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 Personal Injury Settlement Disputes

| February 23, 2017

In Florida, when an injury victim opts to negotiate a personal injury claim with the insurance company on their own, he or she needs to be prepared to deal with sophisticated adjusters who strive to keep settlements as low as possible. Insurance adjusters are trained to negotiate settlements in the insurance company’s favor. This means […]

Shoulder Injury Claims Caused By A Car Accident

| February 9, 2017

Shoulder injuries are one of the most common car accident injuries which, in some instances, can be devastating to one’s health. Whether the victim is the driver or the passenger of the vehicle involved in the crash, he or she can suffer severe injuries to his or her shoulder(s) that can last a lifetime. That […]

Florida Personal Injury Lawsuit Risks

| January 26, 2017

In Florida, we have specific laws in place that address injuries caused by civil wrongs that include: 1) the failure to use reasonable care (negligence), 2) providing an unsafe or defective condition on property (premises liability) and 3) spoken or written words that harm a person’s reputation (defamation). These personal injury laws are written to […]

Do I have to reimburse my personal health insurance company for medical expenses from my personal injury case?

| January 17, 2017

In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: Do I have to reimburse my personal health […]

How does an insurance company decide how much they will pay to compensate someone for an injury?

| December 27, 2016

In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: How does an insurance company decide how much they […]

Abusive Insurance Adjusters – Leveling The Playing Field

| December 1, 2016

Accidents interrupt lives. Not just yours, but those who rely on you.  The stress from dealing with ordinary life plus coping with injuries as well as doctor visits and recuperation can be overwhelming.  Added to this is the fact that you will likely have to deal with an insurance company adjuster, whose job in part […]

Can Age Affect Settlement Of A Personal Injury Claim?

| November 5, 2015

Last Update: 02/01/17 Settlement or Trial: How Age Can Impact Your Injury Case A lot of times when someone is involved in an accident it is not only the injury victim who is affected.  Sure, it may be a single individual who is physically harmed in a car crash or slip and fall in Florida, […]

Are You Negligent If You Wear High Heels And You Slip And Fall?

| September 29, 2015

Last Update: 12/29/15 Under Florida law, when someone falls down and gets hurt at a business establishment (a “slip and fall” or a “trip and fall”) the victim may have a claim against the owner or operator of the store or restaurant (or work site). Under Florida’s “premises liability” law, these establishments can be held […]

What is Concurrent Causation?: Determining Who Pays Damages For Your Injuries When More Than One Person is Negligent

| August 25, 2015

Last Update: 01/11/16 In Florida, if you are hurt due to the fault or mistake of another, then you may have a claim for damages to pursue against them (and their insurance coverage). If you are in a car crash, then you may have an accident claim for injuries you suffered as well as property […]