July 27, 2015
Fatal encounters between civilians and police officers have been receiving a lot of attention as of late. All across the country, it seems, individuals are finding themselves in stand-offs with law enforcement officers – and continually winding up on the losing side.
With this in mind, it’s important to remember who can be held liable in unjustified fatal shootings by police officers. Often times, as our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers know, it’s the city responsible for training the police officers that can be held responsible for their actions. A civil case in Boca Raton, Florida, is shedding light …
June 22, 2015
Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at Aronberg & Aronberg know that “pool season” is really heating up. While it’s fairly hot year-round down here in Florida, the summer months of no school and longer days mean a significant increase in the time kids spend in and at the pool.
While swimming pools can provide fun and relaxation for the whole family, they also present distinct risks and dangers, both to children (who are most vulnerable to swimming pool-related injuries and health complications) and to homeowners (who have liability in situations in which visitors and guests injure themselves while …
June 16, 2015
The right to go to court and make your case is one that is cherished here in the United States and elsewhere across the world. That said, just because you have the right to represent yourself in court doesn’t mean you should. As our personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg will explain, pro se legal representation (in which you represent yourself instead of retaining a lawyer) comes with serious risks.
We shall first address some of the main reasons people who really should be using a lawyer choose not to: cost and confidence. Too many …
June 1, 2015
Early last month, tech entrepreneur (and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg) Dave Goldberg died after injuring himself on a treadmill. When details of the incident were released, as our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know, the cause and nature of his unfortunate and untimely death raised issues of exercise equipment safety (and treadmill safety in particular) by media outlets and exercise aficionados alike. In this blog, after exploring the events leading to and causing Goldberg’s death, we will outline a number of safety tips to keep in mind when using …
May 26, 2015
On Memorial Day, a waterspout made landfall in Fort Lauderdale, uprooting a bounce house situated on a beach; three children were injured (one critically) and transported to an area hospital. As our personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know, the mix of unpredictable weather and otherwise potentially hazardous contraptions (such as bounce houses) can prove dangerous.
According to news reports, the waterspout made landfall on Monday afternoon, causing a bounce house to tumble over before launching the bounce house 25 feet into the air. Eventually, as our personal injury lawyers know, the blow-up house …
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.…
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 …