Personal Injuries in the News

2 Aug 2019

What is causing my back pain?

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injuries in the News, Personal Injury

A lot of times people will have low back pain that will radiate into their buttocks, or maybe even to the hips or upper thighs. And there are lots of different mechanical reasons that can be causing that pain. Oftentimes, back pain is caused by injuries to the disc or the joints in the back, …

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8 May 2017

How the ReWalk Helps Paralyzed People

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injuries in the News

Approximately 5.6 million Americans currently live with some degree of paralysis. While paralysis can occur in many ways, serious spinal cord injuries are a leading cause affecting more than 1.2 million people. Until recently, victims who suffered permanent paralysis due to spinal cord injuries had little to no hope of walking again. However, as medical …

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20 Mar 2017

What to do When the Insurance Company is Arguing About my Injuries

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident, Florida Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injuries in the News

In every case, the insurance adjuster will likely argue about the nature and extent of your injuries. That’s in the playbook for the insurance company. They have certain arguments they make in every case across the board. Usually, they’ll hire a radiologist to look at your x-rays or your MRIs and the defense playbook is …

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6 Feb 2017

What If I Can’t Afford a Lawyer?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Case Law, Personal Injuries in the News

So in Florida, generally the initial consultation with a personal injury lawyer is free and basically, you may want to talk to more than one lawyer to discuss what happened and why it happened, to get the different approach of each lawyer, because no two lawyers are alike and lawyers have different styles and different …

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3 Jan 2017

What is Driver Inattention?

by James Holliday, posted in Hit and Run Accidents, Personal Injuries in the News

We often see cases that involve driver inattention, and that could really mean a lot of different things. Someone running a stop sign and eating burritos, being – playing on their cell phone, putting on makeup. We see it all. So driver inattention is a big problem in the State of Florida. It’s actually been …

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7 Nov 2016

What Tests Can Be Done to Diagnose Brain Injury?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury, Personal Injuries in the News

One of the things that I always look into when I represent someone is did they suffer a closed head injury or a brain injury? Often times my client may not even realize that they have a brain injury or a closed head injury. And so I talk to their loved ones, I talk to …

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31 Oct 2016

Can I Recover Damages for Future Loss of Earning Capacity in Florida?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Case Law, Personal Injuries in the News

Claiming Loss of Future Earnings Capacity after an Accident in Florida Being involved in a serious accident is a traumatic experience that can disrupt your life and your future. In addition to the physical pain that you suffer from your injuries, you may experience financial stress from unanticipated medical bills, and emotional ups and downs …

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12 Sep 2016

When Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident, Personal Injuries in the News

Any time that someone is hurt in any type of accident, they need a personal injury attorney to look out for their interests. The insurance companies have armies of lawyers and adjusters that are working on the spot. Insurance companies are actually allowed in Florida to send investigators to the crash site and take statements …

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22 Aug 2016

The Potential Dangers/Safety Concerns Of Pokemon Go And How To Avoid Them

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injuries in the News

Pokemon Go is the hot new video game that is capturing everyone’s attention, giving us all just one more reason to be distracted by our cell phones. The game itself, which originally gained popularity back in the mid-1990s and produced spin off television shows and trading cards, is played through your smartphone’s camera, and allows …

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14 Mar 2016

Do I Have a Concussion?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury, Personal Injuries in the News

The only way to know for sure if you have a concussion is to have it confirmed by your doctor. This is why it is so important that you seek medical attention as soon as possible after you are involved in an accident. Although concussions are not as severe as other types of traumatic brain …

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