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Boating Accidents: Who Should Be Held Liable?

Brett Steinberg | July 02, 2019 | Personal Injury

Boating is often considered to be one of the more popular pastimes in Florida. In fact, Florida is home to 931,450 registered vessels as of 2016 (Florida Today). And where there is boating, there are injuries. Boating is known to be generally safe, but accidents can and do happen. In 2017, 766 boating accidents…

Pre-Existing Conditions: Will They Affect My Car Accident Claim?

Brett Steinberg | June 25, 2019 | Personal Injury

Car accidents are quite common. In fact, you're more likely to die from a car accident - a 1 out 572 chance over the course of your lifetime - than from a dog bite, a 1 out of 115,111 chance (Insurance Information Institute, 2017). At some point in a person’s lifetime, it…

Daycare Injuries: Who is Liable?

Brett Steinberg | June 18, 2019 | Personal Injury

In today’s society, Americans are always on the move. In most families, adults work most of the day (or even overnight) to pay the bills and take care of their families, but at a cost of significant time. As a result, children are cared for by other people, including family members, nannies, babysitters,…

Swimming Setbacks – Who is Liable in the Event of a Pool Injury?

Brett Steinberg | June 11, 2019 | Personal Injury

Tis the season for grilling, tanning, and splashing. The sun may be bearing down on people - it's not uncommon for temperatures in Delray Beach to be in the high 80s to low 90s at this time of year - but the heat also leaves the opportunity of finding relief in a…

How Can Social Media Affect My Lawsuit?

Brett Steinberg | April 26, 2019 | Personal Injury

Social media, such as Reddit, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter, has been a major boon to not only the world but to personal lives. As of 2019, 79 percent of the U.S. population, according to Statista, has some form of social media profile. Unfortunately, social media is often considered to be a double-edged…

Drowsy Driving: What Can You Do to Avoid It?

Brett Steinberg | April 17, 2019 | Personal Injury

Sleep deprivation is disastrous to not only your mental capabilities but also to your physical body. Nonetheless, it doesn't stop the U.S., a nation known for its heavy work productivity. In fact, a study in 2016 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that 35 percent of adults don't get enough…

Prescriptions and Driving: Where is the Line Drawn?

Brett Steinberg | April 10, 2019 | Personal Injury

Prescription drugs are prevalent in the U.S., with Americans taking more drugs than ever. According to a HealthDay News survey published on August 3, 2017, 55 percent of Americans regularly took prescription medicine, with four being the average amount of drugs taken.  There are many people outside of those taking prescription drugs who take over-the-counter…

Road Rage: How Can I Avoid it?

Brett Steinberg | April 03, 2019 | Personal Injury

Road rage is all too common a problem in the United States. You've most likely run into road rage yourself, whether you're the victim or the aggressor. According to DriversEd.com, 50 percent of all drivers respond to aggressive acts with antagonizing actions, including but not limited to: light-flashing, honking, tailgating, shouting, blocking, and rude…

Dash Cams - Worth Having for Car Accidents?

Brett Steinberg | February 28, 2019 | Uncategorized

For a few years, drivers have been increasingly adopting dashboard-mounted cameras, or dash cams. Stories of how drivers' dash cams saved their finances and insurance policies because the footage could prove they were not at fault are commonplace online. Many drivers claimed that the fault of accidents wouldn't devolve…

Essential Items to Have in the Event of a Car Accident

Brett Steinberg | February 27, 2019 | Uncategorized

Car accidents are almost an inevitability. While vehicles have become safer over time - via Forbes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed that the fatality rate of car accidents among cars manufactured between 2013 and 2017 is 29 percent lower than the fatality rate of accidents among cars manufactured before 1985 -…