Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A Few Tips for Injured Workers

Attorney Brian Greenspoon can offer insight into the complicated laws and processes surrounding Workers’ Compensation. Below are some important steps to take for those injured at work.

Check the local laws. Each state operates its Workers’ Compensation program. The laws, most forms, and procedures to follow should be easily accessible via the state’s website. Awareness of the law can prevent employees from losing out on any of the benefits to which they are entitled.

Inform the employer of an injury immediately. Many states limit the amount of time workers have to report an injury. Rather than waiting to see if an injury is serious before addressing it, employees should act quickly to ensure they do not exceed any possible time limits.

Contact a lawyer. A competent legal professional can guide clients through the process. Attorneys like Brian Greenspoon have recovered significant compensation for those injured at work. They can help clarify the process and advocate the interests of the client.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Greenspoon Dougherty, PLLC - A Full-Service Personal Injury Law Firm

An attorney with over 12 years of experience, Brian Greenspoon began his career in the financial industry before shifting his focus to corporate law and personal injury claims. In 2013, Brain Greenspoon entered into a joint venture with personal injury lawyer Adam Dougherty, merging their individual practices to form the boutique firm of Greenspoon Dougherty, PLLC.

Mr. Dougherty and Mr. Greenspoon possess significant legal experience between them. Their history includes recovering millions of dollars for clients and providing legal services in the real estate, criminal defense, and commercial litigation sectors. Before establishing himself in the boutique firm, Mr. Dougherty worked in law enforcement and later at a premier South Florida personal injury firm.

Mr. Greenspoon serves as the merged practice’s managing partner and handles the firm’s daily operations, in addition to overseeing the pre-suit departments for real estate, business, and personal injury. Mr. Dougherty’s responsibilities include overseeing litigation and criminal defense matters.                            

Monday, December 21, 2015

Brian Greenspoon: Supporting Israel Through the Jewish National Fund

Friday, December 11, 2015

The Science Behind Warmups for Athletes

As managing attorney in Greenspoon Dougherty of Deerfield Beach, Florida, Brian Greenspoon has achieved prominence as a two-time member of Legal Leaders. In his free time, Brian Greenspoon enjoys playing soccer as well as football, golf, and tennis.

Essential for any athlete before exercise, a proper warmup session increases muscle temperature by raising the heart rate and increasing circulation throughout the body. At rest, most of the capillaries in the body's muscular system remain closed, and blood flow to muscles totals only15 to 20 percent. These levels may not be sufficient to support the musculature during exercise.

In a study on healthy adult men, 10 to 15 seconds of intense cardiovascular activity without warmup produced abnormal electrocardiographic results in 70 percent of patients. Subjects with abnormal results then engaged in a two-minute warmup before the next period of exercise, and 20 out of 22 subjects showed improvement.

When the length of warmup increases to between 10 and 12 minutes of activity, capillaries in the skeletal muscles open, and blood flow percentage rises to between 70 and 75 percent. With improved blood flow comes increased temperature and oxygen delivery, which guards the muscles in periods of intense demand.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces - Planned Giving Opportunities

Brian Greenspoon, managing attorney in the Florida firm of Greenspoon Dougherty, upholds a personal commitment to supporting his community. Brian Greenspoon is an active contributor to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation as well as the Friends of Israel Defense Forces.

Dedicated to supporting the young men and women who fight for the State of Israel, the Friends of Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) funds and oversees a variety of programs. These programs depend on the generosity of donors across the United States and beyond. Some donors choose to make a one-time financial contribution, either in their own name or to honor a loved one, while others participate in one of the FIDF's planned-giving programs.

Donors may elect to include the Friends of Israel Defense Forces in their will, which can specify a dollar amount or percentage of assets to go to the organization. Others name FIDF as beneficiary of the full or partial balance of a particular financial account, individual retirement account (IRA), 401k, or life insurance policy.

Some individuals may elect to set up an Israeli Soldiers Gift Annuity, which provides the donor with guaranteed payments in exchange for a donation of cash or active securities. However, those with highly appreciated real estate property or securities may wish instead to establish an Israeli Soldiers Charitable Remainder Unitrust, which provides a certain level of tax exemption and guaranteed income while providing the FIDF with significant support. Meanwhile, donors who wish to secure their long-term impact on the organization can establish an FIDF endowment fund, to be used for general purposes or a particular program as the donor specifies.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Most Recent Homegrown Winners of the “Majors” in Tennis

Monday, November 9, 2015

Andy Warhol Exhibitions at the Boca Raton Museum of Art

Ranked a Top-Rated Lawyer in Florida, Brian Greenspoon has served as a personal injury attorney in the Deerfield Beach law offices of Greenspoon Dougherty, PLLC, since 2013, when he cofounded the firm. Apart from representing his clients, Brian Greenspoon advocates for the arts as a supporting member of the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

The Boca Raton Museum of Art has operated for more than 60 years. During that time, museum trustees have expanded the facilities and made multiple upgrades to facilitate the exhibition, creation, and appreciation of artwork.

Beginning in January 2016, the Museum will exhibit a series of Andy Warhol collections, such as Warhol on Vinyl: The Record Covers, 1949-1987, and Warhol Prints from the Collection of Marc Bell. Museum patrons will have the opportunity to not only view the designs and silkscreens themselves, but to watch film and listen to recordings of the artist. Galleries are open to the public Tuesday through Sunday, except holidays. For more information, please visit