Congratulations to attorney Debi Chalik for being invited to become a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. The Top 40 Under 40 is an elite group of America’s top young trial attorneys.
Membership is by invitation only and is given only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership.
In an effort to proactively avoid accidents after the death of a man on Old Olga Road last week, Fort Myers residents are asking for more safety features to be incorporated into a local roadway, according to NBC Channel 2 News. A 27-year-old man died at Lee Memorial Hospital after being run over last Monday... Read More
When a person is injured in a car accident, they are often worried about how to pay their medical bills. Their injuries may have made them unable to work or caused lifelong disabilities. In Florida, PIP coverage only goes so far, but it does allow for a quick settlement or payment to help injured people... Read More
In personal injury cases, there are two types of financial compensation typically awarded: economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages cover expenses such as medical bills, damage to personal property, and lost wages. Non-economic damages on the other hand cannot be measured like a medical bill or a repair estimate. Some examples include mental anguish, loss... Read More
Jet skis, often also called personal watercraft (PWC), can be a fun way to spend a day out on the water. While riding jet skis can be exhilarating, operating at speeds of up to 60 m.p.h., jet skis can pose a danger to their operators, passengers, and others nearby. When operating or riding on a... Read More
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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) became an increasingly apparent threat to Americans’ health, those on cruise ships were among the first to be infected. Debi Chalik, partner at Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers, decided she had to take action as her parents were aboard Princess Cruises’ Grand Princess cruise ship amidst a coronavirus outbreak. The more... Read More
Several factors make for a dangerous intersection. The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health reports that fatalities are more likely to occur at intersections where dense traffic allows little room for error while driving. Additional possible hazards include: High numbers of motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. Poor visibility. Little signage or unclear road instructions.... Read More
KSL reports that two Florida men who were in Utah for summer work were arrested for allegedly stealing a dump truck and taking it for a joy ride which culminated in their crashing it into a transformer. Around 5:00 a.m. Monday, police and fire crews responded to a reported accident at 150 N. Paradise Parkway... Read More
With many people out of work or working from home, and many businesses remain remaining closed as a method to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the roadways are less congested than ever before. This presents an opportunity that some drivers cannot resist, driving dangerously faster than posted speed limits. Unfortunately, this means that while overall... Read More