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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

When your loved one can no longer care for themselves and you don’t have the time or resources to care for them either, your only option may be to put them in a nursing home. This is not a decision you should take lightly. While millions of Americans live in nursing homes, many receive… Read More »

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Common Causes of Medical Malpractice

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

We depend on doctors, nurses and others in the medical field to help us when we are sick or injured. These healthcare professionals treat our injuries and illnesses with medications, surgeries, physical therapy and other treatments. We expect to receive a high standard of care when we visit a doctor’s office or hospital. However,… Read More »

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Understanding Rear-End Car Accidents

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

You are stopped at a red light when you are hit from behind. The impact causes you to suffer whiplash as well as back and neck pain. Rear-end accidents are common types of car crashes. They tend to occur when a vehicle stops suddenly and the vehicle behind it does not have enough time… Read More »

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Broward Judge’s Biased Remarks Disqualify Him from Wrongful Death Case, Appeals Court Rules

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Should a trial judge be disqualified from presiding over a personal injury case if he expresses an opinion on a relevant legal issue during a pretrial hearing? On April 8, a Florida appeals court answered that question in ruling that a Broward County judge demonstrated bias in a wrongful death case brought against the… Read More »

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It’s Not a Good Idea to Give a Statement to an Insurance Company After a Crash

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, your first priority is tending to any injuries you sustained and your physical recovery. You are traumatized and not likely not thinking about insurance matters straight away. So when a representative for your auto insurer or another driver’s insurer contacts you in the days immediately following… Read More »

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Motorcycle Accidents Produce Devastating Injuries to Florida Bikers

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

The Sunshine State’s mild climate makes it a popular locale for recreational bikers. Unfortunately, that also comes with a high accident rate: According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles 2018 Annual Report, there were more than 9,000 crashes involving motorcycles in 2018, with 531 fatalities and nearly 8,000 injuries. When… Read More »

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In the Face of Coronavirus, Nursing Home Safety Is More Important Than Ever

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

There is no doubt that our vulnerable seniors bear the greatest risk from the national COVID-19 pandemic. Patients residing in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are at special risk not only because of their advanced age and underlying health conditions, but having close contact with so many other residents and staff, which… Read More »

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Frontline Workers in Florida Eligible for Covid-19 Workers Comp Benefits

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Florida has joined a number of other U.S. states in ensuring that both public and private-sector health care workers, first responders, and others on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic are protected by workers’ compensation benefits if they contract the disease in the course of their work. As of April 15, Florida had… Read More »

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Injured Pedestrians in Florida Can Recover Damages Even if They Share Fault

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

With drivers and pedestrians increasingly distracted by mobile devices, pedestrian accidents in the United States are on the rise, while other types of traffic accidents have declined.  According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, approximately 6,283 pedestrians were killed by motor vehicles nationwide in 2018, the highest number in three decades. On average, a… Read More »

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Recovering Lost Wages When You Are Hurt in a Florida Car Crash

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

When you suffer injuries in a car wreck, your paramount concern is getting well and making yourself physically whole again. But sooner or later you will have to face the effects of being unable to make a living while you are recuperating. If you are unable to work for several months after sustaining injuries… Read More »

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