04 May

Can I Sue for Whiplash in Florida?


Whiplash happens far too often in accidents. Whether it occurs because of a car crash or another type of accident, people who suffer whiplash need to decide if a lawsuit is possible to recover damages from the injury. Before you sue, it’s important to determine your chance of winning the case. The laws within your state, the details of the accident, and the records kept on the accident will be the most important factors for deciding the outcome of a lawsuit.

04 Feb

What are the Most Common Kinds of Car Accidents?


Common car accidents cause injuries to more than three million Americans every year.  Although not every car accident is fatal, most include damage to your vehicle and potential injuries. While common car accidents can be avoided by certain safety precautions, they still happen.

Most car accidents fall into several common categories. If you experience one of the following common car accidents, be sure to notify the police and explore your legal options.

13 Dec

Alternatives to Going to Court in an Auto Accident Case (or) Mediation in Auto Accident Cases


One important question commonly asked by Floridians involved in automobile accidents is--are there alternatives to going to court in Florida after a car accident? Going to court can be a tedious, time-consuming, and financially draining process. One solution to avoid going to court is mediation. In instances where a lawsuit is established after an auto accident, cases are required to go to mediation before entering an official trial. Thankfully, however, many auto cases are settled before a lawsuit is even brought up.

16 Sep

What happens if I get into an accident in a company vehicle?


Companies that employ individuals in roles where they are required to drive on the job are legally bound to to carry insurance and offer certain employee benefits. If you happen to be driving on company time and are injured in a car accident, you can be eligible to receive benefits whether you are the driver at fault or not. If someone else was responsible for the car/truck/auto accident additional claims can be available. Under the legal doctrine of respondeat superior, employers are responsible for the actions of employees performed within the course of their employment.

01 Sep

What You Need to Know About Semi-Truck Auto Accidents


Car accidents can cause major inconveniences in any person’s life. There are medical bills and treatments to worry about, lost wages from being out of work, and additional damages that you are not sure if you will ever get recovery for. Typically, a car accident is between two passenger vehicles. When there is an accident involving a semi-truck, however, there is an extra layer of care that must be considered.

29 Jun

What to do following an automobile accident?


There are too many things that rush through your head as you realize you have just been in a car accident. Am I okay? Was the other driver injured  Is my car destroyed? There are so many chemicals in your body being produced to help you deal with the situation that it can be difficult to make important, rational decisions.  
Here are a few simple steps to help you protect yourself following a car accident: