The general rule in Florida is that the person or entity that hired a private contractor is not liable for your injuries because that person or entity typically does not exercise direct control over the contractor’s daily activities.
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Tampa and St. Petersburg - The bay cities of Florida with stunning beaches
Though they lack a world-renowned theme park like Orlando, the cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg, both situated around the Tampa Bay, use their attractive beaches and regularly warm weather to draw in tourists each year. The area is the second largest metropolitan statistical area in Florida by population.
Major highways around the bay
- I-75, runs north-south along the east side of the bay and passes along the east side of Tampa.
- I-4, which goes from the heart of Tampa eastward towards Lakeland and Orlando.
- I-275, cuts through the center of Tampa, crosses Old Tampa Bay, and passes through St. Petersburg.
All types of accidents in Tampa-St. Petersburg
- Tampa-St. Petersburg commercial trucking accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg car accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg motorcycle accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg pedestrian accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg bicycle accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg drunk driving accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg train accidents
- Tampa-St. Petersburg aircraft accidents
Searching for an injured friend or relative? Here are the main local hospitals:
Grief Support and Other Helpful Groups
- The Life Center of Tampa Counseling
- Anderson-McQueen Funeral and Grief Support Services
- Griefnet.org Online Grief Support
- Tampa Bay Cycle
Where to find legal assistance after you or a loved one are involved in a Tampa Bay-area accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Tampa personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Tampa wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Tampa accident lawyer can do to help.
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Although there are many birth complications that can cause Cerebral Palsy, in this section, our Florida Cerebral Palsy and birth trauma attorneys will focus specifically on the forms of birth trauma that cause CP.
Because children develop at different rates and every child has a different genetic makeup, how a particular injury will manifest in your child cannot always be determined, nor can many injuries be fully diagnosed until the child is a few years old.
If you are the victim of a car accident, it seems second nature that you would call the police once the scene is safe. But what if the accident was minor, such as a fender-bender, and you know you will be waiting over an hour for an officer to respond to the scene of the accident?
Construction activities are inherently dangerous, and accidents and injuries can occur under a variety of circumstances. Some of the most common causes of construction site injuries include the following...
Every person who is a resident of Florida is required to purchase PIP insurance as part of their Florida Insurance Policy. This sometimes is known that Florida is a “No Fault State” or Florida is a Mandatory PIP state.
Essentially, this part of the PIP statute gives insurers the ability to delay payment of a claim by requesting documents they feel provide a basis of how the treatment rendered was medically necessary.
NICA is a statutory organization that manages the Florida Birth Related Neurological Injury Compensation Plan (“Plan”). The Plan is a no-fault compensation program designed to compensate infants who suffered catastrophic injuries during the birth process.