Settle Your Injury Case or File a Lawsuit: What’s Best for You?

| April 19, 2018

Accident victims in Florida are protected by our state personal injury laws, which are designed to hold those responsible for harmful their actions.  Negligence based laws protect car accident victims, and premises liability laws help those hurt in slip and falls at places like a grocery store or hotel bathroom. The Accident Claim Process: How […]

18 Signs That You Have PTSD from A Car Accident           

| March 22, 2018

After a motor vehicle accident, most victims are focused on recovering from their physical injuries.  After all, every morning when they wake up and they look in the mirror they can see and touch their injuries. However, there is one type of injury that can’t be seen by victims but is equally as damaging. That […]

Florida Car Accident Lawsuit

| February 8, 2018

When you are involved in an automobile accident in the State of Florida, several laws come into play.  Some of these laws are unique to Florida, which impact both the at-fault driver and their victims. For instance, Florida is a “no-fault” state, it has a comparative negligence law, and, as a general rule,  there is […]

Negligence Lawsuits in Florida

| December 28, 2017

Some car accidents and slip and falls in Florida require that a lawsuit be filed in order for the injured party to receive compensation.  That is because the parties either cannot settle the case due to a disagreement over who caused the accident and/or the amount of compensation that should be paid to the victim.  […]

What Is a Driver’s Duty of Care When Making a Left Turn?       

| December 14, 2017

In Florida, we have statutory traffic laws that govern how drivers are to make left turns on all public roadways.  If a driver does not abide by these road rules, then the law dictates that a driver should be issued a ticket, or even fined. However, driving is also governed by Florida common law, which […]

Does Florida Law Presume Who Is Negligent in a Rear-End Car Accident?  

| November 30, 2017

Most traffic accidents in the United States are rear end collisions.  In fact, Federal research studies warn that 40% of all motor vehicle accidents in this country involve a rear-end collision. Many of these rear end crashes happen at slow speeds, like in parking lots or school pick-up zones. However, rear-end crashes are also known to […]

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 […]

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 […]