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4 Common Cases of Wrongful Death

By |2018-08-20T11:18:36-04:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: WRONGFUL DEATH LAW|Tags: , , , , |

Losing a loved one is never easy, no matter the situation. Yet, losing a loved one before their time has come due to the negligence of another person can feel all the more painful. Wrongful death is a common type of lawsuit for situations in which someone was fatally injured as a result of another person’s poor decisions. Many people aren’t sure of what constitutes a wrongful death, so here are a few common scenarios. Car accident There are many instances in which a car accident could lead to the death of a loved one. Driving, in itself, is an inherently dangerous [...]

Auto Accident Fatalities are on the Rise

By |2018-08-21T20:49:59-04:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: AUTO ACCIDENT LAW, INSURANCE LAW, PERSONAL INJURY LAW|Tags: , , , , , |

America is facing an unsettling statistic, accident fatalities behind the wheel of a car at an all-time high over the past decade. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released its latest report indicating car accidents killed 37,461 people in 2016, which is up 5.6% from 2015. This is part of a dire trend which has seen fatalities increase every year since the all-time low of 32,744 in 2014. How could this be though? Vehicle safety features are better than ever and self-driving cars have begun to hit the roadways, so one would think that the stat would be [...]

Sean K. McQuaid Recognized as Florida Legal Elite 2016

By |2018-08-22T19:23:39-04:00July 6th, 2016|Categories: AWARDS & ACCOLADES|Tags: , , , |

Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. one of Tampa Bay’s oldest and prestigious law firms today announced Sean K. McQuaid was recently recognized in the 2016 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. The list of honorees, published in the July issue of Florida Trend magazine, includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys. Florida Legal Elite nominations come from actively practicing Florida attorneys who are asked to name the attorneys that they hold in highest regard as professionals – lawyers with whom they have personally worked and would recommend to others. Sean McQuaid joined [...]