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6 Factors that Affect the Severity of Car Accidents

6 Factors that Affect the Severity of Car Accidents

Motor vehicles are crucial necessities for most Americans across the country. They provide a vital service allowing us the freedom to travel over large distances from one place to the next with little exertion on our part. When compared to the rest of the world, the United States ranks in the top five for most registered vehicles per capita. No wonder why so many roadways throughout the country can get backed up with so much traffic and congestion. There [...]

Tips to Reduce Car Repair Costs After an Accident

Tips to Reduce Car Repair Costs After an Accident

If you were in a car accident in Florida, it is possible that your car was damaged and will require repairs. Car repairs can be quite costly, depending on what must be done. And, making sure that everything is taken care of and done correctly is critical to keeping you safe the next time you get behind the wheel. That is if your car is reparable because sometimes, after a crash, a car can be deemed ‘totaled’ and beyond [...]

Filing a Premise Liability Claim after a Slip and Fall Accident in a Florida Mall

Filing a Premise Liability Claim after a Slip and Fall Accident in a Florida Mall

If you are running back and forth to the mall to visit various shops and get your holiday shopping done, then you would be in good company. Many people are busy during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. And while no one plans on having an accident, if you were at the mall and you fell, you may have suffered serious injuries. Slip and fall accidents are common, especially in crowded places like malls. There are a [...]

7 Reasons Why More Car Accidents Happen Over the Holiday Season

7 Reasons Why More Car Accidents Happen Over the Holiday Season

Most people end up much busier around the holidays than they typically are the rest of the year. There are more celebrations and get-togethers to be had, and a lot of hustle and bustle with getting decorations up and shopping for gifts and other goodies. As a result, getting things done requires more time behind the wheel traveling from place to place and for long-distance trips. Also, the number of couriers and delivery people on the roads increases to [...]

How Does Discovery Work in a Florida Civil Suit

How Does Discovery Work in a Florida Civil Suit?

There are several scenarios that may lead to you becoming involved in a civil lawsuit. Injury accidents like traffic collisions or premise liability suits are examples. Business disputes can be another way. Many different incidents in life can go wrong and legal suits brought as a result. In civil litigation, when a case is ready to go to court, working on evidence gathering and case building is critical. Part of that process will include the process of discovery.  Discovery in [...]

How Medical Malpractice Settlements are Paid to Claimants

How Medical Malpractice Settlements are Paid to Claimants

Although medical malpractice cases are some of the most difficult types of personal injury suits to navigate and win, victims of negligent medical providers may be able to take legal action and file a medical malpractice claim for compensation. Unfortunately, these cases are so difficult that as many as eight out of 10 medical malpractice cases that go to trial will result in a win for the medical provider.  Still, when serious harm is done to a patient, moving forward [...]

4 Ways to Obtain Compensation After a Drunk Driving Accident in Florida

4 Ways to Obtain Compensation After a Drunk Driving Accident in Florida

Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol is incredibly dangerous both for the driver and any passengers they have in their car, as well as all others who share the road. Every year throughout the United States, thousands of people suffer fatal injuries due to drunk driving incidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every day there are approximately 32 people that die in drunk driving crashes across the country. This means that approximately every [...]

Tips To Stay Safe During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Tips To Stay Safe During the Thanksgiving Holiday

The holiday season has officially begun with Thanksgiving upon us. While looking forward to seeing friends and family, eating good food, and shopping for deals during Black Friday are all festive events to be excited about, staying safe is incredibly important. Every year there are thousands of injuries and deadly accidents that take place during the Thanksgiving holiday, and many of these will not have to occur if certain precautions are taken. Reviewing the following safety tips may help [...]

Follow-up Care Can Improve Outcomes for TBI Sufferers

Follow-up Care Can Improve Outcomes for TBI Sufferers

When the brain is disrupted inside of the skull and smashes against it, the brain can sustain trauma. Traumatic brain injuries can result from many life events, including sports injuries, violent events, or unintentional injury accidents like car accidents. In some situations, traumatic brain injuries have the potential to cause lifelong permanent harm. This is because recovery from brain injuries can vary depending on how extensive the damage is and where the damage is located. For example, according to [...]

PIP Time Limitations After a Florida Car Accident

PIP Time Limitations After a Florida Car Accident

In the state of Florida, drivers are required to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) automobile insurance coverage. Under Florida car insurance law, this means that drivers must at least have $10,000 of medical and disability coverage with $5,000 in death coverage. Since Florida is a no-fault insurance state, when an accident happens, and medical care is needed, a driver in Florida will make a claim against their own PIP coverage for compensation. However, if a victim of a car [...]