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Statute of Limitations in Botched Venous Surgery Cases: Don't Miss Your Chance for Justice

Statute of Limitations in Botched Venous Surgery Cases: Don’t Miss Your Chance for Justice

For many Floridians seeking relief from vascular problems, having venous surgery such as cardiac catheterization, venous ablation, venous stenting and other peripheral venous intervention, is a serious decision. What occurs if the surgery’s results aren’t what was anticipated and cause additional issues or harm? People in these situations can file a medical malpractice lawsuit for […]

Seeking Compensation for Damages in Botched Plastic Surgery Claims

Seeking Compensation for Damages in Botched Plastic Surgery Claims

Many people decide to have plastic surgery as a personal choice to improve their appearance and increase their self-confidence. Some of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed in South Florida are Brazilian Butt Lift, Tummy Tuck, Mommy Makeover Breast Augmentation and/or Breast Lift and Liposuction surgery. However, the physical and psychological costs can be […]

Compensation for Damages in Botched Venous Surgery Claims

Compensation for Damages in Botched Venous Surgery Claims

Varicose veins are just one of the many venous diseases and disorders that can be treated with venous surgery. Patients in Florida and the United States frequently get these operations, hoping to find relief and improve their health. But these operations can occasionally go wrong, with severe implications. Understanding the many damages involved is essential […]

Legal Remedies for Botched Plastic Surgery

Legal Remedies for Botched Plastic Surgery: Exploring Your Options

Plastic surgery has become increasingly popular over the years, offering individuals the chance to enhance their appearance and boost their self-confidence. However, despite the advancements in medical technology, there are instances where plastic surgery procedures can go awry, leading to serious physical and emotional consequences for the patient. When a plastic surgery procedure results in […]

The Dangers of Botched Venous Surgery

The Dangers of Botched Venous Surgery: Signs, Risks, and Consequences

Venous surgery is a crucial part of medical procedures for controlling vascular problems and fostering venous health. However, it carries inherent risks and potential consequences, much like any surgical procedure. In this blog, we want to make people aware of how critical it is to catch difficulties early, understand the potential repercussions of a botched […]

Are Bed Bug Bites A Serious Concern_

Are Bed Bug Bites A Serious Concern?

Anybody who spends a night in a hotel or resort in Florida is potentially at risk of being bitten by bed bugs. These insects can be found in any place where human beings sleep. Contrary to popular belief, the presence of bed bugs is not a matter of poor hygiene, but competent housekeeping. Even the […]

Bitten By Bed Bugs During A Stay At A Florida Hotel

Bitten By Bed Bugs During A Stay At A Florida Hotel?

Have you recently spent a night in a Florida hotel and experienced a bed bug infestation? This is not only an unpleasant experience; it can cause damage to property, as well as personal injury and disease. It is also something that hotel managers have a responsibility to prevent through proactive means. They have a burden […]

When Do You Need To Hire A Bed Bug Lawyer

When do You need to Hire a Bed Bug Lawyer

Bed bugs can be found even in the most prestigious and best-kept accommodation. Guests in hotels may experience property loss, bites, and even illness as a result of these pests. If you have suffered any of these personal injuries or losses, you should speak to a bed bug lawyer to learn your rights.  Bed bug […]

Guest's Rights When Dealing with Bed Bugs in a Hotel

Guest’s Rights When Dealing with Bed Bugs in a Hotel

Landlords and hotel owners have a responsibility to provide clean, habitable accommodations for their visitors. That includes ensuring that the premises are always reasonably free of vermin such as bedbugs. Unfortunately, bed bugs can take up residence in even the finest hotel rooms – it is estimated that roughly 60 percent of the world’s hotel […]

Bitten by Bed Bugs at a Florida Hotel

What Should You Do if You Have Been Bitten by Bed Bugs at a Florida Hotel?

It is a fairly common vacation horror story: you check into a hotel and lie back to get a good night’s rest, trusting that the establishment, for whose hospitality you are paying, has gone to all necessary lengths to ensure that their rooms are in a fit, clean and healthy state. The following morning, you […]

Venous Ablation | Endovenous Ablation Medical Malpractice

Was Your Venous Ablation Surgery Really Necessary?

Venous ablation, or endovenous ablation, is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure that is most commonly used to treat varicose veins or spider veins to reduce associated pain and swelling, leg fatigue, Restless Leg Syndrome, irritation, or even leg ulcers. The procedure uses radiofrequency or lasers to cauterize and close varicose veins. This prevents blood from flowing […]

Venous Stent Surgery | Venous Stenting Medical Malpractice

Venous Stents and Medical Malpractice

Venous stenting has emerged as a popular treatment for narrow or blocked veins and arteries or conditions like May-Thurner Syndrome. During this procedure, a vascular surgeon places a tiny metal stent in the troubled vein, which then expands to hold the vein open to allow adequate blood flow. This type of endovascular surgery is being […]

Surgical Errors And Medical Malpractice

Surgical Errors and Medical Malpractice

We are all familiar with the horror stories of medical malpractice in Florida. Oftentimes, those newsworthy cases focus on surgeries that disfigure the patient or ruin their quality of life, but the truth is it is the smaller, less flashy surgical errors that are most common – and they can be equally as devastating to […]

Common Childcare Injuries | Daycare Injuries

5 of the Most Common Daycare Injuries and When to Worry

As parents, we are willing to accept the fact that at some point, our kids will get hurt or injured. Skinned knees and elbows, bruises, and twisted ankles are par for the course of childhood. When injuries happen at a friend’s house or at home, we are more inclined to shrug them off than when […]

Cosmetic Surgery Medical Malpractice In Florida

Due Diligence Is A Must For Cosmetic Surgery Procedures In Florida

Florida has developed a reputation as the place to go for affordable cosmetic procedures. The state even has a strong medical tourism economy to show for it and Miami is at the heart of it all. But that reputation has come at an enormous cost. Time and time again we hear horror stories of patients […]

Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy | Hysterectomy Malpractice

Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomies Are On The Rise, But Are They Safe?

There is a general belief that robotic-assisted medical procedures are safer than other surgical options. Part of this belief stems from the fact that robotic devices can target much smaller areas and treat conditions with more precision than a surgeon who uses handheld tools. Hysterectomies are one example of surgical procedures that are seeing a […]

Home Healthcare Abuse | Florida Elder Abuse Attorney

Home Healthcare Abuse is Just as Prevalent as Nursing Home Abuse

Home healthcare aides and caregivers perform an important role in our aging society, helping the elderly, disabled, or vulnerable to remain in their homes as long as possible, but that care can come at a cost.  We often hear reports of elder abuse or neglect in nursing homes and assisted living settings, but home healthcare […]

Assisted Living Negligence | Elder Abuse | Personal Injury

Patchwork Accountability Fuels Assisted Living Negligence

Assisted living negligence is an unreported, under-recognized problem among Florida’s elderly and vulnerable populations. Nursing homes typically receive much more public scrutiny in regard to abuse and neglect, while assisted living facilities slip under the radar. Part of the lack of scrutiny may be due to how we think of assisted living facilities as well […]

What Kind Of Compensation Is Possible In Urogynecologic Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

When The Urogynecology Treatment Is Worse Than The Condition

Urogynecology is a specialty area of gynecology concerned with the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions affecting the muscles and tissues of the female pelvic floor, including the bladder and pelvis. Some of the most common conditions urogynecologist treats are pelvic floor disorders and pelvic prolapse, bladder problems, and urinary incontinence.   Urogynecologists treat these conditions […]

What Kind Of Compensation Is Possible In Urogynecologic Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

What Kind Of Compensation Is Possible In Urogynecologic Medical Malpractice Lawsuits?

Sometimes we meet with clients who are reluctant to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit. There are many reasons for this. Some don’t feel like their situation warrants a lawsuit. Others just want to feel better and don’t want to go through the challenges involved in filing a lawsuit. Still, others just want the physician to […]

Urogynecology Medical Malpractice Help From The Beregovich Law Firm

Urogynecology Medical Malpractice Help From The Beregovich Law Firm

Urogynecologists are physicians who specialize in the treatment and care of the female pelvic organs, tissues, and muscles, including the treatment of common pelvic floor disorders such as an overactive bladder, stress urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic floor prolapse. Treatment options vary, depending on the condition and its severity, and may include surgical solutions […]

Types of Hysterectomy Malpractice

Types of Hysterectomy Malpractice

Hysterectomies are one of the most common gynecological surgeries performed in the U.S., but that does not mean they are without risk or always performed error-free. Hysterectomy malpractice can and does occur. During a hysterectomy, all or part of the uterus is removed. It is typically removed to resolve other health problems such as uterine […]

Vaginal Mesh Complications | Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Vaginal Mesh: Complications Abound

Vaginal mesh is a surgical screen that is made from synthetic or biological polymers. It is used to help alleviate problems of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in women by providing reinforcement or support for tissues and bones in the area. Vaginal mesh is surgically implanted into the vaginal wall to […]

Transvaginal Mesh For Pelvic Organ Prolapse Can Cause Problems, Even Years Later

Transvaginal Mesh For Pelvic Organ Prolapse Can Cause Problems, Even Years Later

Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a disorder in which a woman’s pelvic organs may shift out of place and extend downward into the vaginal canal. In severe cases, the organs may bulge out of the canal. Organs that may be affected by prolapse are: the bladder, uterus, rectum, vagina, and urethra. The condition happens when […]

Violating Residents' Rights Could Lead To Assisted Living Negligence Lawsuits

Violating Residents’ Rights Could Lead To Assisted Living Negligence Lawsuits

Assisted living facilities fulfill an important role in today’s society, offering seniors and their families a practical alternative to fully independent living and nursing home care. Intended for residents who don’t require a high level of care, but do need some help, assisted living facilities have boomed in recent years. Today, there are over 28,000 […]

Beregovich Law Firm Emerges as a Leader in Florida Medical Malpractice Cases

Beregovich Law Firm Emerges as a Leader in Florida Medical Malpractice Cases

Andres Beregovich and The Beregovich Law Firm have been featured in yet another USA Today article that highlights the on-going problem of Florida physicians practicing without medical malpractice insurance. The article goes into the horrifying details of several cosmetic surgery procedures gone awry – and the patients who are out of luck trying to obtain […]

Consumer Rights | Personal Injury | Beregovich Law Firm

The Beregovich Law Firm Stands Up To The Big Guys To Fight For Consumer Rights

Big corporations and large companies have several advantages over the “little guys” in court. Name recognition, a strong brand, a team of staff attorneys and deep pockets to name just a few. The thought of going up against well-known names or well-positioned companies is intimidating….and they count on that. Big players can afford to stretch […]

Daycare Negligence | Documentation In Daycare Negligence

Documentation Is Crucial to Private Daycare Negligence Lawsuits

Winning a daycare negligence lawsuit means proving that the daycare provider breached their duty of care to prevent injuries and provide a safe environment for children. Simply accusing the providers of being negligent in this duty of care won’t win any cases. Like all personal injury cases, you need proof or evidence.  Documentation is one […]

Nursing Home Abuse | Why Nursing Home Abuse Happens

Why Nursing Home Abuse Happens

In previous posts, we’ve looked at the signs of nursing home negligence or abuse, different types of nursing home abuse, and what family members can do to protect their loved ones. One thing we haven’t looked at is why nursing home abuse occurs in the first place. Without understanding the cause of nursing home abuse, […]

Nursing Home Abuse | Prevent Nursing Home Abuse

Protect Your Loved One From Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is on the rise. Similar situations are also on the rise in assisted living facilities. Part of this is due to the fact that we have an aging population with many more people than ever before living in nursing homes and care facilities. Another reason for the increase in abuse cases is […]

New Legislation Aims To Protect Patients From Uninsured Plastic Surgeons

New Legislation Aims To Protect Patients From Uninsured Plastic Surgeons

Florida has become a medical tourism hotspot, adding $6 billion to the state economy every year. It sounds like a boon for the state, but there is a dark side. A lack of consumer protections have led to an alarming situation where patients are suffering injuries, or even dying, after what are considered routine cosmetic […]

Case Update: Long-Lost Safety Deposit Items Show Up At Orlando Auction

Case Update: Long-Lost Safety Deposit Items Show Up At Orlando Auction

In 2017, we represented a woman who lost over $100,000 worth of valuables after a banking institution misplaced the safety deposit box she had used to safeguard her property. Despite the bank’s negligence in protecting her property, the personal injury case was lost on a technicality – the statute of limitations to bring forth a […]

Nursing Home Abuse | Take Action Against Nursing Home Abuse

What You Can Do About Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is widespread with the World Health Organization reporting that 1 in 6 people over the age of 60 experienced some form of abuse in 2017. While shocking, the true numbers may be much higher as abuses are often under-reported. This is troubling given the fact that as our society ages, more and […]

Nursing Home Abuse | Types of Nursing Home Abuse

4 Different Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Did you know that there are many different types of nursing home abuse cases? While physical abuse may be most closely associated with nursing home abuse in our minds, it’s far from the only type of mistreatment seniors can suffer in a nursing home setting. In addition to physical abuse, seniors can experience: Sexual Abuse […]

Daycare Negligence | 7 Criteria That Minimize Daycare Risk

Protect Your Child From Daycare Negligence

It’s hard enough leaving your child with a daycare provider to go to work. It’s even harder when the news is filled with horror stories of children who have been neglected or injured at daycare facilities. What can parents do to ensure they are choosing a safe and qualified daycare provider? Although daycare negligence is […]

Daycare Negligence | Signs of Negligence in Daycare Settings

Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Negligence Extends Beyond Physical Violence

When the words “Pre-K negligence” come up, images of abused children spring to mind, but negligence is actually a much broader concept that goes far beyond physical violence. There are many ways that a daycare facility could be negligent in their delivery of childcare without the child actually being physically abused. Negligence Can Happen in […]

No-Fault Car Insurance | Florida Auto Accident Attorney

What Does Florida’s No-Fault Auto Insurance Law Mean For Car Accident Victims?

Florida is considered a “no-fault” auto insurance state. This does not mean that drivers can’t be held responsible for causing a car accident. Rather, it is an auto insurance issue that is intended to help those who have been in car accidents quickly obtain insurance money to help pay for medical bills and property damage.  […]

Nursing Home Abuse Settlements | Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

Should You Take a Settlement in a Nursing Home Abuse Case?

There are thousands of nursing home lawsuits filed every year in the U.S., yet very few of them make it to court. Most cases are settled out of court, but is it in your best interests to accept a settlement offer? In many situations, yes.  Nursing home abuse or negligence cases are trying. They are […]

Medical Malpractice | Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice

Florida Lawmakers Finally Address Medical Malpractice At Cosmetic Spas

After years of watching women suffer at the hands of poorly regulated cosmetic surgery clinics in Florida, the state legislature is finally enacting some protections for consumers. Just this month, USA Today reported that the Florida State Legislature had passed legislation that would allow the state to punish plastic surgery facilities, shut down the worst […]

Nursing Home Negligence | Sue For Nursing Home Negligence

Can I Sue For Nursing Home Negligence?

Nursing homes are tasked with providing a safe environment for the elderly or infirm. When a resident is injured while in the care of a nursing home or similar facility, it’s natural to wonder if you can hold them responsible for the injury. In some cases, yes, nursing homes and care facilities can be held […]

Florida Medical Malpractice Attorney | Beregovich Law Firm

Beregovich Law Fights For Victims Of Medical Malpractice In Florida

Reports of medical malpractice involving Florida cosmetic clinics are on the rise. Marketed across the country as affordable, simple, and safe, the reality is that many of these procedures are anything but – and patients pay the price. Unfortunately, Florida does not require physicians to carry medical malpractice insurance, which puts consumers at a disadvantage […]

Medical Malpractice | Florida Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice

It’s Past Time For Florida To Address Medical Malpractice Loopholes

Florida may finally be addressing some of the biggest problems in the state’s “medical tourism” industry and all we can say about that is it’s about time! The state has become a magnet for cosmetic surgery clinics due, in part, to its non-existent medical malpractice laws and consumer protections. While some argue that this has […]

FIU Bridge Collapse | Negligence and Personal Injury | The Beregovich Law Fir

FIU Bridge Collapse Marks One Year Anniversary But For Victims The Nightmare Continues

March 15, 2019, marked one year since the shocking FIU pedestrian bridge collapse; an incident that killed six people and injured eight more. Two of those victims are represented by Andres Beregovich, Esq. of The Beregovich Law Firm as they navigate multiple lawsuits related to the incident. Our clients, a husband and wife, were in […]

Defensive Driving | Auto Accidents | Spring Break | The Beregovich Law Firm in Florida

Don’t Let Spring Fever Lead To An Auto Accident

Spring break is in full swing here in Florida. That means plenty of winter-weary travelers are hitting the highways in search of some fun in the sun. More drivers on the road, distracted drivers, drunk drivers, and even inexperienced drivers all up the chances of a car accident occurring. While even the best drivers can […]

Medical Negligence | Cosmetic Surgery Medical Negligence

“Perfect Storm” Of Lax Liability Laws In Florida Allows Medical Negligence Reports To Build Up

Examining the alarming rise in illnesses and injuries associated with certain cosmetic procedures in Florida, USA Today has published an investigative piece that takes a hard look at how cosmetic surgery clinics sacrifice patient safety in favor of lining surgeon and clinic wallets – and they seem to do it without fear of legal repercussions. […]

Negligence And Personal Injury Attorney | Negligence And Loss

Personal Injury Can Take The Form Of Financial Loss As Well As Physical Injury

There’s a common misconception that you must be physically injured by another party to file a personal injury or negligence lawsuit. That is not true. In legal terms, “injury” or “loss” can take many forms, including financial losses. We recently represented a client who lost over $100,000 worth of valuables from what should have been […]

Recent Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Highlights Loopholes In Florida Licensing | Medical Negligence | Cosmetic Surgery Medical Malpractice

Recent Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Highlights Loopholes In Florida Licensing

The Beregovich Law Firm recently represented a client who has suffered greatly after what was supposed to be a routine outpatient cosmetic procedure. Our client traveled all the way to Florida from California for liposuction and a Brazilian Butt Lift procedure, only to wake up in the emergency room, losing blood fast. The facts of […]

Must-Do Steps To Take After A Car Accident | Car Accident Attorney

Must-Do Steps To Take After A Car Accident

No one expects to be involved in a car accident. Once the immediate shock wears off, chances are you’ll be left wondering what to do. The actions you need to take after a car accident can be separated into two parts: The immediate aftermath of the accident and Post-accident What To Do In The Immediate […]

Don't Ignore These Common Signs Of Nursing Home Negligence

Don’t Ignore These Common Signs Of Nursing Home Negligence

It’s worrisome enough to trust a loved one’s care to a stranger, but when those caregivers don’t provide the care you expect, the situation can move from worrisome to alarming. Nursing home negligence is an all-too-common scenario that millions of seniors and their families deal with every year. As concerning as this situation is, keep […]

Is It Nursing Home Negligence Or Abuse?

Is It Nursing Home Negligence Or Abuse?

If you have an elderly loved one in a nursing home or are at the point of considering nursing home care, you are no doubt concerned with all the stories you hear about nursing home negligence and even abuses that can occur in nursing homes. The statistics are alarming with some estimates claiming that over […]

SSDI and SSI: Eligibility Differences

SSDI and SSI: Eligibility Differences

The Social Security Administration oversees two different programs that provide benefits based on disability: The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. While they both provide financial benefits to disabled citizens, their eligibility requirements are different. Understanding the differences between SSDI and SSI is necessary to ensure applicants apply […]

Appealing Denied SSDI Claims

Appealing Denied SSDI Claims

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program exists to provide a safety net for workers who become unable to work. Workers pay into the program through their payroll taxes, but that doesn’t mean the funds will be automatically available to you when and if you ever need them. You’ll still have to apply for Social […]

Reduce Your Risk Of SSD Denial With Help From The Beregovich Law Firm

Reduce Your Risk Of SSD Denial With Help From The Beregovich Law Firm

Many Social Security Disability (SSD) Insurance applicants only seek out an SSD attorney if their application has been denied, but a qualified SDD attorney can help you at all stages of the application process and may even reduce the chances of your application being denied. This is hugely important since almost 65% of first-time applicants […]

How to Apply for SSD Benefits

How to Apply for SSD Benefits

Social Security Disability (SSD or SSDI – Social Security Disability Insurance) is a federal benefit program that provides individuals and their families income when an unexpected injury or illness occurs and they become unable to work. This income can be vital to a family’s survival during recovery and may even be an individual’s primary source […]

5 Steps To Determining Your Social Security Disability Eligibility

5 Steps To Determining Your Social Security Disability Eligibility

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides income for millions of Americans who become disabled and are unable to work. SSD/SSDI is just one of several entitlement programs run by the Social Security Administration (SSA). This makes it important to understand the eligibility requirements for SSDI so you can make sure you’re applying for the correct […]

Injured By Medical Malpractice? There's A Time Limit To File A Lawsuit

Injured By Medical Malpractice? There’s A Time Limit To File A Lawsuit

The realization that you’ve been injured as a result of the medical care you received can lead to many feelings: shock, anger, frustration, and sadness. One thing it should also compel you to feel is determination. If you suspect that you have a medical malpractice situation on your hands, the very last thing you want […]

Is It Medical Malpractice? How To Determine If You Have A Medical Malpractice Claim

Is It Medical Malpractice? How To Determine If You Have A Medical Malpractice Claim

It can come as a shock when you first realize that you may be in a medical malpractice situation. We are often so focused on our recovery that we seldom stop think that maybe the care we received has something to do with our lingering problems or complications. Once the thought enters the mind though, […]

Daycare Accidents and Liability Waivers

Daycare Accidents And Liability Waivers

Many parents who sign their children up for daycare are presented with a liability waiver before the child is accepted. These waivers are designed to protect the daycare from spurious lawsuits that may result from normal daycare accidents. When children are involved in more serious accidents, parents sometimes think they cannot sue the daycare for negligence […]

Crucial Evidence That Helps Win Car Accident Lawsuits

Crucial Evidence That Helps Win Car Accident Lawsuits

Car accident lawsuits and insurance company payouts both help victims recover from the financial costs associated with an accident – such as property damage, medical bills due to injuries, or even lost wages. However, simply being in a car accident and bringing forth a lawsuit doesn’t guarantee that you will receive compensation. For that to […]

The Most Common Examples Of Medical Malpractice

The Most Common Examples Of Medical Malpractice

Anytime a person suffers an injury as a result of a physician’s care, there’s a question as to whether or not medical malpractice occurred. In short, medical malpractice happens when a healthcare provider (an individual or a facility) fails to provide reasonable care to their patient. This includes making a decision or taking an action […]

What Is Considered Medical Malpractice?

What Is Considered Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice lawsuits arise after a person has been injured as a result of the care they received or, in some cases, did not receive from a physician, healthcare provider, hospital, or clinic. The key component in medical malpractice suits is that the injury was caused through a negligent act or omission on behalf of […]

The Beregovich Law Firm Represents Miami Bridge Collapse Victims

The Beregovich Law Firm Represents Miami Bridge Collapse Victims

Investigation into the March 15, 2018 collapse of a pedestrian bridge at FIU-Sweetwater is still underway, but one thing is clear: six people died and several more were injured due to the bridge’s failure. The Beregovich Law Firm is representing victims of the Miami bridge collapse with the intention of securing settlements that will help […]

The 4 Most Dangerous Types of Car Accidents

The 4 Most Dangerous Types of Car Accidents

According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were over 395,000 car accidents in Florida just in the year 2016. Of those thousands of crashes, more than 250,000 of them resulted in injuries, while just fewer than 3,000 of them resulted in fatalities, proving that there is a wide range of […]

Uninsured Discount Surgeons A Threat To Public Health

Uninsured Discount Surgeons A Threat To Public Health

Outpatient cosmetic surgery is a popular health trend in Florida, but the ease of access hides a darker side: uninsured doctors and patient injuries. The Beregovich Law Firm recently represented a patient who suffered severe injuries after a botched Brazilian Butt Lift procedure. Our client underwent a routine outpatient procedure but, afterwards, experienced loss of […]

Yes, It Is Possible To Recover Damages From Uninsured Doctors In Florida

Yes, It Is Possible To Recover Damages From Uninsured Doctors In Florida

When injured patients learn that physicians in Florida are not required to carry medical malpractice insurance, they often feel anger and despair at the thought that they won’t be able to sue the physician for medical malpractice and will have to cover the costs of their injury themselves. This isn’t entirely accurate. While it is […]

Pursuing Justice In Day Care Deaths

Pursuing Justice In Day Care Deaths

One piece of news that we see way too often here in Florida is day care deaths. Whether from abuse, negligence, or honest accidents the reports are always disturbing. What can parents and families do if they have had a child die while under the care of a daycare provider? Legal Recourse For Day Care […]

Bed Bug Bites | What To Do After Bed Bug Bites | Florida Bed Bug Lawyer

What To Do If You’ve Been Bitten By Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are a big problem! The extermination company, Orkin, has been releasing a bed bug report every year lately that lists the top 50 cities in the U.S. for bed bugs; Florida cities always make the list. That’s troubling news considering how many tourists the state draws. There’s a good chance you could be […]

Day Care Accidents | Day Care Negligence | The Beregovich Law Firm

When Negligence Leads To Day Care Accidents

It is normal for children to get bumps and bruises from time to time. But it’s another thing entirely for a child to be injured due to a caregiver’s negligence, which we are seeing more and more frequently in the form of day care accidents. Despite the rules and regulations governing day care operations, day […]

Storm Damage Claim Denials | Insurance Attorney

Storm Damage Claims Denied? Get Help Opening Your Doors Once Again

The 2017 hurricane season was rough on Florida and while there has been a lot of focus on helping homeowners recover from storm events, businesses suffered too. Small businesses are crucial to helping communities recover – they need to get their doors back open right away. Unfortunately, that might not be possible after a major […]

Hurricane Damage Claims Denied | Florida Hurricane Attorney

Hurricane Damage Claim Denied? Don’t Accept No For An Answer Without Speaking To An Insurance Attorney First

Hurricanes represent a major risk for Florida properties. That’s why homeowners make sure their homeowners’ insurance policies include hurricane coverage – and pay for that coverage. But all too often, we hear from homeowners whose hurricane damage claims are denied by their insurer – even when there is obvious damage due to the event and […]

Damages In Personal Injury Cases | FL Personal Injury Law

Defining Damages In Car Accident Personal Injury Cases

It’s not unusual for car accident injury victims to seek compensation after an auto accident. Such compensation can help pay hospital and medical bills, replace lost wages, and help pay for other expenses not covered by your or the other driver’s car insurance policy. In fact, it is the burden of these additional expenses that […]

Property Insurance Claim Denied | Orlando Claim Attorney

Consult Our Orlando Claim Attorney If Your Property Insurance Claim Has Been Denied

Few things are more frustrating for homeowners than submitting a property insurance claim and having it denied. Property insurance, or homeowners insurance, is supposed to help you recover after damage has occurred to your home by providing you with compensation so you can afford to make repairs. But many insurance providers will do all that […]

Surgeon’s License Revoked, Court Stays Revocation during Appeal, Woman Dies

The death of thirty year old Lattia Baumeister of IL is shocking because the Florida Board of Medicine revoked Dr. Osakatukei “Osak” Omulepu’s medical license a few short weeks ago. This week, The First District Court of Appeals denied the Florida Department of Health’s request to restrict Omulepu from performing plastic surgeries during Omulepu’s appeal […]

Insurance Claim Denied? Call us today.

