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What Is A Settlement In A Personal Injury Case?

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

When most people file a personal injury lawsuit, they expect that the case will go to court and get decided by a jury after all the evidence is presented. In reality, many personal injury lawsuits may be settled before the case ever goes to trial. Settlement does not have to be a negative resolution… Read More »

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Traumatic Brain Injuries After A Car Accident

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Serious injuries from a car accident can change a person’s life in many different ways, from interfering with the person’s ability to work to limiting the person’s ability to perform simple everyday tasks. Perhaps few injuries affect a person’s life more than serious traumatic brain injuries. There are different levels of traumatic brain injuries,… Read More »

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Is A Nursing Home Illness Always Caused By Negligence?

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

It is not uncommon for elderly people to get sick or get infected under conditions that would not affect younger people in the same way. When an elderly person living in a nursing home gets sick, it could simply be a consequence of his age and compromised immune system. In some cases, however, the… Read More »

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Misdiagnosis Following a Car Accident

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

When a person gets seriously injured in a car accident, the person who caused the car accident may be held responsible and be required to pay damages to compensate the victim. In most other cases, those who are injured in car accidents but do not suffer serious permanent injuries receive compensation from their own… Read More »

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What Is A Waiver Of Liability?

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Some recreational activities that people engage in require that the participant sign a waiver of liability. A waiver of liability is an agreement designed to protect the entity in charge of the activity from being sued if a participant is injured while participating in the activity. Not all waivers work as they are supposed… Read More »

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Tips To Avoiding Truck Accidents

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Accidents involving large trucks often result in serious injuries and sometimes death. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Florida was one of the states with the highest average of fatal large truck and bus crashes between 2014 and 2016. While truck drivers can take certain actions to ensure that other drivers sharing… Read More »

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Seeking Compensation For Psychological Injuries After A Car Accident

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Most people who suffer physical injuries after a car accident can usually receive compensation to cover the costs of medical care or loss of wages either from their insurance companies or from the driver who causes the car accident. Sometimes, the injuries from a car accident are more than the physical injuries. In some… Read More »

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Joint and Several Liability in Florida Car Accidents

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Whenever more than one person is responsible for causing injuries, the injured party may seek compensation from each of the people or entities responsible and make a case against each of them. This is applicable in a car accident case where more than one driver is responsible for causing an accident that results in… Read More »

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Suing For Misrepresentation In The Context Of Business Dealings

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

In the course of business, it is expected that business owners or representatives will try and market their goods and services in a way that causes others to enter into contracts or purchase those goods and services. When this happens through legitimate competitive offers, there is usually no problem with the tactics used, even… Read More »

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Seeking Compensation For Food Poisoning

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Contracting a foodborne illness after attending a wedding or other social event can sour an otherwise enjoyable event. The consequences of food poisoning can range from mild to severe, and could result in death in some cases. After recovering from the symptoms of the food poisoning, the affected person may want to explore the… Read More »