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Basic Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?

How much money goes into your pocket from a personal injury settlement depends on how much you receive for your claim. It also depends on the costs and fees that must be paid from the settlement proceeds before you receive any money from the settlement.  Before discussing the amounts deducted from your personal injury settlement, […]

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Understanding Assumption of Risk

The “assumption of risk” defense is used in some personal injury cases. The at-fault party alleges you understand you could be injured if you continued with a specific activity or conduct. Therefore, it is not responsible for your damages because you “assumed the risk” by voluntarily continuing despite your knowledge of the risk. For example, […]

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Suing for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Florida

A person who sustains serious injuries in a car accident or injuries caused by another party could be entitled to compensation for their damages. Damages may include financial losses, physical injuries, and non-economic damages. Non-economic damages cover the pain and suffering experienced, such as emotional distress. If you do not sustain physical injuries, it could […]

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Golf Cart Safety in Jacksonville

Residents, workers, and golfers across Florida use golf carts. Golf carts are particularly suited for use on golf courses and in active living neighborhoods, mobile home parks, and even theme parks — all places where people need to cover a lot of ground safely. But golf carts are deceptively dangerous. The U.S. has over 18,000 […]

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What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers in Jacksonville

When a personal injury lawsuit is filed, process servers conduct an essential task by guaranteeing that other parties to the case obtain a timely notice that legal activity is pending against them. Proper service is vitally important to a lawsuit because it ensures that the court has personal jurisdiction over the other party. In other […]

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What Is the Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney?

If you have never dealt with the American legal system, you might wonder about the difference between a lawyer and an attorney. While there may have been a historical difference between the two terms, now, the terms lawyer and attorney both refer the same thing. The use of “lawyer,” “attorney,” or even “counselor” is a […]

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What Happens If I Don’t Show Up for Jury Duty in Jacksonville?

Jury duty has a bad reputation. Trial by jury is one of the rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. Yet, there’s a common attitude toward jury duty as an inconvenience or something to be avoided.  If you’ve been summoned for jury duty and are thinking about simply not showing up, you might want to think […]

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