May 20, 2015
Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that while it’s always important to be cautious of drunk drivers, it’s especially critical to be watchful and alert while traveling this weekend, as it is Memorial Day Weekend.
Originally intended to be a time during which we remember and thank those who have fought for our freedoms, Memorial Day Weekend has largely become a celebratory, vacation-type weekend, filled with friends, family, BBQ’s and beer. While getting together with loved ones is a good thing, the mix of alcohol consumption and travel during this weekend …
May 18, 2015
This past week has not been a good one for Amtrak. Ever since their train (#188) crashed in Philadelphia while traveling along a very popular route, anger, confusion and disbelief have flooded the airwaves. With eight confirmed fatalities, and hundreds of others dealing with injuries sustained in the crash, people want to know why the crash happened. But as our personal injury lawyers know, the issue of how and when the victims will be compensated is an equally important question and one with a potentially disappointing answer.
To begin with, let’s address the issue of liability. All things considered, based …
May 13, 2015
An Amtrak commuter train (#188), carrying 238 passengers and five crew members, derailed and rolled onto its side Tuesday night in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia, PA. As our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know, as of early Wednesday morning, at least six people have died and at least 140 have been injured due to the horrific crash. Eight of the injured passengers remain in critical condition, according to area hospitals including Temple University Hospital, Jefferson University Hospital and Hahnemann University Hospital, all of which are among the hospitals treating victims.…
May 4, 2015
Our Delray Beach, Florida personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg are proud to announce that our firm has been selected for the 2015 Florida Excellence Award for Excellence in Legal Services amongst all our peers and competitors by the US Commerce & Trade Research Institute (USCTRI). According to USCTRI, Aronberg & Aronberg has “consistently demonstrated” a high regard for upholding ethics and values in the course of our legal work; this honor, bestowed upon our firm by USCTRI, according to the Institute, marks a nice achievement for our firm.
Our firm has received …
April 30, 2015
If you’ve turned on the news over the past year (frankly, if you’ve been awake), you’ve undoubtedly heard of instances of alleged excessive use of force by law enforcement officers from California to Baltimore to South Carolina, just to name a few. In each of these cases, video footage has suggested police officers acting recklessly, or negligently, and thereby causing the injury or death of their victim, typically an individual suspected of having committed a non-violent crime.
Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that police officers serve to enforce the …
April 27, 2015
Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that one of the most common problems we encounter in handling cases stemming from car accidents, slip & falls, medical malpractice, etc., has to do with timing – in other words, people waiting too long to contact a personal injury lawyer after they’ve been injured due to the negligence of another.
Why is it so important to contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after an accident? Quickly getting in touch with a personal injury lawyer will give you the benefit of experience …
April 21, 2015
Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers know that for the last few years, locations all over the world have been touched by Airbnb’s innovative hospitality services. With all of the cost-effectiveness, ease and excitement associated with booking a stay in a room, apartment or house, some of the more unpleasant hypotheticals tend to go overlooked.
For instance, our personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that a not-so-straightforward legal issue arises in the question of who is responsible for damages when a guest is bitten by a dog during an Airbnb stay.
When Airbnb got …
April 13, 2015
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has long been gravely concerned with commuter safety, but their research and campaigns regarding distracted pedestrians have been fairly limited. Until now, that is.
Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers have written extensively on the issue of distracted driving, specifically how drivers who are texting, fidgeting with the radio, drinking from a bottle, cup or mug, etc., while behind the wheel of a car are putting themselves and their fellow travelers in harm’s way. Recently, the FDOT has started to raise awareness about the “perils of distracted walking” as …
April 9, 2015
You may know something about a new product slated to hit the consumer market this summer called Palcohol, which is alcohol in powder form. That said, know this: Florida is working its way toward a bill that would make that product illegal in the Sunshine State.
The product’s website, which you can access here, says the company behind Palcohol expects to start selling the product, which has recently been given approval by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, this summer. Before we explore its dangers and impending legal battles, let’s clarify what it is: Palcohol is powdered …
April 6, 2015
Over the weekend, as our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know, a terrible car crash in Martin County caused three deaths and 9 injuries.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, a Ford Expedition, which was carrying 12 people – seven children and five adults – was driving north on Florida’s Turnpike at approximately 4:45 PM on Saturday, when, suddenly, the vehicle experienced a left rear tire tread separation. The driver of the vehicle, a 25 year old, consequently lost control of the SUV, which drove onto the shoulder of the highway …