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    • Don't Report Crash Using Uber App

      Every year more of us rely on Uber to get from one place to another. However, Uber drivers aren’t perfect and, just like any other driver on the road, one mistake from them could spell disaster. If ...

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    • What is my personal injury case worth in Orlando, Florida?

      As a personal injury attorney who meets hundreds of clients each year, one of the questions I most commonly hear from clients is, “What is my case worth?” The answer varies from case to case, and ...

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    • Rules of the Road: Motorcycles 101

      Before most of my fr ee time became consumed with attending and coaching my young boys’ soccer games, I was an active motorcyclist. I even conquered the Tail of the Dragon at Deal’s Gap on my own bike ...

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    • How Does Property Damage Affect the Value of My Car Accident/Herniated Disc Case?

      A skilled personal injury attorney should know how to handle a car accident case involving minimal property damage. Property damage to the vehicles involved in a collision is an unreliable indicator ...

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    • How Are Bills Paid If In Uber or Lyft Crash

      There are various ways to pursue a personal injury claim if you are injured and have medical bills resulting from a crash with a negligent Uber or Lyft driver. Since Uber and Lyft are relatively new ...

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    • Pedestrians and Drivers: Often a Fatal Combination

      As a civil trial lawyer who specializes in personal injury cases, I have represented (and currently represent) people who have been hit by cars in various situations. The injuries are invariably ...

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    • NICA: Florida’s “No Fault” Scheme To Avoid Compensation For Birth Injuries

      Many parents and expectant parents in Florida do not realize that they may have already given up their right to sue if their infant was injured during labor and delivery. That is because the Florida ...

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    • Avoidable Birth Injuries And Brain Damage In Children

      Medical science has made incredible advances in obstetrics over the last 20 years. When a pregnant woman is hooked up to available equipment, just about every variable of her health and the health of ...

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    • Many Pregnant Women Not Receiving Steroids That Could Protect Preterm Babies

      A new study shows that only half of eligible women in low- and middle-income countries at risk for preterm births receive an inexpensive group of drugs, called antenatal corticosteroids, to prevent ...

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    • Florida Legislature Wants Hospitality Industry to Join In Fight Against Human Trafficking

      Human labor and sex trafficking earns profits of nearly $150 billion per year for traffickers worldwide. In the United States, the State Department estimates annual profits for traffickers to be close ...

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    • Hazing Injuries/Death Can Lead to a Lawsuit for Wrongful Death and Personal Injury

      When a fraternity, sorority, athletic, military, or an academic organization use hazing to initiate new members into their group, they often justify and defend the practice by arguing that it helps ...

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    • Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Florida

      What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? A Wrongful Death Lawsuit is a civil lawsuit which is brought on behalf of a deceased loved one whose death was caused due to another person’s intentional, reckless, ...

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    • Jimmy Fasig and Dana Brooks Give Back to Pineview Elementary School

      Last week, Jimmy Fasig and Dana Brooks were at Pineview Elementary School in Leon County, Florida, to visit with teachers, staff and students. Funding was lost for a much beloved music therapy program ...

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    • When the lawsuit ends: Understanding the emotional aftermath

      You two went to battle together; maybe even war. She saw you at your worst and you saw her try to do her best in spite of it. In the end, you probably got a result you can live with. It might not have ...

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    • Holding Businesses Accountable: Attorneys vs Regulations

      Regulation Isn’t Working – That’s Why We Need Lawsuits One thing many Republicans and Democrats seem to agree – at least those who own businesses – is that American businesses are overly burdened by ...

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    • I Was Injured by a Drunk Driver – Is the Bar At Fault?

      Tallahassee is a college town. With three college campuses within its city limits, Tallahassee is home to tens of thousands of college students when school is in session. It is no secret that college ...

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    • Tallahassee Drunk Driver Cases: Nightclub or Bar Owner Liability

      Drunk driving events often cause catastrophic injuries. Unfortunately, the drunk drivers in Tallahassee often don’t have enough insurance or assets to cover the damages caused by their carelessness. ...

