Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu

Category Archives: Personal Injury

Boat5

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Pedest7

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
CarAcc13

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 »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
PI_Claim2

How Do Insurance Companies Evaluate the Value of Cases

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

A jury is a large part of our injury system, and for cases that go to trial, a jury will determine how much your injuries are “worth” by putting a dollar figure on everything that you have gone through. But long before that happens, there is a negotiation process, usually with an insurance company…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Motorcycle7

Use Common Sense to Stay Safe on Motorcycles

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

As summer approaches, more and more people will be looking to engage in traditionally summer-related activities. One of those activities may be having fun in the open air environment of a motorcycle. Motorcycling is not just transportation, but a way of life for many people. However, those who do not respect the inherent dangers… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Accident5

Inference Stacking is Allowed in Recent Injury Case

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Pretend that you are driving on the highway. You see a man standing by a pickup truck on the side of the road. His truck has work materials in the truck bed. He is looking to the middle of the road. You look to see what it is that the man is looking at…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Accident5

Why Do Insurance Companies Fight Car Accident Cases So Intensely?

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Let’s imagine you are in a car accident where you are hit from behind. You suffer an injury, maybe go to the emergency room, and then to therapy for weeks afterwards. There is no doubt the car behind you is at fault, and no doubt that you suffered injury. So why are so many… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
WC_3

Do My Injuries Qualify for Workers’ Compensation in Florida?

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Under Florida law, the vast majority of employers that have four or more employees are legally required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. For employees, this coverage is important, as it will give workers access to desperately needed benefits (both income and medical) should they become injured while on the job. Yet, while injured Florida… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Liability3

FDA Links Breast Implants to Rare Blood Cancer

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that there may be an association breast implants and a rare type of blood cancer known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). While first indications of a possible link were discovered six years ago, FDA officials have recently determined that the association is quite… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Boat

Florida Boat Accident Injury Lawsuits

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

The Florida Suncoast is one of the best regions in the country for boat lovers.  Indeed, Tampa Bay is the largest estuary in the state, and it offers many excellent, unique spots for boating.  Though, it bears mentioning that, if proper safety precautions are not taken, boating can become extremely dangerous.  It is imperative… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn