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Get Your Compensation from a Boating Accident

By Attorney Chappell,

In 2012 there were a recorded 4515 boating related accidents, which resulted in 651 deaths, 3,000 injuries, and $38 million in property damage. The majority of these accidents come from coastal cities or states – much like southwest Florida. The nature of the accident can stem from a number of factors and leave victims confused. Was the operator distracted? Was the operator inexperienced? Was the craft going too fast for the conditions? … Continue reading

Know Your Rights If You’re A Victim of Animal Attacks

By Attorney Chappell,

Animal attacks are traumatic events that can leave the victim scared, confused, and unsure about their rights. Most every state has a version of a leash law, which requires dogs to be on a leash in public areas. These leash laws are sometimes categorized as “roaming at large” laws stating that all dogs must be restrained by a specific method including: dog leash, fencing, in a building, tethered with a chain/rope/cable, cage or crate, and or other secure enclosures to contain the dog. In addition to leash laws, some cities … Continue reading

What Can a Personal Injury Law Firm Do for You?

By Attorney Chappell,

Personal injury law involves the representation of individuals who claim they have been injured as a result of negligence or the wrongdoing of another person, company, or other party. If you find yourself in this type of situation and are wondering what to do next, you need to consider contacting a personal injury law firm. There are a number of legal firms to choose from in Florida. But what exactly does a personal injury … Continue reading

Tips to Working with an Attorney after a Slip and Fall

By Attorney Chappell,

Falling can be a traumatic experience; slip and fall injuries can leave you with physical injuries as well as emotional scars. People can feel ashamed or very self-conscious after being involved in a slip and fall in Southwest Florida, but they should not let the situation keep them from pursuing legal help if it is thought to be warranted. Just because you fall, it does not mean you are at fault for the situation; there are many other factors that play in to a slip and fall situation, and a personal injury attorney will be able to help you sift through the details to determine if you can be rewarded with monetary compensation. … Continue reading