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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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    • I Was At Fault In a Car Accident. What Can I Do?

      If you are in a car crash, the police officer who investigates your accident does not have the final say about which driver is at fault. Furthermore, the officer may not testify about what he was told ...

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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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    • 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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    • Do I Need An Attorney After An Accident?

      Dana Brooks and Carrie Roane discuss whether or not you need an attorney after an accident.

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    • Comparative Negligence in Auto Accident Cases

      My name is Carrie Roane and I am a partner at Fasig|Brooks Law Offices, a personal injury law firm in Tallahassee and Orlando, Florida. I want to explain comparative negligence in auto accidents, ...

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    • Negligent Security Cases

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    • How do you legally immigrate into the United States?

      Tallahassee personal injury attorney Dana Brooks of Fasig Brooks and immigration lawyer Elizabeth Ricci talk about immigration policy, including refugee status.

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    • We weren't raised like this: A plea for kindness and empathy

      My travels around the Big Bend often take me past a marquee that advertises private events. The sign is prominently placed off a public road leading into a public area of astounding natural beauty. ...

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    • Do I Need An Attorney After An Accident?

      Dana Brooks and Carrie Roane discuss whether or not you need an attorney after an accident.

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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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    • Tallahassee DUI Accidents: Florida Supreme Court Denies Hardship License To Drunk Driver

      Drunk driving accidents are often the worst type of accidents, because they often involve high speed collisions. Drunk drivers often fall asleep at the wheel or drive recklessly due to decreased ...

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    • Six Strangers: Civil Juries

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    • Landscaping & Neighbors: Who is Responsible?

      In follow up to our previous post about dealing with fencing disputes with your neighbors ( https://www.fasigbrooks.com/blog/2018/april/when-bad-fences-make-bad-neighbors/ ), trees are also a major ...

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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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    • 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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    • Attorneys on TV: Outtakes from our 2017 Commercial Shoot

      When you’re a busy personal injury Law Firm in Tallahassee, it can be difficult to find a day when every attorney is available. If you’re trying to schedule a commercial shoot, the calendar can be the ...

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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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    • Who Can Be a Beneficiary in a Wrongful Death Case?

      I'm Jimmy Fasig with Fasig Brooks. I want to talk to you about wrongful death cases and who can recover for a wrongful death case. A lot of people don't know this, but the people that can recover from ...

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    • Why are some Broken Femur Cases Worth More than Others?

      Exploring 100 broken femur jury trial cases across the State of Florida, we found five high-value outliers in our data set. For this sample, we categorized any case value over $700,000 as an outlier ...

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    • Loss of Sight/Blindness Cases: Specific Outliers

      From the 100-case sample of loss of sight cases taken from jury verdict research across the State of Florida, we saw five high-value outliers of $7 million dollars, $7.5 million dollars, $9.2 million ...

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    • Dont Give a Recorded Statement to the At-Fault Party's Insurance Company

      If you've been in a car crash, do not give a recorded statement to the at-fault party’s insurance company! How do I know this? My name is Kimmy Hogan, a partner at the law firm of Fasig Brooks in ...

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    • Premise Liability

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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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    • 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 ...

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • This Week On LawCall™ - Defective And Dangerous Products

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Accidents Caused by Unsecured Loads

      Recently, an unsuspecting Florida driver sustained major injuries after a load of furniture being hauled on a truck in front of her came loose. The driver was heading home from a flea market when ...

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    • Why are some Broken Femur Cases Worth More than Others?

      Exploring 100 broken femur jury trial cases across the State of Florida, we found five high-value outliers in our data set. For this sample, we categorized any case value over $700,000 as an outlier ...

      Read More
    • Loss of Sight/Blindness Cases: Specific Outliers

      From the 100-case sample of loss of sight cases taken from jury verdict research across the State of Florida, we saw five high-value outliers of $7 million dollars, $7.5 million dollars, $9.2 million ...

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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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    • Who Can Be a Beneficiary in a Wrongful Death Case?

      I'm Jimmy Fasig with Fasig Brooks. I want to talk to you about wrongful death cases and who can recover for a wrongful death case. A lot of people don't know this, but the people that can recover from ...

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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 ...

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