If your insurance claim for damage due to hurricane, fire, lightning, water, hail or sinkhole was denied, you may have options. Call us today to determine if there are any benefits under your insurance policy that are owed.

Important CDL Law Changes

Important CDL Law Changes

Familiarize yourself with current law changes for Florida commercial driver’s license holders. IMPORTANT LAW CHANGES §48.03, Florida Statutes: Adds civil traffic cases to the types of court cases for which service of process may be made on a witness by US mail. §119.0712, Florida Statutes: Customer e-mail addresses collected by the DHSMV while conducting driver […]

I Was Injured in a Car Accident. Should I Hire a Car Accident Attorney?

If you have been injured in a car accident in Florida, you may be wondering if it’s a good idea to hire a car accident attorney. Not all auto accidents require legal representation, but if the accident resulted in personal injuries and/or financial loss, it’s a good idea to at least consult a car accident […]

Letting Others Use Your Ride? Think Again.

Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine states that the owner of an inherently dangerous instrument, which includes tools and vehicles, is liable for injuries caused by its operation. Think twice about who you are letting get behind the wheel of your vehicle. Know the law. Enjoy the weekend.

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Tip of the Day: Use Keywords in Your Email Subject Lines

When you send an email, the first thing your recipient sees is the subject line, so make sure it’s as clear as possible: What is your email’s purpose? What do you want your recipient to do? Take a page from military personnel. Their subject lines use keywords in all caps to note the email’s purpose. […]

Safe and Relaxing Weekend

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Lawyers Advising on Marijuana Laws May Violate Ethics Rules

Have medical or recreational marijuana laws been enacted in your state? While medical and recreational marijuana laws are being passed in various states, it is still illegal to manufacture, distribute or dispense a controlled substance under federal law. Many states are issuing ethics opinions which effectively bar attorneys from advising on state marijuana laws while […]

A Gift for Lawyers 2016

Is there a special lawyer on your list this season? Check out the American Bar Association’s recommendations on 2016’s Gifts for Lawyers. Click here.

First Self Driving Uber in San Francisco Runs Red Light

California demands that Uber obtain permits for its fleet of Volvo self-driving vehicles. On its first day in operation, the autonomous vehicle blew through a red light in San Francisco. Fortunately, no one was injured. Uber claims that self-driving vehicles will make driving safer. Ironically, video of the incident was captured by the dash cam […]

Supreme Court Rejects NFL and Allows $1B NFL Concussion Settlement

Thanks to The Supreme Court, thousands of former pro football players who have been diagnosed with brain injuries linked to repeated concussions will receive a share of the estimated $1 billion settlement with the NFL. The payments could begin in 90 to 120 days. Read more here.

Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier.

Building the best life does not require fealty to feelings in the name of authenticity, but rather rebelling against negative impulses and acting right even when we don’t feel like it. In a nutshell, acting grateful can actually make you grateful. This is a great article by Arthur C. Brooks in the New York Times. […]

Can There Be Personal Liability With Limited Liability Companies?

People usually open Florida Limited Liability Companies not only to obtain beneficial tax treatment but also to ensure the members can avoid personal responsibility of corporate obligations. Florida law generally provides for limited liability for owners and managers by stating that members and managers of a limited liability company “ [are] not personally liable, directly […]

U.S. Foreign Investor Program Funding Luxury Projects, Provisions Set to Expire December 9

The federal EB-5 immigration program meant to encourage investment in the United States from wealthy foreigners is increasingly supporting large luxury real estate projects, not the development in the rural and downtrodden districts that some say were the original targets of the program. Portions of the EB-5 program are set to expire December 9. Read […]

USCIS Announces Increase in Fees for Immigration Applications Effective December 23, 2016

On October 24, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announces a final rule published in the Federal Register adjusting the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. The new fees will be effective December 23, 2016. This is the first fee increase made by USCIS since November 2010. USCIS is almost entirely funded by the […]

Socioeconomic Status & Location Increase Risk of Bicycle Injury to Kids, Study Finds

A new study finds that kids with lower socioeconomic status and kids riding on the sidewalk or in rural areas have an increased risk of bicycle injury. Authors of the study who compared bicyclists under 20 years of age, from 1990 to 2015, in 5 different countries urge drivers to stay alert on roadways. Read […]

Protecting Your Homestead Proceeds Upon Sale of Property

In a ruling which is useful for sellers of their primary residences, the Supreme Court of Florida affirmed the protected status of funds generated by the sale of a homestead property. The issue was whether proceeds from the sale of a debtor’s homestead retain their Article X, Section 4 Florida constitutional protection against a writ […]

Alternatives to Pain Pills Often Denied by Insurance Companies

Its discerning that insurance companies often deny coverage for alternatives to strong pain pills when nerve simulators, biofeedback, acupuncture, cognitive therapy, prolotherapy and PRP are so widely available with tremendous results. Watch the NBC Nightly News Report here

Big Tobacco Slapped with $6.4 Million Verdict, $0 in Punitive Damages

The question of addiction was at the heart of Prentice v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000386 where a jury returned a verdict of $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema. No money was awarded for punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds. Read more here.

