Three reasons why you need to hire an attorney, even for a basic rear-end auto accident.

If you get into an accident, don’t make the mistake of trying to handle your claim on your own.  Injury claims have evolved into a complex legal situation that needs to be taken seriously.  Injury claims can possibly affect the rest of your life, depending on the severity of your injury.  It is important that … Read more

Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage for drivers in Florida.

Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage is important to have while driving in Florida. According to a new study by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), it was reported that approximately 23 percent of Florida drivers are uninsured, the fifth highest percentage of uninsured drivers in the nation. What this means is that you may be involved in an auto accident with an uninsured … Read more

Common Auto Accident Injuries

In the world of auto accident law, a few common auto accident injuries that occur in the majority of auto accident claims consist of the following auto accident injuries: Brain – the impact of an auto accident can cause damage to a person’s brain resulting in a concussion or traumatic brain injury (tbi). Face – … Read more

Some Basics in Auto Accident Law Negotiations

Demand what you want and why. For example, if you are dealing with a spinal cord and head injury and there is sufficient auto insurance coverage. Demand the dollar amount that you want and explain why. Explain your valuation of the auto accident damages, including injuries. If your demand isn’t met, then discuss why the … Read more

Factors in some Truck negligence cases.

According to the US Department of Transportation, there were over 133 million trucks in the United States in 2015. The majority of the trucks were used for commercial purposes, and include large trucks such as tractor-trailers. Interstate 75 and Interstate 4 are highly dangerous highways where many truck accidents occur. The cause of a truck … Read more

DON’T WAIT TO TREAT AFTER AN AUTO ACCIDENT

If you have been involved in an auto accident, you should treat as soon as possible. Florida law requires accident victims to seek medical treatment within a 14 day period after the accident from a specified licensed medical physician, which includes a physician, osteopath, dentist, physician’s assistant or registered nurse practitioner. A diagnosis of an … Read more

Boating and jet ski accidents in Florida.

According to the US Coast Guard in 2015, Florida continues to lead the nation in boating accidents. The top four causes of accidents in Florida are: failure to pay attention, inexperienced boaters, distracted boaters and speeding. Be wary of some considerations that you should take while operating a boat, jet ski or other sea vessels. … Read more

READ your auto insurance policy!

READ your auto insurance policy or have a professional review it. Know and understand your auto insurance coverages and exclusions. Don’t pay for something you don’t understand. Don’t give the insurance companies any opportunity to deny your claim. Auto insurance policies usually include the following coverages: Bodily Injury Liability Property Damage Liability Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Stacked/Non-stacked … Read more