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When can a Florida Car Accident Victim Be Fully Compensated for Their Damages

When Will I Be Fully Compensated for my Damages After a Florida Car Accident?

Every state in the nation has its own rules for how a car accident victim can go about obtaining compensation. There are about 12 other states that, alongside Florida, follow the no-fault insurance system. Florida’s no-fault insurance system means that when a car accident happens, a driver who sustains injuries and other damages will usually have to look to their own insurance for compensation. It is called no-fault because, in many cases, fault does not apply when it comes [...]

Why You Should Hire a Florida Wrongful Death Attorney

Why You Should Hire a Florida Wrongful Death Attorney

After the unexpected loss of a loved one, the grief that you have to bear can be overwhelming, and figuring out how to manage everything that follows can be extremely difficult to handle. The loss alone is painful and challenging to work through, but that may not be all that is on your plate. You might also have to figure out other practical matters like how to pay for a funeral and final expenses, how to afford the medical [...]

5 Elements Necessary for A Successful Premise Liability Claim

Five Necessary Elements for a Successful Premise Liability Claim

Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere. Premises that are not maintained have the highest risk of a slip-and-fall accident taking place. Property owners are expected to keep their properties in decent shape so that hazards are not present when individuals enter. Slip and fall accidents can not only lead to serious injuries, but for some people, these injuries can lead to death. For example, older Americans have a higher risk of suffering substantial physical bodily harm and death [...]

Pros and Cons of Settling a Personal Injury Case or Going to Trial

Pros and Cons of Settling a Personal Injury Case or Going to Trial

When an unintentional injury event happens, it can be overwhelming and emotional and cause a great deal of distress. Wondering what steps to take, what you should do, and how you are going to pay for everything can be a lot to think about, especially during the moments right after the accident. Even when the accident is over, and when you had time for your nerves to settle, you may still feel quite devastated and confused as to what [...]

What is the Average Brain Injury Claim Worth

What is the Average Brain Injury Claim Worth?

Brain injuries can cause lifelong disability and impairment, and in some cases, they can be fatal. Recovering from a traumatic brain injury can amount to substantial expenses. Physical therapy, medical treatments, medications, and more may be necessary and can all add up fast. It can be quite difficult to pay for everything alone. However, when a brain injury is the result of another party’s negligence, it may be possible to file a claim for compensation to recover the costs [...]

Top Tips for Safely Pulling Over on the Highway

Tips for Pulling Over Safely on the Highway

Anything unexpected can happen while driving. A car can malfunction, an emergency can arise, or weather can be so inclement that it limits visibility, making it necessary to pull over to the side of the road. However, this maneuver is not always easy or safe, depending on the conditions. When pulling over on a busy highway, there is much to think about and certain actions that can make doing so safer for you, your passengers, and others on the [...]

Increasing Wait Times for Emergency Room Care

Increasing Wait Times for Emergency Room Care

When an unexpected injury incident takes place, the severity of the situation may require emergency care. Some types of unintentional injury incidents that tend to be serious and often need rapid medical treatment include massive head trauma, extensive bone fractures, or excessive bleeding, to name a few. In an emergency situation, medical professionals have to think fast and act quickly to protect injured patients. Making the right decisions in a pinch is something that emergency personnel is trained to [...]

Top 4 Dangers for Drivers After Hurricanes

Top 4 Dangers for Drivers After Hurricanes

Hurricanes are something that residents of the state of Florida know well, and always have to be prepared for each hurricane season. In 2022, several hurricanes caused damage to the state until the official end of the season came at the end of November. Of all of the storms that hit the peninsula that year, Hurricane Ian came in as a ferocious category-four weather system that had deadly results. In fact, the deadly impact of Ian was so monumental [...]

Determining Liability for Rear-End Accidents with Vehicles That Have No Brake Lights

Determining Liability for Rear-End Accidents with Vehicles That Have No Brake Lights

Brake lights are a critical component of any vehicle. Trucks, cars, buses, motorcycles, and more must have working brake lights that will signal when they slow down or stop for other drivers. When a vehicle does not have brake lights that are operational, any other vehicle behind them is at risk of hitting them and causing a crash. Rear-end collisions can cause an incredible amount of harm for all parties involved. Due to how frequent rear-end collisions are, as they [...]

What Constructive Knowledge in a Florida Premise Liability Suit

What is Constructive Knowledge in a Florida Premise Liability Suit?

When you are injured by another party’s negligence, and you want to file a personal injury claim for compensation, then it is dependent upon you to show that the other party had a duty of care to you that they violated and that their error caused your harm. There are several ways that unintentional injuries can arise out of careless behavior on the part of others. For premise liability instances, showing negligence can be challenging but achievable. In Florida, [...]