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Is My Neighbor or the Construction Company at Fault for Damages to My Property?
If your neighbor is having remodeling done and you sustain damage to your property in the process, you’re probably wondering who is at fault. Here at Oldham & Smith Attorneys at Law, we want you to be fully aware of your legal rights in these confusing situations. It’s always best to know where to turn […]
My Mom Has Bed Sores In Her Nursing Home, Is This Abuse?
When the time comes to help provide care for a loved one, many of us turn to professional nursing staffs and residential homes where we are under the impression that these services can provide the ones we love most, with the proper, necessary care that they now require. Signs of skin ulcers or pressure sores […]
I Rented A Defective Rental Car, And It Caused An Accident. Now What?
Rental car companies are supposed to provide their clients with safe and efficient vehicles. A person who rents a faulty vehicle may be eligible for personal injury compensation if the faulty vehicle causes an accident. Eligibility for personal injury depends on a number of factors. A reliable personal injury attorney can discuss the various aspects […]
How To Tell If My Hotel Has Adequate Security
Staying in a hotel is an experience that allows travelers to sit back, relax and enjoy a variety of great amenities. Security is something that is normally taken for granted, unless the property appears less than scrupulous. Hotels however, have clear responsibilities when it comes to keeping guests and their belongings secure and free from […]
Who’s Responsible in a Golf Cart Accident?
Are There Rules & Laws That Regulate the Use of Golf Carts? Golf cart drivers must adhere to the specific transportation laws that are placed under the Florida state law. Golf carts are prohibited on most roads unless the road is specifically designated by a sign that notifies the driver that the roadway is a […]
Ensuring Your Pilot Will Keep You Safe
“Most pilots learn… that one thing you don’t do, you don’t believe anything anybody tells you about an airplane.” Chuck Yeager In general, your chances of being involved in a fatal accident flying in one of the 78 major commercial world airlines are 1 in 4.7 million. Although the odds are still significantly in your […]
Does Your Workplace or Apartment Complex Have Adequate Security?
Proving negligence in an inadequate security case can be challenging. If you or a loved one has been injured in such a case, you may be entitled to compensation for the breadth of damages. It is important to enlist the advocacy of a skilled Clermont negligent security attorney that can leverage thorough investigative skills to […]
Could Your Heart Problems Be From Taking Yasmin?
Over the last several years, many women have utilized Yasmin, the popular pregnancy prevention (birth control) drug marketed by Bayer. The drug works by altering the linings of the uterus and the cervix, keeping the egg from ever being fertilized. Yasmin has proven to be effective in preventing pregnancy. Issues With Yasmin However, some reports […]
Be Sure To Ask Your Doctor These Questions Before A Procedure Is Done In The Office
“I’d rather regret the things I have done than regret things I have not done.” Lucille Ball Whether you “love Lucy” or not, her advise is applicable to you if you are about to pay a visit to the doctor’s office about an upcoming medical procedure. Wouldn’t you rather risk the potential embarrassment of asking […]
Reminding Your Kids To Be Safe Around Animals
Chances are you’ve seen or heard of recent animal interactions gone violent, such as this Huffington Post story of a man who messed with the wrong squirrel. Maybe you’ve seen this CBS News story of the heroic cat stepping in to stop the violent dog attack on a young boy. Sometimes stories like this can […]
Keep Your Kids Safety Conscious This Summer
Summer is an especially exciting time for our kids, and they can easily become distracted by friends or the activities of others around them. There are several key things you can do to keep your kids in a safety-conscious mindset this summer to ensure their summer vacation does not turn into a tragedy. Summer Safety […]
Keeping Your Family Safe on the Water
With summer upon us, it’s important to discuss keeping your family safe on the water. Before your family heads for the beach or a lake, it’s not a bad idea to have a family safety meeting to remind everyone how quickly someone can get into trouble while swimming or riding in a boat. Teaching your […]