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Halloween Safety Tips

Kids love the magic of Halloween; trick-or-treating all around the neighborhood dressed in their favorite character costumes. But for parents, there is often a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns. The nature of the holiday alone can make it perilous, as children wear loose-fitting costumes they can trip over in the dark, [...]

By |2018-10-29T21:15:32+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Safety Tips|Tags: |

Hair Salon Chemical Burns

How to Avoid Being the Victim of Hair Salon Chemical Burns When going to the hair salon most customers don't think they could be the victim of hair salon liability. One common form of injury at the hair salon is chemical burns due to hair relaxers and coloring dyes. Chemical Burns Often, chemical burns [...]

By |2018-09-04T10:39:10+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , |

I am Eagle

David C. Dismuke featured in "I Am Eagle" by the Florida Justice Association. "I am Eagle" is a program that features leaders of the Florida Justice Association and their take on why the Eagle program is important that is emailed to all the members of the Florida Justice Association. The Florida Justice Association (FJA), formerly the [...]

By |2018-09-02T17:33:53+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Legal News|Tags: , |

Lakeland Car Accident Lawyers

Top-Rated Lakeland Car Accident Lawyers At Dismuke Law, our goal is to help victims of car accidents in Lakeland get justice. We offer risk-free consultations. If you’ve been injured in Lakeland, as result of a car accident, our Lakeland car accident lawyers can help today. If you were injured due to the negligence of someone [...]

Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

How long do I have to bring a wrongful death lawsuit? The wrongful death Statute of Limitations in Florida is generally, TWO YEARS from the date of death. The Statute of Limitations is the time in which the personal representative has to file a lawsuit against all potential defendants. If a lawsuit is not filed [...]

By |2018-09-03T18:12:14+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Wrongful death|Tags: |

Personal Representative – Who Can Qualify

Who can serve as a personal representative for wrongful death claims? Florida law requires all actions for wrongful death to be brought by a “personal representative.” Some states call this person an “executor” or “administrator” The personal representatives’ job begins with letters of administration issued by the court authorizing the personal representative to act [...]

By |2018-09-05T18:01:41+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Wrongful death|Tags: |

Health Insurance Liens and How to Reduce Them

6 THINGS EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW TO REDUCE HEALTH INSURANCE LIENS IN FLORIDA Health insurance liens attach to settlement proceeds when your health insurance pays for treatment needed due to a personal injury, and you receive a settlement. Most health insurance plans have language in their policy that entitles them to claim a health insurance [...]

By |2019-01-01T19:02:39+00:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Consumer Alerts, Insurance|Tags: , |

Driving Records and How to Get Them

Are Driving Records Admissible in Court? Many times after a traffic crash victims are left wondering if the at-fault driver had a history of bad conduct on the public roads as evidenced by their driving records. Some drivers are downright dangerous. We have all seen people driving on the roadways looking at their cell [...]

By |2018-09-05T18:10:39+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Car Accident, Consumer Alerts|Tags: , |

Dismuke Elected President of the Polk County Trial Lawyers Association 2018 – 2019

President of the Polk County Trial Lawyers Association 2018-2019 DAVID C. DISMUKE ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE POLK COUNTY TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION Dismuke Law is proud to announce that its managing partner David C. Dismuke has recently been elected President of the Polk County Trial Lawyers Association. He has served on the Board of Directors [...]

How Long will my Personal Injury Case Take?

How long will my personal injury case take? How long will my personal injury case take? This may be the most common question that our firm receives from new clients and also the most difficult to answer. While there are exceptions to every rule, typically you can settle your personal injury claim [...]