Bill Allen | August 16, 2022 | Personal Injury
What to Do If You Encounter an Alligator in Gainesville, FL
Alligators are extremely common in Florida, especially in Gainesville. While many don’t ever think about encountering alligators, it may be more likely than you think. In case of an alligator encounter, it’s wise to remain calm and try to move toward safety. If you’re attacked… read more
Bill Allen | May 25, 2022 | Personal Injury
The Process of Receiving a Settlement Check in Florida
If you are injured because of a slip and fall accident, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accident, or another personal injury, you might be entitled to compensation from the party who caused your injuries. However, filing a personal injury lawsuit and going to trial could take… read more
Bill Allen | May 6, 2022 | Personal Injury
Understanding Assumption of Risk
The assumption of risk doctrine is a defense some parties assert in personal injury cases. The party being sued claims that the injured person “assumed the risk” of the activity that caused their injury. Therefore, the argument goes, the injured party is responsible for their… read more
Bill Allen | March 17, 2022 | Personal Injury
Basic Ocala Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?
A common question many people ask when pursuing a personal injury claim is how much money will they receive. For most individuals, the real question they should ask is how much money goes into their pocket. The total amount of your personal injury settlement and… read more
Bill Allen | February 15, 2022 | Personal Injury
How Much Does an Ocala Personal Injury Lawyer Make?
A personal injury lawyer is an attorney who helps people injured in accidents such as car accidents, slip and fall accidents, motorcycle accidents, and much more – recover compensation for their injuries from negligent parties. Ever wondered how much an Ocala personal injury attorney makes?… read more
Bill Allen | January 20, 2022 | Personal Injury
What Is a Personal Injury Claim?
A personal injury claim arises out of the legal duties imposed by the law on everyone. These duties protect everyone from exposure to an unreasonable risk of injury or death. When a person or business violates these duties, the injured person may be able to… read more
Bill Allen | December 20, 2021 | Personal Injury
What Are the 3 Elements of Standing to Sue?
You are required to prove standing to sue before you can bring a personal injury lawsuit before a court. Without standing, a court can refuse to hear your case. Standing is required by both the U.S. Constitution and state laws. The doctrine of standing is… read more
Bill Allen | December 6, 2021 | Personal Injury
How Much Does an Ocala Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?
If you’ve been injured in Ocala, FL, you may be entitled to compensation. You’ll likely need the help of a personal injury lawyer. Oftentimes, the thought of paying hefty lawyer fees prevents people from even trying to pursue compensation. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be… read more
Bill Allen | October 26, 2021 | Personal Injury
9 Things You Should Know About a Free Lawyer Consultation
As of late 2021, the city of Gainesville, FL boasts a population of nearly 144,000 people. That’s a lot of people within approximately 64 square miles. With high population density comes a higher risk of accidents that cause personal injuries. Whether you’re faced with injuries… read more
Bill Allen | September 1, 2021 | Personal Injury
How to Write a Settlement Demand Letter in Florida
You can generally seek compensation after most types of Florida accidents by filing an injury claim against the insurer for the negligent party who caused your accident. This includes slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice incidents, and more. There are some exceptions. For example, Florida… read more