Tips for Staying Out of Truck Blind Spots and Staying Safe Around Trucks

Driving around large trucks can be unnerving and dangerous, but if you stay away from truck blind spots, you can easily maneuver around the truck and get to your destination safe and sound. What are truck blind spots? Every car has blind spots; however, a truck driver’s blind spot, the area he cannot see, is much larger. The four truck …

Before You Accept that Settlement, Consider the Long-term Costs of Brain Injuries

There is no doubt that suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is life changing. Many brain injuries are catastrophic events for both the victim and their family. In fact, more than 5.3 million Americans currently live with permanent disabilities after suffering a TBI. Even when these injuries are not permanent, they often require extensive medical care and ongoing therapy to …

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Signs & Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, and poisonous gas, which is why it is sometimes referred to as the “invisible killer.” Carbon monoxide poisoning is a common, industrial hazard, but many people are injured or killed by the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning at home and on vacation while in hotels, garages, cars, and boats. Everyone is at …

Signs & Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Traumatic brain injuries are classified as mild, moderate or severe. Even so-called “mild closed head injuries” can cause deficits in thinking skills, emotional and behavioral functions, as well as physical abilities. Cognitive problems associated with brain injuries include impaired memory, concentration, attention, slowed learning, and difficulty with planning, reasoning or judgment (executive functioning). People with brain injuries may not be …

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Crash Report Akron, Ohio N237WR

Summation of NTSB crash report Akron, Ohio – N237WR – November 10, 2015. Aircraft: BRITISH AEROSPACE HS 125 700A, registration: N237WR Injuries: 9 Fatal. On November 10, 2015, about 1452 eastern standard time (EST), Execuflight flight 1526, a British Aerospace HS 125-700A, N237WR, departed controlled flight while on approach to landing at Akron Fulton International Airport (AKR) and impacted a …

Diminished Value Claim Get Your Money Back

Diminished value claims can mean more money in your pocket after a car crash if the there driver is at fault.  If you have been in a car accident and the other driver damages your car then their insurance company should pay to repair your vehicle. However, once your vehicle is repaired it is worth far less than it was …

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Breaking: Lawsuit filed against 10 automakers over keyless ignition carbon monoxide deaths

According to Scripps News: “Ten of the world’s largest automakers are facing a consumer class action lawsuit filed early Wednesday morning in California on behalf of millions of Americans who own or lease vehicles equipped with keyless ignitions. The suit alleges the automakers have known for years about increased dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning when people mistakenly leave their keyless ignition …

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Taking on Corporate Giants

I asked myself the other day if my life’s work has made a difference for my clients? I think that it has. Every day our team takes on cases against corporate giants listed on the Fortune 500 for our clients. We looked at last year’s Fortune 500 List, and we were amazed at how many of these companies we have recovered …

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Shoes of the Victim

Jurors should put themselves in the shoes of the victim. Today, it is a fact that lawyers hired by a large insurance company or a corporate giant represent virtually every defendant in a jury trial.  However, the jury will never hear about insurance during a jury trial.  Most jurors understand that insurance companies are in the background to pay the …

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Driver Visibility Accidents

At Coffey Trial Law, we deal with motor vehicle accidents and personal injury cases often. While most car accidents are the fault of driver error, there are some circumstances where drivers are not at fault, such as when a street signs are obstructed. For instance, a stop sign or other traffic signs that are covered by trees or other foliage …

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Bicycle Helmets and Head Injury Prevention

Having two young daughters, I recently have had the pleasure of teaching them to ride a two wheeler for the first time. Not much has changed since I was a little boy. The experience brought back the fond memory of the first time that my father taught me to master the art of the two wheeler. Looking back our teachings …

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Keyless Ignition Carbon Monoxide

Keyless ignitions expose the public to carbon monoxide poisoning injuries and deaths that should be fixed by the automotive industry. Recently, I have read about an alarming number of people being injured or killed by carbon monoxide poisoning.  Many of these accidents involve “Keyless Go” cars that have been left running in a person’s garage, due to the driver having …

What Are The Effects Of A Brain Injury?

Physical, Cognitive, & Behavioral Effects of Brain Injury The brain cells, unlike the human bodies, are incapable of replacing themselves. Thus, once the brain has undergone damage, the remaining brain cells must compensate in order to preserve activity and learn and adapt to the changes. According to the U.S. department of Health and Human Services, for an estimated 1.7 million ...

Personal Stories about Sam Coffey

Sam Coffey opens up about a family member and how he has dedicated his time and his personal injury practice to leveling the playing field, seeking justice for you and your family’s personal needs. With over 18 years of experience in working on personal injury cases, Sam Coffey and Coffey Trial Law are more than capable of helping your or …


Who is Sam Coffey?

Sam Coffey is a personal injury lawyer practicing in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Sam has practiced law for about 18 years, handling personal injury and wrongful death cases, as well as a number of others. Have you suffered from a personal injury? Contact Coffey Trial Law today and set up your initial consultation – free of charge.


We Work Hard Defending Your Rights

Coffey Trial Law is working as hard as we can to achieve the best results for our clients & defending their rights. We prepare and work smarter by using technology to effectively explain cases to juries, helping them to understand what you and your family is going through. If you have suffered from a personal injury, contact Coffey Trial Law …

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Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls in an Office/Commercial Space

Sam Coffey, Esq was recently featured in a great article on preventing slips, trips, and falls in a medical office space. A great read for all business owners (especially doctors) who maintain a premises for their business. Preventing Slips, Trips, & Falls By Daniel Casciato If you’re not careful about preventing tripping hazards on your property, your patients and staff …


Get in Contact Easily with Coffey Trial Law

Coffey Trial Law is easily accessible to answer calls – never an automated answering service. It is easy to contact us. You won’t have any trouble getting in touch with Coffey Trial Law. 24/7, 365 days a year, we are available to take your calls and set up an initial consultation – free of charge! If you or a loved …


Choosing a Lawyer

Sam Coffey talks about his own experiences in trial over the course of his eighteen-plus years. Experience matters when choosing a lawyer. Cases like catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and spinal cord and brain injury require an accomplished attorney like Coffey Trial Law. If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury, Coffey Trial Law can help. Get in …

Tighten Texting Law Now!

Sam Coffey recently published an article in the Orlando Sentinel!  Here is a snippet below! Each day in the United States, more than nine people are killed and more than 1,150 people are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver, according to a study published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This is an epidemic because texting while driving …


Carbon Monoxide and Keyless Go

When people forget to manually turn off their keyless cars, carbon monoxide can build up and invade the home, becoming a deadly issue. Sam Coffey, from Coffey Trial Law, explains solutions for manufactures to heed. If you or your loved ones have been suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning, contact Coffey Trial Law to set up your free, initial consultation today.