Driver Negligence is the Leading Cause of Florida Boating Accidents
November 16th, 2016 Just a few months ago, a man who was an experienced diver and fisherman, and who loved nothing more than being on his boat, was killed when his boat collided with another one while the two vessels were out for […]
Episodes of food poisoning are on the rise. What are my legal rights if I get sick due to food poisoning?
November 10th, 2016 Almost every day, there is a news report of food contamination and recall of products known to have caused food poisoning. Products are recalled and taken off the supermarket shelf. Restaurants are closed temporarily or permanently when they are found […]
Progressive Automobile Insurance Company Regularly Tries to Settle Cases at the Scene
November 8th, 2016 For years clients have reported to me that the at- fault drivers insurance company showed up at the scene and offered them a check. Often these same clients had no idea that had they accepted the check, and signed the […]
Progressive Insurance offered me a $15,000.00 settlement after knee surgery resulting from an accident caused by their insured. What are my options?
November 3rd, 2016 Progressive Insurance can make very low and even sometimes ridiculous offers to settle injury claims. If you are injured in an accident and the injury requires surgery, your claim for damages could be substantial. In order to get Progressive to […]
Lowball Offers from Geico
October 27th, 2016 Most insurance companies are willing to throw out a “lowball” offer on an injury case. Sometimes they do this at the scene of an accident. Sometimes they do this after a demand letter has been sent and reviewed by the […]
Could it be a Brain Injury?
October 20th, 2016 In most of the accidents that Dell and Schaefer has handled through the years there has been a common theme. Often there is the complaint of headaches, dizziness or other “brain” related issues. Some of these symptoms last a short […]
Be Careful When You See a Floor Mat
October 14th, 2016 Usually businesses will place floor mats in front of doors, or refrigerated displays when there is concern over water. It is obvious that the property owner knows there is an issue or could be an issue or they wouldn’t bother […]
What Is Legal “Notice”?
October 12th, 2016 The term notice is a “word of art.” It is a technical term in the law. It is not overly difficult to understand. However, it is a heavily litigated word in slip and fall law. The word or concept is […]
Lack of Supervision
October 11th, 2016 Lack of proper supervision in school or after school programs is a serious issue. Many times there are far too many students or attendees to safely monitor with the number or teachers or monitors available. Other times the activities that […]
Florida Power and Light – Responsibility to Maintain Property
September 28th, 2016 Florida Power and Light, or FPL, has property and equipment in many areas all over the State of Florida. It would seem like an overwhelming task to maintain and insure that all of this equipment is in safe operating order. […]