Does Uninsured Motorist Coverage Cover a Hit and Run?

Yes, uninsured motorist coverage can cover a hit and run. Since the party that caused the accident left, and there is no at-fault driver’s insurance policy to make a damages claim against, it is the same as if the driver had stayed at the scene but was uninsured.

Victims of a hit and run can recover […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|General|0 Comments

Can a Slip and Fall Cause Sciatica?

If you pinch a nerve or one of the discs in your back herniates from a slip and fall accident, you could develop sciatica. Trauma from the accident can damage the spine and compress the sciatic nerve. This nerve branches off of the lower back and travels through the hips and buttocks and down the […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|General|0 Comments

AAA Report Finds Hit and Run Deaths Are at Record High

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, there has been a steady rise in hit and run deaths on U.S. roadways during the last ten years. Every year, the numbers of these fatalities increase. In 2016, more than 2,000 Americans lost their lives in more than half a million crashes where someone left the […]

By |May 22nd, 2018|General|0 Comments

How Much Compensation Will I Get for a Pedestrian Accident?

Every pedestrian accident case is different with a unique set of facts. Therefore we cannot tell you the value of your claim without meeting with you. However, we can provide guidance about what goes into the determination of damages and how multiple factors can impact how much compensation you are likely to receive.
Determining Legal Liability […]

By |May 16th, 2018|Pedestrian Accident|0 Comments

Can I Recover Compensation for Road Rash From a Bicycle Accident?

If someone else caused your bicycle accident, he could be liable for your damages, but if your only injury was road rash, you might not receive a sizeable settlement. It depends on how severe the road rash was and how it affected your life.

For example, if the road rash was on your face and resulted […]

By |May 16th, 2018|Bicycle Accident Cases|0 Comments

Is a Dog Owner Liable for a Dog Bite in Florida?

Yes, the dog owner is liable if the person was in a public place or legally on private property, including where the dog lives, when bitten. The Florida statutes have no requirement that the owner knew of the dog being vicious in the past, or that the dog ever previously bit anyone. In other words, there […]

By |May 7th, 2018|Dog Bites Cases|0 Comments

What Is a Statute of Repose?

A Statute of Repose is also called a Statute of Limitations. Even if you have an open-and-shut case against someone who harmed you, if you do not file your claim in court before the deadline, you will get no compensation from the guilty person.

The Statute of Repose sets the deadline for each type of case. […]

By |May 7th, 2018|General|0 Comments

What Is a Medical Malpractice Settlement Worth?

If you suspect that you were the victim of surgical errors or medical malpractice, you may be able to file a claim against the doctor or hospital are your best bet for recompense. You might wonder how much compensation you would get if you settle your claim against the doctor or hospital. There is not […]

By |May 7th, 2018|General|0 Comments

What Are the Swimming Pool Fence Regulations?

Florida’s Residential Swimming Pool Safety Act sets the standards for swimming pool barriers and fences you must have around your home pool to protect young children and medically-frail seniors from accessing your pool. Your local government can enact separate regulations as long as they are at least as stringent as the state rules. You can be […]

By |May 6th, 2018|Saftey|0 Comments

Pool Safety Tips for the Florida Summer

With Florida summer temperatures averaging in the low-90s, both parents and children yearn for pool time. In 2000, our state’s legislators tried to make pools safer for our children and medically frail elderly by passing a law that requires safety measures like fences with automatic locking gates. It is nearly 20 years later and children […]

By |May 6th, 2018|Saftey|0 Comments