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What is Defensive Driving?

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

The risk of an accident is ever present whenever a person gets in a car and gets on the road. No matter how careful a person thinks he drives, other less careful drivers on the road means that accidents can still happen. Learning how to drive defensively can help some drivers learn how to… Read More »

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Keeping A Journal After A Car Accident

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

If you suffer serious injuries in a car accident in Florida and are planning on filing a personal injury lawsuit, one thing that you have to prove is the nature of the injuries and how the injuries have affected your life since the accident. The nature of the injuries can usually be proven by… Read More »

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Time Is Of The Essence In Construction Agreements

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Entering into a binding agreement with a contractor for the construction of a home can be exciting but also stressful depending on how much time you have for the completion of the project. Building projects sometimes take more time than projected based on various factors. To avoid a situation where the delays keep the… Read More »

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Good Samaritan’s Liability For Rescues

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

For people who suffer serious injuries in car accidents, getting immediate medical attention can make the difference in terms of whether they live or die. When other drivers or pedestrians pass by, they may either offer direct help, or call 911 to get help from the police or emergency medical personnel. For those people… Read More »

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Taxes On Personal Injury Settlements Or Awards

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

After going through the process of filing a claim with an insurance company for injuries or damages caused after a car accident, a person receiving this compensation may wonder if he is required to pay taxes on the settlement. The answer here depends on what the compensation received covers. Compensation for physical injuries or… Read More »

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Seeking Compensation For Clinical Trial Injuries

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Before legal drugs are approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and put on the market, they are usually put through clinical trials by the manufacturer. In a clinical trial, the company seeks to discover how the medicine reacts in humans, and how well it treats the target condition. Unfortunately, it… Read More »

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Patient Dumping As Nursing Home Abuse

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

There is a disturbing practice in the nursing home industry that poses a serious risk to residents’ safety, and it is known as patient dumping or hospital dumping. This practice is used to evict residents from their nursing home when the patients have run out of money and have nowhere else to go. Nursing… Read More »

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Loss Of Consortium In Florida

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

When a person gets seriously injured in a car accident, becoming permanently disfigured or dying as a result of his injuries, his spouse and family also suffer indirectly. The losses suffered by a person’s spouse or children as a result of the person losing the ability to engage in activities he once could cannot… Read More »

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Tortious Interference Of A Business Opportunity

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Running a business often comes with the expectation that other similarly situated businesses will compete for the same clients or consumers. Business owners take various actions to advertise and provide services that put their businesses above those of their competitors, in order to get more clients. However, there is a limit to the kind… Read More »

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Specific Performance And Contractual Disputes

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

When business owners come together and enter into contracts for goods or services, each party to the contract is expected to deliver something to the other party, and a failure to do so can constitute a breach of contract. The remedy for a breach of contract can be damages that are either calculated from… Read More »