming from plant accidents? Most recently, following a power plant accident in Hillsborough County,… Read More »

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What Does it Mean When Personal Injury Attorneys Offer a ‘Free Consultation’?

By The Turnbull Firm |

When researching law firms and attorneys and reading information about your personal injury matter online, you will notice that many attorneys offer a free consultation. But what does it mean, and what happens during a free consultation with an attorney? After contacting a personal injury attorney in Florida, they may either schedule a date… Read More »

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What’s the Process of Settling a Personal Injury Claim in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

If you were injured in an accident because of someone else’s negligence, you might be entitled to compensation by filing a personal injury claim with your insurance company. Florida is a no-fault auto insurance state, which means you must file a claim with your own insurer regardless of fault. But how does the process… Read More »

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4 Tips to Keep Your Children Safe on Halloween in 2020

By The Turnbull Firm |

Summer ended with a blink of an eye and the holiday season is just around the corner. Your children are probably excited about Halloween because of all the costumes and trick or treating. While Halloween may be an exciting holiday, it can also be dangerous. It is your responsibility as a parent to keep… Read More »

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