Whenever a new personal injury client is interviewed in my office, I always address the issue of social media. In short, be very careful what you post on social media. While Instagram and Facebook may be the most effective way to communicate your fun happenings with friends and family near and far, social media postings are discoverable in the event of a lawsuit. This means that if you’re injured from a car crash or some other event of negligence of another and you end up Read More +
A witness can be critical in a slip and fall case in Florida. Sometimes when people fall, their first reaction is embarrassment, and they wanna pick themselves up and leave, and it’s only later that they determine that they’ve sustained an injury. While most people aren’t concerned about preserving the evidence after a fall injury, it’s most important to get the name and contact of any person who saw you fall, the reason why you fell, what you fell on, and that is in fact Read More +
When you redeem a ticket at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee, after you’ve won a certain amount, that money for security reasons really can only be wired to an account of your choice. There are no checks being cashed or written by the Florida Lottery Headquarters.
A common misconception is that every car accident case has to be filed in court, and it’s really not true. I usually tell my clients about 65% of the time we’re able to resolve your car accident case without having to file suit. Even when we do file litigation in your car accident case, most of those do settle. The chances of going to a full jury trial in most of these car accident cases are probably about one in ten or less.
The majority of times your case will settle without having to file suit. I would say 60 or 65 percent of the time your case will resolve just between the attorney and the insurance company, and that smaller percentage of time, a lawsuit may need to be filed, but for most clients, unless the case is worth a lot of money or the case is very shaky liability, most insurance companies would rather settle the case. It’s only when the case has larger value or Read More +
Certainly the motorcycle victim can file a lawsuit in Florida for any injuries he or she may have sustained. If that motorcycle victim is deceased than his or her spouse can file a lawsuit. If there is no spouse, then any dependent children can file on behalf of that deceased motorcycle victim.