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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 »

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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 »