September 29, 2015
Injuries and deaths that occur due to accidents on the road affect more than just drivers and passengers of motor vehicles, as our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers know. Sadly, it is often bicyclists as well who wind up badly – and sometimes fatally – injured on the roadways, and in no State more frequently than here in Florida. According to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control (the CDC), Florida remains the deadliest state in the country for cyclists.
The new wide-ranging report, released just last month, attempts to connect cyclist deaths with motor vehicle … Read More
September 16, 2015
Elderly patients are being neglected and mistreated in nursing homes far more frequently than most people realize.
According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, about one out of every three nursing home residents in America suffers from neglect. In one survey conducted by the Center, nearly half of all participating residents claimed they personally had been abused in some way, and nearly all of them claimed they had seen another patient being abused.
The problem isn’t always that nursing home staff members are malicious – many obviously care a great deal about the patients. Often, the problem lies with … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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… Read More
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 … Read More
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, … Read More
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.… Read More
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.… Read More
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 … Read More