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Category: Personal Injury

Safe Bike Riding in Orlando

Written by Shawn Diederich on January 9, 2017

Many Orlando residents find bicycling a low-cost, healthy, and environmentally friendly alternative to traveling by car. But bicycling is not without risk. Bicycle accidents remain a major problem in Florida and throughout the country. The Washington Post, citing a 2007 academic study, noted that a person was “more than twice as likely to die while […]

The Difference Between a Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Claim

Written by Shawn Diederich on October 7, 2016

“Personal injury” refers to a broad class of potential civil claims, ranging from premises liability to car accidents. “Workers’ compensation,” in contrast, is a specific type of claim applicable to workers injured in the course of their employment. While personal injury and workers’ compensation overlap in some respects, there are important differences that should be […]

What to do if You Get Injured at an Orlando Theme Park

Written by Shawn Diederich on September 19, 2016

If you lived in Orlando for some time, you’ve probably visited one of the many amusement parks in the area. With parks like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Seaworld, and many others, it’s no coincidence that Orlando is considered the “Theme Park Capital of the World.” The rides at these theme parks can be thrilling […]

Common Causes of Parking Lot Injuries

Written by Shawn Diederich on August 6, 2016

According to a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), nearly 20 percent of all car accidents actually occur in parking lots. While many of these accidents are merely minor fender benders, that is certainly not always the case. In fact, nearly 10,000 Americans are injured by accidents that take place in […]

Can an Injury Claim Become Fraudulent?

Written by Shawn Diederich on December 1, 2015

Most of us agree with the notion an accident victim should be fairly compensated for his or her injuries. Even when an accident is nobody’s fault, we purchase insurance to guarantee we receive compensation for such unforeseen events. Of course, there may be cases where individuals try and take advantage of the system by claiming […]

Is Orlando Really The Most Dangerous City for Pedestrians?

Written by Shawn Diederich on October 19, 2015

Historically, Orlando has been known as the most dangerous city when it comes to pedestrian safety; nowhere else in America were pedestrians at greater risk for being struck and severely injured or killed by a car. As of two years ago, this affected close to 1,000 Floridians each year, many of whom suffered incapacitating injuries, […]

Important Steps to Take After Being Injured in Florida

Written by Shawn Diederich on October 7, 2015

Getting injured—especially through a devastating accident—can put people in shock. It can be frightening and unnerving, and this sometimes causes people to forget that there are steps that must be taken in order to protect oneself, both in the moment and later on in the process. Ensure Everyone’s Safety Making sure that you (and everyone […]