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Can Someone Sue Me If the Car Accident Case was Settled?

If a car accident victim accepts an insurance settlement, they can’t sue you for more money later on. However, someone can pursue a personal injury lawsuit against an individual instead of an insurer. The most common reasons at-fault drivers face litigation is not having insurance or the insurance claim exceeding policy limits.  Most claims don’t … Read more

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Top Ways to Prove Whiplash in Court

More than 3 million people suffer from accident-induced whiplash injuries every year. Whiplash is more likely to occur as a result of rear-end collisions, but that’s not the only way it can happen.  Generally, any type of accident that causes your neck to suddenly and forcefully jerk can lead to whiplash injuries. If you’ve suffered … Read more

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Will My Car Accident Case Actually Go to Trial?

If you’re seeking damages for a car accident, your case may go to trial, but it’s not likely. Most car collision cases are settled during negotiations or pre-trial mediation.  Generally, insurers and litigants prefer to settle because it’s less expensive and takes less time. However, insurance companies and claimants sometimes can’t agree on a settlement. … Read more

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How to Get the Maximum Compensation You Deserve After a Car Accident in Florida

If you’ve sustained injuries due to an accident caused by another driver’s negligence, you can pursue several types of damages (i.e., economic, non-economic, and punitive damages) by filing a personal injury claim.  However, it can be challenging to recover the maximum compensation owed when negotiating with insurers, which is especially true if you intend to … Read more

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Why You Should Never Eat While Driving

If you were to ask an experienced car accident lawyer what’s the most surprising (and common) reason why people get into accidents, they would likely say “eating.” That’s right, eating while driving may be convenient, but it can also be dangerous and deadly.  In fact, the CDC considers eating while driving among the most dangerous … Read more

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How Defensive Driving Can Prevent a Car Accident From Happening

Did you know that  77% of drivers have been in at least one accident in their life? In many cases, individuals involved in accidents are not at fault, and they are the victim of a reckless or distracted driver. With that in mind, learning and practicing defensive driving techniques can help you and your family … Read more

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Can You Sue Your Insurance After an Auto Accident?

If you get into an accident (specifically one that’s not your fault), your insurance owes you a duty to compensate you for injuries and property damages. However, in many cases, insurance providers fall short on their side of the bargain. Insurance companies will often find ways to deny or underpay claims by:  Contesting the cause … Read more

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How to Find the Right Florida Auto Accident Lawyer for You

If you’ve recently suffered property damage or serious injuries in a Florida car accident, you need an auto accident lawyer you can trust. The caliber of attorney you hire will directly impact your ability to recover maximum compensation for your damages.  With that in mind, it’s essential to conduct thorough research and ask lawyers specific … Read more

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Can Tailgating Cause Car Accidents?

Nearly one-third of all car accidents involve rear-ending. With that in mind, yes. Tailgating can cause serious car accidents. Generally, when tailgating occurs, it leaves the driver a very small margin for error.  If the lead car needs to slam on brakes to avoid a collision or hazard, the tailgater has little option but to … Read more