Common Mistakes After a Motorcycle Accident Claim

Common Mistakes After a Motorcycle Accident Claim

Do you know what common mistakes after a motorcycle accident claim to avoid? Watch this video, then call our lawyers in Southwest Florida. Question: What are common mistakes people make if they have been injured in a motorcycle accident? Answer: Some of the most common mistakes that we see people involved in motorcycle crashes in […]

Why Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney?

Why Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney?

When you are injured at the fault of another, your primary interest is to get well. You may assume that insurance will take care of everything else. The “everything else” is why you need an experienced personal injury attorney.   Dealing with insurance companies after a minor accident is one thing. Working with insurance companies after a serious […]

Burn Injuries: Getting Help

Burn Injuries: Getting Help

Burn injuries are expensive and traumatic to treat. Even a first-degree burn, the lowest level of injury, can become infected. Burns can be extremely painful and can lead to permanent, severe scarring. Burn Awareness Week, Feb. 2-13, is sponsored by the American Burn Association to share burn awareness information and prevention. The National Fire Protection […]

Personal Injuries on New Year’s Eve

Personal Injuries on New Year’s Eve

Can’t wait to celebrate the end of 2020? Be careful! Unfortunately, personal injuries on New Year’s Eve and Day are not uncommon. Causes of personal injuries on New Year’s Eve can include: Car accidents Drunk driving Slip-and-fall accidents Premises liability accidents Fireworks accidents Pedestrian accidents Dog bite accidents  While officials are not quite sure what to expect for New […]

Observing Dry January Has Many Benefits 

Observing Dry January Has Many Benefits

Dry January Observing Dry January by abstaining or reducing alcohol consumption is a growing trend, and this year, Dry January may be needed more than ever. According to Nielsen’s market data, total alcohol sales outside of bars and restaurants have surged roughly 24% during the pandemic. Spirits with higher alcohol content rose more than 27% over last year.  These alcohol trends in […]

Michael Versnik Named Partner at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. 

Michael Versnik Named Partner at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A.

Michael Versnik, a seasoned personal injury lawyer who joined Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. in 2019, has been named a partner of the nearly 60-year-old firm.  Versnik, rated “AV Preeminent” Civil Trial Attorney, the highest ranking under the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating system, focuses on personal injury litigation, including motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, motorcycle and bicycle accidents and premises liability cases.   “We are pleased to […]

Unsafe Products & Online Shopping: Buyer Beware

Unsafe Products and Online Shopping: Buyer Beware

Unsafe products are still sold online, even as internet shopping has become a way of life. The beauty of online shopping is you can shop the world. That is also the danger of online shopping. The question of product safety is still an issue, despite efforts to find and remove harmful products. How Products Online […]

Toy Safety Is Especially Important This 2020 Holiday Season

Toy Safety Is Especially Important This 2020 Holiday Season

Knowing that more children are playing at home during the pandemic, toy safety is more important than ever. One child is treated in a U.S. emergency room every three minutes for a toy-related injury. World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc., WATCH, a nonprofit organization working to educate the public about child safety, has a 48-year […]

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. Collects Toys for Tots Donations

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. Collects Toys for Tots Donations

For the fourteenth year, Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. offices are collecting toys to be distributed by the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation. Toys for Tots donations will be collected until Dec. 15, when they will be picked up and distributed by Toys for Tots to approved local social welfare agencies, […]

Drowsy Driving Is Dangerous Driving

Drowsy Driving Is Dangerous Driving

The National Sleep Foundation found about half of U.S. adult drivers admitted to drowsy driving when they were tired. Studies have proven that sleep deprivation can affect driving as much as (and sometimes more than) alcohol. Like driving drunk, driving tired can be deadly, but it is preventable.   Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, Nov. 1-8, serves to remind drivers that drowsy driving is impaired driving. […]