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Joseph F. Diaco Jr. Helps Coordinate Relief Flights to Puerto Rico

In the shocking aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Tampa, FL based personal injury attorney Joseph Diaco, Jr. felt helpless as he watched the despair of the people in remote cities like Arecibo, Aguadilla and Ponce in Puerto Rico. To combat the hopelessness, Diaco helped formulate a plan to bring aid to areas under a veritable media blackout. Diaco reached out to Rafael Gatzambide, Bubba Clem and the BTLS Foundation to get the word out to local businesses. All were willing and eager to help Diaco make it happen, despite enormous logistical hurdles.

To accomplish the goal, each of them donated services, logistical planning, time, supplies and money. Ana Franco of JJ Aeronautics donated the use of a Citation C500 Eagle Jet as well as pilots, the use of her hanger for supplies and her planning expertise. Rafael Gatzambide offered his unwavering support and his incredible ability to gather cash donations and supplies. Bubba Clem and Diaco Law donated money, used the BTLS Foundation to receive additional cash donation and solicited help on Bubba’s show while Diaco coordinated all of the logistics to make this effort a reality. Donations to date have included significant monetary donations in excess of $40,000.00, medical supplies, food and 1,000 Sawyer Water Filters from Waves for Water, capable of filtering 100,000 gallons of water each for a total capacity of filtering approximately 100,000,000.00 gallons of water.

Cash donations raised by Diaco through the BTLS Foundation are being used to fuel the flights where supplies are brought in and relief workers or medically needy patients are flown back to the United States. To date, two flights have successfully been made and more are planned for the near future. Diligence, empathy and compassion are proving that local people can make a difference one plane at a time.

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Tampa, FL Wrongful Death Attorney

If you have you lost a someone important to you due to the negligence of another person or a business entity, Tampa, Florida based Diaco Law is prepared to offer you compassionate legal advice free of cost.

Diaco Law is a personal injury law firm with more than 21 years of experience handling wrongful death and personal injury claims statewide. We realize that every client and claim is unique and our law firm is as well, because we have a practicing board certified surgeon and lawyer as a partner. Having a board certified surgeon who is also a lawyer allows us to evaluate medical and legal questions thoroughly and expediently.

We will work diligently to seek appropriate compensation for the wrongful death of your family member or loved one. There are no fees or costs, unless we recover compensation for your loss.

Tampa, FL Personal Injury Attorney

It is not uncommon to read the phrase “personal injury attorney” without possessing a solid understanding of what the phrase means. A personal injury attorney in Tampa, FL  is a legal professional who provides representation to individuals who have been hurt as the result of the negligence of a company or person. The personal injury lawyer will be knowledgeable in, and have more experience in the area of law established to relieve people who have suffered harm from the wrongful acts committed by others. The lawyer will often work on legal matters involving a traffic collision, injuries suffered while at work, medical malpractice and a variety of other cases. Most importantly, the personal injury attorney will help you navigate through the rough waters after your injury has occurred.

I will offer you peace of mind that your personal interests are well-represented, I will protect your rights and do whatever possible to get you the best results on your case. I will offer you advice with respect, keep you informed about the progress of your claim and I will deal with the stress of communicating with the involved insurance agencies.

There are key elements that go into each Florida personal injury case that a Tampa personal injury Lawyer must prove.

The key elements of a Florida personal injury case.

To establish whether there is a legitimate personal injury claim, three factors must be met in all cases. The factors are:

  • Negligence
  • Incurred Damages
  • Causation of the injury

A personal injury case can include: any of the following:

  • Dog bites, or bites from other animals
  • A slip and fall
  • Injury at the workplace
  • Injuries from faulty products
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Physical assault
  • Battery
  • Sports injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress or harm
  • Loss of Consortium or Companionship

If you have been hurt in an accident due to the negligence or someone else, or you want to discuss a legal claim for a loved one, Diaco Law welcomes your call at 813-SOS-FIRM.

New Offices for Diaco Law

Joseph F. Diaco, Jr., Esq. of Diaco Law announced recently that his firm had completed its move into offices new offices located on S Boulevard in Tampa. The move signifies the beginning of a new era for the well-respected local firm.

The new Diaco Law office is located in Tampa at 605 S Boulevard. The office will provide much-needed space for the growing practice, while still offering a comfortable feel for clients who are seeking a hands-on approach to their case.

“My goal is to make it apparent to any client that he or she always comes first,” said Joseph F. Diaco, Jr.

“An injury suffered in an accident is a legal matter, but it is also highly private matter that should be handled quickly in a protected environment. The new law office space at 605 S Boulevard will allow me to do that. The office will allow me to act as an advocate for justice on your behalf.”

Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. has more than twenty years of experience practicing in Tampa, Florida as well as throughout the better part of the state. He is well-known for being the attorney of record for positive outcomes on commercial vehicle injury claims, medical malpractice claims and wrongful death cases.

Practice areas currently offered by Diaco Law include wrongful death, dog bites, nursing home abuse, commercial vehicle injury, medical malpractice and defective product claims. In spite of a broad scope of practice areas, Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. is known for his careful personal attention to each client.

Diaco Law is located at 605 S Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33606. Joseph F. Diaco, Jr. can be reached by telephone at 808-SOS-FIRM.

Slip and Fall Accidents

Property owners have a duty to people they invite on their property to keep the property in a safe condition for its intended purpose. A property owner may be found liable for an injury if they create the hazard, know of the dangerous condition and they fail to fix it or if the condition was present for a long enough time that a reasonable property owner would have fixed the hazard themselves. In recent years the law has changed regarding slip and falls, making it more difficult than ever to pursue a claim for injuries. If you are ever injured in a slip and fall there are a few things that you must do in order to ensure your slip and fall claim will potentially result in compensation for your injuries:

  • Take photos of the area and the hazard that caused you to slip and fall.
  • Make sure you report the fall to whomever is in charge of the area where you were injured.
  • Make sure to get the full names and phone numbers of any potential witnesses.

Failure to collect any of this information will make it difficult to pursue a claim. It is important to work with a Tampa personal injury attorney from the outset of your claim rather than after an insurance company has become involved. To discuss your slip and fall claim with Diaco Law please call 888-SOS-FIRM.