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28 Dec 2018

Can an accident cause a herniated disc?

by James Holliday, posted in Uncategorized

   Trauma from an accident can cause what’s known as a herniated disc. In the cervical spine between the vertebral bodies of these bones, there’s a cushion, or what we call the disc and, often times in a car wreck or a trip and fall accident, it can cause the disc to actually pop …

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21 Dec 2018

What accidents are causes of the road?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident, Florida Vehicle Accidents, Uncategorized

With over five decades of combined legal experience, Holliday Karatinos Law Firm provides seasoned legal representation to victims of accidents and negligence. Our North Tampa personal injury attorney… Sometimes bad roads themselves are a cause or a contributing factor to the cause of a violent wreck out on the road. I have seen in my …

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8 Dec 2018

Can TMJ be caused by an accident?

by James Holliday, posted in Drunk Driving Accident, Florida Auto Accident, Florida Vehicle Accidents, Hit and Run Accidents, Uncategorized

With over five decades of combined legal experience, Holliday Karatinos Law Firm provides seasoned legal representation to victims of accidents and negligence. Our North Tampa personal injury attorney… TMJ or, Temporomandibular Joint dysfunction can be caused by an accident. Oftentimes it can occur by blunt force trauma to the head, or in a rear end …

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9 Nov 2018

Who do you report a dog bite to?

by James Holliday, posted in Uncategorized

If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, you want to report that right away to animal control and to your local law enforcement. When you report it, you should have photographs of the injury and medical bills handy if you have those so that they can begin their investigation and …

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26 Oct 2018

Who is liable with a dog bite?

by James Holliday, posted in Uncategorized

In Florida, an owner of a dog is strictly liable for a dog bite. In Florida, you do not get one free bite. If your dog bites somebody, the owner is liable, regardless of whether the owner knew the dog was vicious or not, and regardless of whether the dog had a history of viciousness. …

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19 Oct 2018

Can I sue my employer for a slip and fall?

by James Holliday, posted in Uncategorized

In Florida, if you slip and fall at work, that would be a worker’s comp claim that would bar you from suing your employer under most circumstances. Now, if you slip and fall at work due to the fault of a third party vendor or someone that’s on the property that’s not employed by your …

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12 Oct 2018

What is the average settlement for a slip and fall?

by James Holliday, posted in Uncategorized

There is no average settlement for a slip and fall accident. Every case is dependent upon liability or who’s at fault for the accident, and the amount of medical bills and pain and suffering that you have. The real key in a slip and fall case is who’s at fault and what’s the percentage of …

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29 Sep 2018

How does a slip and fall case work?

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog, Uncategorized

After a slip and fall accident, an insurance company will usually get involved and investigate the case. What they’re really looking for is, did their insured or the landowner do anything to cause or to contribute causing your fall. They’re going to look into and investigate the magnitude of the harms and losses that you …

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21 Sep 2018

How many slip and fall cases go to trial?

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog, Uncategorized

In Florida, most slip and fall cases will settle. The court will order the case to be mediated before it ever reaches the courtroom. I urge you to immediately contact a lawyer right after the slip and fall so that lawyer can hire the right experts and preserve the evidence to present your best case …

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7 Sep 2018

Local Spring Hill Worker Suffers Severe Electrical Burns

by James Holliday, posted in Uncategorized

A man in Spring Hill was recently hospitalized with severe electrical burns after he touched a powerline while trimming trees. The accident reminds us that many of the devastating injuries suffered in burn accidents have nothing to do with open fires or flame. Several new reports by Tampa Bay area media explain that Pasco County …

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