You’ve Got Mail: Misconceptions about Email Delivery

Have you, your staff, or a client ever sent an important email that the recipient claimed he or she did not receive? Understanding the common misconceptions about email delivery, i.e. ‘read receipt’ and ‘delivery receipt’ notifications, will help your business. It will also reinforce the importance of follow-up. Read more here.

Hurricane Matthew Damage Assessment for Orange County

Based on an email from Rick Singh, Orange County Property Appraiser, the rough estimate of total damage inflicted by Hurricane Matthew is assessed at approximately $552,129.00 (subject to change). If you have any questions or concerns about property damage, you can contact the OCPA at (407) 836-5044.

Florida Approves 14.5% Workers’ Comp Rate Hike in Response to Court Rulings

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has given contingent approval for an overall statewide workers’ compensation rate increase of 14.5 percent to take effect Dec. 1, 2016. The rate increase is in response to two recent Supreme Court rulings undoing reforms passed in 2003 and rocking the state’s workers’ compensation system. Read more here.

Dealing with Your Insurance Carrier in the Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew – Practice Tip

Hurricane Matthew threatens Florida and  its effects will be felt far beyond the eye of the storm, including potential impact to buildings and structures by devastating wind, rain, storm surges, snapped or uprooted trees, roadway signs and large airborne projectiles. Regardless of whether you OWN or RENT, take pictures and/or video of the interior and […]

The Disturbing Rise in Traffic Deaths in the First Half of 2016

Experts say that self-driving vehicles drive more safely than humans, a theory contradicted when several Tesla Model S vehicles crashed this year while in autonomous driving mode. The number of roadway deaths spiked by 10% in the first half of 2016. Read on here.  

‘Quiet on the Set’ with Johan Hernandez

A very special ‘thank you’ goes out to our photographer and videographer, Johan Hernandez @ Media Mercy, for producing distinctive visual material consistent with our unique brand and mission. You are a true professional with a “sure shot.” You can browse more works and connect with Johan here.

A Growing Industry: Insurance for Shooting Someone in Self-Defense

Programs like U.S. Law Shield promise to defend gun owners for free if they shoot someone in self-defense. Click here to read more.

Feeling Vulnerable? Orlando Police Department Offers Free Residential Security Surveys – Watch Video

Feeling vulnerable these days? Orlando Police Department is offering free on-site security surveys of your home to give you and your family tips on how to better secure your home from intruders. Watch the video here and call 407-246-2369.

Leaving the ‘Big Fish, Small Pond’ Mentality Behind

More challenging ponds allow you to exercise in ways small ponds never allow. Don’t limit yourself and never say never. Learn more here.  

Medicare Eligible? Open your Mail and Read it Carefully

A special Medicare provision called “seamless conversion,” allows private health insurance companies to automatically enroll individuals who become eligible for Medicare. Some health insurance companies are automatically signing members of its non-Medicare insurance plans into their Medicare plans when they reach 65, the age of Medicare eligibility. You can opt out. Read your mail carefully. Click […]

Self-Driving Cars to Slash Auto Insurance Rates by 40%

With major car manufactures embracing self-driving technology, experts predict that insurance rates will drop 40% by 2050 as automation makes driving vehicles safer. For more information, click here.  

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Exploding onto the Market … and while Charging. Feds recall

Feds recall Samsung Galaxy Note 7 amid reports of exploding devices. Read more here.  

Andres Beregovich featured in Orlando Style Magazine’s ‘Legal Elite’

Orlando Style Magazine features prominent local lawyers in a section dubbed, ‘Legal Elite.’ Andres Beregovich is grateful for the opportunity to be recognized and join other distinguished colleagues in this celebrated forum. Pick up a copy of the September issue or click here to view the article!

Driving For Uber Could Invalidate Your Personal Auto Insurance Policy

Florida Statute 324.021 requires minimum insurance on all road vehicles. Review your personal auto insurance policy to determine if there is an exclusion for “driving-for-hire.” If you are in an accident while driving an Uber or using any ride-share app, coverage under your personal auto insurance policy for property and/or bodily injury damages under Florida […]

Need Plans for Saturday & Sunday? Experience Pop Art Prints at Mennello Museum of American Art

Pop Art took the American art scene by storm approximately 50 years ago. Pop Art Prints presents a selection of 37 prints from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection and is part of a series that highlights objects from the Smithsonian’s collection that are rarely on public view from artists such as Robert Indiana, Jasper […]

Sham Accounts Meet Internal Quotas at Wells Fargo

At Wells Fargo, widespread illegal banking practices by employees secretly ripped off customers to meet internal quotas. Approximately 1% of Wells Fargo employees systematically engaged in a practice of opening 1.5 million fake bank and credit card accounts from real customers without their consent. Customers often accumulated late fees in the hundreds of thousands. Read […]

Will Short-Term Rentals/Airbnb Adversely Affect My Homeowner’s Insurance?

Your short term rentals to strangers on Craigslist or Airbnb may have long-term consequences. Know the risks before you rent out a room or apartment. Review this page for helpful tips to all homeowners who are considering renting out their space.  

