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Determining the Amount of a Wrongful Death Settlement

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

A wrongful death claim is one filed against a defendant who allegedly caused the death of someone due to intentional harm or negligence. Claims of this nature permit the estate of the deceased party to file a lawsuit against the party who is legally responsible. Typically, the suit is filed on behalf of the… Read More »

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Causes of Truck Accidents in Florida

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Those who operate commercial vehicles are required to undergo specialized training that educates them on safety procedures and specific traffic regulations. This is done to ensure both the driver and the driver’s employer adhere to state and federal guidelines. Over 4,100 people were killed in large truck accidents in 2017. Unfortunately, drivers and their… Read More »

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Who Is Authorized to File a Wrongful Death Claim?

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

No one is ever prepared for the unexpected death of a loved one, especially if their death was due to the negligence of someone else. A wrongful death lawyer in Vero Beach can’t erase the pain, but can help families receive the compensation they deserve. A victim who sustains injuries and other damages as… Read More »

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How to Fight Nursing Home Neglect

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Nursing home abuse and neglect are similar in many ways, but they are not the same. Abuse in a nursing home facility implies malicious intent to do harm to the elder. Nursing homes are regulated by both state and federal laws. Neglect is more of a breach of duty or failing to provide care… Read More »

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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 »