What Is A Permanent Injury?

Q: What is a permanent injury? A: Florida statutes define a permanent injury as death, physical scarring, and pain and suffering in general and most clients end up in the pain and suffering category in general which can be anything related to the neck and back or joints or knee pain, shoulder pain, things like that. Even headaches, even things you can’t necessarily determine on an x-ray, but it takes a doctor, whether it’s a chiropractor or an orthopedist or a neurologist to state that Read More +

Who Pays For My Injuries If I Am Injured In A Florida Car Accident?

Q: Who pays for my injuries if I am injured in a Florida car accident? A: Motorcycles are not required to have no-fault insurance. Some car insurance companies do provide for the policy of PIP in order to pay for your medical bills. If you don’t have PIP or no fault insurance to pay for your medicals as it goes, you would have health insurance hopefully to pick up those bills. If not you would need to make a claim against the at-fault driver for Read More +

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 +

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 +