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    • Drunk Drivers Need Good Attorneys: The Real Cost Of Defending Yourself In A Civil Case In Tallahassee

      Drunk driving accidents result in some of the highest jury awards; juries tend to give the benefit of the doubt to victims of drunk driving accidents. In Florida drunk driving cases, juries can also ...

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    • The Art of Saying No

      As a medical malpractice attorney, I’ve gotten very good at saying no. I wrote a whole blog about some of the reasons why we have to turn down so many of the potential medical malpractice cases we ...

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    • Have You Been the Victim of Revenge Porn? We Can Help.

      Revenge Porn: Don’t Do It One of the lesser known torts (wrongful acts that lead to civil liability) is the invasion of privacy. There are three types of actionable invasion of privacy in Florida: ...

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    • When Bad Fences Make Bad Neighbors

      It’s a frustration many homeowners have experienced: Is that fence on my property? If I think it’s a hideous eyesore or in bad repair do have a right to tear it down or make my neighbor do something ...

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    • Mr. and Mrs. Walker, Share a Few Words About Their Experience Here at Fasig Brooks. We Love our Clients!

      A big thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Walker for taking the time to share a few words about their experience at Fasig Brooks. We appreciate and love our clients!

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    • Best Law Practice in Tallahassee: Fasig Brooks Wins People's Choice Award for the Seventh Year in a Row

      For seven years in a row- eight altogether- our community has honored us by voting Fasig Brooks “Best Law Practice” in the people’s choice Tally Awards. While the shape of the award has changed ...

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    • Mark Nonni named Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers

      Fasig & Brooks is pleased to announce that attorney Mark Nonni has been named to the Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers. According to The National Trial Lawyers, [The] Top 40 under 40 is a ...

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    • #MeToo: How do I know if I have a sexual harassment claim?

      What Does It Mean To Be Sexually Harassed? It’s something we’ve all heard of and many of us (especially the women in the crowd) have experienced. But what does it take for sexual harassment to become ...

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    • Comparative Negligence in Herniated Disc Cases

      When determining the value of a personal injury case, a skilled trial lawyer looks at multiple factors that could affect the ultimate outcome of a jury trial. One such factor is what we refer to as ...

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    • What is my Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Case Worth in Orlando, Florida?

      When determining the value of a personal injury case, the type of injury the plaintiff suffered is one of the most important factors. Severe injuries are more likely to result in big verdicts. Minor ...

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    • The Myth of 'Frivolous Lawsuits' Choking Our Civil Justice System

      For a civil trial lawyer, jury selection presents many challenges but the greatest obstacle to getting a fair jury is punching through the years of insurance company propaganda about “frivolous ...

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    • Pedestrians and Drivers: Often a Fatal Combination

      As a civil trial lawyer who specializes in personal injury cases, I have represented (and currently represent) people who have been hit by cars in various situations. The injuries are invariably ...

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    • Cycling Helmets: Never Leave Home Without One!

      As a civil trial lawyer who specializes in personal injury cases, I have seen my share of horrendous injuries through the decades. The severity of some injuries is often unavoidable, such as where our ...

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    • Attention Students: What is Roam Towing and What Are Your Rights in Orange County?

      With Orange County being home to the University of Central Florida, the largest university in the country in terms of enrollment, and several other academic institutions, this is an important reminder ...

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    • Roam Towing In Tallahassee

      Illegal towing has become so rampant in Tallahassee that some apartment complexes are now advertising something I have never seen before – “NO ROAM TOWING.” Although you may not be familiar with the ...

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    • Tallahassee Bans Overnight Towing From Bars

      In what has been described by city officials as an effort to discourage driving under the influence, the Tallahassee City Commission unanimously voted to place a ban towing vehicles from ...

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    • Racial Discrimination, Rape, & Sexual Harassment Cases: Average Pain & Suffering vs. Economic Damages

      One of the central pieces of a case for an injured client is the reparations from the defendant for the client’s pain and suffering. Even though the defendant, or the defendant’s insurance company, ...

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    • Peroneal Nerve and Tendon Injury Cases: Average Pain & Suffering vs. Economic Damages

      One of the central pieces of a case for an injured client is the reparations from the defendant for the client’s pain and suffering. Even though the defendant, or the defendant’s insurance company, ...

