Teach Your Teenagers The Importance Of Driving Safety

With the current world situation and pandemic going on around us, many teenagers are growing restless and craving to get out of the house and enjoy life once more. Even if your child drives safe on the roads and follows all of the traffic rules, just the fact that they may be spending more time than usual out on the highway could mean a higher risk of car accidents or other mishaps. Due to these reasons, now is a perfect time to sit them down Read More +

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 +

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 +

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 +