Dog injuries can be caused by bites, jumping or running in front of a car. If you’ve been injured by another person’s dog – whether you were bitten while visiting a friend, or walking down the road and charged by a dog, knocked down by a dog, or whether a dog runs in front of your car and causes a crash – you may be entitled to monetary compensation as damages for the pain and suffering you have endured. Continue reading
E-cigarettes can be a blast but not when they explode. In the United States in the last year, there have been reports of e-cigarettes exploding and ripping a hole in a man’s tongue, blowing up in a man’s pants, and going off while not being used.
When a product is used for its intended use and it explodes and causes disfiguring injuries, as in this case with vaping cigarettes, the manufacturer may be liable under Florida law. Some lawsuits have already been brought against e-cigarette stores and manufacturers. Continue reading
Now that we’ve covered the different types of personal injury claims, you might be wondering: what exactly does a personal injury lawyer do? What can a personal injury lawyer do for you and your specific situation? Continue reading
If there’s one thing you can count on in life it’s: life is unpredictable.
Now, more than ever, we’re on-the-go, all-consumed, and constantly distracted. It makes it even easier for something unexpected to happen, like an unfortunate event typically resulting in damage or injury. This is also known as an accident. Continue reading
The death of Ms. Coleman’s brother years ago inspired her to take on personal injury law. Experiencing, herself, the difficulties that came along with an accident, she understands many different emotions you may be feeling as a result of your accident. Continue reading
Bankruptcy attorneys often refer to a Chapter 13 petition as a wage earner’s plan. You should ideally opt for a Chapter 13 filing if you have a regular source of income. A Chapter 13 filing is also more beneficial if you are facing foreclosure and you want to save your home. Consult with a St. Petersburg bankruptcy lawyer to know if you can file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection.
Florida family laws have changed over recent years in an effort to create a more level playing field for men and women going through a divorce. Women no longer are automatically awarded sole custody of the children, for example, and now St. Petersburg courts presume a mother and father will share parental responsibility unless one of them proves such an arrangement would be detrimental in some significant way.
If you are drowning in debt, then bankruptcy may be the only way out. Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which a debtor initiates by filing a petition in the bankruptcy court. Bankruptcy is also an option if you are facing foreclosure. A St. Petersburg bankruptcy attorney can help you file for bankruptcy protection if you are located in Tampa Bay or surrounding areas of Pinellas County.
Many people think a costly court battle is the only way for divorcing spouses to resolve their differences. However, more and more Florida couples are taking advantage of a process called divorce mediation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mediation), which offers a less costly, less contentious and quicker alternative to the traditional adversarial, or “Kramer v. Kramer,” approach.
The Coleman Law Group, with offices in St. Petersburg, Tampa, and Land O’ Lakes, has experienced professionals dedicated to providing out-of-court solutions to couples who want to avoid lengthy and expensive trial proceedings.