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How to Choose Your Attorney?

How to Choose Your Attorney?

After An Accident Or Injury, Who Do You Want Representing You? Most people never need a personal injury attorney until they do.  Choosing a good personal injury attorney in today’s environment, with non-stop advertising, is not an easy task.  As a consumer, you need to know...

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...

Do I Have A Good Medical Malpractice Case?

Do I Have A Good Medical Malpractice Case?

How Do I Know If I Have A Medical Malpractice Case In Florida? The majority of medical malpractice cases that are actually accepted by law firms in Florida involve the death of the patient or a life altering injury.  If something just seems wrong with your medical care, then you...

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...

Pre-Injury Releases For Children’s Claims In Florida

Pre-Injury Releases For Children’s Claims In Florida

I signed a pre-injury release (or waiver) for my child in order to participate in an activity and then my child got hurt.  Does that pre-injury waiver prevent me from suing? The answer to whether you can sue on behalf of your child for injuries sustained in an activity depends 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...

Opening a Probate for a Wrongful Death Case

Opening a Probate for a Wrongful Death Case

How To Open A Probate For A Florida Wrongful Death Case In many wrongful death cases in Florida, the only asset is the case itself.  When this happens, your personal injury attorney is likely to file the probate for you and will advance the cost for you.  If there are assets in the...

Lost Income And Services In Wrongful Death Cases

Lost Income And Services In Wrongful Death Cases

How Are Lost Earnings Calculated In A Florida Wrongful Death Case? In a wrongful death case, a survivor can claim a loss of “net accumulations to the estate” and “lost support and services” to the survivor. These damages are generally referred to in section...

Lost Wages And Lost Future Earning Capacity

Lost Wages And Lost Future Earning Capacity

How To Make A Claim For Lost Wages Or A Loss Of Future Earning Capacity In A Florida Personal Injury Case When you are injured in an accident and you cannot do your work because of your injury, you have a legal claim for lost earnings or your time off from work.  This may include...

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...

Personal Injury

Personal Injury

Help For Your Florida Personal Injury Case When an injury happens to you, the world does not stop.  You need help and you need it now.  Hiring a personal injury attorney after you have been injured is an important step toward getting back on your feet both physically and...

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

Help For Your Florida Medical Malpractice Case You can rely on us to tell you whether your medical malpractice case is a good one.  A 2016 study showed that every year medical errors cause approximately 251,000 deaths in the United States.  Despite the numbers, medical malpractice...

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...

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