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Our Firm Secures a Six-Figure Settlement for an Elderly Client

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Some of our hardest cases we accept involve situations where there is a real lack of evidence. Our client is injured and definitely knows what happened, but we need evidence to back up the claim. Insurers rarely accept a person’s version of events but can be persuaded to pay compensation when our firm finds… Read More »

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Halpern Santos & Pinkert Scores Win for Disabled Veteran

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Accepting difficult cases is something we pride ourselves on. Many of our clients have met with countless other Florida personal injury attorneys, only to be told, “Sorry, but we don’t think you have a case.” When they come to us, they are often afraid that obtaining badly-needed compensation is out of reach. A recent… Read More »

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A Landlord’s Legal Duty to Provide Adequate Security

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Landlords owe many responsibilities to their tenants. One little-known duty is to provide reasonably safe premises. Under Florida law, this duty includes a duty to provide adequate security against criminal activity. If you were attacked in your apartment or on the premises, you might have a legal claim. Meet with a Florida personal injury… Read More »

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Can We Make Cars Safer for Pedestrians and Cyclists?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Over the past decade, the number of fatalities has fallen for those who are riding in automobiles. At the same time, however, the number of pedestrian and cyclist fatalities has actually jumped—from 6,300 in 2010 to 8,800. As Bloomberg notes, the roads are much safer now for those travelling inside a car and more… Read More »

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Avoiding Common Summer Accidents

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Summer is a great time to go on a family trip or host relatives at home. With children out of school, families get to spend more time together playing, traveling, or just relaxing in their yards. Summer is also a time when many people get injured. Car accidents increase with more teens out on… Read More »

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Have You Fractured Your Hip?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

One of the worst injuries a person can suffer is a hip fracture. The hip is so vital to balance and walking that any injury to the bones or socket, no matter how small, can become debilitating. Many people cannot walk, work, or spend time with their family as they struggle with pain. Our… Read More »

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5 Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

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Before hiring an attorney to represent you, you should schedule and attend an initial consultation. We encourage all injured victims to take advantage of this opportunity. A consultation is a great time to ask questions about the law and for the lawyer to learn a little more about your case. You can also find… Read More »

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Injuries at School

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Whenever a school shooting makes the news, parents naturally fear for their children’s safety. In many cities, school officials have responded by beefing up security and expressing zero tolerance to any mention of bringing a gun on the premises. However, children are much more likely to be injured in far less dramatic fashion, and… Read More »

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How Truck Accidents Differ from Car Accidents

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Large commercial vehicles like tractor-trailers, dump trucks, and garbage trucks can cause considerable damage when they collide with pedestrians or those riding in lighter passenger vehicles. However, truck accidents are not like regular car accidents, and injured victims and their families need attorneys who are experienced in this area of law. At Halpern Santos… Read More »

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What is a Loss of Consortium Claim?

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Florida law recognizes that family relationships can be harmed when a person suffers a serious injury. For example, a wife who used to enjoy evening walks with her husband could be left alone when her husband’s spinal cord injury leaves him bedridden. Or a person might no longer enjoy sexual intimacy when a spouse’s… Read More »

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