How To Know If You Need A Lawyer For A Car Accident

You’ve been in a car accident. Fortunately, it’s only a minor one, and you’ve been able to walk away from it without any severe injuries. You’re dazed and confused, but you’re also thankful. Once you walk away from the accident, you find yourself wondering what you should do. What’s the next step you should take? The whole thing is frustrating you because you don’t know how to handle the situation. One of the first things you should do after an auto accident is to hire Read More +

Employers’ Liability For Distracted Drivers

When an employer’s drivers cause a car accident because they’re driving while distracted by their job may be liable for covering the damages of the people who are injured. Unfortunately, these types of accidents are growing more common in Florida today. In fact, according to AAA distracted drivers cause 3,142 deaths a year in America. This is an increase of 10% over the prior year. About 258 of these deaths occurred in Florida. Many believe that this number has been underreported since you can’t easily Read More +

Dealing With Road Rage Accidents

A car accident in Florida can happen for many different reasons. However, one of the most common reasons is due to road rage. This can happen anywhere. When a road rage accident does occur it can be really dangerous. Road rage occurs when someone who’s driving a vehicle loses their temper. There are some instances when the person may actually leave their vehicle to either confront or assault another driver. At other times the person may start driving so aggressively that they cause a road Read More +

Things That Could Affect A Personal Injury Lawsuit

You need to take quite a few things into account if you want to succeed in your personal injury lawsuit. Factors like the offending party’s carelessness as well as the insurance and possible pre-existing conditions that you may have are important in winning your case. Take into account the fact that personal injury attorneys based in the state of Florida will only accept personal injury cases on a strict basis. They only get paid if you win the case, so personal injury attorneys tend to Read More +

Who Is Going To Pay For My Medical Expenses Following My Florida Car Accident?

Q: Who is going to pay for my medical expenses following my Florida car accident? A: Well, because Florida has a no-fault statute your car insurance is going to pay for 80% of your reasonable doctor bills. If you have a 20% growing balance of medical bills, then if a claim is made against the at-fault insurance company, that 20% of unpaid medical bills would be part and parcel of your overall claim for pain and suffering against the at-fault insurance company. Picture Credit: Freepik

What Is A Permanent Injury?

Q: What is a permanent injury? A: Florida statutes define a permanent injury as death, physical scarring, and pain and suffering in general and most clients end up in the pain and suffering category in general which can be anything related to the neck and back or joints or knee pain, shoulder pain, things like that. Even headaches, even things you can’t necessarily determine on an x-ray, but it takes a doctor, whether it’s a chiropractor or an orthopedist or a neurologist to state that Read More +