Category Archives: Personal Injury

Am I Covered When I Dig on the Site Where the Electric Company Marked Safe in Tampa?

Am I Covered When I Dig on the Site Where the Electric Company Marked Safe in Tampa? We’ve all seen commercials on TV that warn us that we should not dig in areas that we’re not familiar with. We should contact either a special number or the electrical company to come out and mark the […]

Do I Have to Give the Cruise Line Notice Regarding My On Board Injury in Tampa, Florida?

Do I Have to Give the Cruise Line Notice Regarding My On Board Injury in Tampa, Florida? If you are injured on a cruise the first thing you should do is seek appropriate medical care. Secondly, you should report your injury to on-board  personnel, they would generally make out an accident report. You should try […]

As a Railroad Worker in Florida, Why am I not Covered under Workers Compensation on the Job?

As a Railroad Worker in Florida, Why am I not Covered under Workers Compensation on the Job? As a railroad worker in Florida injured on the job, you are not eligible for worker’s compensation because there is a federal statute that has been in effect since approximately 1905 called the federal employer’s liability act. It […]

What Happens If I’m Injured While Docking a Boat?

What Happens If I’m Injured While Docking a Boat? Oftentimes individuals who suffer electrical injuries and not necessarily at their home but away from their home let’s say on docks that they’re not familiar with and the first thing you should do is obviously ensure that you’re in a safe location, you should notify the […]

What if the Dog That Bit Me Has Never Bit Anyone Else Before?

What if the Dog That Bit Me Has Never Bit Anyone Else Before? When an individual comes into the office in Tampa, FL who’s been bitten by a dog or who’s child has been bitten by a dog and indicates that the dog has never bitten anyone before and has never shown any sort of […]

Am I Covered by FELA if I’m Injured at my Railroad Job?

Tampa Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Railroad Worker's Rights

Am I Covered by FELA if I’m Injured at my Railroad Job? Oftentimes a railroader who is on the job or even off the job comes into the office of Morgenstern & Herd, PA in Tampa, FL and asks whether or not he’s covered under the FELA. For example, if you have a job where […]

What if I Was Injured in a Store in Tampa Florida, Due To Falling Objects?

What if I Was Injured in a Store in Tampa Florida, Due To Falling Objects? More and more we are getting reports from individuals that have been injured from merchandise falling of a rack at a store in Tampa, Florida. Oftentimes, these stores will take excess product in inventory and store it above those areas […]

What is Important to Know About Injury Insurance Claims in Tampa, Florida?

What is Important to Know About Injury Insurance Claims in Tampa, Florida? When talking about insurance claims in Tampa, Florida, regardless of whether it is a motor vehicle case, a product liability case or a premises liability case, the thing you should understand is that normally the at fault party’s insurance will be a split […]