Did You Suffer Injuries on Vacation?

Did You Suffer Injuries on Vacation?

Personal Injury
With spring break behind us and summer on the horizon, many people and families are recovering from a vacation or planning a new one. Vacations should involve fun activities and relaxation, though it is important to realize that many accidents and injuries can happen and disrupt your trip. If you already suffered an injury, contact a personal injury lawyer in Clearwater right away. The following are some common vacation-related injuries. Car accidents - Many people choose to travel by car or they rent a car when they arrive at their destination. A road trip has many risks, including fatigued driving, distracted driving, getting hit by a large truck on the highway, and more. Even after arriving at a destination safely, driving in an unfamiliar city can be dangerous and accidents…
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Serious Injuries from Slip and Falls

Serious Injuries from Slip and Falls

Personal Injury
People slip and trip on a regular basis and, often, they can brush themselves off and keep going about their day, possibly embarrassed but uninjured. However, in some situations, a slip and fall accident can result in serious injuries and can completely disrupt a person’s life. The following are some common serious injuries suffered by slip and fall victims: Soft tissue injuries - When you suddenly slip and fall, your instinct may be to try to catch yourself. This often means twisting or stretching in unnatural ways or landing hard on part of your wrist or arm. Such twisting and trauma can cause painful sprains, strains, or tears to your muscles, tendons, or ligaments. Fractures - When you land on the ground after a slip and fall, the impact can…
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Is a Hospital Responsible for Your Injuries?

Is a Hospital Responsible for Your Injuries?

Personal Injury
When you are admitted to the hospital, you rightfully expect the medical staff will do everything in their power to improve your condition. What you don’t expect is to suffer additional and unnecessary injuries due to the negligence of the hospital staff. Unfortunately, many patients suffer such injuries during their time in the hospital, and the following are some common reasons why. Slip and falls - Hospitals have many substances all around, including bodily fluids, IV solutions, sanitation chemicals, medications, and more. Staff members also use many supplies, including latex gloves, syringes, monitors, and other medical equipment. When any substances or debris gets left on the floor, patients may easily slip and fall, causing serious injuries. In addition, if a staff member fails to adequately assist a patient, they can…
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Are My Injuries Serious Enough to File a Claim?

Are My Injuries Serious Enough to File a Claim?

Personal Injury
Whether you have been hurt in a car accident, bitten by a neighbor’s dog, or you slipped and fell on an icy sidewalk, you may be wondering if you should file a personal injury claim. Sometimes it can be hard to know where the line is, between minor injuries that we bring upon ourselves, and more major injuries that are caused by the negligence of another. Too many people sit on the sidelines, nursing their broken bones or torn ligaments, and never seek legal retribution. Then there are a few people who try to file a suit for the slightest harm. If you are considering reaching out to a Clearwater personal injury attorney, it’s a good idea to review your circumstances and if your suffering is significant enough to warrant…
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3 Common Personal Injury Claims

3 Common Personal Injury Claims

Personal Injury
Personal injury claims are one of the most frequent lawsuits filed in the United States, and for good reason. Each year millions of people are injured due to the reckless, negligent, and careless behaviors of others. At Andreopoulos Law, our legal team understands the ramifications of a personal injury, so we are here to fight tirelessly on your behalf. Our attorneys are experienced representing clients facing a variety of personal injury claims, with the most common being: Auto Accidents: Thousands of people are injured in auto accidents throughout Florida every year. Many of these accidents result in life-changing injuries and in worst cases, death. You may be eligible to file a personal injury claim in your auto accident if the driver that hit you was distracted, driving under the influence,…
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