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What Causes Birth Injuries?

Having a child is one of the most joyous occasions in your life. However, when the labor and delivery process doesn’t go as expected, there can be complications that may affect your child for the rest of their lives. Often, birth injuries are caused by…

Causes and Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) occur when external forces cause damage to the brain. This force can result from a sudden blow, jolt, or head penetration, disrupting normal brain function. TBIs can be mild or severe and have short-term and long-term effects on physical, cognitive, emotional,…

Understanding Automatic Stays in Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

When you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, an automatic stay is enacted immediately after filing. An automatic stay prohibits collectors and creditors from contacting you and requesting payment for past-due bills. Federal bankruptcy laws dictate that when an automatic stay is in…

What You Need to Know About Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

Facing the death of a loved one is one of the most challenging events you’ll go through in your life. Knowing that the death was an accident due to someone else’s negligence and could have been prevented makes the grieving process even more emotional. While…

When is it Time to File for Bankruptcy?

If you’re facing financial difficulties, it may be hard to determine when enough is enough. Many people are unsure when to file for bankruptcy and delay it. However, each month that goes by with unpaid bills makes circumstances worse. It’s best to file for bankruptcy…

what happens to your credit during bankruptcy?

One myth about filing for bankruptcy is that it will ruin your reputation, your credit, and your future. However, bankruptcy often provides the fresh start you need when you cannot get out of debt. If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy, you need to understand how…

Stroke Misdiagnosis During Hospital Stays

One in every ten stroke cases is misdiagnosed in the US. Stroke symptoms can often be miscategorized as symptoms of other conditions, which leads doctors and hospital staff to overlook the warning signs of an impending stroke. Patients hospitalized for other conditions are also at…

Navigating Medication Errors: Safeguarding Your Health Amidst Pharmacy Slip-ups

In an age where medical advancements are at their zenith, medication errors remain an unsettling reality. The Badgley Law Group is acutely aware of the grave consequences that can stem from such errors, whether the administration of the wrong dosage or an entirely incorrect medication.…

What is Non-Dischargeable Debt When Filing for Bankruptcy?

When you file for bankruptcy, there are particular debts that you aren’t responsible for once you’ve filed. These debts are referred to as “dischargeable” debts. However, some debts do not go away after filing for bankruptcy. These types of debts are referred to as “non-dischargeable.”…

How to Answer Questions Your Family May Ask About Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can sound intimidating, especially for family members unfamiliar with filing for bankruptcy. The misconceptions about bankruptcy and its cultural stigma make it a difficult topic to discuss, even with close family and friends. However, having open discussions with curious family members will help shed…

The Florida Bankruptcy Process — Explained

Filing for bankruptcy helps you reduce debts and undo contracts between you and creditors like credit card companies, mortgage and loan lenders, and medical bill collectors when you cannot make payments. If you can’t pay your monthly bills, are behind on house or car payments,…

Understanding Texting and Driving Laws in Florida

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported 56,000 car accidents were caused by distracted driving in 2021. Over 300 of those crashes resulted in fatalities, the highest recorded number of deaths in eight years. Distracted driving is dangerous, but it can be…

Average Settlement for Car Accident Back and Neck Injury in Florida (2023)

Injuries come in all shapes and sizes. While a small cut or bruise is usually no cause for concern, larger injuries can disrupt your entire life and even jeopardize your future. Neck and back injuries are common, but they can be extremely dangerous. Your spinal…

How Much Does It Cost to File for Bankruptcy in Florida?

Bankruptcy is stressful and frustrating, but it’s often the best decision you can make for your financial future. If faced with what seems like an insurmountable cost in debt, bankruptcy is the best way to find a solution that resets your money management and secures…

Watch out for spring break car accidents

When elementary schools and middle schools go on spring break, tourists tend to head to Florida as parents take their children on family trips. When high schools and colleges are on spring break, which sometimes happens later in the year, these students may travel on…

What are exemptions in the bankruptcy process?

Bankruptcy can impact your life in a variety of ways. For many people, this is the only way that they can get control over their finances. There are a few things that people need to think about when they’re considering filing for bankruptcy. One thing…

Don’t stick your hand out (and other dog greeting myths)

For most people, the sight of a wagging tail and a furry face is a welcome sight. You may even have the habit of reaching out to pet dogs before checking with the owner. Depending on the dog, attention can be more stimulating than they…

Florida is home to some of the nation’s most dangerous roads

Those who live and work in Florida are unfortunately familiar with the risks of using some of the state’s roadways. Motor vehicle accidents occur in this region with alarming frequency, leaving residents with sometimes catastrophic injuries. If you could know what roads come with the…

Dangerous driving behaviors people engage in every day

Every single time you go on the road, you put yourself at risk. The issue is that you can be a great driver and you can still be injured by someone else who is not. You have a very limited amount of control over your…

Never assume bankruptcy is your fault

When you talk to people who could certainly benefit from filing for bankruptcy but are still hesitant to take that step, the reason for their hesitation is often that they think the whole situation is their own fault. They feel that they brought it upon…

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