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Best Practices for a Safe, Festive Halloween Night

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

This year, Halloween falls on a Wednesday, which means you and the kids will be rushing around to get in all of that Halloween fun before school the next day. You can maximize your family’s enjoyment without sacrificing safety just by being prepared for this trick-or-treat season. Most importantly, you and your loved ones… Read More »

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Can You Sue for the Use of Restraints in Nursing Homes?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Physical restraints are used in nursing homes and even hospitals with the sole purpose of preventing movement of a patient. In most cases, restraints are used to protect the patient from themselves or from harming others. While they have a purpose under a limited scope, the use of physical restraints has become an ethical… Read More »

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Exploring the Liability Issues of a Slip and Fall Accident

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

In most states, including Florida, anyone that owns or controls a property might be liable when they fail to exercise care in maintaining that property and that failure injures a person on it. This area of the law is known as premises liability, and premises liability covers the category of claims that include slip… Read More »

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Back to School Driving Tips for Your Teen Driver

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Most high schools have already begun the new school year. And whether your teen got their license over the summer or they have been driving for a little while now, it is essential to remind them of proper safety on the road. Your teen will be driving during the early morning hours to get… Read More »

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Reasons Why Your Workers’ Compensation Case Gets Denied

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Workplace injuries are typically covered by your employer’s workers’ compensation coverage. In fact, the state requires that an employer carry workers’ compensation insurance coverage when they have a number of workers over a specific threshold. Therefore, if you are injured at work, you might assume that the injury is covered. You file your claim… Read More »

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How Is Fault Determined in an Injury Case?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

At some point, you might suffer an incident that leaves you seriously injured. When you are involved in this situation, one of the first questions you might have is how to prove fault. After all, someone must be at fault so that you can collect compensation through an insurance settlement or personal injury lawsuit…. Read More »

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How Much is Your Sunrise Car Accident Case Worth?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

The amount of what is “fair” versus what a victim thinks they should receive often vary from one another. Also, factors like economics, evidence, trustworthiness, and actual damages play a critical role in determining the total value of a case. The only right way to know how much your injury case is worth is… Read More »

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Questions to Ask Your Accident Attorney in West Palm Beach

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

The insurance company has the financial resources to hire a team of attorneys that know how to defend them against injury claims. Therefore, the skills and experience of the attorney you hire for your case will play a critical role in the amount of compensation you receive – if any. As an accident victim,… Read More »

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Selfies and Status Updates Could Be the Downfall of Your Case

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

These days, social media is an accepted way of life. People use it to update friends and family members, and some use it as their sole point of contact instead of email or phone. According to the Pew Research Center, in 2015 more than 65 percent of adults use social media, including Facebook, YouTube,… Read More »

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The Essentials of Tire Safety

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Most of us do not put much thought into our tires. In fact, the only time we might is when we have an oil change and the technician recommends a tire rotation. Tires are an essential component of your overall vehicle safety. Therefore, they are something you should not just consider here and there…. Read More »

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