Wrongful Death Attorneys

If a loved one has been killed as a result of another's negligence or the wrong doing you may be entitled to damages. Our lawyers work closely with clients in difficult emotional times to fully recover what the law allows.

Car Accident Attorneys

Serious motor vehicle collisions require the guidance of an experienced attorney. We have experience and an impressive track record representing people who have suffered significant injuries in auto accidents and motorcycle accidents.

Truck Accident Attorneys

Someone is injured or dies every 16 minutes in an accident involving an 18-wheeler, tractor trailer, or semi truck. If you have been injured by a big rig, contact a truck accident attorney today.

Personal Injury

Personal injuries can be serious, such as a spinal or brain injury, resulting in long-term medical treatment and out-of-home placement for the victim. Personal injuries can also be minor. The first thing you should do if you are injured is seek medical attention. Next, you should speak to our personal injury attorneys about filing an injury lawsuit.

Social Security Disablility

Disabled due to an illness or injury? You may qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits. If you or a loved one has been denied disability benefits, contact a social security attorney today.

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

When people age, they can become more vulnerable to abuse, neglect, and exploitation. If you have a loved one living in a nursing home be aware of the signs of elderly abuse, and act quickly if you see them.

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  • Tampa
  • Plant City
  • Orlando
  • Dade City
  • Tarpon Springs
  • Brandon
  • Lake Wales
  • St. Petersburg
  • Clearwater
  • Auburndale
  • Zephyrhills
  • Sebring

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From Our Blog

The fatal trucking accident involving comedian Tracy Morgan this summer was one of the few times a fatal trucking accident actually received press coverage in this country. However, simply because trucking accidents don’t often get news coverage does not mean they do not present a… Continue Reading →

In April of this year, the Florida Supreme Court issued a major opinion regarding damage recovery in medical malpractice cases. It found that statutory caps on wrongful death non-economic damages were unconstitutional, violating the Equal Protection Clause of the Florida Constitution. The case originated from… Continue Reading →

As reported earlier this week in the Business Wire News section of MRO Magazine, Toyota was keeping the severe reality of the defective brake override system and Electronic Throttle Control System (ETCS) behind closed doors. Toyota admitted to knowing about these problems for a while… Continue Reading →

When one thinks of wrongful death, the types of lawsuit that comes to mind might be ones against a company who makes a defective product that is responsible for the person’s death, or against a doctor and/or medical group due to medical malpractice that ends… Continue Reading →

A jury in Pensacola, Florida returned a record verdict against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds. Cynthia Robinson brought the suit against R.J. Reynolds for the 1996 wrongful death of her husband, who was a longtime smoker. The jury awarded $16 million in compensatory damages and $23… Continue Reading →

by on July 18, 2014

Blog, Wrongful Death

Sovereign Immunity in Wrongful Death Cases

In March 2008, University of Central Florida football player Ereck Plancher struggled to complete post-spring break conditioning drill. According to the Associated Press, former teammates claim he gasped for breath at times and struggled to make it through the workout. Contrary to what UCF officials… Continue Reading →