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When Products You Purchase Cause Injury

By Scoma Law Firm |

Consumers make purchases every day, with the reasonable expectation that the product will serve a particular purpose without causing harm. Yet there are all kinds of products on the market that prove to be unsafe for consumers. When you encounter merchandise that results in serious injuries, what recourse do you have? A personal injury… Read More »

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Segway Accidents

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On a typical balmy day in the Sunshine State, you can see myriad pedestrians, bicyclists, rollerbladers and skateboarders soaking up the sun. Somewhat new to the mix are Segway riders, who buzz along park trails and boardwalks with the aid of a small motor. While some are individual riders, the majority seems to be… Read More »

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“Accidents” are No Accident

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The statistics are daunting: Over 600,000 Florida drivers were involved in nearly 400,000 car accidents in 2015, alone. That is over 1,000 accidents per day. The number of injuries surpassed 150,000, with nearly 3,000 fatalities. When you or a loved one is involved in a serious auto accident, you want help from an attorney… Read More »

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Medical Problems That Result in Wrongful Death

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Medication errors and defective medical products result in deaths every single day in the United States. Mishaps occur for many reasons, ranging from prescribing and packaging errors to administration and dispensing mistakes. Some medicines have fatal side effects; some procedures are unnecessary. Unbelievably, a 2009 death statistics analysis revealed that more people died as… Read More »

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Motorcycle Riding by the Numbers

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Is there anything cooler than being a motorcyclist? Some claim that the inherent “cool” of being a biker trumps all of the other reasons people choose motorcycles as their mode of transport. Even so, there are lots of reasons people opt for motorcycles over more traditional vehicles. Some claim it is the easiest way… Read More »

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The Complexities of Wrongful Death Cases in Florida

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Nothing is more devastating than losing a loved one. When the loss is the result of the misconduct or negligence of another person, it is an even more bitter pill to swallow. In such circumstances, a good attorney can be indispensable as the intricacies of wrongful death are addressed in a court of law…. Read More »

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When Parking Lots Harbor Crime

By Scoma Law Firm |

There are thousands of parking lots and parking garages throughout Florida. There is nothing more infuriating than coming out of a building to find that your vehicle has been vandalized. The criminal is long gone, but the bills and inconvenience associated with repairing the destruction are right in front of you. Just who is… Read More »

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When Children’s Sports Become Dangerous Due to Negligence

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Sports leagues exist in every neighborhood, giving kids the opportunity to play soccer, softball, flag football, or a whole host of other sports. Parents sign their kids up, embracing the opportunities for their kids to develop skills, build character, and have some good old-fashioned fun. But what happens when the playing field becomes dangerous,… Read More »

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Driving in Construction Zones: A Situation Ripe for Collisions

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Jacksonville saw another Monday morning pile-up on I-295 in December 2016. In this case, the five-care accident was the result of sudden lane merges that forced unexpected slowing and stopping on the highway in a construction zone. Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) states that crashes are up by 30 percent in 2016; construction sites seem… Read More »

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Construction Site Injury: Determining Liability

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On-the-job injuries are not uncommon in the construction world. It can be difficult to determine just who is responsible for a workplace accident, especially when multiple contractors and subcontractors are on site. But when the injuries are real, you want real solutions, as well. If you find yourself wondering just who is legally responsible… Read More »

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