Valsartan Medication Recall by FDA Expanded to Include 15 drugs

Valsartan Recall Expanded to Include Additional Drugs

Valsartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), recent heart attacks and heart failure.  However, in July of 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of some drugs which contain Valsartan after learning that some batches of Valsartan were contaminated with a known carcinogen linked to increase cancer risk called N-nitrosodimethylamine…

3M dual-ended Combat Arms defective earplugs

Defective Earplugs Sold to US Military Results in 3M Lawsuit

In July 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that 3M Company had agreed to pay $9.1 million to settle a whistleblower False Claims Act that accused 3M of knowingly selling defective earplugs to the military, specifically, 3M’s dual-ended Combat Arms earplugs. The whistleblower claim alleged that 3M, through its predecessor, Aearo Technologies, knew that…

Pensacola Chiropractic diagnosis after a car wreck injury

How Chiropractic and Personal injury Fit Together

A lot of our work as personal injury lawyers is helping those who have been involved in an accident recover their lives. What we want is to help them receive the necessary treatment that will get them moving and functioning once more. Pensacola chiropractic centers are extremely helpful with correction of back and neck injuries,…

What Do My Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits Pay For?

If you have been in a car accident in Florida, your PIP insurance or personal injury protection will kick in to compensate you for medical bills, damage to your vehicle and potentially your lost wages. This insurance has been put in place to ensure that any driver in Florida will have the ability to receive medical…

Why Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

We have heard many people ask, “are personal injury lawyers worth it?”  Since most people have insurance on their vehicle, it is common to wonder whether or not it is worth hiring a personal injury attorney or if you should just work with the insurance company on your own. This is an understandable question, and as…

Pain and Suffering Compensation Explained

If you have been injured in an accident and are seeking compensation for your pain and suffering, it’s important that you work with an experienced attorney who understands how to handle personal injury cases. In many instances, it is difficult to receive compensation for pain and suffering because this is a more ambiguous financial loss….

A woman who wasn't wearing a seatbelt in a wreck calls her attorney

Is Your Attorney Experienced with the Seatbelt Defense?

The state of Florida requires that everyone riding in a vehicle that is under the age of 18 wear seatbelt along with anyone who is riding in the front seat. This means that it is your duty to have a seat belt on at all times. If you fail to do so, and then are…

Accident-Injury-Claim-settle-or-trial

Do Personal Injury Cases Settle After Deposition?

Generally speaking, a personal injury case can settle at any time. When your case settles and whether or not it goes to trial really depends on how amiable the insurance company is to working with us, and whether or not they make you a fair settlement offer. If they do not, regardless of whether it…

Insurance companies often evaluate injury claims with Colossus Software

How do Insurance Companies Evaluate an Injury Claim?

We work diligently to ensure that our clients are treated fairly and that they receive the maximum compensation for their injuries.  To do so, we are often going up against the Colossus software and not just insurance adjusters. Most accident victims are unfamiliar with how this software is used to evaluate their claim and how…

Handshake after Contingency Fee Agreement

What is a Contingency Fee?

Our Personal Injury lawyers work for a “contingency fee.” That basically means that we don’t get paid unless you do.  As a result, you can schedule a consultation with our office at no charge and have your questions answered. If you decide to proceed, we can discuss the details of our fee arrangements at that time. How…