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 +

To The Clients And Potential Clients Of Blenner Law Group In A COVID-19 World

I wouldn’t say I’m a workaholic, but I don’t like being idle. Even last summer when I was on a 2 week cruise halfway across the world, I worked a few hours every day. This is different, however: This is an extremely challenging time for us all, but if you are a client of mine or need my services, just know that we’re still open and working. It’s just that we’re doing it a bit differently. First, I’m working remotely: With a home office, VOIP Read More +

My First Jury Trial – “You Want Me to Try That Case?”

Years ago when I was a new attorney at a relatively large Tampa personal injury firm, the partners decided that it was time I expanded my courtroom experience to an actual jury trial on an injury case. Excited, yet nervous, I inquired about the case they had in mind. They kind of smirked and said, “It’s the kind of case even a new trial lawyer can’t screw up.” Intrigued and relieved, I asked for more information about this great car crash case that was a Read More + Read More +

Pinellas Recognizes Domestic Registry – I’m Offering Price Reduction on Powers of Attorney

As was reported in the Tampa Bay Times this week, our County Commission has finally granted unmarried couples – same sex and straight – legal recognition through our County’s registry. This follows three local cities that have already adopted this: Gulfport, St. Petersburg and Clearwater. I applaud our Commission for doing this. It’s a good start. Legally and ethically it is the right thing to do and will ensure couples access to each other in case of hospitalizations along with other benefits. However, as the Read More +

The Happy, Thankful Lawyer

It is said there are no such things as happy lawyers, only happy people who made serious career mistakes. After all, the stereotyped attorney is a grumpy professional, surly, growling at the world through rapacious teeth just looking for a fight. In actuality, while there are some of those out there, they do tend to prematurely “self-deport” from the profession after massive strokes and heart attacks when they’ve won the legal fight but lost the war of living a meaningful life. And I have known Read More +