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Can You Receive Compensation if You Contributed to Your Accident?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Car accidents are rarely black and white. Sometimes, one vehicle is clearly to blame, such as when a car is parked at a red light and another comes up behind it and rear ends it. But in others both vehicles involved might have made errors that contributed to the crash. For example, one motorist… Read More »

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How Much Time Do You Have to File a Medical Malpractice Suit?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Medical errors seem to be happening with increased frequency. According to one study, they are now the third leading cause of death in the United States. Even if a patient survives a medical mistake, he or she can suffer serious injuries, including the pain and cost of needing corrective surgery. At our firm, we… Read More »

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What is the Average Compensation for a Slip and Fall?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Some people fall and quickly get up, brush themselves off, and continue with their day. However, other people are severely injured in a fall. The elderly, in particular, can suffer serious injuries when they fall, but in fact anyone can. As a prominent Coral Gables, Florida law firm, we field many calls from the… Read More »

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How Expensive are Spinal Cord Injuries?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The spinal cord plays a vital role in bodily movement and sensation. It links the brain to more distant parts of the body. In a traumatic accident, many victims have their spinal cords crushed, stretched, bruised, torn, or nicked. In some accidents, the cord is partially or completely severed. As one of the most… Read More »

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Two Car Insurance Rules You Might Not Know

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Florida’s no-fault insurance scheme has many hidden pitfalls that can frustrate an injured motorists’ ability to receive compensation. One little known rule requires that accident victims receive medical care within 14 days of an accident. If victims delay, then their insurer can reject their insurance claim, potentially leaving them without any compensation for their… Read More »

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Can I Receive Compensation if I Slipped and Fell in a Store?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

It is very easy to fall in a store, and victims might suffer terrible physical injuries when they hit the floor or strike another object on their way down. As seasoned Florida slip and fall attorneys, we have met with people who have fallen in grocery stores, pharmacies, fast food restaurants, and other business… Read More »

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Can You Receive Compensation for Pain and Suffering?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Yes. The purpose of a personal injury lawsuit in Florida is to put the victim in the position he or she would be in had the accident never occurred. This means that a victim can receive money to cover medical expenses and lost wages, which an accident victim should not have to shoulder. If… Read More »

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Do You Need a Lawyer after a Florida Car Accident?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Thousands of car accidents occur every year in Florida. In fact, the most recent statistics from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles show that the state saw over 400,000 car accidents in 2018. These resulted in hundreds of thousands of injuries and over 3,000 fatalities. If you were injured, you might… Read More »

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What Makes a Personal Injury Case Big or Small?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

If you’ve watched enough late-night TV, you’ve probably heard the big promises. Attorneys offering millions in compensation for injuries. To be fair, experienced and dynamic lawyers like the ones at Halpern, Santos & Pinkert, P.A. have received numerous multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients. But it’s not enough to just boast results. It… Read More »

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Dog Bites in the Workplace

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

You may have noticed that people are starting to take companion animals just about everywhere. From restaurants and grocery stores to airplanes, folks are bringing their furry friends with them. For many businesses, this is a growing market of consumers, and it makes good sense to attract new patrons by opening the rules and… Read More »

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