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Why Wearing a Seatbelt is Important to Your Car Accident Case

Wearing a seatbelt is vital to your safety and can also play an important role in Florida car accident cases. Not only can someone else be held responsible for your injuries, but you can also share liability.  If you’re severely injured in a car accident (while not wearing a seatbelt) caused by another driver’s negligence, … Read more

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Is Florida Dangerous for Bikers?

In theory, Florida has the perfect weather, demographics, and nature to be a bicyclist paradise. In practice, it’s the most dangerous state to ride a bike. A combination of factors makes Florida roads hazardous for bikers, including small roads, lack of infrastructure for bikers, and impatient drivers.  In many cases, motor vehicle driver negligence (i.e., … Read more

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How and When to Report a Car Accident to the Police in Florida

Are you required to report every car accident in Florida to the Police? If so, when and how do you report a collision? In this article, you will learn the answers to both of these questions and more. Generally, Florida car accident laws set strict standards for when and how drivers are required to report … Read more

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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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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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Discussing Henry Ruggs III Car Accident and DUI

On November 2, 2021, professional football player Henry Ruggs III made national news for his involvement in a felony DUI resulting in the death of Tina Tintor. If he is convicted, Ruggs faces 2 – 46 years in prison, a lifetime criminal record, and the end of his professional career.  However, the penalties don’t stop … 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