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    • Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries: Average Pain & Suffering vs. Economic Damages

      One of the central pieces of a case for an injured client is the reparations from the defendant for the client’s pain and suffering. Even though the defendant, or the defendant’s insurance company, ...

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    • Chasing Ambulances (and Other Things a Personal Injury Attorney Can't Do)

      Although it makes for a good punchline, personal injury attorneys do not actually spend their days chasing ambulances in hopes of finding new clients, nor are they allowed to. Nor would we want to! ...

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    • What To Expect When Your Attorney Files a Personal Injury Lawsuit

      Sometimes the only way to get fair compensation for a client is to file a lawsuit on his or her behalf. A competent attorney will only recommend filing a lawsuit if he or she believes that doing so ...

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    • Do you Have a Negligent Security Claim

      Tallahassee is home to two great universities and a wonderful community college. Apartment complexes in town know that students and their parents prioritize safety when finding an apartment for ...

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    • Getting Fair Compensation for the Long Term Injuries of a Minor

      Throughout my career, I’ve represented many children who suffered terrible injuries due to auto accidents, dangerous products, and other types of trauma. In these cases, one of the parents’ primary ...

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    • Traumatic Brain Injury Case

      I often have clients who believe that their cases are a “slam dunk.” As a result, these clients fail to fully appreciate the very real risk that the jury will not see it the same way. This belief is ...

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    • Florida Legislature Must Pass Mandatory Bodily Injury Auto Insurance In 2018 Session

      The Florida Legislature must pass mandatory bodily injury auto insurance coverage during the 2018 Legislative Session! Many people don’t know what bodily injury auto insurance coverage is, and this ...

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    • 15 Reasons Why You Don't Have A Medical Malpractice Case

      Medical errors and malpractice are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Not surprisingly, every year we receive thousands of phone calls and emails from people who are seeking advice ...

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    • Doctor Discipline: Does It Happen?

      The answer is: Rarely. Regrettably. A medical malpractice case is meant to help the victims of malpractice and their families. If successful, it can pay for necessary medical care, make up for lost ...

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    • Why you might not be able to sue for medical malpractice, even if a doctor makes a mistake (and why you need to be your own advocate)

      Imagine you called a medical malpractice attorney with the following story: “I had a terrible sudden pain in my abdomen and started vomiting uncontrollably. I went to ER and they told me it was just ...

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    • Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet or Seatbelt Could Save You More Than Your Life

      As children, we are often taught to take extra precautions to ensure that we are safe. Generally, when kids are taught to ride a bicycle, they are taught to wear a helmet and sometimes even elbow and ...

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    • Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Florida

      If you live in Florida, you know that there are many motorcycle riders on the road. What you may not realize, however, is that motorcycle riders are at a very disproportionate risk of injury and death ...

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    • Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

      Last month, a Florida motorcyclist was struck and killed by a car in a hit-and-run accident . His motorcycle erupted into flames following impact with an SUV, which immediately fled the scene. After ...

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    • Newly Approved Nursing Home Construction Worries Some Elder Abuse Advocates

      After nearly 14 years, the Florida state agency responsible for nursing home oversight has lifted the ban on the construction of new nursing homes in the state, according to news sources. Last month, ...

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    • Two Employees Arrested For Tallahassee Assisted Living Facility Abuse And Neglect

      On July 17 th , the Florida Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit arrested the administrator and assistant administrator at a local assisted living facility for failing to protect facility ...

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    • How Does Property Damage Affect the Value of My Car Accident/Herniated Disc Case?

      A skilled personal injury attorney should know how to handle a car accident case involving minimal property damage. Property damage to the vehicles involved in a collision is an unreliable indicator ...

      Read More
    • How Are Bills Paid If In Uber or Lyft Crash

      There are various ways to pursue a personal injury claim if you are injured and have medical bills resulting from a crash with a negligent Uber or Lyft driver. Since Uber and Lyft are relatively new ...

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    • Common Myths about Concussions

      If you are injured in a car crash that isn’t your fault, you deserve to be compensated for the medical treatment and bills you have due to your injury. When I meet with clients, however, many believe ...

