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What is Comparative Negligence?

by on Wednesday, April 16, 2014  —  Blog, Car Accidents, Personal Injury

Florida is a “Pure Comparative” negligence state. Florida Statute Section 768.81(3) Apportionment of Damages states, “in a negligence action, the court shall enter judgment against each party liable on the basis of such party’s percentage… Continue Reading →

A serious accident occurred last Wednesday which left the family of a 4-year-old girl grieving the loss of their child. As reported on Tampa Bay Online and on WESH-TV (http://www.roonte.com/www/one-person-dead-11-children-hurt-when-car-smashes-into-florida-day-care) a Dodge Durango crashed into… Continue Reading →

The demand is a letter to an insurance company adjuster, accompanied by all supporting documents, summarizing the basis for a personal injury claim.  After you have determined the insurance coverages available and obtained all medical… Continue Reading →

Last weekend, it was reported in the Tampa Bay Times (http://preps.tampabay.com/news/briefs/florida-briefs-atv-crash-kills-one-in-central-florida/2172581) that 2 men: one at age 22 and one at age 23, were speeding on an ATV in the Tampa Bay/Central Florida area when… Continue Reading →

An auto accident that occurred in the very early hours of the morning involved 4 young people – all of whom died at the scene of the accident and all of whom were not wearing… Continue Reading →

STEP 3 – I started treatment – Why do I need to keep going back?

by on Thursday, March 27, 2014  —  Blog, Car Accidents

FOLLOW YOUR DOCTORS TREATMENT PROTOCOLS This may seem like a simple concept.  However, you would not believe the number of people that come in to Brooks law Group with complaints of injuries, yet show no… Continue Reading →