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3 Reasons You Need A Lawyer After A Slip And Fall

Slip and fall accidents are sometimes your own fault when you aren’t being careful, but they might also be due to someone else’s negligence. According to the Center for Disease Control, 20% of falls cause a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury. Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries. […]

Marcus Fernandez

February 7, 2017


Holiday Travel Safety: What to Know Before You Hit the Road

During the holiday season, you’ll typically want to enjoy spending time with family members, sharing meals with friends, and traveling to see loved ones. Whether you plan to travel down the road or across the country, it’s important to make sure you plan for a safe journey. While planning ahead for holiday travel isn’t always fun, […]

Marcus Fernandez

Auto Accident, automobile accident, Safety,

December 21, 2016


Finding the Accident Attorney to Protect Your Rights – What Every Car Accident Victim Needs to Know

Tampa Bay has undergone enormous growth in recent years. The build out of our urban corridor means that some of our busiest streets are now bustling with even more cars, bicyclists and pedestrians. More and more people are recognizing our community’s vibrant arts scene, incredible dining and popular events that make Tampa, Florida such a […]

Marcus Fernandez

Auto Accident, car Accident, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death,

December 14, 2016


How to Avoid Distracted Driving

Each year, a large number of roadway accidents occur due to distracted driving. In 2014, of the 431,000 distracted driving accidents, nearly 4,000 resulted in fatalities. As the prevalence of smartphone ownership increases, these numbers are expected to go up as well. Avoiding distracted driving makes the roadways safer for everyone. Follow these tips to […]

Marcus Fernandez

Auto Accident, automobile accident, car Accident, car crash, distracted driving, Personal Injury,

November 30, 2016


Slip and Fall: What constitutes negligence?

We’ve all done it. One minute you’re walking along, then – bam! – you slip or trip and find yourself on the floor. Slip and fall accidents have a self-explanatory name, but they often result in a more complicated legal case than one would expect. If you’ve been injured on another person’s property or own […]

Marcus Fernandez

November 8, 2016


Premises Liability Law: Determining who’s at fault

Few people realize that there are guidelines the court goes by to determine if a property owner is liable for an injury sustained while a person was on their property. A case is not won or lost simply because a person was injured. Other factors must be proven before a liability suit can be won. […]

Marcus Fernandez

Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall,

September 20, 2016


What To Do When You Are Arrested

Getting arrested is a stressful and upsetting situation, but it’s very important to not let that affect your judgment. The wrong reaction can take away possible defenses or lead to additional charges. To protect your rights, do these six things if you are arrested. 1. Be polite. If you’re taken into custody, it’s only natural […]

Leon McIntosh

criminal law,

September 6, 2016


Sports Injuries: What to do if your child is hurt

Soon after the first school bell rings, you will hear the familiar sound of coaches’ whistles coming from the courts and fields of our schools. 30 million children and teens participate in organized sports. While that number is impressive, sadly 3.5 million sports injuries sideline these participants each year. Before your child takes the field […]

Marcus Fernandez

Personal Injury, Safety,

August 22, 2016


Self-Driving Car Accidents: Who is at Fault?

Auto emergency braking. Air bags. Electronic stability control. Car manufacturers continue to develop ways to ensure that both car drivers and passengers remain safe in the case of an accident. One of the latest innovations in vehicle technology is the creation of a self-driving car. With a computer manning the wheel, the possibility of human […]

Marcus Fernandez

Auto Accident, automobile accident, car Accident, car crash, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death,

August 9, 2016


No Lifeguard on Duty: Tips for Swimming Pool Safety

The sun is shining, the weather is perfect, and the pool is ready for guests. But as a homeowner, are you? Before you or your guests dive in, it’s important to make sure that your home meets pool safety guidelines to better protect guests and help prevent uninvited visitors. Conversely, those involved in a pool accident […]

Marcus Fernandez

Personal Injury, Safety, Wrongful Death,

July 12, 2016