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Jury Selection During a Personal Injury Trial

Jury selection during a personal injury trial is one of the most pivotal moments in the case and can have a dramatic impact on its outcome. While it is common for accident victims to focus on evidence or expert testimony, a competent personal injury attorney will also focus on jury selection. Below is a basic overview [...]

Pre-Existing Conditions

In a car accident case, pre-existing conditions, diseases or defects can be considered in any claim for damages. Florida’s jury instruction on “causation” or “injury causation” requires that the injured party prove that the negligence is a legal cause of injury.  Legal cause is defined as “loss, injury or damage if it directly and in natural [...]

Personal Injury and Augmented Reality

While smartphone games can be an enjoyable pastime, personal injury can result while playing augmented reality games. Augmented reality games on smartphones have recently become a full-fledged cultural phenomenon. These games create an interactive experience where virtual objects are superimposed on a player’s real environment. For instance, Pokemon Go allows players to capture virtual Pokemon [...]

Florida Car Accidents Involving Uber or Lyft Drivers

The increased popularity of ridesharing services comes with the rise in Florida car accidents involving Uber or Lyft drivers. While ridesharing services offer a convenient and safe method of travel for passengers, as well as an income generating opportunity for drivers, there are several liability concerns that arise after an accident. Rideshare drivers should consult with [...]