Personal Injury Claims After A Major Storm (Hurricane)

| October 5, 2017

Each year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) releases its research predictions for Florida and the likelihood we will experience serious storm activity, like tropical storms or hurricanes, during the year. With those major storms, comes the possibility of personal injury claims caused by dangerous conditions like fallen debris, wet and slippery flooring and […]

3 Tips For Perfect Tire Maintenance

| September 28, 2017

US.Coopertire.com It is a well-known fact that poor car maintenance is among the most common causes of car accidents in South Florida. Personal injury lawsuits are filed every day as a result of negligent drivers. However, for those safe drivers who come to complete stops at stop signs, always use their blinkers, and keep their focus on the […]

Pedestrian Accidents in Florida: Deadliest in the Nation

| August 24, 2017

The unfortunate truth is that pedestrians are seriously injured or killed in pedestrian accidents every day in Florida.  So much so, that Florida ranked first in the nation for Pedestrian Accidents in a 2016 research study. In its annual Dangerous by Design report, the advocacy group National Complete Streets Coalition -SmartGrowthAmerica studied accident reports from […]

Are You Being Sued By An Insurance Company For Money It Paid To The Party You Hurt Or Whose Car You Damaged?

| July 27, 2017

Subrogation lawsuits by insurance companies are a common occurrence in Florida car accident cases. What is Subrogation? Subrogation is when an insurance company seeks reimbursement from the party that caused a car accident for the money it has to pay to its insured for a claim.  The most common subrogation lawsuits relate to property damage […]

What Can You Do When A Judge Won’t Rule On A Motion?

| June 15, 2017

In Florida, personal injury lawsuits are filed at the county courthouse every day of the week.  These cases proceed through the court system according to established rules of procedure.  There are the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure as well as local rules for particular counties and courts. Checking Status of Lawsuit and Motion Online at […]

How Do Personal Injury Contingent Fee Agreements Work in Florida?

| May 24, 2017

How Much Money Will A Victim Receive if a Settlement or Jury Award is Granted In a Personal Injury Lawsuit? If you have been injured in a car accident or a slip and fall in Florida and have hired a personal injury attorney to represent you with your claim for compensation, then you have likely […]

Documentary Evidence in Florida Personal Injury Cases

| May 18, 2017

  Whether you have been in a car accident or slip and fall in Florida, it is important to understand some of the basic issues related to documentary evidence, including how documents become admissible evidence. This knowledge is so important because admissible evidence is at the foundation of proving any personal injury claim.   What […]

Florida Car Accident Claims  

| May 4, 2017

In Florida, car accident victims do not need to hire a lawyer to recover compensation for their injuries. They can file a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company on their own. Things to Know When Filing an Auto Accident Claim without a Lawyer Before you file your car accident claim here in Florida, there are […]

Florida Herniated Disk Injury Claims

| April 20, 2017

In the context of personal injury law, a herniated disk, or slipped disc, occurs when there is trauma and injury to a disk in an accident victim’s spinal column.  They are known to occur in “minor” car accidents like slow speed rear-end collisions and in grocery store slip and falls. These disks are located between […]

Employer Liability for Distracted Driving     

| April 6, 2017

What happens when someone is in an auto accident with a distracted driver who is using his or her car for work?  Is the driver’s employer responsible for compensating the victim for their injuries? In Florida, the answer is yes — if certain facts about the car accident are present.     Distracted Driving on […]