Category Archives: Personal Injury

BP Oil Spill Set In Motion By Supreme Court’s Decision On The Exxon Valdez

BP Oil Spill Set In Motion By Supreme Court’s Decision On The Exxon Valdez

A Special Commentary by Terence Perenich As we watch the catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico expand daily, seemingly with no end in sight, we are left to contemplate what the ultimate destruction will look like to our environment and our local and national economy.  Of course, a persistent question that is left unanswered is whether […]

BP Oil Leak and Possible Tampa Bay Effects

BP Oil Leak and Possible Tampa Bay Effects

In this May 6, 2010 photo released by the U.S. Navy, oil is seen from an aerial view at the Deepwater Horizon oil spill off the coast of Mobile, Ala. Photo: U.S. Navy, Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael B. Watkins / AP The recent events that have unfolded in the Gulf of Mexico regarding […]

Faulty “Fail-Safe” Responsible for Continuing Gushing in Gulf Oil Leak

Faulty Fail-Safe Responsible for Continuing Gushing in Gulf Oil Leak

  A defective critical fail-safe is now being pointed to as one of the major reasons the Gulf Oil Leak gushing from the underground well has not been stopped.  has more details of these shortcomings: The blowout preventer was supposed to be the last line of defense against the type of spill spreading across the […]

Injury Claims and the Monster of Social Media

Injury Claims and the Monster of Social Media

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  They are everywhere.  You can hardly go anywhere online without stumbling upon the little icons that have found their way into all things web.  Some cannot even eat breakfast without snapping a photo and uploading it for everyone else’s visual consumption.  Unfortunately for some, these seemingly harmless updates can have far […]

The 3 Essential Ingredients in a Personal Injury Case

The 3 Essential Ingredients in a Personal Injury Case

The 3 Essential Ingredients in a Personal Injury Case That Your Attorney Probably Isn’t Telling You About In the 23 years I have been practicing law, I have seen all types of injury claims – head on car crashes, slip and fall accidents and medical malpractice, just to name a few.  Without exception, each of […]

How Are Pain And Suffering Damages Calculated?

How Are Pain And Suffering Damages Calculated

If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence—whether it be in a car accident, slip-and-fall, or any other personal injury case—you can usually pursue compensation from the at-fault party’s insurance company. This is called a third-party claim.