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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

The sudden death or loss of a relative can be extremely traumatizing and heartbreaking for surviving family members and loved ones. Sadly, fatal accidents can happen at any moment. When the negligence or wrongful act of one person causes the death of another, it is not ...

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    • What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

      Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may result in swelling, bruising, and bleeding of the brain, and often have long-term symptoms. Our firm has ...

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    • Traumatic Brain Injury Among Athletes: Information & Resources

      Every year, as many as 3.8 million U.S. athletes, ranging from elementary-aged children to professional adults, suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) ...

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    • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

      Each year, as many as 3.8 million cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) occur among US athletes, ranging from elementary-aged children to professional ...

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    • What If My Injuries Present Themselves Long After an Accident?

      Following a traumatic incident, adrenaline sends our bodies into shock as a means of protection. This numbness affects everybody differently and can ...

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    • Battle for the Black Box: The Importance of EDR Data in Accident Claims

      Modern cars and trucks have a variety of computer-controlled functions, from engine operations to internal climate. These functions are governed by a ...

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    • Is There a Difference Between Car and Motorcycle Insurance in Florida?

      In order to promote financial responsibility for traffic accidents, both car owners and motorcyclists are required to purchase insurance under Florida ...

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    • Why Adults Shouldn’t Skip Backseat Seatbelts

      One of the first things we are taught as children is how vital it is to wear a seatbelt. As adults, however, we tend to forget just how important it ...

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    • Package Booby Traps: The Legal Implications of Defending Your Deliveries

      As the popularity of using e-commerce to buy goods grows, so does the risk of having deliveries stolen from the doorstep. But, some people have taken ...

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    • Pool Safety Tips

      Now that the weather is beginning to warm up, children of all ages will feel the familiar lure of swimming pools. Pools are an excellent way for ...

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    • Common Injuries Commonly Ignored

      All to often when accidents happen injuries go undiagnosed because one feels like the aches and pains are just normal bumps and bruises that go with ...

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    • Owner Liability Under Florida’s Dog Bite Statutes

      Loyalty, intelligence, and compassion are the best qualities of a dog – one of human kind’s oldest domesticated animal companions. For these reasons, ...

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    • Tips to Prevent Dog Bites

      Dogs bite over 4 million people each year and nearly 20% of them require medical attention. As much as we love animals, we must remember that some of ...

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    • After Two Damaging Chases, Woman is Arrested

      For the second time in a week, an Ormond Beach woman was arrested by Flagler County Sheriff's deputies. On Monday, December 4, Deborah Brinkman was ...

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    • Tips on Selecting a Quality Motorcycle Helmet

      At Politis & Matovina, P.A. , we are very serious about motorcycle safety. As avid riders, we appreciate the risks involved with operating a ...

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    • Safe or Not: The Controversy Behind Motorcycle Helmet Safety

      There is a split in the motorcycle community about the safety benefits associated with wearing a motorcycle helmet. Many motorcycle enthusiasts are ...

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    • Tips on Selecting a Quality Motorcycle Helmet

      At Politis & Matovina, P.A. , we are very serious about motorcycle safety. As avid riders, we appreciate the risks involved with operating a ...

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    • Is There a Difference Between Car and Motorcycle Insurance in Florida?

      In order to promote financial responsibility for traffic accidents, both car owners and motorcyclists are required to purchase insurance under Florida ...

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    • Florida Law on Lane Splitting for Motorcycles

      Without question, four-wheeled motor vehicles are the dominant form of road transportation throughout the world. However, many people also use ...

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    • How Long Does Whiplash Last?

      After an accident, you may feel a tightening in your neck and shoulders. You may chalk it up to adrenaline and shock, but the sensation could be the ...

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    • Understanding Neck Trauma

      The neck proves to be a particularly vexing as far as injuries go. Compressed into a single conduit which connects to vital organs, the neck can cause ...

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    • Politis & Matovina, P.A. Celebrates 25 Years in Business this December

      At Politis & Matovina, P.A. , we have been honored for our efforts in personal injury law multiple times over the years. However, few accomplishments ...

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    • Can Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

      Posting on social media is a great way to stay connected with friends and family. However, it can also put your personal injury claim in jeopardy. If ...

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    • Attorney Michael J. Politis Selected as Member of Best Attorneys of America

      Our firm, Politis & Matovina, P.A., is excited to announce our very own Attorney Michael J. Politis has been selected as a member of the Best ...

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    • Pedestrian Safety Tips

      Pedestrian accidents often have severe consequences. Victims may suffer catastrophic injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, paralysis, accidental ...

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    • Smartphones Smarter than we Think

      Globally, the cell phone has become a modern convenience owned by a huge chunk of the world's population. In 2011 more smartphones were purchased than ...

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    • Teen’s Death Brings Life to Another

      The family of Nay'Twaun Hardy was in no way prepared to lose their 14-year-old boy. But they're finding some peace knowing that another child will ...

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    • What If My Injuries Present Themselves Long After an Accident?

      Following a traumatic incident, adrenaline sends our bodies into shock as a means of protection. This numbness affects everybody differently and can ...

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    • Package Booby Traps: The Legal Implications of Defending Your Deliveries

      As the popularity of using e-commerce to buy goods grows, so does the risk of having deliveries stolen from the doorstep. But, some people have taken ...

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    • Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in Florida

      If you have been injured by someone else’s negligence, you have the right to pursue justice in a personal injury lawsuit. However, there is a strict ...

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    • How Long Does Whiplash Last?

      After an accident, you may feel a tightening in your neck and shoulders. You may chalk it up to adrenaline and shock, but the sensation could be the ...

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    • Whiplash Commonly Undetected

      Whiplash, though it is pretty much what is happening in your neck when it occurs, is known medically as "cervical acceleration-deceleration". It ...

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    • The Trampoline: Archenemy of the Spinal Cord

      Summer heralds all kinds of outdoor activities and who can resist the call of the trampoline? Perhaps it's the feeling of flight one gets midair. ...

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    • The Dangers of Using Hands-Free Texting While Driving

      Distracted driving accounts for thousands of injuries and fatalities each year in the United States. The majority of these accidents are caused by ...

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    • The Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

      It is estimated that nearly 40,000 people die in traffic accidents each year in the United States. An additional 2.4 million are injured or disabled. ...

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    • Texting and Driving - From Attorney Michael J. Politis

      If I asked you to close your eyes for five seconds, WHILE you are driving 55 miles per hour along a busy roadway, you would probably tell me I'm ...

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    • Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries

      Under the legal definition, catastrophic injuries are those that render the victim incapable of maintaining gainful employment. Car or commercial ...

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    • Workers' Compensation vs. Personal Injury

      It can be easy to confuse workers’ compensation and personal injury, as they both involve obtaining compensation for those who have sustained injuries ...

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    • Toyota Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

      When a consumer purchases a new vehicle, he expects it to be free of defects. Although in an ideal world this would be true, in reality vehicles are ...

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    • Mom Loses Custody, Florida Teen Dies

      A dedicated Florida mother took care of her disabled daughter for fourteen years, until April 2011, when the state of Florida determined she was too ...

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    • Smartphones Smarter than we Think

      Globally, the cell phone has become a modern convenience owned by a huge chunk of the world's population. In 2011 more smartphones were purchased than ...

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