Should I Quit My Job After Winning The Florida Lottery?

It’s always a matter of degrees and how much you won. Some people prefer to keep their job and work until they can determine if they can or should retire. For those who’ve won a large amount of money, you really should quit your job mainly as a matter of security and privacy and then, of course, get out of town. Picture Credit: Pexels

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 +

Is It Important To Retain An Attorney For My Florida Motorcycle Accident Case?

Q: Is it important to retain an attorney for my Florida motorcycle accident case? A: Considering the severity of some motorcycle victims’ injuries, it’s usually important to get an attorney involved. Sometimes there’s no health insurance, sometimes there’s no car insurance involved, and an attorney can really help you resolve some of those issues. While an attorney is not mandatory, it’s not a requirement, it’s always helpful. An attorney will always be honest with you to let to know if they can or can’t help Read More +

How Are Damages Calculated In Personal Injury Cases In Florida?

Q: How are damages calculated in personal injury cases in Florida? A: Damages are really measured in two ways for personal injuries. The first is pain and suffering, which is really up to a jury to assess. The other are the economic damages. The lost wages, the loss of profits, any medical bills that have to be paid, any health insurance companies that have to be paid back. Those two measures are sort of added together and you’re really relying on the attorney’s experience to Read More +

Who Pays For My Injuries If I Am Injured In A Florida Car Accident?

Q: Who pays for my injuries if I am injured in a Florida car accident? A: Motorcycles are not required to have no-fault insurance. Some car insurance companies do provide for the policy of PIP in order to pay for your medical bills. If you don’t have PIP or no fault insurance to pay for your medicals as it goes, you would have health insurance hopefully to pick up those bills. If not you would need to make a claim against the at-fault driver for Read More +

Valuation Personal Injury Cases In A National Crisis

I guess the benefit of getting older is having a good amount of experience with life, in general, and the law specifically. The last time of major national crisis was the market collapse the third week of September 2008 that dragged us into the worst recession since the Depression of 1929. Around then, I was in litigation on a good case where a woman on a bicycle was unfortunately hit by a car and had something like 4 surgeries to stabilize her. We filed suit Read More +