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Another Tri-Rail Train Accident

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

The Tri-Rail system is in the news again, this time for an accident on Friday, April 26. According to WPTV, the accident happened west of I-95, a little before 9:00 am. The vehicle and train collided, leaving the motorist with injuries that were not life-threatening. No one in the train was hurt. Though minor,… Read More »

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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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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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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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DUI Fatalities: What are the Most Dangerous Florida Cities

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

The insurance website Value Penguin performed an interesting analysis. They looked at DUI deaths in Florida and ranked the most dangerous cities for a DUI death. As the report notes, Florida saw 515 DUI deaths in 2017, but to judge the deadliest city you need to analyze deaths on a per capita basis. Since… Read More »

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Will Your Mental Health Records be Made Public?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Lawsuits are public. Many people are unaware of this fact, but if they went into their nearest court house, they would realize they can ask to see case files. These filed include all kinds of information, such as motions a lawyer filed in the case and deposition transcripts. Other records introduced into evidence are… Read More »

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Should You Wait Before Hiring a Lawyer?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

After an accident, it can be exhausting trying to get all the medical care you need to recover. Many people are already overwhelmed with family responsibilities and work. Throw in a serious injury like a burn, back injury, or a concussion, and few people have the time to look for a Delray Beach personal… Read More »

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How to Stay Safe at the Beach

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Tens of thousands of people flock to Delray Beach each winter to enjoy the surf and sun, and we can’t blame them. With much of the U.S. blanketed by snow and struggling with sub-zero temperatures, we are lucky enough to enjoy sun and 80-degree weather during the winter months. However, many people sustain injuries… Read More »

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