Posts Categorized: Personal Injury

Hurricane Winds Slice Airline Worker’s Hand During Storm

Posted: October 4th, 2017 | Categories: In The News, Personal Injury

Hurricane Maria has left behind unimaginable devastation on the entire island of Puerto Rico. For aircraft maintenance tech Manuel Kianes Riviera, his hands are vitally important for the work that he does for JetBlue. During the hurricane Riviera had been attempting to secure doors from the strong winds when they were blown open and sliced his index finger, exposing both bone and nerves. According to CBS Miami, Riviera road out … Read More »

Crash on Haulover Beach Seriously Injures Man

Posted: September 20th, 2017 | Categories: In The News, Personal Injury

A man has been seriously injured in a personal watercraft accident that happened off of happened just off Haulover Beach. According to a story appearing on Miami CBS Local, the unidentified man in his 20’s had to be transported to the hospital after his personal watercraft struck the wake of a boat and was ejected off of his vehicle and was struck by another passing boat. Emergency crews rushed the … Read More »

Pedestrian Injured in Miami Gardens Hit and Run

Posted: August 16th, 2017 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News, Personal Injury

Hit and run accidents involving pedestrians can be all too common. Earlier this week a pedestrian was injured in a hit and run crash that happened in Miami Gardens. In a report that appeared on the CBS Local website in Miami, witnesses to the incident indicated that the man had been seen leaving a McDonald’s restaurant located near NW 183rd Street and NW 47th Avenue when he was struck by … Read More »

Dangerous Issue Found in Ford Explorers Causes Drivers to Pass Out

Posted: August 3rd, 2017 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News, Personal Injury

An issue involving the exhaust systems of Ford Explorers has resulted in a number of complaints and injuries according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTSA). Since the Ford Explorer is often used as police cruisers, cities like Miami are taking the extreme stance of pulling the vehicles out of service. In a recent article that appeared on CBS Local in Miami, in spite of assurances by Ford Motor … Read More »

Express Lanes are a Hazard, not a Help

Posted: February 15th, 2017 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News, Personal Injury

Does anyone like the express lanes on I-95? Those flimsy poles don’t stop people from diving into the lanes. Now the state is starting to get lawsuits about the shoddy safety measures used to separate the express lanes from the rest of the interstate. CBS Miami reports that a young woman had her leg crushed when a car dived into the express lanes and crashed into her and a friend, … Read More »

Special Fund Released for Victims of Pulse Shootings

Posted: October 6th, 2016 | Categories: In The News, Personal Injury

After an accident or act of violence, families are often left with the difficult task of picking up the pieces once again. During the summer on June 12th, Gunman Omar Mateen opened fire at the Pulse nightclub. The rampage left 49 victims dead and 53 wounded. The incident is now the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. For the victims and the families of the Pulse nightclub shooting in … Read More »

Man Shot Accidentally By Police Visits Person he was Caretaking

Posted: August 3rd, 2016 | Categories: In The News, Personal Injury

After a confrontation with Miami Police last week, Charles Kinsey finds that he is grateful for the support he has received from across the nation. Last week, Kinsey had been caring for a 26-year-old autistic man, was shot by police who had received a call that Kinsey’s patient had a gun.   Even though the autistic patient, Arnaldo Rios was not shot in the incident, the young man is still traumatized … Read More »

Dual Dog Attack Injures Woman, Kills Chihuahua

Posted: January 13th, 2016 | Categories: In The News, Personal Injury

A woman has been injured and is now recovering after she and her dog were attacked by two other dogs. According to authorities, Ada Rojas, 83, was walking her five-pound chihuahua, Gucci, when the pair were attacked by two other larger dogs. A neighbor who was nearby heard barking and Rojas’ cries for help. The neighbor ran to Rojas’ aid, swinging a belt in an attempt to get the dogs … Read More »

Fatal Gas Leak Undetected Day Before Explosion

Posted: November 18th, 2015 | Categories: In The News, Personal Injury

A Spokesman for Elizabethtown Gas said that they were also unaware that the dwelling had a lower ground floor area that had been converted into an apartment with gas and electric services that were off the books. If you or a loved one has been injured in any kind of an accident, give us a call. Our attorneys are personal injury legal professionals who are committed to successfully representing our … Read More »

Church Van Involved in Accident, Four Dead

Posted: November 12th, 2015 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News, Personal Injury

An accident involving a church van on their way to services at a Hispanic Evangelical church in Washington and a pickup truck has left four people dead and several others injured. According to authorities, the van that was packed with 16 people was struck by a pickup truck that crossed the c enter lane and into the path of the van. The driver of the van could not react in … Read More »

Paralyzed Man Learns to Walk Again

Posted: October 14th, 2015 | Categories: Car Accident, In The News, Personal Injury

When Jarrod Kerr was ejected from his car in an automobile accident in June of last year, he was left paralyzed from the waist down. With a spinal cord injury such as the one Jarrod suffered, doctors held out little hope that the 34-year-old engineer would ever walk again. Jarrod had other plans. After numerous surgeries, Jarrod Kerr is now able to begin to walk again. Doctors at the HealthSouth … Read More »

Child Loses Hand in Firework Accident

Posted: July 22nd, 2015 | Categories: In The News, Personal Injury

Kids are cruel. Sometimes, they don’t think about the consequences of something before they do it, landing others to a lot more pain and suffering than was originally anticipated. This was just the case for Javonte McNair of Ft. Lauderdale. Javonte was riding on his bike, going to a friend’s house and otherwise enjoying the day. Some of the kids decided that it would be an excellent time to throw … Read More »

Man Shot in Dog Dispute Dies

Posted: July 3rd, 2015 | Categories: In The News, Personal Injury

Last week we talked about a story that involved a very cranky neighbor, a shooting, and a dog that pooped in the wrong yard. Sadly, the case has gotten worse. The man who was shot in the dog defecation dispute has died in the hospital, despite multiple surgeries. The man was walking his dog in the late evening when he was confronted by the neighbor. The neighbor claims he saw … Read More »

Dog Poop Dispute Leads to Shooting

Posted: June 24th, 2015 | Categories: In The News, Personal Injury

Domestic disputes are another common cause of civil lawsuits. An argument between neighbors could lead to property damage or even physical injury. Sometimes the reasons behind an attack are quite petty, as in today’s case. No one likes to see their neighbor’s dog poop on their lawn, but one man decided it was a justification to shoot someone. The man who was shot has undergone several surgeries, but is expected … Read More »