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Common Defenses to Medical Malpractice Claims

Medical malpractice cases occur often and many times doctors will have certain reasons to pardon themselves from liability for the issue. When medical care is administered in a way that causes harm to an individual or creates a different outcome than was anticipated, the patient has the right to pursue a medical malpractice case against […]


What Is “Insurance Bad Faith”?

Insurance often proves vital to protecting an individual’s health and property. Customers enroll in and often pay handsomely to maintain coverage established by providers offering financial security when such safeguards are needed. That said, occasionally insurance companies attempt to eschew this responsibility. Such circumstances are known as insurance bad faith actions. Buchalter Hoffman and Dorchak, […]


Can I sue my insurance company if my claim was denied?

The main purpose of insurance is to relieve you of the financial strain that comes with illness and injury. If you have been hurt and you submit a claim to cover your medical expenses, it is reasonable for you to expect the insurance company to act in accordance with your policy. Unfortunately, things do not […]


How do I prove fault in a slip-and-fall case?

You are careful about your personal safety. You avoid obvious hazards and do not take unnecessary risks. You expect the owner of any establishment you visit to be as diligent about safety. If you have experienced a slip and fall accident in a restaurant, café, hotel, shopping store, or any other public venue, then you […]


Why a Personal Injury Case Could Take Awhile to Close

Personal injury cases can sometimes take a while to close and reach a final settlement. There are a variety of reasons for this, but ultimately you want to make sure that the settlement you receive is fair and sufficient. The personal injury law firm North Miami of Buchalter Hoffman & Dorchak can provide legal advice […]


Common Florida Slip and Fall Accident Causes

Slip and fall accidents occur almost anywhere. The good news is that victims can get compensation for the accident from the owner of the building where the accident took place. You can also get compensation from the person who should have prevented the accident. Slip and fall accident lawyers in Miami FL, will help you […]


What Information Do You Need To Begin A Medical Malpractice Suit

Whether you have had surgery, visited a doctor on suspicions of having cancer, or had medical tests that required careful analysis by doctors, you may be one of the many patients that has something go terribly wrong along the way. In many instances, this is due to a doctor’s negligence or carelessness when treating you. […]


Car Accident Compensation Delayed Because of COVID? How a Lawyer Helps

For millions of people across the globe, the coronavirus pandemic has been wrecking unprecedented havoc in recent months, forcing nearly everyone to re-adjust some aspect of their lives. The course of legal proceedings have been interrupted as well, including the litigation of personal injury suits. If you’ve been seeking compensation from a car accident, you […]


Filing a Lawsuit If You’ve Contracted Coronavirus on a Cruise

When the Covid-19 pandemic began, cruise ships were among the hardest hit locations in the world. Thousands of people onboard these ships fell ill with the coronavirus. They were not allowed to return home, and many went without critical medical help and even succumbed to the illness. When you were among the thousands of cruise […]


Suing an Insurance Company in Florida

Insurance companies seem to get away with a lot in the eyes of most people. They charge us our premiums and then do everything within their power to avoid paying out on the insurance when we file a claim. It is a good gig if you can get it. However, that is why the lawyers […]


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