Can a Pre-existing Condition Hurt Your Accident Claim?

| August 6, 2015

Last Update: 01/22/17 In Florida, and throughout the country, insurance adjusters closely review every accident claim to find a reason why they shouldn’t pay a claim  — they do this when someone falls at a grocery story, when a hotel guest is hurt at a pool or restaurant, or where the other driver causes a […]

Delay in Doctor Visit: Waiting to See a Doctor Can Be Used Against You

| August 4, 2015

Last Update: 01/11/16 If you have been hurt in an accident (slip and fall, car crash, etc.) then you are likely in pain and need medical attention. Sometimes, you need medical care immediately after the accident, sometimes you realize that you need to see a doctor a bit later, as your injuries manifest themselves. However, […]

Hotel Accidents: Hurt by Another Hotel Guest?

| July 28, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 Miami and Broward hotels as well as those in Palm Beach are known not just for their luxurious suites and four star restaurants, but also for their bars and nightclubs and special events. Which means, that there are all sorts of places where hotel guests can get hurt or seriously injured. Accidents […]

Proving a Slip and Fall Claim Against a Florida Hotel

| June 9, 2015

Last Update: 1/1/18 South Florida is a desired vacation destination for many people in the United States as well as those from Canada, Great Britain, and many parts of South America. Miami, in particular, has an international reputation as a place to have a great time. Hotels like the Fontainebleau and the Biltmore are considered […]

Are You Responsible for Your Party Guests?: Social Host Liability for Accidents Under Florida Law

| April 7, 2015

Last Update: 12/17/15 Across the country, “Dram Shop Laws” create legal liability for bar owners and operators as well as people who host events and parties where alcohol is served. Under these laws, if someone leaves the bar or restaurant or catered reception or graduation party and drives while intoxicated, causing an accident, these statutes […]

How Much Money Can You Expect From Your Florida Car Crash Claim? Try Our Car Accident Compensation Form

| March 5, 2015

Last Update: 5/19/18 After you’ve been in a traffic accident here in South Florida, whether you’ve been in a minor fender-bender with property damage to your car or have suffered serious injuries (along with your passengers) in a major car accident, the next step after seeking medical treatment is to file an insurance claim to […]

What Happens If My Car Accident Injuries Don’t Show Up Right Away?

| January 8, 2015

Last Update: 02/03/16 Just because you don’t seem to be hurt right after a traffic accident does not mean that you haven’t been injured. Many car crashes hurt people that don’t realize they’ve been harmed until days or weeks after the auto accident has happened. There were 346,943 car crashes in Florida during 2013 according […]

What is Reckless Driving Under Florida Law? Were You Injured in a Car Accident Caused By a Reckless Driver?

| November 25, 2014

Last Update: 01/13/16 Reckless driving is a crime in Florida; meaning, if you are in an accident caused by a reckless driver, that driver is likely to face criminal proceedings.  Of course, that’s in addition to your civil claim for damages (that you, as the injured victim, will likely be pursuing against the driver). Victims […]

Top 10 Reasons Why Insurance Companies Don’t Pay Car Accident Claims

| November 18, 2014

Last Update: 09/29/16 Here in Florida, the state government regulates car insurance companies like Progressive, State Farm, Allstate, and GEICO through the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.   Any company that offers a policy providing insurance coverage for any kind of motorized vehicles for loss or damage, liability or expense, must abide by federal laws […]

Landlord Failed to Prevent a Crime; Can The Tenant Sue The Landlord For Injuries?

| November 6, 2014

Last Update: 01/05/16 Home is your sanctuary, or at least it should be, and just because you rent doesn’t mean you don’t get to relax and feel safe there. That is something that we all deserve to enjoy. That feeling of safety is something that Florida law protects, and when a landlord fails to fulfill […]