Sean Lopez | October 10, 2022 | Property Damage
What Should I Do With a Damaged Car After a Hurricane in Florida?
Thus far, 2022 has been one of the worst years in recent history for hurricanes and tropical storms. Hurricane Ian smashed into Florida like a giant fist and caused widespread devastation. If damage to your automobile is the most you have to worry about, you… read more
Sean Lopez | October 5, 2022 | Product Liability
Zantac Cancer Lawsuits: October 2022 Update
It is expected that the first Zantac lawsuits will begin to be adjudicated in October 2022. The parties are filing final motions, and hearings are scheduled for the end of September. The first trials in the Zantac multi-district litigation (MDL) are important because they could… read more
Sean Lopez | September 19, 2022 | Car Accident
Can You Sue for a St. Petersburg Car Accident if You Are Not Hurt?
Most people settle their St. Petersburg car accident claim without suing the other driver. They work with the insurance company to agree to a settlement amount. However, what happens if the insurance company refuses to settle the claim? Can I Sue the Other Driver for… read more
Sean Lopez | September 15, 2022 | Personal Injury
Suing for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Florida
Emotional distress damages may result from an accident or personal injury. Damages are harms or losses sustained by an injured party because of the acts or omissions of another party. Under Florida tort laws, the party causing the harm or injury can be held financially… read more
Sean Lopez | September 6, 2022 | Personal Injury
Is Flying Safer Than Driving in St. Petersburg, FL?
The summer travel season may be ending, but there’s never a bad time to think about your next family vacation. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 674 million passengers took to the skies in 2021. Similarly, AAA found that 42 million travelers hit the… read more
Sean Lopez | September 5, 2022 | Product Liability
5 of the Biggest Toy Recalls in the U.S.
Parents expect the toys they purchase for their children to be safe to use as intended and instructed. They trust that safety measures and quality control regulations are in place to ensure that the toys manufactured and sold are safe. Unfortunately, that is not always… read more
Sean Lopez | August 31, 2022 | Personal Injury
How Long Does it Take to Get A Personal Injury Settlement Check in St. Petersburg, FL?
It usually takes three to six weeks after the opposing party (usually an insurance company) signs the settlement agreement for you to receive your personal injury settlement check. Nevertheless, this is just an average. Various factors can add to or subtract from the time it… read more
Sean Lopez | August 16, 2022 | Car Accident
Should You Call the Cops for a Fender Bender in St. Petersburg?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that millions of car accidents are reported to local law enforcement annually. An incalculable number of collisions go unreported when the drivers choose not to call the police after a wreck. There may be many reasons why you… read more
Sean Lopez | August 15, 2022 | Product Liability
Johnson & Johnson Sunscreen Recall: Benzene Found in Sunscreen Products
Sunscreen protects our skin from the harmful rays of the sun. As a result, it can reduce the risk of sunburn and other sun damage. However, recent recalls of some sunscreen products have people concerned that the sunscreen could have caused more harm than it… read more
Sean Lopez | August 9, 2022 | Slip & Fall Accidents
Are Slip and Fall Injuries Covered by Homeowners Insurance in Florida?
Slip and fall accidents can occur anywhere. You can fall at the mall or on a cruise ship. Your child could slip and fall at school or a museum. In addition to falls on public and government property, slip and fall accidents occur on private… read more