Who Pays My Medical Bills After a Car Accident in Florida?

Who Pays My Medical Bills After a Car Accident in Florida?

How Do I Get My Medical Expenses Paid After An Accident? Florida is a no-fault state.  This means that regardless of whether the car accident was your fault or was someone else’s fault, your own insurance policy will pay no-fault benefits (also known as Personal Injury Protection...

How Do I Get the Insurance Company to Fix My Car?

How Do I Get the Insurance Company to Fix My Car?

Getting Your Car Repaired Or Replaced After An Accident The first thing that you should do to get your car repaired after an accident is see if you have collision coverage on your own policy.  Your own collision coverage is usually the quickest way to get your vehicle repaired (but...

How Do No-Fault (PIP) Benefits in Florida Work?

How Do No-Fault (PIP) Benefits in Florida Work?

PIP (Personal Injury Protection) Insurance Coverage in Florida No-fault benefits are paid from YOUR insurance company regardless of fault.  It may seem unfair that YOUR insurance company has to pay for your medical bills after an accident that was SOMEONE ELSE’s fault, but that is...

Can The Insurance Company Increase My Rates?

Can The Insurance Company Increase My Rates?

In Florida, Can The Insurance Company Raise Your Rates After An Accident? The answer to this question depends on whether you are shown to have a significant degree of comparative fault or responsibility for the accident.  Florida Statutes section 626.9541 defines “unfair...

Should I Call A Referral Service?

Should I Call A Referral Service?

How Do ASK “GARY” And 411-PAIN Really Work? Lawyer referral services such as 1-800-ASK “GARY” and 411-PAIN have their ads plastered all over TV and radio.  If you call them, they claim that they can connect you with a doctor and a lawyer if you’ve been...

Should I Sign A “Letter Of Protection?”

Should I Sign A “Letter Of Protection?”

“Letters of Protection” in Florida Personal Injury Cases A “letter of protection” or LOP is a unique creation in the law.  Before signing one, you should understand what it really means and what it really does.  It can be hard to get a straight answer on...

Guardianship After An Injury

Guardianship After An Injury

How To Establish A Guardianship In Florida For Someone Who Has Suffered An Incapacitating Injury After a loved one has suffered an injury (due to something like a car accident or medical malpractice) that causes them to become incapacitated, the family is often unable to do a number...

Liability For Negligent Car Maintenance

Liability For Negligent Car Maintenance

Legal Liability Of Car Owners For Negligently Performed Maintenance In Florida In Florida, the owner of a car is legally responsible to ensure that proper maintenance has been performed on the car.   When a car is involved in an accident and improper maintenance is to blame, then...

Vicarious Liability

Vicarious Liability

Vicarious Liability In Florida There are several different theories of vicarious liability in Florida.  In short, vicarious liability is when the law holds someone else legally responsible for damages caused by another.  This is why we as lawyers say that liability is...

Evidence From Dashboard Cameras

Evidence From Dashboard Cameras

How Can Evidence From Dashboard Cameras Be Used In Florida? Dashboard cameras are becoming more and more common in cars and trucks on the roadway today.  You may choose to get a dashboard camera and use it after reading this article. Why Should I Get A Dashboard Camera? Most people...

Diminished Value On Your Car

Diminished Value On Your Car

Is My Car Worth Less After An Accident? In most instances, the answer is yes, however, how much less may be an issue.  After someone hits your in an accident and causes damage, any repair of your vehicle will go on a CARFAX report and will be discoverable to anyone you wish to sell...

Car Accidents

Car Accidents

Getting Legal Help For Your Florida Car Accident Case The life changes that come with being injured are substantial. In the blink of an eye, your life goes from being under control to wondering how you are going to pay your bills and how you’re going to make it through the...

Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents

Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents

Help After Being Hit As A Pedestrian Or On A Bicycle People are unfortunately struck and injured by cars every day while crossing the street as a pedestrian or while on a bicycle.  If you or someone you know has been struck and injured while walking as a pedestrian or while riding a...

DUI Drunk Driving Accidents

DUI Drunk Driving Accidents

DUI Drunk Driving Accident Attorney in Lakeland Approximately one-third of all traffic related fatalities are alcohol related resulting in over 10,000 deaths in the United States every year on average according to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and...

Texting and Driving

Texting and Driving

Cell Phone Use and Texting and Driving Present An Unacceptable Risk of Injury Texting and driving accidents have become all too common. These accidents have a tendency to be very severe because drivers are operating their phones are oblivious to critical markings or controls on the...

Hit and Run Cases

Hit and Run Cases

Legal Responsibility For Hit And Run Accidents in Florida In Florida, drivers are required to stop and remain at the scene of an accident involving injury or death pursuant to section 316.027, Florida Statutes. Leaving the scene of an accident involving injury is called a hit and run...

Uninsured Motorists

Uninsured Motorists

What Happens When The Other Driver Doesn’t Have Car Insurance? A little known fact about Florida law is that cars are not required to carry bodily injury liability insurance. Under Florida’s financial responsibility laws, cars are required to have no-fault coverage and...

Uber and Lyft

Uber and Lyft

Florida Ridesharing Lawsuits | Uber and Lyft Accidents Ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, have attempted to create their own niche in the transportation marketplace by replacing traditional taxi cabs with people who want to make a little extra money on the side by driving...

Lesiones Personales

Lesiones Personales

Lakeland Abogado de Lesiones Personales Cuando Contratar a un Abogado de Lesiones Personales Si cree que otra persona es responsable de su lesión, usted debería hablar con un abogado de lesiones personales. La lesión puede ser el resultado de un accidente de automóvil,...

Accidente de Auto

Accidente de Auto

Lakeland Abogado de Accidente de Auto En la Florida, un descuidado conductor y el propietario del coche están sujetos a responsabilidad legal para causar un accidente. Florida tiene leyes de responsabilidad financiera que hacer obligatorio el seguro. Si usted ha sido lesionado en un...

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