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House Fires

By Robert W. Elton |

When a mother and daughter were killed in a Hialeah house fire in August 2017, authorities reported that all of the windows had bars on them and the occupants of the house were unable to escape. The tragedy was felt by neighbors, who knew the family and thought well of them. House fires are… Read More »

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Personal Injury As A Result Of Sexual Harassment & Assault

By Robert W. Elton |

Accounts of sexual harassment have been flooding the news of late. It started with Bill Cosby’s case, where five decades and dozens of accusations destroyed the actor’s reputation, despite a jury being unable to convict. From there, the roll-out of well-known individuals who have been accused of both harassment and assault is astonishing. Although… Read More »

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DUI Manslaughter

By Robert W. Elton |

Drunk driving is a serious offense, never more so than when it results in the death of an innocent. Although DUI manslaughter carries a minimum 4-year jail term, the sentences can vary greatly based on a number of factors. Confinement is not the only cost to drunk drivers. Victims’ families can sue drunk drivers…. Read More »

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Personal Injury To Your Pocketbook Via The Lottery

By Robert W. Elton |

Who doesn’t dream of winning the lottery? And what better way to increase your chances than to pool money with friends or colleagues with an agreement to split the winnings should they come your way. Plenty of others have employed just that strategy, and it has worked. Unfortunately, dividing the prize doesn’t always prove… Read More »

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Holiday Driving Safety: Avoiding A Collision Out-Of-State

By Robert W. Elton |

There is no convenient time to experience problems on the road, but perhaps everyone could agree that one of the worst times to encounter difficulties is during the holidays. Unfortunately, most travelers make their holiday visits via car, meaning roadways are more crowded than ever, and your holiday commute is packed with hazards. If… Read More »

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Rear-End Collisions

By Robert W. Elton |

If you have been the victim of a rear-end collision, you are not alone. Estimates put the number of such crashes at roughly 2.5 million annually in the United States. If you have suffered serious injuries, a local personal injury attorney can help you recoup damages. Facts About Rear End Crashes  Almost one-third of… Read More »

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Florida Motorcycle Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

Even the most safety conscious person in the world understands what a thrill it must be to hit the highways on a motorcycle. The freedom of riding motorcycle, whether it’s a scooter, a bullet bike, or a Harley, is something that driving a sedan just can’t begin to match. That being said, one cannot… Read More »

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Filing A Personal Injury Claim In Florida

By Robert W. Elton |

If you have been injured in Florida due to the actions or negligence of someone else, you may find that an experienced personal injury attorney can help you to recover costs associated with the incident. There are several things you can do initially to ensure a successful claim: Have your injuries addressed by medical… Read More »

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Intersection Crashes

By Robert W. Elton |

The June 2017 deaths of a 73-year-old man and his young grandson in Deland, Florida reminds us of the seriousness of approaching intersections while driving. In this tragic case, a high-speed collision resulted in an explosion and multiple deaths and injuries. Contemplate the causes of intersection crashes in America: Driver negligence; Driver recklessness; Running… Read More »

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Hazardous Materials In The Workplace

By Robert W. Elton |

There is a reason that poisons and toxins are labeled as hazardous materials: contact with them can be injurious to your health, and even fatal. If you are experiencing injuries due to a workplace exposure to hazardous materials, chances are your employer has some liability. An attorney experienced in personal injury litigation could be… Read More »