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, […]

Can An Injury Victim Recover Damages If They Don’t Have Surgery?

| November 3, 2015

Last Update: 12/22/15 In Florida, accident victims have choices. For instance, victims can choose if and when to see a doctor after they’ve been hurt, unless they’re so seriously hurt in the accident that the decision is made for them at the scene. While a delay in obtaining treatment from a doctor after an accident […]

Did You Delay Seeing A Doctor Because It Didn’t Hurt That Bad At First?: The Case Of The 5 Month Back Surgery Delay

| August 20, 2015

Last Update: 12/22/15 Not every injury makes itself immediately known, this is especially true with car accidents (rear-end collisions) and with slip and fall cases. Sometimes injuries to the head, neck, or spine take time to show up and manifest into actual symptoms. It’s not uncommon for someone to suffer a concussion, for instance, and […]

10 Ways To Get the Insurance Company To Pay Your Car Accident Claim

| November 11, 2014

Last Update: 01/13/16 The process of getting paid on an insurance claim after a car accident is not a simple one. If only getting paid by the insurer was as easy as it is for them to take those insurance premiums! 10 Tips for Getting Your Insurance Claim Paid By Your Insurer After A Car […]

Hurt in Florida and Not a U.S. Citizen? Can You Make a Personal Injury Claim?

| October 9, 2014

Last Update: 01/11/16 If you are not a citizen of the United States, and you are hurt in an accident here in Florida, then you may be able to file a claim for personal injury – just like someone who has lived here in Florida all of their lives.     Florida Law Focuses Upon […]

Who is Protected by Your Auto Insurance Policy?

| September 16, 2014

Last Update: 01/13/16 It’s not just the Named Insured who is covered under your car insurance. After a car accident, you need to know what your auto insurance policy covers regarding personal injury and property damages but even before that question is answered, you need to determine if the person in the wreck is covered […]

Are You Covered?: Who is The Named Insured on Your Auto Insurance Policy?

| September 9, 2014

Last Update: 01/07/16 The simple facts about car insurance in Florida is that all drivers are required to have a minimum amount of insurance coverage (even though most drivers choose to have coverage that exceeds the minimum legal requirements – Read our earlier posts on coverage requirements) and everyone gets insurance coverage the same way: by […]

Fault, Blame, and Damage Claims: Contributory Negligence in Florida

| August 19, 2014

Last Update: 12/15/16 As we discussed in last week’s post, fault is one of the key questions in any Florida accident, from a car crash to a slip and fall injury. How blame is placed in an accident can be complicated. The offending party is always going to be ready to point the finger at […]

How Long Till You Get Paid on a Florida Injury Claim?

| August 5, 2014

Last Update: 12/26/16 How long does it take to get the money for an accident claim in Florida? When someone is hurt in an accident and they believe that they have a injury claim for damages, one of their first questions they ask is “when”? When will they be paid on that claim? The answer […]

Should You Have Stacked Uninsured Insurance Coverage in Florida?

| July 31, 2014

Last Update: 01/07/ 16 Accidents that hurt people happen all the time; no one expects it. Things get even more serious when the driver to blame for your crash has no car insurance or is under-insured. Uninsured motorist insurance (”UM coverage”) protects you in this situation. If you are hit by someone without insurance, or […]