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Category Archives: Personal Injury

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Traumatic Brain Injuries in the Workplace

By Celeste Law Firm |

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a sudden jarring of the brain. This happens from a blow, jolt, or penetrating object, such as a nail or other piece of metal. The brain is an incredibly delicate organ, and, of course, maintaining its health is extremely important. While most TBI victims recover within… Read More »

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Is Your Employer Meeting OSHA’s Standards?

By Celeste Law Firm |

All employers must adhere to state and federal laws when it comes to workplace safety and sanitation. Employees who are injured on the job or come down with a workplace illness deserve to be financially and medically compensated through Florida’s no-fault workers’ compensation system. Only when an employer expresses egregious negligence or malicious intent… Read More »

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Dangerous Consumer Items: Nursery Products

By Celeste Law Firm |

With all the potential hazards to babies and young children in everyday life, such as vehicle traffic, falling from a height, or eating a toxic substance or allergen, the last place an ordinary parent would expect to find a threat is in their own home. Even more surprising is that the threat could potentially… Read More »

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Hit and Run Bicycle Accident

By Celeste Law Firm |

The Florida Highway Patrol reported 99,004 hit and runs in 2016. In fact, 25 percent, or one in four crashes are hit and run events, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. And, only 15,851 of those nearly 100,000 hit and runs resulted in charges being filed. That is because,… Read More »

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Injured by a Drunk Driver

By Celeste Law Firm |

Drunk drivers may only cause a small portion of total auto collisions, but they are responsible for roughly one third of all traffic fatalities. Recently, a 29-year-old drunk driver killed a 19-year-old Coral Springs resident while traveling over 100 miles per hour. Four of the teen’s friends, who were passengers, were injured. The drunk… Read More »

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Sidewalk Injuries Caused by Crumbling Infrastructure

By Celeste Law Firm |

It is no secret that some of West Palm Beach’s roads, sidewalks, and bike lanes have seen better days. Potholes, cracks, damaged road signs, and poorly designed on and off ramps can all have devastating effects on all categories of road users. But what happens if you suffer an injury from a damaged sidewalk… Read More »

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Wrongful Death or Injury by Electrocution

By Celeste Law Firm |

A man left behind his wife and two daughters this past summer when he was fatally electrocuted by a downed power line in Tampa. He was riding his bike along a popular recreational trail when he made contact with a downed, live powerline. The man’s widow filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company,… Read More »

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Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit after a Multi-Vehicle Collision

By Celeste Law Firm |

In central Florida, nine people were injured in a three-car collision, according to News 4. The Jaws of Life was used to rescue two of the victims and multiple people were transported to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, via helicopter. In Miami Gardens, a six-vehicle collision left one dead and eight people injured,… Read More »

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Compiling Evidence After a Personal Injury Accident or Workplace Accident

By Celeste Law Firm |

Whether you were involved in a traffic collision or hurt on an unsafe premise due to a slip and fall, your first priority should be receiving emergency care then to gather evidence of negligence of the responsible party. Call 911 and Provide Medical Attention Immediately, if Necessary Quite often an injured victim will not… Read More »

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Rising Rate of Motorcycle Injuries And Fatalities in Florida

By Celeste Law Firm |

Florida has always been a dangerous place for motorcyclists, and unfortunately it is getting even worse. Some blame Florida’s historical high rates of motorcyclist fatalities on the great riding weather, which means that, overall, there are just more motorcyclists on the road here than in most other states. Others blame the high fatality and… Read More »

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