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.

07 Apr

Who is Responsible For an Accident and Your Personal Injury? Understanding Comparative Negligence


Determining fault and appointing accountability for an accident you were in, whether a car accident or other incident, can present complicated issues in personal injury claims. Comparative negligence becomes relevant when both parties may have played a role in the accident. According to this legal principle, the people, instead of the person responsible for the accident, must divide the blame and financial losses among themselves.

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.

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 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.

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.

26 Apr

17 Common Causes of Car Accidents


The common causes of car accidents cover a number of different factors from human error to weather conditions. Drivers can’t control their environment or other drivers, meaning they can only respond to situations. While many car accidents are surely avoided due to quick thinking drivers, crashes still happen.

The consequences of accidents can include severe injuries, wage loss during recovery, and repair costs. By knowing these common causes you can hopefully prevent them. Here are 17 common causes of car accidents.

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.

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: