Tag Archives: Daytona Beach Personal Injury Lawyers
What to Do after a Fall in Walmart
A recent lawsuit in Pinellas County raises questions about what customers should do when they are injured in a big box store like Walmart. Large corporations are not like mom-and-pop stores. They have much more money, huge armies of lawyers, and are more aggressive at denying injured victims compensation. With proper planning, however, you… Read More »
Household Accidents During the Holiday Season
With the holidays fast approaching, it isn’t surprising that people are feeling stressed. This stress, however, can lead to accidents when people aren’t sufficiently careful. To enjoy the holiday season properly, identify common household accidents during the holidays and take steps to avoid them. Outside Lights Catch on Fire Even if you don’t engage… Read More »
Reimbursing Medicare from Your Personal Injury Settlement
After an accident, victims need immediate medical attention. Broken bones must be set, burns must be treated, and internal organ damage often requires surgery. Someone must pay for this initial medical treatment, and that entity is usually your insurance company. Many residents of Florida are on Medicare, which provides health insurance for those aged… Read More »
Should You Request a Jury Trial for Your Civil Lawsuit?
Many people aren’t aware that they can have a jury for their personal injury lawsuit. Under the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 1.430, either side can request a jury trial. However, you can also ask for a bench trial in which the judge will decide whether the defendant is legally responsible for your… Read More »
Sports Injuries in School: Do You Have a Lawsuit?
Many children play sports in high school, and injuries are bound to occur in contact sports like football, soccer, and wrestling. But does your child have a valid legal claim for an injury? First, parents must realize that some injuries are inherent in the nature of play. According to the Florida Supreme Court, anyone… Read More »
Maximizing Your Financial Settlement
At Bundza & Rodriguez, we think constantly about how we can obtain full and fair compensation for our clients after an accident. The truth is that many insurance companies are not eager to pay out a claim, and they do not want to pay compensation for your pain and suffering. However, based on our… Read More »
A recent fatality in Volusia County has shone a spotlight on whether motorcycle defects can contribute to injuries. According to the Orlando Sentinel, a 19-year-old man was killed a little before 1:00 on July 10 while riding on Interstate 95, near the 252 mile marker. He was was driving north at a very high… Read More »
How to Collect on a Florida Judgment
If you win a lawsuit, the court will issue a judgment in your favor. This judgment, however, is only a piece of paper. Ultimately, it is up to the defendant to pay you, because a court will not collect a judgment for you. In many cases, the defendant has insurance which will pay the… Read More »
How Long Will It Take to Settle My Lawsuit?
After a bad accident, you are probably anxious to receive compensation to pay for your medical expenses and cover any lost wages. Unfortunately, the other driver’s insurance company is usually not anxious to pay out a settlement—no matter how injured you are. How long will you have to wait? Although there is no “one… Read More »
What is a Deposition?
In most personal injury lawsuits, there is a fact-finding stage called “discovery.” The purpose of discovery is for each side to discover what facts the other side will rely on so there are no surprises at trial. For example, if you have been injured in a car accident, the defendant will want to know… Read More »