Articles Tagged with personal injury attorney Fort Myers

Anytime you purchase property in Florida, an inspection by a licensed, certified home inspector is typically part of the process. F.S. 468 Part XV covers home inspector requirements.  Home inspectors are called upon to closely examine the structure and property and identify potential material defects. But what if they miss something that ends up resulting in personal injury? Will you have a claim?personal injury lawyer

The answer is not a simple one, and will depend on the language on the home inspector contract (whether the contractor limited his/ her own liability), as well as the duty of care owed to the person filing the claim.

The question in a recent premises liability lawsuit out of Tennessee was whether a home inspector was liable to a third party who suffered personal injury on a someone else’s property due to a construction defect.  Continue reading ›

Dallas Taylor, a noted Christian music singer, has been hospitalized with critical injuries following a serious Florida ATV accident in Ocala, according to The Ocala Star-Banner.atv1

Taylor is a founding member of Christian metalcore band Underoath and lead singer of other bands Maylene and Sons of Disaster. The 36-year-old was reportedly operating an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on property that belongs to a Baptist church shortly after 6 p.m. on a recent Tuesday. Investigators say that as he drove up an embankment, he lost control of the vehicle and then hit a sign. Taylor then reportedly flipped off the vehicle, which then came to a rest on top of him.

He was reportedly not wearing a helmet at the time of the ATV accident. He was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Gainesville, where doctors performed a series of neurological tests. His injuries reportedly include a bleed in his brain as well as a clot in his carotid artery. He is also suffering from numersou broken bones.  Continue reading ›

Preston J. Scheiner, a trial attorney at Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, recently spoke at the national Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona.photo__1320671_image006

The conference, held last month, was a feature event to highlight one of the best new personal injury lawyer resources available, “Anatomy of  Personal Injury Lawsuit (Trial Guides 2015).” The book, published by the American Association for Justice, contains contributions from 60 of the most well-respected injury lawyers in the country. Preston Scheiner was among them.

The 4th edition of the book offered detailed advice, arguments, charts, illustrations, practice tips and examples to assist other personal injury attorneys across the country. It offers a step-by-step navigation of how personal injury claims should traverse the legal system. It is an honor to share this information to assist other injury attorneys in the fight against injustice and for the rightful compensation of those harmed by the carelessness and recklessness of others.

Preston Scheiner’s contribution focused on, “Damages: Wage Loss-Related Damages.”  Continue reading ›

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