4 Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Getting into a car accident can be a frightful experience. However, in the midst of all the chaos and confusion, it’s important to gather your wits. There are four steps you should take immediately after a car accident. Check for Injuries Most important of all is to check yourself and others for injuries. Try to […]

What is Considered a Serious Personal Injury?

The Tampa personal injury firm of Mandelbaum, Fitzsimmons, Hewitt & Cain has the experience you need in making this critical determination. As a general matter, any injury is serious if it’s serious to you. However, injuries that result in the largest awards of financial remuneration tend to be lasting, painful, and traumatic. But the issue […]

Signs of Brain Damage After a Car Accident

In some car accidents, persons experience head injuries. Sometimes these head injuries include possible brain damage. Brain damage from a car accident is not always immediately apparent, as symptoms only develop over time. If you have been injured in a car accident and are experiencing signs of possible brain damage, then it is important to […]

PIP in Florida: What You Need to Know

As a no-fault state, Florida has opted to help ease judicial and administrative backlog by streamlining the claims process for minor auto accidents. While Florida’s current approach does serve to reduce some backlog, the no-fault system is not perfect. The attorneys at Mandelbaum, Fitzsimmons, Hewitt & Cain can help accident victims navigate Florida’s complex civil […]

Florida Wrongful Death Act Overview

Every state has enacted legislation governing wrongful death claims, but they have chosen differing approaches regarding how families can be compensated for damages. Some states allow claims from both the immediate family and the decedent estate, and others have only allowed the claim from the decedent estate with a designated family representative given standing to […]

What Types of Damages Can Be Claimed in a Wrongful Death Claim?

In a wrongful death claim, survivors of the deceased person may be entitled to recover certain damages from the party who caused the death. The types and amount of damages that may be claimed vary in each case. To ensure that you recover the full amount to which you may be entitled, you should contact […]

Who Are Considered Survivors in a Wrongful Death Accident?

A wrongful death case generally involves both the individual who passed away by either negligence or intentional acts as well as the party responsible for such a tragedy. Instances of wrongful death or serious injury due to negligence are not only two-fold, though. In many instances, the loved ones of the deceased are forced to […]

The Most Common Injuries Resulting from Vehicular Accidents

In addition to causing some 3,000 fatalities, traffic accidents injure more than 250,000 men, women and children every year in Florida. Those who have been victimized in traffic crashes and are considering legal action against the responsible parties can find the legal representation they need from the law firm of Mandelbaum, Fitzsimmons, Hewitt & Cain. […]