Tag Archives: Personal Injury Attorney

Creating New Wills and Estate Planning During COVID-19

The hands and torso of a man in a suit signing a paper

Many activities at our law office have gone virtual. But signing wills and trusts is an appointment that must be done in person. That does not mean that wills and trusts cannot be created during the pandemic. In fact, many people are interested in getting their end-of-life paperwork in order. Still, the process has had […]

Eyes on the Road! National Teen Driver Safety Week 2020

Eyes on the Road! National Teen Driver Safety Week 2020

National Teen Driver Safety Week, which is Oct. 18-24, is designed to raise awareness of teen driving risks among parents and teenagers. The pandemic paused graduations and proms, but one rite of passage has not been put on hold for most teenagers. Teens are still able to get their driver’s license starting at age 16.  Getting behind the wheel can be one of the most exciting and dangerous […]

Athletes to Adjudicators: Why You Want Your Attorney to Be a Proven Competitor

Athletes to Adjudicators: Why You Want Your Attorney to Be a Proven Competitor

Athletes to Adjudicators: Why You Want Your Attorney to Be a Proven Competitor Michael Versnik, a personal injury trial attorney at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice and Purtz, never intended to practice law. A baseball player in college, he graduated with a degree in sports management from Webber International University and became a manager of a […]

Avoid Parking Lot Hazards By Reading the Signs

Just like this scratched bumper, parking lot hazards can result in accidents.

Maybe your parents took you to an empty parking lot to learn about parking lot hazards – and to teach you how to drive as a teenager. That may be one of the safest parking lot experiences you will have. With slow moving vehicles, one would think parking lot hazards are safer than roads. But […]

May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month - keep those motorcycle accidents to a minimum!

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Despite efforts every year to increase awareness of motorcycle and bicycle safety, there’s no getting around that accidents happen. More cars, more people and more distractions guarantee it. The combination of great motorcycle weather and distracted or inattentive drivers of motor vehicles in Florida is deadly. Nearly 600 motorcycle […]

National Patient Safety Awareness Week 2019

This hospital represents National Patient Safety Awareness Week.

National Patient Safety Awareness Week will take place this year from March 10-16. Nearly everyone will need healthcare at some point. Being a patient means putting your trust in someone else. While most Americans have had positive experiences with healthcare providers, 21 percent of adults report having personally experienced medical error, according to a national […]

Parking Lot Accidents & Injuries

Be sure thoroughly document your parking lot accidents with your camera.

We have all seen or heard of parking lot accidents occurring. Maybe you have even been involved in a parking lot crash. With the slower speed of vehicles in parking lots you would think that accidents wouldn’t happen; however, parking lot accidents, injuries and even fatalities are more common than you may think. According to […]

Personal Injury While Shopping

Pay attention while to avoid personal injury while shopping, and stay safe this holiday season!

Retailers should do their best to make your shopping experience the safest it can be – especially so customers avoid personal injury while shopping. The retail industry in the United States is incredibly large, and growing. According to the CDC, over 5 million Americans are employed through retail stores. Florida is one of the busiest […]

Avoiding Common Workplace Accidents

A workplace accidents injury form and medical equipment

Workplace Accidents, Fatigue and Injuries Fatigue is generally defined as the feeling of extreme tiredness, sleepiness or exhaustion resulting from prolonged physical or mental work, illness or lack of sleep. To some people, fatigue may not seem like a big concern, but when fatigue is experienced in the workplace, on the job fatigue can compromise […]

Slips, Trips and Falls

Person filling out slips and falls incident report form

Florida Slips, Trips and Falls Florida slips, trips and falls are the 3rd leading cause of unintentional death according to the National Safety Council (NSC). As people age, the likelihood of a fall increases. Injury Facts 2016 reports that among Americans age 65 and older, slips are the number one cause of injury related death. […]