Debunking Slip & Fall Myths

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Many people don’t get the compensation they deserve for their slip and fall injuries because they believe several common myths to be true. The information below will educate you about these myths so that mistaken beliefs won’t stop you from seeking what you are legally entitled to after an accident.  Myth #1: You can’t receive […]

Premises Liability: Do You Have a Case?

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The concept of premises liability involves a property owner or operator’s legal responsibility when an individual suffers an injury due to the property’s unsafe conditions. Learn more about premises liability, including the types of cases that exist, the evidence needed to prove it during a case, and how to identify potential hazards. Types of Premises Liability Cases […]

How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case

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In an increasingly connected world (and as technology plays a larger role in daily life), social media has become an extension of face-to-face interaction. While there are positive facets of keeping in touch with friends, family, and co-workers in this manner, there also exist many potential pitfalls when it comes to a legal case.  Social […]

Accidents with Uber or Lyft: What You Need to Know

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Did you know that both Uber and Lyft passengers are covered by death and bodily injury policies? Each service’s insurance policy covers their passengers and coverage is also available for drivers in certain circumstances. The amount of coverage available in a motor vehicle accident involving Lyft and Uber varies, and, therefore, you should contact the attorneys at […]

Texting While Driving a Primary Offense

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Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new bill into law on April 26, 2019, involving texting and driving. This new bill has many repercussions for infringing drivers. Old Laws Originally, the law cited texting and driving as a secondary offense. This means that law enforcement would require another primary reason to pull over a driver who’s texting—like speeding […]

What to Do If You’re Involved in a Boating Accident

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A boating accident can turn an entertaining activity into a frightening experience. In the case of an accident, it can be difficult to know how to react. Ginnis & Krathen, P.A. is here to provide the resources and support you need to ensure your safety in the unfortunate event of a boating accident. What to Do in […]

Employee Spotlight: Gale Diebold

Employee spotlight: Gale Diebold

Since joining the firm in August 2016, Gale has proven herself a steadfast asset — both as a paralegal and as a colleague. Gale enjoys getting to know her clients and guiding them through their cases in a personalized way. Gale has the ideal mentality for a personal injury paralegal; she prioritizes her clients’ needs […]

First Steps to Take After a Car Accident

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The first steps taken after an accident can dramatically impact the results of a future insurance claim or lawsuit. All Fort Lauderdale drivers should know what to expect in the first few days and weeks following an accident if they intend to file insurance claims or lawsuits against negligent drivers or other liable parties. Check […]

Self-Driving Cars and Personal Injury

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The rising prevalence of self-driving car technology has raised questions for many legal experts. Personal injury cases that are initiated by car accidents center around accountability. So how do you support the rights of victims of driverless car accidents when there is no liable driver? What Are Autonomous Vehicles? Self-driving cars are growing in popularity […]

Distracted Driving Facts and Statistics

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Distracted driving refers to any activity that diverts a driver’s attention from the road. This practice leads to several preventable accidents every day. Below are some recent statistics of distracted driving. Distracted driving kills 9 people every day in the United States (CDC). In 2015, distracted drivers caused 10% of fatal crashes and 15% of […]