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Who Do I Talk to for My Work Injury?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

After an on the job injury, one of the first questions you may have is whom you talk to. Ideally, the first person you should talk to is your employer or supervisor – letting them know that you were injured on the job. This prompts them to complete an injury report, which you will… Read More »

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What Is a Car Accident Case Worth?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

When you file initially, it is difficult to know how much your accident claim is worth. By understanding how an attorney evaluates and comes to a settlement number, you can better anticipate what your settlement might be. One of the most common questions our law firm receives is how much a case is worth,… Read More »

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What Evidence Do You Need to Prove a Slip and Fall Accident Occurred?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Simply saying you slipped and hurt yourself on someone’s property is not enough. Premises liability claims take strong evidence, and often they are the subject of heavy scrutiny. If you do not have adequate evidence, it is easier for the insurer or defendant to claim you caused the accident yourself, were reckless, or didn’t… Read More »

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Understanding Florida PIP Laws – How They Impact Your Car Accident Claims in Florida

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

As a motorist in Florida, you know that you are required by law to carry personal injury protection (PIP) insurance. Also referred to as “no-fault” insurance, PIP policies pay for your injuries after an accident, regardless if you or the other party was at fault. Ideally, the state wants to minimize the number of… Read More »

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Microblading – Who Is at Fault for Injuries from a Botched Procedure?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

If you spend any time in the salon, you have heard about microblading. In fact, it is quickly becoming one of the hottest trends in beauty. This is because, if a woman can withstand the pain, she can have perfectly sculpted brows that last longer than average plucking or waxing times. However, the pain… Read More »

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Who Pays for Attorney’s Fees in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

A natural question to have as a personal injury victim is who will pay for your attorney. After all, you are considering a lawsuit because you do not have the money to pay medical costs, your living expenses, and you need to restore your financial health. So where could you possibly find the money… Read More »

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Is Over-Medicating Nursing Home Residents Considered Nursing Home Abuse?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

You assume that when a nursing home administers medication, they are doing so because a physician has ordered them to do so and because it is necessary for your loved one’s health and safety. Unfortunately, some nursing homes take advantage of this “trust” and purposely over-medicate their residents to make them easier to handle…. Read More »

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What Does a Slip and Fall Settlement Look Like?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Even what looks like a minor slip and fall accident can lead to significant disabilities. When you are seriously injured, it is not just physical; it is mental, emotional, and financial, too. Your entire life may turn upside down. You become inundated with medical costs, and you feel hopeless. Eventually, you reach the point… Read More »

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How Does Workers’ Compensation Work in Florida?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

As an employee working for a Florida company, you have some reassurance if you are injured or contract an illness at work because workers’ compensation often covers you. The State of Florida requires employers to not only purchase workers’ compensation and keep up with their benefit payments, but they must provide these benefits to… Read More »

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Top Injuries on Thanksgiving You Can Be Thankful for Avoiding This Year

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Thanksgiving is that time of year where families gather together, watch football, eat a delicious roasted turkey, and create memories. While Thanksgiving is notorious for forcing everyone to over-indulge and possibly cause stomach upset, it is also a prime time of the year for local emergency rooms. Specific injuries tend to increase on Thanksgiving…. Read More »

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