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Smart Motorcycle Helmets: Next Generation Safety Feature, Unnecessary Hazard, or Valuable Evidence?

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

When determining fault for a motorcycle accident or collision involving any kind of motor vehicle, insurance companies examine all factors to determine who or what caused the accident and what could have been done to prevent it. In most accidents, they assign fault to one of the drivers or divide the fault, not always… Read More »

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Florida Is by Far the Most Dangerous State for Pedestrians

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Florida’s highway traffic is fast and chaotic enough to make even the most daring drivers think twice before attempting to travel in it, but if you think it is dangerous to drive on Florida’s roads, it is even more dangerous to walk on them. A report based on data from the National Highway Traffic… Read More »

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South Florida Motorcycle Accidents New Roundup: September 2019 Edition

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

On the surface, Florida seems like a great place to ride a motorcycle; the weather is almost always ideal for it, and the flat terrain is welcoming even to novice motorcycle riders. Riding a motorcycle can be very dangerous; the injuries you sustain in a minor motorcycle accident can be much more severe than… Read More »

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C. auris Infections Are Not Just a Matter of Chance

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Drug-resistant microorganisms are just one category of scary monsters that tend to pop up in the headlines on Florida news feeds, alongside a seemingly endless cast of invasive species, as well as the local American alligator, specimens of which seem to be growing increasingly fearless, perhaps to compete with all the ferocious newcomers. “Super… Read More »

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Hospital in Palm Beach County Faces Premises Liability Lawsuit After Visitor Slips and Falls

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

If you are reading a post on a personal injury law firm blog and it mentions a lawsuit filed against a hospital, you might assume that it is a medical malpractice lawsuit. In fact, hospitals often become defendants in medical malpractice lawsuits when physicians or other healthcare personnel make errors that injure patients or… Read More »

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Pedestrian Accident News Roundup: October 7 Edition

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

To say that South Florida is a dangerous place for pedestrians is an understatement. To say that the chances of sustaining serious injuries are high if you get hit by a car while walking is an even bigger understatement. Accidents where a car strikes a pedestrian are a major cause of fatalities and serious… Read More »

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Victims Plan to Sue After Explosion at Plantation Shopping Center, but Who Are the Defendants?

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

In personal injury law, premises liability means that the owner of a property has a legal duty not to endanger people who are on that property. In other words, they must exercise reasonable caution so as to prevent accidental injuries. The biggest responsibility for keeping one’s property safe belongs to business owners; they must… Read More »

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Court Rules Against Surgeon Who Performed Knee Replacement Surgery That Caused Patient to Require Amputation

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

South Florida, where the weather is almost always right for a walk, swim, or bike ride has always been an attractive destination for active seniors. If it seems like the seniors in South Florida have become even more active in recent years, it may be because of advances in mobility-preserving treatments like knee replacement… Read More »

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Family of Man Who Suffered a Heart Attack on Board a Cruise Ship Wins Lawsuit Against Royal Caribbean

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

If you have ever been woken up at night by the sound of ambulances driving past your window or been annoyed about losing time during your commute to work because you had to pull over to make way for an ambulance, consider yourself lucky. It means that you, like most people in South Florida,… Read More »

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Widow Sues Tesla, Alleges That Autopilot Malfunction Caused Fatal Crash

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Unless you are an industry insider or a skilled researcher, you probably get plenty of mixed messages about the state-of-the-art features found on new models of cars. On the one hand, tech news sites run plenty of puff pieces about how the new features of cars will make driving so much easier and so… Read More »

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