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Hazing and Personal Liability in Florida

Hazing and Personal Liability in Florida

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Hazing is a common form of initiation for college fraternities and sororities. This practice can come about in many forms. It may require that the person break the law, engage in extreme physical activity, consume food or liquor, be deprived from sleep or be subject to brutal physical torture. These acts can cause not… Read More »

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Your Rights to Peaceful Protest

Your Rights to Peaceful Protest

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

The First Amendment allows U.S. citizens the right to freedom of speech. This means that we have the right to protest if we feel we need to speak out about injustices in the community, nation or world at large. However, the law only allows peaceful protests. You cannot go out and hurt or kill… Read More »

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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Many people who are involved in accidents suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Many suffer TBIs in car accidents, sports incidents, falls and blows to the head. Some people even intentionally suffer TBIs. Firearm injury is the primary cause of TBI-related suicides. Most TBIs are minor, resulting in concussions. Victims tend to recover quickly from… Read More »

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Know Your Rights if You Are Hurt in a Florida Boating Accident

Know Your Rights if You Are Hurt in a Florida Boating Accident

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

With Florida’s nearly year-round summerlike weather, families often take to the open waters of Tampa Bay as well as local rivers and lakes on sailboats and other watercraft to enjoy fishing, waterskiing, and other recreational activities. Unfortunately, as pleasurable as it is to be out on a boat on a sunny day, it’s easy… Read More »

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Injured Pedestrians in Florida Can Recover Damages Even if They Share Fault

Injured Pedestrians in Florida Can Recover Damages Even if They Share Fault

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

With drivers and pedestrians increasingly distracted by mobile devices, pedestrian accidents in the United States are on the rise, while other types of traffic accidents have declined.  According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, approximately 6,283 pedestrians were killed by motor vehicles nationwide in 2018, the highest number in three decades. On average, a… Read More »

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Recovering Lost Wages When You Are Hurt in a Florida Car Crash

Recovering Lost Wages When You Are Hurt in a Florida Car Crash

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

When you suffer injuries in a car wreck, your paramount concern is getting well and making yourself physically whole again. But sooner or later you will have to face the effects of being unable to make a living while you are recuperating. If you are unable to work for several months after sustaining injuries… Read More »

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How Do Insurance Companies Evaluate the Value of Cases

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

A jury is a large part of our injury system, and for cases that go to trial, a jury will determine how much your injuries are “worth” by putting a dollar figure on everything that you have gone through. But long before that happens, there is a negotiation process, usually with an insurance company…. Read More »

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Use Common Sense to Stay Safe on Motorcycles

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

As summer approaches, more and more people will be looking to engage in traditionally summer-related activities. One of those activities may be having fun in the open air environment of a motorcycle. Motorcycling is not just transportation, but a way of life for many people. However, those who do not respect the inherent dangers… Read More »

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Inference Stacking is Allowed in Recent Injury Case

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Pretend that you are driving on the highway. You see a man standing by a pickup truck on the side of the road. His truck has work materials in the truck bed. He is looking to the middle of the road. You look to see what it is that the man is looking at…. Read More »

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Why Do Insurance Companies Fight Car Accident Cases So Intensely?

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Let’s imagine you are in a car accident where you are hit from behind. You suffer an injury, maybe go to the emergency room, and then to therapy for weeks afterwards. There is no doubt the car behind you is at fault, and no doubt that you suffered injury. So why are so many… Read More »

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