March 16, 2015
As the U.S. population ages, slip-and-falls among the elderly have become a major issue. More than 2.4 million people per year over the age of 65 suffer injuries in falls that are serious enough to require a visit to an emergency room, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That’s double the number from just 10 years ago!
And during the past 10 years, more than 200,000 senior citizens died after falls. In fact, falls are now the leading cause of death among Americans over 65 years old.
If you are a senior who has experienced a fall (or if …
March 11, 2015
Nina Pham, the nurse at a Texas hospital who was the first person in the U.S. to contract the deadly Ebola virus, is now suing her employer – a Texas hospital company – over the ordeal and its lingering effects.
Pham, whose lawsuit against Texas Health Resources Hospital makes allegations of negligence, deception and invasion of privacy, says she has had ongoing health problems even since being cured of the disease, with which she was diagnosed in mid-October of last year.
Our Palm Beach and Broward County personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know that …
March 3, 2015
As our Florida personal injury lawyers know, the stretch from Miami to West Palm Beach consistently ranks as one of the most dangerous places in the country for pedestrians – and it especially so for senior citizens. The statistics, as we’ll explore in this post, paint a frightening picture.
If you’re elderly, South Florida’s roads are particularly treacherous and for many reasons. Relatively slow pace, poor eyesight and the diminished ability to react to the unexpected mean that you’re more likely than normal to be struck by a vehicle. Many senior citizens face this risk every time they walk to …
February 23, 2015
Most of the drugs you can pick up at the grocery store or pharmacy, etc., have been tested and approved by the FDA. So-called “herbal supplements,” however, which can be purchased at a wide range of stores, aren’t subjected to the rigorous FDA testing. Thus, as our personal injury lawyers know, it’s no real surprise that what you get inside the bottle of these supplements often differs considerably from what is advertised on the labels of the bottles.
According to the Sun Sentinel, special DNA testing on hundreds of bottles of store-brand herbal supplements, which had been sold as treatments …
December 30, 2014
Voir dire is the process during which lawyers question potential jurors in order to determine their ability to be objective members of a jury during a criminal or civil trial. As our Florida personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg know, voir dire is an incredibly important part of any trial; if the process goes wrong, if an impartial individual makes his or her way onto the jury, justice itself is put at risk.
A very recent personal injury case that made its way to the Supreme Court, Warger v. Shauers, highlights the importance of …
December 24, 2014
All of us at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg are proud to announce that firm partner David T. Aronberg has received a Top Contributor Award from Avvo, a law website on which experienced attorneys answer legal questions.
This award is far more than just an honor. The award points to the very fabric of David’s law practice – he got into the business of law to help people, and that’s exactly what he’s been doing ever since. On Avvo, for instance, David helps people make informed, knowledgeable decisions by providing them with the advice that only an …
December 4, 2014
For all of us at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg, the excitement of the holiday season comes with the pride of announcing that our Delray Beach based personal injury law firm has yet again been named as “best attorney” in Delray Beach by the Forum Publishing Group, making 2014 the 7th year that our firm has received the readers choice award!!!
Located at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Congress Avenue, our family-owned law firm is rooted in the heart of Delray Beach. We are in touch with our community and those who reside therein. As firm founder …
November 21, 2014
Partner David T. Aronberg has been named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo, which uses an internal rating system to evaluate attorneys all over the country. Based on Avvo’s assessment, David has been given a rating of 9.9, one of the highest of all attorneys across the country. See Avvo website at http://www.avvo.com/attorneys/33445-fl-david-aronberg-1286059.html.
We hope you’ll join us in congratulating him on this emphatically positive recognition of his good work on behalf of the injured.
Recognized as a professional and experienced lawyer in the personal injury field, David works with his colleagues at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg …
October 20, 2014
Here we are again – it’s the time of year when children dress up as ghosts and other frightful characters and make their way around the neighborhood to collect candy from each home. At first glance, the only truly scary thing about children collecting candy all night is the prospect of cavities. As our personal injury lawyers know, however, when hordes of children zigzag through neighborhoods, crossing lawns, walkways and driveways, there is another scary implication: premises liability issues.
According to Florida law, homeowners – just like store owners, commercial property owners/managers, etc. – are required to maintain safe conditions …
October 6, 2014
Depending on your mood, a trip to the grocery store can be enjoyable or it can be a nuisance. Or, regardless of mood, it can be a harmful, life-altering experience resulting from a “slip and fall” accident, the likes of which are all too common in grocery stores all over the country.
First of all, why the focus on grocery stores? Grocery stores see a disproportionately high number of slip and fall accidents due to their business; the shelves that line their aisles are necessarily filled with goods that can make their floors very slippery; from beverages to condiments …