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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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GPS Misuse in South Florida

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Not long ago, The Guardian reported on how GPS devices (global positioning system) are actually changing our brains and leading to odd and unintended consequences. GPS technology has been around for some time. In fact, first used by the military and put into use in 1973, the technology was being used by the government… Read More »

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Florida Drowning Deaths Often Preventable

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

For south Florida residents, having a pool is just a part of life. Many Floridians can’t imagine life in the sun without one. In fact, Florida has the second-highest ratio of pools to people in the country, just behind Arizona. But in terms of total pools, Florida still has more. What’s more, over 40%… Read More »

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Wrongful Death or Survival? Understanding Your Options After a Fatal Injury in Florida

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

After a fatal injury in Florida, many families are practically stunned and numb, unable to react or even catch their breath long enough to take legal actions. Sadly, this is what insurance companies and large businesses are counting on. At Halpern, Santos & Pinkert, P.A., we’ve represented many injured people and helped families who… Read More »

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E-Scooters Come to South Florida

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

If you’ve been paying attention, you might have recently noticed a new trend in urban transportation – electric scooters. These e-scooters are taking the country by storm, popping up in just about every major city. In places with year round sunshine and great weather, like Miami, the trend is growing even faster. As with… Read More »

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The Difference Between Truck Tires and Passenger Car Tires

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Truck tires and passenger car tires are different in construction, and these differences are designed for their intended use and performance. The first and most obvious difference is that truck tires are simply larger and wider than passenger car tires. Beyond this obvious difference a key distinguishing factor is that passenger car tires (and… Read More »

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Stryker Hip Replacement Recall

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Hip replacement surgery is an extremely invasive, complicated and painful surgery. Recovery and rehabilitation can take many months. Obviously, this is an experience that no individual wishes to undergo once, let alone twice…for the same hip. In recent months however many individuals have required second replacement surgeries as a result of a defective hip… Read More »

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