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Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Severe injuries are not unique to motorcycle and bicycle accidents but the dynamics of this type of accident can be different from an automobile accident.  Evidence of the differences can be noted in the types of injuries that have been commonly catalogued in motorcycle and bicycle riders.

Identifying how an injury occurred and demonstrating the cause to and insurance company or a jury can make the difference in the amount of financial compensation. … Continue reading

Common Injuries in Tampa Auto Accidents

A car accident can result in many injuries to different parts of your body.  The severity of all injuries will depend on the circumstance and the force of the impact.  But a close look at the type of insurance claims and personal injury claims filed will show that certain injuries are to be expected more often.  This article covers several common auto accident injuries.

Injuries to the neck:

Neck injuries stemming from… Continue reading

What is negligence in a personal injury case?

Negligence involves doing or failing to do something that any reasonable or responsible person would do in a specific situation, and injury or loss occurs to a victim as a result.

How is a claim of negligence made in a personal injury case?

In order to make a claim of negligence against another party or business, you would need to show that:

Common Injuries Expected in a Car Accident

Car accidents can cause a number of injuries to all parts of your body, depending upon the circumstances of the car crash and the severity of the impact.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 3,335,800 people are injured in auto accidents each year.  Taking a closer look at the range of insurance claims and personal lawsuits related to car accidents allows you to see that certain injuries appear more often than others.… Continue reading

Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

Can you tell us a little about common types of personal injury cases?

Each year there are very high numbers of personal injury cases filed in Tampa and Florida as a whole.  Most of these cases are based upon negligence which has caused unintentional injuries.  Common personal injury cases include:

  • Dog bites.
  • Injuries to children.
  • Slip and fall injuries.
  • Workers compensation.
  • Medical malpractice.
  • Car accident injuries.

There are many other types of personal… Continue reading

Personal Injury Lawsuits

In a personal injury case, the person who has suffered an injury relies on the legal idea of negligence to determine another person’s fault for the accident.

What is negligence?  Negligence is a failure to take care to avoid causing injury or loss to another person.  There are four steps involved in proving negligence.  The person who was injured must prove:

Common Tampa Car Accidents

Automobile accidents can occur at any time in Tampa.  Most people are involved in accidents when they are less than five miles from their home.  More often than not, these accidents happen where you least expect to suffer injury.  These accidents can be caused due to speeding, traffic conditions, unsafe driving and negligence.  The car accident attorneys at Hunter Law, P.A. have experience litigating many different kinds of car accident injury… Continue reading