Customer Service is Gold, Tell Us Your Story

Questions after a car accident? You can call or email us immediately at #beregovichlaw #tellusyourstory

Pulse Shooting OneOrlando Fund Claim Forms Deadline September 12, 2016 – for Deceased Victim, Injured Victim & Present at Pulse

OneOrlando Fund claim forms are now available online for deceased victims, injured victims and persons present at the Pulse nightclub shooting. Please be advised that the deadline to file a claim is September 12, 2016. The OneOrlando Fund Administrator intends to review all claims by September 26, 2016. It is recommended that families of the […]

September is National Preparedness Month

Hurricane season is here. Do you have an emergency plan in the case of disaster? Take time to learn and prepare now by reviewing the City of Orlando’s Emergency Management page and available resources. It takes a second for disaster to strike – be prepared. Call us today. #tellusyourstory #beregovichlaw

New Mexico high court urges judges to be discreet on social media

While Judges are not banned from judicial use of social media, online comments and befriending may be misconstrued by the public. The New Mexico Supreme Court’s opinion parallels the position expressed by the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Formal Ethics Opinion 462, issued Feb. 21, 2013. “A judge may participate in […]

Your Network is Your Net Worth

You are not an island. Encourage yourself to extend yourself and to express yourself. Networking is important! read here.

Researchers Able to ‘Hack’ into Tesla’s Self-Driving Autopilot Feature

Tesla’s autopilot feature is in the spotlight again as it experienced its first crash outside of the U.S. last week in Beijing, China. Tesla suffered its first autopilot fatality in Florida this past May. Researches have also stated that they have found a way to remotely hack the Tesla autopilot feature, essentially jamming the radar […]

Which State Has the Worst Drivers in the U.S.?

New research and data from SmartAsset points to states with the worst drivers living in the Southeast region in the United States. Read this article to see which state tops the list for worst drivers in the U.S. Are you surprised?  

City of Orlando Adding New Bicycle-Friendly Routes

Bike share ridership in Orlando is up! The City of Orlando has made it easier for bicyclists and automobiles to co-exist by adding shared lanes. The “sharrows” are shared-lane roadway markings and have been added to Orlando Urban Trail to Cady Way Trail, Bike Share Station Connection and Gertrude’s Walk/Bike Share Connections. Click here for […]

Burgers or Caviar? Do You Know the Level of Customer Service Your Lawyer is Serving?

No two law firms are the same. As a client, think about how many phone calls and messages you’ve left your lawyer. Do you get a call back? How quickly? Does your lawyer know who you are and what your case is about? Certainly, answers may vary. Nonetheless, in a market saturated with law firms, […]

6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Suspects Have Privacy Interest in Mug Shot

One small step forward for internet privacy. Federal suspects awarded privacy interest in their mug shot. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) does not automatically trigger release of said photos. Read more here.

Meet ‘Graham,’ Life-size Human Body Designed to Absorb High-Impact Car Crashes

Our human bodies are vulnerable to injuries from high-speed and high-impact motor vehicle crashes. ‘Graham,’ is an interactive human model developed to demonstrate and better understand the effects of car crashes on the human body as part of a safety campaign by the Transport Accident Commission of Victoria, Australia. Learn more and check out the […]

Self-Driving Bus of the Future by Mercedes Benz Tested in Amsterdam

Mercedes Benz, pioneer in the development of autonomous trucks, creates a modern and efficient self-driving bus which recognizes traffic lights, pedestrians and bicyclists using cameras, radar and GPS. Read more here.  

Car ‘Accident’ or Car ‘Crash’? Advocates Push to Change Semantics

Historically, state statutes governing roadway negligence by default use the word ‘accidents’ to describe roadway incidents. However, safety advocates are pushing legislatures to stop trivializing the word ‘accident’ by recognizing that most traffic collisions are caused by human error, and, therefore, should be referred to as ‘crashes.’ Almost all crashes stem from driver behavior like […]

Looking For LAW In All The Wrong Places: 5 Tips For Finding The Right Attorney Relationship For You

How do you choose a lawyer? Read “Looking For LAW In All The Wrong Places: 5 Tips For Finding The Right Attorney Relationship For You” compliments of our awesome ghost writer.  

Suze Orman and U.S. Army Reserve Command team up to provide soldiers with financial saavy

Support our troops! Suze Orman, renowned financial expert, and Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command are devoted to strengthening soldiers’ financial goals through informational videos, town hall discussions, barracks visits and publications by signing a four-year gratuitous services agreement. What have you done lately to […]

Court at The Hague issues harsh maritime law decision rejecting China’s claim to South China Sea

An unprecedented legal decision was handed down by a permanent tribunal at The Hague, rejecting Beijing’s controversial territorial claims to the South China Sea. The ruling was based on the United Nations conventions on maritime law is considered legally binding. This case and long-awaited maritime law decision precludes China the right to military expansion, harvesting […]

Florida’s 511 Traveler Information System – download free app

Did you know that you can check traffic information in Florida from any device using Florida’s 511 Traveler Information system by the FLDOT? This system allows you to check roadways for crashes, congestion, construction and view traffic cameras. Register for My Florida 511 to plan custom routes and receive personalized alerts. Summer is in full-swing […]

‘Slowpokes’, move over or, ticket!

Most of the articles and information that we post are aimed at educating our clients and community about driving for the safety and protection of others, auto accidents and insurance law. The Beregovich Law Firm is your premier, boutique personal injury law firm! States like Tennessee, New Jersey and Florida have recently started to pass […]

Florida SunPass Newsletter Published

Florida SunPass customers offered interoperable use in NC, GA and SC and new Centralized Customer Service Center. For more information, check out the link here: