Identity theft is a serious issue which can impact your life and finances for years to come. Unfortunately, identity theft is relatively easy to perpetrate and is profitable, meaning there are many fraudsters out there. It can also be difficult to get compensation after falling victim, which is why you will want to speak to a Key Biscayne personal injury attorney if you have been affected.
During the winter, many people from northern communities and even from northern countries travel to Miami and other communities in Miami-Dade County for rest and relaxation. Some rents or even own homes in the area.
If you are one of these so-called snowbirds and are injured while staying in Miami, what are your rights? In general, you may have a claim if you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence. Whether your injuries have been caused by a car accident, a pedestrian accident, a sports injury, medical malpractice or any other incident where someone’s negligence may have played a role in your injuries, you may have a claim.
Whether you live in Hollywood or any community in Southern Florida, chances are you are considering what 2021 will bring. You may be setting intentions or goals for the year, but did you know that some resolutions can help you not only stay fit and healthy, but can help you prevent personal injury? Here are some goals you may wish to consider:
If you have sustained a serious injury in Cooper City, Florida, you need a good medical team to get the appropriate treatment. The right doctor can communicate your diagnosis and can help you manage pain and treatment options. Whether you have been injured in a workplace accident, car crash, or through any other means, care and treatment gives you the best chance of recovering as fully as possible.
When you look for a doctor in Cooper City following a serious injury, you will want to:
Thanksgiving is coming up soon, and this year it will be slightly different as many residents of Homestead and South Florida are deciding whether to reduce exposure by limiting get-togethers. To have a safe Thanksgiving, you may wish to use masks, practice social distancing, and reduce family circles or gatherings. Some Hollywood residents are choosing to host their celebrations outside, to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
In addition to avoiding the spread of COVID-19, there are other steps you will want to take to make sure your Thanksgiving is a safe one:
This year, Homestead Halloween safety tips need to include not just advice to avoid pedestrian accidents and other types of personal injury, but also exposure to the COVID-19 virus. These tips will help keep you safer at this time of year:
Zantac is a popular antacid medicine, which for years was used both as an over-the-counter and prescription option for heartburn, acid reflux, ulcer pain, and other gastrointestinal issues. However, studies have shown that when stored incorrectly and exposed to heat, Zantac’s main ingredient can become cancerous.
Unfortunately, some patients who have taken Zantac for years to deal with gastrointestinal discomfort have now developed cancer or have even passed away from cancer. The medication may be linked to stomach cancer, liver cancer, testicular cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, and other cancers.
The current pandemic is a very stressful time for business owners. Many businesses are closing or facing significant revenue losses because they have been forced to close due to stay-at-home orders. In addition, measures may mean that businesses have to pay for personal protective equipment, may need to limit the number of people in their store or establishment, or may be losing employees who must self-isolate or who are ill. Industries such as tourism and retail—major parts of the economy in Hollywood and across South Florida—are especially affected.
In addition to this, many businesses are concerned about possibly being held liable if their employees, customers, or visitors get COVID-19. If you run a business, fortunately, there are several ways you can protect yourself against a premises liability claim in Hollywood and other COVID-19 related claims:
Assault is a serious crime in Hollywood and Florida and can lead to both criminal and civil charges. Assault has traditionally involved hitting, punching, physical violence, or threats of violence. However, with the current pandemic a new form of assault is being seen.
This form of assault includes people who deliberately cough at, spit on, or otherwise expose others to the COVID-19 virus, in some cases suggesting that they have novel coronavirus. A person may walk up to a front-line worker, health-care professional, or a stranger and cough, sneeze, or spit on them and then allege to have the virus.
Whether you are celebrating the Fourth of July in Homestead, Miami, Hollywood, or any other community, the legal team the Flaxman Law Group would like to wish you a pleasant and safe holiday weekend.