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Liability in Boating Accidents

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Boating safety is a matter that should be taken very seriously. Statistics published by the United States Coast Guard show there were 723 boating accidents in Florida in 2017. Sixty of those accidents were fatal. Regardless of the activity – sailing on a privately owned boat, riding a jet ski or taking a ferry… Read More »

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Distracted Driver Laws in Florida

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Modern advances in technology allow us to connect with others on an unprecedented level. At a moment’s notice, we can read about what’s happening in our city or the other side of the world. Within a minute or two, we can locate and reconnect with our best friend from elementary school- a process that… Read More »

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Protecting Consumers from Defective Products

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

After you buy a product and use it for the purposes intended, you have every right to expect you won’t suffer any injuries. Most likely you have seen a story on the news that announced the recall of a product that was unsafe or defective. It’s unfortunate that recalls seldom occur until the defect… Read More »

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Injured in a Motorcycle Accident? Here’s What You Should Do…

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Because of its lack of protection, an accident involving a motorcycle can be devastating. The risk of serious injury is still very high even if the rider is wearing a helmet. Riders love to feel the wind in their hair, but they have no protection whatsoever against trucks, SUVs, cars, and other hazards on… Read More »

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The Various Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Many of us take our spinal column for granted. As a whole, it allows us to twist, bend, lean, and is essential in supporting the weight of our body. But the most important role of the spinal column is to protect our spinal cord. Even a minor injury to the spinal cord can cause… Read More »

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Have You Been Injured by a Defective Product? Here’s What You Should Do

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Contemporary technology allows consumers to buy products from all over the world. Though shoppers may be influenced by advertisements or recommendations, the majority of purchasers, especially ones shopping online, still conduct some research before buying a product. After making an informed decision and the purchase is made, the modern shopper should feel confident the… Read More »

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Thinking Of Changing Attorneys In The Middle Of Your Personal Injury Case?

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

After suffering serious injuries in a car accident, you may choose to seek compensation from the driver responsible for the accident. This compensation usually comes from the driver’s insurance company, although in some situations, the driver may be personally liable for the accident. Hiring a personal injury lawyer to handle the case is usually… Read More »

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What Happens in the Event of Wrongful Death?

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

One of the most difficult experiences in a person’s life is the death of a loved one. But the addition of a wrongful case can make the situation seemingly unbearable. Unless you have an experienced lawyer who focuses on wrongful death, cases of this nature can be very complex leading to long, drawn out… Read More »

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Rental Car Liability

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

People who use rental cars are often asked to buy insurance policies when renting the car if they do not carry their own insurance that would cover them in the event of a car accident. However, the policies the rental company offers are generally geared towards compensating the rental company for damages to the… Read More »

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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 »