How a TBI Claim Is Impacted By Whether the Injury is Open or Closed

A blow to the head of any kind can have a serious impact on your life. Injuries from head trauma can range from a mild concussion to long-lasting and debilitating brain damage. Cases involving traumatic brain injury (TBI) must be taken seriously. This means that if you have suffered a blow to the head of […]

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Is Someone Liable for an Accident if They Were Under the Influence of Medical Marijuana?

The use of marijuana is legal in Florida under certain situations when the user has the proper authorization for medical use. So if someone legally using medical marijuana is involved in a car accident, can their marijuana use affect their liability for the accident? Is the situation different than when a driver is under the […]

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What You Should Expect at a Court Hearing in Fort Lauderdale

Whether you have an auto insurance claim, homeowners’ insurance claim, workers’ compensation claim or any other type of claim in Fort Lauderdale, asserting your legal rights may eventually mean going to court. While court hearings in these cases are relatively rare (most settle out of court well before trial), it will be necessary to ask […]

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What To Know if You are Injured at a Concert in South Florida

While the tragedy at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in 2021 brought the risks associated with packed concert venues into sharp focus, the reality is that accidents and injuries at concerts are common. Concertgoers regularly suffer injuries due to various causes, with consequences ranging from minor first aid needs to lifelong physical disabilities and emotional trauma. […]

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Liability for Youth Sports Injuries

Participation in sports leagues in Florida are a healthy activity for children.  They learn competitive skills, how to interact with others, how to win and lose, and they learn how to play a fun activity they can enjoy for the rest of their lives.  But what happens when they are injured at one of their […]

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The Hidden Dangers of Falls

Taking a fall after slipping on a banana peel has become such a staple in comedy that it is now also a popular idiom in speech. “Slipping on a banana peel” refers to someone doing something foolish. But a slip and fall accident is rarely a laughing matter, and it is often not the result […]

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What to Know About Bicycle Riding in the Heat

If you live someplace like South Florida, you expect to spend time cycling in the heat. But heat is an issue for bicyclists all throughout the U.S. during much of the summer, so it is wise for all bicyclists to be prepared. Even mild heat exhaustion or dehydration can affect your judgment and lead to […]

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Breaking Down Fee Arrangements for Personal Injury Lawyers

How Much Do Personal Injury Lawyers in Florida Charge? All personal injury lawyers in Florida handle injury and accident cases on a contingent basis. That means that the lawyer does not get paid unless and until the lawyer has recovered money for your accident or injury claim. Florida lawyers are governed by the Florida Bar, […]

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Do Pedestrians Always Have the Right of Way?

Many people who contact a pedestrian accident lawyer assume that pedestrians have the right of way in every situation. This is actually not true under Florida law. Pedestrians have to obey certain rules of the road just as motorists do. Of course, because pedestrians are at significant risk of serious injury when involved in an […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Hire Personal Injury Lawyer in Florida?

Is It Ever “Free” to Hire an Attorney? You hear plenty of advertisements for personal injury lawyers on TV and radio about how an attorney will offer you a “free, no obligation consultation,” or that the attorney does not get paid “unless they recover money for you.”  Is it actually true? The short answer is […]

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"Even when I was not able to get a physician to follow up with me for a broken bone following a car accident, the Maus firm, in particular Rocio, worked hard on my behalf and reached a good settlement for me. This was accomplished long distance, as the accident happened in Florida and I live in Indiana. They worked on my case for 3 years and did not give up."

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