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When to Contact a Pedestrian Accident Attorney?

Walking in Florida can be dangerous – over 10,000 pedestrian-related accidents happened in 2023 alone. These accidents often leave victims with lifelong consequences, and over 700 resulted in death.  James Horne Law fights for the rights of all personal injury victims. If you need a pedestrian accident attorney in Florida, call our firm to see if we can help...

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Settling vs. Going to Court: Which Is Right for Your Case?

When someone files a personal injury claim, they might receive a settlement offer to compensate for their injuries. These offers may seem attractive, but accepting them too quickly can come with unseen risks.  At James Horne Law PA, many of our clients receive these offers and ask us, Should I settle or go to court? While settlement and court...

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School Bus Accident: Compensation for Student Injuries

Understanding school bus accident compensation for student injuries is crucial as every day, millions of children ride buses to and from school. Parents and guardians trust these buses with their children’s safety. Sadly, 3,000 Florida school bus accidents occurred in 2022 alone. James Horne Law can help you if your child was injured in a school bus accident. Our...

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Is It Best to Settle Out of Court?

Deciding whether to settle a personal injury case out of court or to take it to trial is pivotal. This choice can dramatically affect the speed, cost, privacy, and potential compensation of your legal resolution. Key Takeaways How to Choose: Accepting a Settlement Offer or Going to Trial Is it best to settle out of court? This is a...

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How to Recover Lost Wages After a Personal Injury

Dealing with the aftermath of an accident is stressful. You may face expensive medical bills and significant recovery time depending on your injuries. But if you are in an accident and unable to work for weeks or months, you’re likely wondering how to pay those bills and cover the rest of your costs. In Florida, if you suffer injury...

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The Impact of Weather Conditions on Personal Injury Claims

There are many things to love about living in Florida, from its beaches and wildlife reserves to its metropolitan areas and nightlife. With plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures that allow for outdoor activities even during winter, Florida offers something that many people in other states envy. However, any Floridian who has spent significant time in the Sunshine State...

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Catastrophic Injuries and Their Long-Term Consequences

If you are involved in an accident, the physical toll on your body can be significant. Any injury sustained in an accident has the potential to disrupt your life. You may accumulate significant medical bills, miss work, or even be unable to work again.  When someone fails to act responsibly, they can end up causing a serious accident that...

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How Do You Calculate Pain and Suffering?

Determining pain and suffering as a measure of damages is a complex yet imprecise calculation. It involves either determining the amount of suffering a person endures daily or multiplying the total amount of economic damages a person receives by some number, usually between one and five. Unlike adding up economic damages, like medical expenses or lost wages, juries and...

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

If your loved one has been killed in an accident or due to someone else’s negligence, you may consider suing for wrongful death. While a wrongful death lawsuit will not bring back your loved one, it may allow you to obtain the compensation you need to carry on in their absence. In Florida, the right to file a wrongful...

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How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

After a loved one’s untimely death, you may want to pursue legal action against the parties responsible. But how do you prove wrongful death? Proving wrongful death in Florida typically involves establishing that the death occurred due to someone else’s negligence, intentional act, or misconduct. Florida has specific laws and requirements for bringing a wrongful death claim, which include...

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