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    • Drones and Liability: When It’s Not Fun Anymore

      Reme mber “Hoverboards?” They were one of the most popular gift found under Christmas trees last year but they were also among the most dangerous. Concussions, stiches, broken bones, spontaneous ...

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    • Judge Deals Blow To Zoloft Lawsuits

      Earlier this month, U.S. District Judge Cynthia Rufe in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dealt a blow to a group of products liability plaintiffs by dismissing more than 300 lawsuits filed against ...

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    • EOS Lawsuit: How can someone sue over lip gloss?

      In the past week, several class action lawsuits have been filed in federal court against the maker of EOS lip balm, with the respective plaintiffs claiming that the popular, celebrity-endorsed, lip ...

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    • Case Study: Condo Slip and Fall

      A few years back, I had a client who slipped and fell on condensation in the lobby of a condominium complex. The floor was tile and the lobby had no air conditioning to speak of. Talk about a recipe ...

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    • This Week On LawCall™ - Slips, Trips, and Falls: Premises Liability

      LawCall™ is a weekly, thirty minute call-in show about legal topics of interest. Each week, we discuss personal injury, auto accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, slip and ...

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    • Slip and Fall: An Attorney Tells You What To Do Next

      It happened in an instant. You are stunned, surprised and embarrassed. But even worse, you are in pain. As you pick yourself off the ground after your fall, the last thing on your mind is protecting ...

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    • Attorney-Client Privilege Explained

      The question of attorney-client privilege – what is, and what is not, protected by it – isn’t something that usually leads the evening news. Recently, however, it has been the talk of newsrooms and ...

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    • What is small claims court

      When faced with a civil legal matter, there are a few instances when it isn’t necessary to have an attorney represent you. For cases worth $5,000 or less, a Small Claims action may be the best route ...

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    • Watch Out For The Early Settlement Offer

      One of the first phone calls you will receive after being involved in a car accident is from the insurance company who represents the driver who caused the accident. While the adjuster may be nice on ...

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    • The “Black Box” and Its Crucial Role in Trucking Cases

      If you’ve ever seen a news report about a plane crash, you’ve likely heard the term “black box” used to describe the information storing device located in all commercial aircrafts. However, most ...

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    • Tallahassee Man Receives Settlement In Garbage Truck Accident

      The Florida Legislature has approved a settlement with a Tallahassee man for a wreck that happened in 2009. Mark Sawicki was riding his motorcycle to work and waiting for a red light when a garbage ...

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    • Truck Accidents In Florida

      Unfortunately, truck accidents are a sadly common occurrence on the highways in and around northern Florida. To be sure, Interstate 10 gets shut down all too frequently because of accidents involving ...

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    • Carpal Tunnel Cases: Average Pain & Suffering vs. Economic Damages

      One of the central pieces of a case for an injured client is the reparations from the defendant for the client’s pain and suffering. Even though the defendant, or the defendant’s insurance company, ...

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    • Amputation Cases: Average Pain & Suffering vs Economic Damages

      One of the central pieces of a case for an injured client is the reparations from the defendant for the client’s pain and suffering. Even though the defendant, or the defendant’s insurance company, ...

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    • The Average Pain and Suffering Awarded in Relation to Other Economic Damages in Herniated Disc Cases?

      One of the central pieces of a case for an injured client is the reparations from the defendant for the client’s pain and suffering. Even though the defendant, or the defendant’s insurance company, ...

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    • What is the Average Case Value of a Wrongful Death Case?

      In a 100-case sample taken from jury verdict research across the State of Florida (Fig. 1), statistical analyses from this sample showed that wrongful death cases averaged a total case value of ...

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    • Hazing Injuries/Death Can Lead to a Lawsuit for Wrongful Death and Personal Injury

      When a fraternity, sorority, athletic, military, or an academic organization use hazing to initiate new members into their group, they often justify and defend the practice by arguing that it helps ...

      Read More
    • Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Florida

      What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? A Wrongful Death Lawsuit is a civil lawsuit which is brought on behalf of a deceased loved one whose death was caused due to another person’s intentional, reckless, ...

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