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Loss of Earnings in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Loss of Earnings in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

In a personal injury lawsuit, you may be entitled to both economic and non-economic damages. So, what does that actually mean? Economic damages are how you are compensated for actual losses that you have suffered. This can include lost wages, medical bills, and other medical expenses. Non-economic damages measure things such as pain and suffering and emotional trauma. When it comes to lost wages, here are some of the factors that will be...

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What Does an Expert Witness do in a Medical Malpractice case?

What Does an Expert Witness do in a Medical Malpractice case?

While every medical malpractice lawsuit is different, all of them require expert witnesses. So, you might be asking yourself, why do I need an expert witness in my medical malpractice claim? Let’s get into it. Certificate of Merit In Florida, there is a lot at stake when it comes to a medical malpractice claim. That’s why the state of Florida requires victims to initially validate their claim via a “certificate of merit,” which is essentially a...

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Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Riding a motorcycle is different than driving a car – regardless of whether it is for fun or as primary transportation. It can be thrilling, and it might even help you unwind. Despite the fun and ease of use that motorcycles offer; they are inherently more dangerous than cars. They do not provide the same protection that a traditional vehicle does and they’re harder for motorists to see.  These just two of the reasons that increase the amount...

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Helping South Florida Pedestrians Injured by a Motor Vehicle

Helping South Florida Pedestrians Injured by a Motor Vehicle

If you have been injured by a car, truck, motorcycle, or other motor vehicle while walking around Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach Counties, our experienced legal team at Weinstein & Cohen is here to help. For more than 40 years, our seasoned trial team and personal injury attorneys have advocated on behalf of thousands of injured people to get fair and just compensation for the damages caused in accidents by careless or negligent drivers...

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Pain and Suffering Damages after an Auto Accident

Pain and Suffering Damages after an Auto Accident

As you move closer to a complete recovery from an automobile accident, it’s natural to begin speculating about a future settlement. We’ve all heard stories of someone receiving a million-dollar judgment for whiplash or tens of thousands of dollars for a broken finger.  Stories like this are news because they are unusual or unexpected, not because they represent the typical reasonable outcome in a case.  Moreover, these stories, while...

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