15 Nov

3 Employee Rights in the Workplace


Knowing your employee rights is important for protecting your health and safety in the workplace, especially if you suffer an injury while on the job. Many workers go right from high school or college into the workforce and may be unaware of their employee rights.

Every worker in the United States has basic employee rights, but without knowing what those rights are, your employer can sometimes take advantage of your lack of knowledge. Protect yourself by knowing your rights.

28 Sep

Average FL Car Accident Settlements


In Florida, car accident settlements are both easier and more complicated than other states due to Florida’s no-fault status. For every car collision, both parties’ insurance companies cover their own injury and repair needs. Each case is unique.

When a car accident occurs, it’s helpful to know what’s normal for car accident settlements so you know the best steps to take for your particular situation.

27 Aug

Will my Personal Injury Case go to Trial?


No, in general, most personal injury cases settle before reaching trial. Statistically, 95% of personal injury cases settle pretrial with only approximately 5% going to trial. Settling before trial tends to save time and money, even when the settlement offer is a hefty sum.

12 Jul

What to Know About a Florida Bodily Injury Claim


A bodily injury claim is most commonly a request for compensation for expenses related to physical injuries that occurred during a car accident. These claims cover medical bills, lost wages, and other injury-related costs. These claims are generally covered by insurance when paid out, whether it’s the injured party’s insurance or the at-fault driver’s insurance.

17 Jun

How is Pain and Suffering Calculated in FL


Accident injuries often include major medical expenses, job pay loss, and long-term recovery. These are, more or less, easily measured for determining how much compensation should be received by the victim. However, in some situations, your situation could be eligible for compensation for your “pain and suffering.”

20 May

Average Payout for Florida Personal Injury Claim


For victims of a personal injury in Florida, it’s important to consider the value of a personal injury claim. Settlements vary. However, the value of a claim may be averaged based off of other personal injury settlements.
 

02 May

How To Sue for Personal Injury


Did you know that personal injury is one of the most common situations that result in civil lawsuits? However, not all injuries deserve to be filed as a personal injury claim. It’s crucial to understand the different types of injury claims because each type offers different potential damages, limitation periods, and so much more.

The complexity of the legal system seems daunting, but it also offers relief in light of possible wage loss and healthcare costs.

01 Apr

What is Florida’s PIP 14-Day Rule?


Under Florida’s no-fault system with car accidents, a driver or passenger has 14 days to seek medical attention after a collision to file a claim with the insurance policy. Insurers are likely to deny a claim if you do not see a medical provider within two weeks of the accident. Even if you feel fine, visit your medical provider within two weeks of your accident.

02 Sep

Common Personal Injury Cases


Common personal injury cases often include motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, dog bites, product liability, and more. Personal injury is the legal term for any injury that occurs to the body, mind, or emotions. In many situations, a lawsuit is filed for personal injury against the party that has caused the harm.