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Sean McQuaid is the President-elect of the St. Petersburg Bar Association for 2020

By |2019-02-26T18:22:00-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: AWARDS & ACCOLADES|Tags: , |

Congratulations to Sean McQuaid as the President-elect of the St. Petersburg Bar Association for 2020! Sean is following the footsteps of his mentors, Anthony Battaglia and Aubrey Dicus, as the third president of the St Petersburg Bar Association to come from Battaglia Ross Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. The St. Petersburg Bar Association currently has over 1,200 members. Membership includes lawyers, judges, students and affiliate members who have a relationship with the legal profession.They are a voluntary bar association which has served the St. Petersburg legal community since 1925. "The mission of the St. Petersburg Bar Association is to serve the [...]

$1,000 Pinellas County High School Scholarship (2019)

By |2019-04-02T10:45:36-04:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: AUTO ACCIDENT LAW, AWARDS & ACCOLADES, City of St. Petersburg|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In an effort to assist local Pinellas County High School Seniors and increase awareness of the dangers of auto accidents in Pinellas County, St Petersburg Personal Injury Attorneys McQuaid & Douglas are proud to announce they will be awarding a scholarship to one local High School Senior this spring. McQuaid & Douglas will select a High School Senior from Pinellas County, FL, to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to help with tuition or other school-related costs. Applications for the scholarship can be printed and mailed or submitted on the website, where applicants must also upload a maximum 500-word essay that [...]

Frequently Asked Questions by Personal Injury Clients During the Initial Consultation

By |2019-01-06T00:26:33-04:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: AUTO ACCIDENT LAW, PERSONAL INJURY LAW|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

During the thousands of hours of personal injury client meetings I have participated in over the last twenty years, I have noticed certain questions continue to come up. This list is certainly not exhaustive but highlights some of the more frequently asked questions. What are the risks associated with hiring a personal injury lawyer? My answer is that there are usually not many risks to hiring a lawyer and pursuing an injury claim. I tell my clients that this is the same advice that I would give to my own mother. Medical bills are really the biggest issue to watch [...]

What Does “At Fault” Mean to an Insurance Company?

By |2018-12-02T16:40:58-04:00December 2nd, 2018|Categories: AUTO ACCIDENT LAW, PERSONAL INJURY LAW|Tags: , , , , |

In Pinellas County, Florida, personal injury attorneys are regularly forced to fight the bag of tricks used by insurance companies to pay as little as possible for injuries sustained after an auto accident or a motorcycle accident. One of the most frequently used techniques by insurance companies is to manipulate Florida's comparative negligence or comparative fault law. Comparative Negligence After an Auto Accident Involving Serious Injuries Under Florida Statute 768.81, comparative negligence means that you can only seek damages in proportion to your degree of fault for the auto or car accident. So, hypothetically, if a jury says that your [...]

Have you been a Victim of Abuse by a Catholic Priest?

By |2018-10-22T16:35:30-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: IN THE PRESS, PERSONAL INJURY LAW|Tags: , , , , |

Have you been a victim of abuse by a Catholic priest? This is the question that Florida’s Attorney General, Pam Bondi, has recently made headlines with. The Attorney General’s office has developed and launched a website which serves as a tip line called MyFloridaLegal.com/stopabuse. This tip line is directly focused on helping investigate and prosecute complaints of abuse at the hands of church representatives. While the tip line is not directly focused on the Catholic Church, Attorney General Bondi’s action comes on the heels of a Pennsylvania investigation which led to a Grand Jury indicting more than 300 Catholic priests. [...]

Sean K. McQuaid Named 2018 Florida Super Lawyer in Personal Injury Law

By |2018-08-31T13:19:15-04:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: AWARDS & ACCOLADES|Tags: , |

On June 19, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Florida, Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. announced Sean K. McQuaid has again been selected to the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Sean McQuaid joined the firm as an associate in 2000, was made a shareholder [...]