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St Petersburg Personal Injury Attorneys McQuaid & Douglas keep you up to date with the latest in Personal Injury Law.  Here we will discuss all things relating to Auto Accident Law, Insurance LawPremises Liability Law, Property Injury Law and Wrongful Death Law.

For 60 years, Battaglia Ross Dicus & McQuaid, P.A has been providing exceptional legal assistance to the Tampa Bay area.  Battaglia Ross Dicus & McQuaid, P.A is nationally ranked by US News and World Reports as a Tier 1 Law Firm. Sean McQuaid and Jonathon Douglas are both partners at Battaglia Ross Dicus & McQuaid, P.A and have been repeatedly recognized by their peers, the courts and the community as premier lawyers in personal injury law.

Settlement Reached for a Victim of Car Accident

By |January 24th, 2020|Categories: Case Results|

CASE DETAILS The Case: Victim of Car Accident The Injuries: Fractured Bone in Hand Case Result: Settlement reached in favor of our client Accident Location: 1st Avenue North & 22nd Street North, St. Petersburg, FL, USA CASE SUMMARY In July 2019, our client was headed West on 1st Ave N in St. Petersburg in his 2012 Acura. As he approached the intersection of 1st Ave N and 22nd St. N, a driver in a Kia Soul heading South on 22nd St. N failed to stop at the red light, and crashed into our client's car. St. Petersburg Police Department Investigated the car accident and cited the driver of the Kia with Failure to Stop at a Steady Red Signal. Injuries: Our client immediately felt pain in his hand and went to the nearest Urgent Care. He was given an X-ray [...]

Settlement Reached for Passenger in Car Accident

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Case Results|

CASE DETAILS The Case: Passenger in Car Accident The Injuries: Fractured Neck Case Result: Settlement reached in favor of our client Accident Location: 30th Avenue North & 43rd Street, St. Petersburg, FL, USA CASE SUMMARY In August 2019, our client, an 88 yr. old woman, was a back seat passenger in a Toyota Corolla driven by a family member. The Corolla was headed West on 30th Ave N in St. Petersburg when it came to the intersection of 30th Ave. N. and 43rd St. N. The driver of the Corolla stopped at the intersection, but failed to see a Chevy Cobalt heading North on 43rd St. N. The Corolla pulled directly into the path of the Cobalt causing a T-bone car accident. Our client was seated closest to the point of impact between the two vehicles. St. Petersburg Police Department [...]

Settlement Reached for Uber/Lyft Driver in Rear End Car Accident

By |January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Case Results|

CASE DETAILS The Case: Uber/Lyft Driver in Rear End Car Accident The Injuries: Neck Injury Case Result: Settlement reached in favor of our client Accident Location: 1-275 (SR-93) in Hillsborough County approaching mile marker 39 CASE SUMMARY In July 2019, our client was driving southbound on 1-275 (SR-93) in Hillsborough County approaching mile marker 39. Our client was an Uber/Lyft driver and while he had the app on, he was not on the way to pick up a customer nor did he have a passenger in his car. As he drove, he observed an accident ahead. In response, he slowed down rapidly. The driver behind him did not react in time and caused a rear-end collision with our client's car. The car accident was investigated by the Florida Highway Patrol and the other driver was issued a citation for careless [...]

Settlement Reached For Victim of Hit and Run Auto Accident

By |January 21st, 2020|Categories: Case Results|

CASE DETAILS The Case:  Client Injured in Hit and Run Auto Accident The Injuries: Shoulder Injury requiring surgery, back injury requiring injection, neck injury, knee injury Case Result: Settlement reached in favor of our client Accident Location:  62nd Avenue North & 9th Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida CASE SUMMARY In July 2018, our client was driving his 2012 Toyota Rav 4 and was stopped in traffic facing east at the intersection of 62nd Avenue North and 9th St. N. in St. Petersburg, FL. A 2003 Ford F-150 failed to stop for traffic and caused a rear end collision. The driver of the truck ran from the scene on foot and was never found. During the investigation by the St. Petersburg Police Department, it was learned that the driver was a day laborer hired by the owner of the truck [...]

How to Increase the Value of Your Motorcycle Injury Claim

By |January 13th, 2020|Categories: INSURANCE LAW, MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT LAW|Tags: , , , |

Motorcycle accident claims can be extremely difficult due to insurance complexities and what are often very serious injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 4,985 people killed in 2018 while riding a motorcycle in the United States. Motorcyclists were also found by the NHTSA to be killed 28 times more often than those involved in a car accident. These figures are sad, but not shocking when you consider the dangers associated with riding a motorcycle. If you are a rider in Florida, then you know first hand how dangerous it can be on the roads. Our law firm is located in St. Petersburg and we see way too many cases involving unfortunate motorcycle crashes that result in serious injury or death. Our roads are particularly dangerous because of the traffic congestion, the amount of elderly drivers, [...]

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