Personal Injury

When Does a Slip and Fall Justify a Lawsuit?

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Thursday August 9, 2018

We have all experienced a slip and fall at some point in our life. Fortunately, these usually do not result in serious injury and are overcome quickly. In some cases however, hazardous conditions result in serious or lasting injuries that may be the fault of a third party. Slip and fall lawsuits come in a

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Medical Malpractice: What it is and What to do about It

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Tuesday May 29, 2018

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Medical malpractice is the term given to a failure of a healthcare facility or professional that results in the injury of a patient. The circumstances surrounding the injury can vary widely but usually arise from negligence or omission. According to a study from Johns Hopkins, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in

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Some personal injury claims arise from outdoor slips and falls

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Wednesday January 17, 2018

Florida property owners, lessees and managers are required to take steps to ensure the safety of those they invite onto their property. If a hazardous condition exists that one of those individuals knows about, or should have known about, it should be repaired or otherwise made safe as efficiently and quickly as possible. One of the

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New Year’s Eve disaster could lead to personal injury claim

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Thursday January 11, 2018

When it comes to New Year’s Eve celebrations, many Florida residents consider fireworks and drunk drivers to be the source of the majority of catastrophes that could occur. As such, they take precautions not to allow these things to affect their festivities. However, there were other dangers that night that could eventually lead to the

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Victim’s employer faces personal injury suit from firefighter

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Wednesday December 6, 2017

Most Florida employees are aware that they can apply for workers’ compensation benefits when injured on the job. What they may not know is that they may also be able to file a personal injury claim against a third party believed responsible for the injuries that occurred. This is what a firefighter from here in

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A day at the fair could turn into a personal injury claim

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Tuesday November 14, 2017

Everyone knows that Walt Disney World, Epcot Center and the other Disney theme parks are here in Florida. However, the Sunshine State also hosts numerous fairs with rides and attractions that people love to visit. The problem is that some of the rides at the fairs could potentially be personal injury claims waiting to happen.

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Personal injury claims and Florida’s theme parks

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Wednesday October 18, 2017

Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Busch Gardens, among others, provide hours and days of fun for tourists and Florida residents alike. While thousands of people visit these parks each year without incident, injuries do occur, and some of them can be serious. If you suffered injuries at one of the state’s theme parks, you

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Personal injury topics: Amputation

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Tuesday September 19, 2017

Some accidents result in such catastrophic injuries that Florida medical personnel may have to take extreme measures in order to save a patient’s life. One such action may be to amputate a limb. If the accident was the result of another person’s negligence, the victim may be able to seek restitution through a personal injury

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Investigating a personal injury claim after a truck accident

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Wednesday August 30, 2017

The sights, smells and sounds that accompany an accident involving an 18-wheeler are not something you will soon forget. Nevertheless, sensory memories are more than likely the least of your concerns at the moment. The size and weight of the truck that slammed into your smaller, passenger vehicle may have caused you significant injuries, and

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The victim’s responsibilities in a personal injury claim

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Wednesday May 24, 2017

Rarely does a day go by here in Florida when someone is not injured due to some sort of accident. If an accident was the result of someone else’s negligence, the victim may consider filing a personal injury claim to receive compensation for damages such as medical bills and lost wages. However, the victim has

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