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Why Insurance Companies Deny Florida Accident Claims

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

You were involved in a car crash as a result of another driver’s negligence. Then why is their auto insurer denying your claim for property damage and medical expenses? Most likely, because the insurance company is disputing who was actually at fault in the accident, whether your injuries were really caused by the accident,… Read More »

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Know Your Rights if You Are Hurt in a Florida Boating Accident

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

With Florida’s nearly year-round summerlike weather, families often take to the open waters of Tampa Bay as well as local rivers and lakes on sailboats and other watercraft to enjoy fishing, waterskiing, and other recreational activities. Unfortunately, as pleasurable as it is to be out on a boat on a sunny day, it’s easy… Read More »

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Defective Drywall Lawsuit Reaches Settlement for Florida Homeowners

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

When a product does not work as intended, it can lead to issues for the consumers. A person can file a product liability claim. When it happens to multiple people, a class action lawsuit can be filed against the manufacturer. In some cases, the consumers can receive compensation for their damages. Homeowners in Florida… Read More »

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Woman, Busch Gardens Equally to Blame in Florida Premises Liability Case

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Premises liability occurs when a person—a visitor or patron—is injured while at someone’s home or a place of business. Most premises liability cases involve slips and falls, but they can involve a variety of situations, such as falling objects, dog bites and inadequate security. A woman sued Busch Gardens after she was injured in… Read More »

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Filing a Defective Product Claim

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

We expect that household appliances, medications and other everyday items will work like they should. When they work unexpectedly and cause injuries or death, they are considered defective. If your or a loved one was injured by a defective product, you can file a claim against the manufacturer and receive compensation. A product can… Read More »

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What is a Catastrophic Injury?

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

An accident like a car crash, fall or dog bite can cause a person to suffer a catastrophic injury. What exactly constitutes a catastrophic injury, though? If you are involved in an accident, you may suffer a broken bone and some lacerations, but heal within a few months. That would not be considered catastrophic,… Read More »

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Florida Nursing Home Subject of Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

We don’t expect that a nursing home would intentionally harm a patient, but the truth is that it happens more often than we think. Staff members take advantage of these patients, abusing them physically and emotionally. In some cases, they cause serious injury and even death. Sadly, this was the case for a nursing… Read More »

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What is Distracted Driving?

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Do you ever eat while driving? Maybe you are looking in the back seat to tend to kids or pets. Perhaps you text or check your email while behind the wheel. If you do any of these behaviors, you’re engaging in a dangerous behavior called distracted driving. In 2018, 2,841 Americans were killed by… Read More »

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Possible Premises Liability Claims Due to COVID-19

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

The coronavirus pandemic has changed our way of life in many ways. Millions have lost their jobs. Schools have shut down. Worldwide, hundreds of thousands have died and more than 5 million people have contracted the disease. As all 50 states have started to reopen after residents were forced to shelter in place for… Read More »

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What is Bad Faith by an Insurance Company?

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

If you were to ever get into a car accident, you would expect your car insurance company to be there for you. You would expect your claim to be approved and paid based on the guidelines of your policy. However, not all insurance companies make good on their promises to look out for you… Read More »

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