Valuation Personal Injury Cases In A National Crisis

I guess the benefit of getting older is having a good amount of experience with life, in general, and the law specifically. The last time of major national crisis was the market collapse the third week of September 2008 that dragged us into the worst recession since the Depression of 1929. Around then, I was in litigation on a good case where a woman on a bicycle was unfortunately hit by a car and had something like 4 surgeries to stabilize her. We filed suit Read More +

To The Clients And Potential Clients Of Blenner Law Group In A COVID-19 World

I wouldn’t say I’m a workaholic, but I don’t like being idle. Even last summer when I was on a 2 week cruise halfway across the world, I worked a few hours every day. This is different, however: This is an extremely challenging time for us all, but if you are a client of mine or need my services, just know that we’re still open and working. It’s just that we’re doing it a bit differently. First, I’m working remotely: With a home office, VOIP Read More +

How COVID-19 May Affect Your Case

Treatment: Life as we know it has come to an abrupt, but hopefully brief, pause. Most things seem to have slowed, been interrupted or come to a complete stop. If you’re an injury client, just know that if stop seeing your treating physician, you case will also stall. To resolve an injury claim, attorneys need to know from your doctor your diagnoses and future prognoses. Docs cannot assess that when they have an absentee patient. And when it comes time to settle your claim, most Read More +

Do I need to contact my insurance company about my Florida car accident?

Q: Do I need to contact my insurance company about my Florida car accident? A: Most of the time when you’re in an accident, you do want to let your car insurance company know especially if you’re going to be treating for any injuries or to get some basic treatment, especially if your car is damaged and you may have to have your car fixes. It’s always a good idea to contact your car insurance company, and sometimes they’ll let you know if there are Read More +

SLAPP Lawsuits

SLAPP lawsuits have nothing to do with an aggrieved party suing after getting smacked around by another. SLAPP is an acronym for “Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation”. Currently, 30 states have statutes to prevent SLAPP lawsuits. What’s this about? If you’re a fan of John Oliver’s show HBO comedy news show, “Last Week Tonight”, you already know. In 2017 Oliver ran a segment mocking a particularly horrid businessman for negligent actions against his employees which arguably resulted in the death of his coal workers. His Read More +

What should I do after I fall to protect my rights?

Q: What should I do after I fall to protect my rights? A: This all falls into the heading of preserving the evidence. And some people, when they fall, get embarrassed and pick themselves up and leave, never the right thing to do. If you’ve fallen, you need to determine what you fell on. And this may require taking out your cellphone and taking some photos of the area where you fell. If you were seen by a witness, definitely secure the name and contact Read More +