24 Jan

Highway Giants: Understanding Liability in Florida Semi-Truck Accidents


The Startling Reality on Our Roads

You've seen the headlines on the news: "Major Interstate Pileup Involving Semi-Truck Claims Lives," "Family's Car Crushed in Tragic Big Rig Accident on Florida Highway." These stories are heartbreakingly common and bring to light an important aspect of road safety: the implications of semi-truck accidents. Beyond the headlines, there's a web of liability and regulations that come into play, where the role of a personal injury lawyer may need to get involved.

28 Sep

Expert Witnesses vs. Eye Witnesses: What Are the Key Differences?


In legal proceedings, witnesses assume a crucial role in presenting evidence and helping the court arrive at a just decision. Expert witnesses and eyewitnesses act as the two primary categories of witnesses who take the stand.

While both types of witnesses provide valuable information, they offer fundamental differences and play distinct roles. In this blog, we will explore the key differences between expert witnesses and eyewitnesses to see how each of their roles uniquely matter to a case.

14 Jul

What Role Do Expert Witnesses Play in Personal Injury Laws?


The complexity of personal injury cases often requires a blend of legal and technical knowledge. This is where expert witnesses come into play, where the laws and regulations surrounding personal injury cases can vary greatly. Let’s explore expert witnesses' fundamental role and their pivotal influence on case outcomes.

09 Mar

What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Florida?


Personal injuries can be devastating, both physically and emotionally. Whether you've been in a car accident, suffered a slip-and-fall, or experienced medical malpractice, the aftermath of a personal injury can leave you with mounting medical bills, lost wages, and long-term consequences.

14 Jan

Filing an Insurance Claim Under Florida’s No-Fault Car Accident Law


Florida is a "no-fault" state regarding car insurance, which means that each driver's insurance company is responsible for covering their policyholder's injuries and damages, regardless of who was at fault in the accident. The purpose of the no-fault system is to reduce the number of lawsuits resulting from car accidents and to make it easier for individuals to recover damages.

29 Nov

What are the Main Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?


More than half of all road traffic deaths are among vulnerable road users: pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists. A pedestrian accident is when a vehicle strikes a person who is not in a car. And as a driver of a vehicle or a pedestrian, cyclist, or motorcyclist, taking a few extra seconds to take caution and awareness of your surroundings could mean the difference between life and death. Some causes of pedestrian accidents are out of your control, but there are many ways to avoid harm. Watch out for these four leading causes of pedestrian accidents.

23 Sep

4 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident


After a car accident, you may wonder what to do after the shock of a collision. Injuries from car accidents could take years to heal and do not only leave physical injuries. Speaking to a lawyer to help receive compensation for medical bills and lost wages will allow you to focus on your health and wellness while recovering your losses. Here are four ways a lawyer can help you after a car accident:

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.

02 Mar

Florida Motorcycle Accident Claims & Road Safety


When it comes to motorcycle accidents, Florida continues to lead the country in the number of fatal accidents every year. The state has the second-highest number of registered motorcyclists in all of the United States. On average, nearly 5,000 motorcyclists are killed each year in accidents. Statistically, these fatalities often occur during the day, with clear conditions, and not at intersections.

03 Feb

7 Things to Do After a Motorcycle Accident


Knowing what to do after surviving a motorcycle accident is crucial to ensuring that you receive the care you deserve. Accidents are scary. When you suffer a motorcycle collision, you need to know what to do.

While it’s easy to get caught in the moment and freeze up while trying to handle practical steps, it is important that you check your safety, take proactive steps, and stay calm. If you find yourself in a motorcycle accident, here are some things you need to take care of both immediately and soon after the accident.