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Will Delray Beach Ban Dockless Scooters?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Dockless scooter companies like Lime and Bird are all the rage right now. Seen as a convenient way to get around town, scooters are unfortunately expensive to own and maintain. This is where dockless scooter companies come in. Using your app, you find a scooter near you, connect to it, and then go on… Read More »

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Want to Negotiate Your Own Settlement? Think Again

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

After an accident, many people hope to negotiate their own settlements with an insurance company. Their reasons vary. For example, some people might not know how to hire an attorney, so they think they’ll just handle all the paperwork themselves. Others are afraid that a lawyer will not be worth the cost. Even worse,… Read More »

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Florida Boating Deaths and Accidents Decline

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Some good news on the boating front in Florida. According to a report from the state’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the number of deaths and accidents declined in 2018 compared to 2017. This is welcome news. Boating is a popular hobby in Florida, and we watched with a helpless feeling as the number… Read More »

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What to Do after a Concussion

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Concussions are a fairly common injury. If you were involved in a car accident or slipped and fell inside a store, then you could easily suffer a concussion, which is a relatively mild traumatic brain injury. Recovery is vital, because a second concussion soon after a first will be much more disruptive. WebMD has… Read More »

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Car Accidents and Joint Injuries

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Healthy joints are critical for mobility and most of the tasks of daily living. With damaged joints, it is much harder to dress, cook, walk, reach for the remote, or even hug loved ones. Unfortunately, traumatic events like car accidents can lead to a host of joint problems, which can keep many people out… Read More »

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Should You Buy More Insurance?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

To register a motor vehicle in Florida, motorists need to buy personal injury protection insurance, called PIP. These are no-fault benefits that will cover your injuries regardless of who caused a crash. Currently, the minimum PIP coverage is $10,000, which will pay for 80% of your medical bills and a smaller portion of your… Read More »

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Heartwarming Story about a Remarkable Recovery from an Accident

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

As experienced personal injury attorneys, we meet with many clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries. Many are struggling with serious traumatic brain injuries that dramatically impair their ability to think, walk, or do the tasks of daily living. Some of our clients are rightly worried that their lives will never be the same, dependent… Read More »

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What is a Compound Fracture?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Many people involved in traumatic accidents suffer a compound fracture. These fractures are called “compound” because there is accompanying damage to the skin or tissue around the bone. Typically, the broken bone will become exposed through the wound, though this isn’t required. The break in the skin is either caused by the trauma that… Read More »

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Florida’s Dram Shop Law

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Put simply, a dram shop law imposes legal liability on any establishment when it serves alcohol to a person that is visibly intoxicated. These laws force bars, taverns, and restaurants to internalize the costs of damage when one of their intoxicated patrons goes out and injures someone. Many dram shop laws also impose penalties… Read More »

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How to Keep Your Teen Safe Behind the Wheel of a Car

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

It’s tough being a new driver. Not only is your teen inexperienced, but he or she might face social pressure to take unnecessary risks behind the wheel. Unfortunately, teens cause serious damage on Florida’s roads. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over 2,400 teens aged 16-19 were killed in car accidents in… Read More »

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