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Monthly Archives: November 2018


The Recent Ruling Setting a New Standard for Expert Witnesses and How it Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

By Pendas Law Firm |

In personal injury lawsuits that go to trial, one of the most important testimonies can be the voice of the injured party. However, another important voice that can help the court understand your claim is that of your expert witnesses. In a recent decision, the Florida Supreme Court stipulated that the standard that expert… Read More »


When Dining Out Goes Wrong: What You Can Do When You Are Injured From Foreign Objects in Your Food

By Pendas Law Firm |

Eating is arguably a part of American culture and visiting restaurants is a large part of that. We go out to eat to celebrate birthdays, promotions, holidays, graduations, and just the fact that it is another day and we are craving a favorite restaurant dish. There is also an unspoken trust that is in… Read More »


Staying Safe on the Road During the Holiday Season

By Pendas Law Firm |

The beginning of the holiday season is here and this year, AAA predicts that nearly 54 million people – which is 2.5 million more than last year – will hit the roads and sky in traveling at least fifty miles from home. The overwhelming majority of these travelers, or 48.5 million of them, will… Read More »


Wrong-Way Car Accidents and What Tampa Authorities Are Doing to Help Change Statistics

By Pendas Law Firm |

Wrong-way driving is a significant cause of car accidents in Florida and can have serious implications. Fortunately, Tampa authorities are undertaking actions to help change this. The Tampa Bay Times recently reported that the Florida Department of Transportation has announced that it will be launching a pilot program on the Howard Franklin Bridge that… Read More »


Medical Malpractice: When Medical Providers Hurt Instead of Help

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The Palm Beach Post reported recently that a medical provider at Wellington Regional Medical Center removed a patient’s fully-functioning kidney during a back surgery after mistaking the kidney for a cancerous tumor. The patient was not afforded an opportunity to object to the removal of her kidney. Further, the surgeon who removed it in… Read More »


When Products Fail: What You Should Know About Product Liability Lawsuits

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Throughout your day, you most likely use many products that have been manufactured without a second thought. After all, everything from the food we eat to the cars we drive to even the clothing we wear can be considered a “product”. Most of the time, these products operate in the capacity in which they… Read More »


The Impact of Drowsy-Driving: More Can Happen than Simply Falling Asleep

By Pendas Law Firm |

Though we have all heard stories, you may think that you will never encounter a driver who is sleeping while driving. Or, as is even more likely, you may think you could never fall asleep while driving yourself. Unfortunately, statistics suggest that drowsy drivers are not uncommon. According to a report by the Governors… Read More »


They’re Not Always Safe: What You Should Know if Your Children Ride School Buses

By Pendas Law Firm |

Every day, many American families entrust their smallest and most precious family members with school systems across the nation. In fact, twenty-five million children, or half of America’s school children, ride a school bus. School buses are intended to be a convenient, environmentally-friendly, and safe way for children to migrate between their homes and… Read More »


The Potential Consequences That Speeding Drivers Can Create for Pedestrians

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Having a lead foot. Speed freak. There are many names for people who love the adrenaline rush that comes with pushing the driving speed limits stipulated by law. We have all seen these people, sometimes racing each other, and sometimes flying by us as we try to ensure that we are driving or walking… Read More »


Elevator Accidents: People Really Get Hurt?

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For many people, riding an elevator is a routine part of daily life. People ride elevators at work, at home, and while visiting many public facilities and stores. Because they are such a large part of daily life, it may seem that outside of horror movies, the worst thing that could happen on an… Read More »

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