Your Rights As A Motorcycle Passenger In Florida

Unfortunately, there are a lot of motorcycle accidents in Florida today. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were over 9,100 of them reported in a recent year. The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) reports that motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to develop a personal injury than those who are traveling in a passenger vehicle. One study says the most common accident for motorcyclists is a traumatic brain injury, especially among those who were less likely to wear 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 Should I Look For In Hiring An Attorney To Represent Me In My Florida Auto Accident Case?

There are a number of ways you can find legal representation in Florida after your slip-and-fall case. First would be would talk to people who have been represented by an attorney for something similar. The Internet is a wonderful thing. Look for lawyers in your area who have also been handling cases of this kind. Some billboard lawyers, if you call them up, you will never talk to an attorney. You’ll talk to an investigator or a paralegal, but I think it’s important for a Read More +

If My Seatbelt Was Not Buckled When The Driver Of The Car I Was Riding In Caused An Accident That Injured Me, Can I Sue For Damages?

Q: If my seatbelt was not buckled when the driver of the car I was riding in caused an accident that injured me, can I sue for damages? A: Not wearing a seatbelt is not a bar to making your recovery for permanent injury. However, if there is an injury that would have been or could have been avoided if you were wearing your seatbelt, then the jury has a right to reduce some of the recovery based on that injury that could have been Read More +