August 31, 2015
Our Delray Beach boating accident injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg spend a great deal of time discussing common personal injury issues such as auto accidents, product liability, premises liability and medical malpractice. That said, one of the most significant personal injury issues with respect to South Florida, where our practice is based, is the issue of boating accidents. This issue has been given particularly close attention recently in the wake of the disappearance of two teens in the ocean just off of Palm Beach County.
Unfortunately, reports show that Florida leads the nation in number …
August 28, 2015
Our Delray Beach lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg represent individuals who have suffered a wide range of injuries, including but not limited to those resulting from auto accidents, misdiagnoses, slip & fall incidents and, last but not least, on-the-job accidents.
To be sure, any injury suffered by someone during their course of employment or while at work is considered a “workers’ compensation injury.” often times, to obtain all of the compensation you are entitled to, it is necessary to retain the services of a skilled attorney, such as one of our Delray Beach lawyers at the …
August 24, 2015
We wanted to take this time and space to go through some our the most commonly asked questions. Please feel free to call or email us with any additional questions or comments!!!
How do I know if I have a personal injury case?
The legal term “personal injury” falls within the scope of tort law and it refers to an injury to an individual’s body or mind as opposed to their property or possessions. Personal injury cases result from incidents of negligence, in which someone has, through their negligent and/or reckless actions, caused another to suffer an injury.
In a …
August 20, 2015
You’ve likely heard of the famous McDonald’s “hot coffee” case, in which 79-year-old Stella Liebeck – in Liebeck v. McDonald’s Restaurants (1994) – successfully sued the mammoth fast food chain after one of their locations served her scalding hot coffee, which accidentally spilled onto her thighs and pelvic region and left her with truly gruesome third-degree burns.
As our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know, now, in 2015, another high-profile food and beverage company is on the receiving end of a lawsuit concerning the coffee one of its customers was served…
August 17, 2015
According to the Centers for Disease Control (the CDC), in the U.S., more than 10,000 people die each year in drunk driving crashes (that’s about thirty people per day), accounting for roughly 1/3rd of the total deaths that result from traffic accidents each year in the United States. As our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know, DUI-involved car crashes cause agony for the families of the victims; in addition, though, they drive-up auto insurance rates and drain the resources of government emergency response organizations. (The collective annual cost of DUI crashes …
August 14, 2015
Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that juries often time allocate liability to various parties in personal injury cases, consistent with the evidence presented to then. A recent case involving the famous restaurant chain TGI Friday’s demonstrated how the owners of locations in which a personal injury incident takes place can be held responsible for the damages resulting from the incidents.
Specifically, last month, a jury in California awarded $40 million the parents of a 33-year-old man who was stabbed to death in a TGI Friday’s restaurant. In their findings, the …
August 13, 2015
Our Delray Beach personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg have written extensively about wrongful death issues and cases before on this blog. In this post, we are going to explore a case which ended with a significant jury award for a Broward County man who lost his wife when a drunk driver smashed into a cabana at a Fort Lauderdale hotel in 2012.
Let’s quickly recap the definition of a wrongful death claim. Essentially, a wrongful death claim is a legal claim that can be made against a person or company, …
August 5, 2015
Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg routinely represent individuals who have been injured due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another. Commonly, for instance, we represent individuals who have been injured in auto accidents caused by the carelessness or recklessness of others. Some of the more complex personal injury cases we come across, though, have to do with people sustaining injuries the direct or initial causes of which were not the fault of others yet who have had their injuries worsened or aggravated due to the negligent lack of action by others.…
August 3, 2015
We all know that golf carts are common on modern-day golf courses. And, as you might imagine, they are particularly ever-present in South Florida, home to many senior living villages and retirement communities, where residents use golf carts to get around the neighborhood as well as on the golf course. Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that while these vehicles can be useful – and even fun to drive – they are still hazardous and present golf cart owners and riders with serious concerns, both in terms of danger and liability.…
July 30, 2015
As our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers know, most people are familiar with the saying, “don’t drink and drive.” While this is correct when it’s referring to driving while intoxicated, there are benefits to drinking and driving – if what you’re drinking is water.
New research has shown that driving while dehydrated can be treacherous – just as dangerous as driving while drunk. A study conducted in the United Kingdom has revealed that dehydrated drivers make more than twice the amount of driving mistakes as those who are properly hydrated. Meanwhile, the error rate among dehydrated drivers is comparable to …