• | Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury
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    Who Can File Wrongful Death in Florida?

    After the sudden death of a loved one, many families need help understanding the filing process for a wrongful death lawsuit. However, the State of Florida has specific rules regarding who may file on behalf of a surviving family. Generally speaking, a personal representative of the deceased may bring an action, but the person who fills that role depends...

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    Moving for Continuances Based on Difficulties Generated by the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Law firms practicing in Florida have largely accommodated to the difficulties of social distancing. Some firms are even advertising the new social distancing, remote conferencing and other methods of preventing COVID-19 spread due to contamination from corona virus. The Courts have adapted by implementing social distancing policies and canceling or postponing most hearings and procedures which require litigants, jurors...

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  • | Read Time: 4 minutes | Auto Accidents
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    Guide to Florida Car Insurance Laws: Know How to Maximize Your Claim Settlement

    Florida car insurance laws differ from those of many other states because Florida is a no-fault state. Vehicle owners must purchase personal injury protection (PIP) coverage as part of their auto insurance policy. If you are involved in an accident, your first source of recovery is through your PIP coverage. This process differs from some other states where you...

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  • | Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury
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    How Often Do Car Accident Settlements Exceed the Policy Limits in Florida?

    Florida requires vehicle owners to carry minimum insurance coverage, but the insurance differs from some other states because Florida is a no-fault state. What happens when a case is worth more than the available insurance limits? You might be wondering, how often do auto accident settlements exceed the policy limits in Florida? Unfortunately, receiving compensation beyond available insurance policy...

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  • | Read Time: 2 minutes | Insurance Claims
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    Florida Motorcycle Insurance Requirements

    What insurance are you required to have on your motorcycle in Florida? This seems like a simple question, after all, the laws governing the required minimum amount of car insurance are straightforward. However, the Florida motorcycle insurance requirements are unique. Our experienced Florida motorcycle accident lawyers will explain. For immediate assistance, please call (850) 601-1111 or reach us online today....

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  • | Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury
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    What Is the Average Settlement Amount for Wrongful Death Cases in Florida?

    Following the death of a loved one due to another’s negligence, families often have several questions about their legal options. In many cases, they bring a wrongful death claim against the party responsible in an effort to seek damages on behalf of the surviving family members.  One of the most common questions we receive from those contemplating a wrongful...

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  • | Read Time: 3 minutes | Auto Accidents
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    What Is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Florida?

    Currently the statute of limitations for a car accident in Florida is four years from the date of injury. While this may seem relatively straightforward, this time limit doesn’t apply to all cases. In fact, some claimants have unique circumstances that allow them to pause the time limit. However, some situations drastically cut down the amount of time you...

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  • | Read Time: 3 minutes | Auto Accidents
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    I KNOW the Other Driver was on Their Phone! How do we Prove That?

    The driver that hit me was on the phone! Time after time I hear clients emphatically claim the driver of the vehicle that hit them was talking on or otherwise using a cell phone. Sometimes the client actually sees the other driver on the phone, other times the client simply assumes the other driver was on the phone as...

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  • | Read Time: 3 minutes | Trucking Accidents
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    The “Black Box” and Its Crucial Role in Truck Accident Cases

    If you’ve ever seen a news report about a plane crash, you’ve likely heard the term “black box” used to describe the information storing device located in all commercial aircraft. However, most people don’t realize those same information storing devices are also standard features on most commercial big rigs and can play a vital role in the outcome of...

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  • | Read Time: 4 minutes | Insurance Claims
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    How to Increase an Insurance Company’s Offer on your Total Loss Auto Claim

    Automobile wrecks happen every day in Tallahassee in which the people involved do not sustain any injuries. Despite the fact there are no injuries, these same people find themselves dealing with insurance companies when trying to get repairs done to their damaged vehicles. Oftentimes, the damage to the vehicle is bad enough that the cost to repair that damage...

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