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When to Hire a Lawyer

When to Hire a Lawyer

If your personal injury lawyer is working for a contingency fee, it will not cost you any more money to hire her or him. In fact, you can hire an attorney as early as the day of the accident. Getting a lawyer involved at the beginning of your case can greatly influence the outcome. Lawyers […]

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Funeral Home Negligence Signs

How to Recognize Signs of Negligence by a Funeral Home

Losing a loved one is a difficult experience in anyone’s life. It’s heartbreaking. The emotions are raw and can leave you feeling hollow inside. You may go through the motions while numb to people’s well-intended sentiment. Nothing seems to matter; but it does. Things do still matter; one is being treated with the respect, empathy, […]

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Premises Liability

Premises Liability

All property owners and lessors (those who lease their property to another) have the duty to keep their property (premises) in a reasonably safe condition and to warn people who come on their property of potential hazards. If they fail to do so, and you have been injured as a result, you can make a […]

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Post Concussion Syndrome

Post Concussion Syndrome Car Accident Settlements

Post concussion syndrome, also known as PCS, is a diagnosis that most people are not familiar with. PCS symptoms will typically occur after a traumatic accident. For example, a motor vehicle accident can cause PCS. Factors that could lead to PCS after an automobile accident include the vehicle’s occupant’s body positioning in the vehicle, the […]

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How to Get Compensated for Diminished Value of Your Car After an Accident in Florida

Diminished Value Claims Florida

Getting into a car accident comes with a long list of issues: medical bills, repair costs, lost wages, future medical bills, the loss of earning capacity and PTSD to name a few. Then to add insult to injury, if the car wasn’t totaled, whenever you decide to trade it in or sell it down the […]

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Proposal for Settlement Florida

Proposal for Settlement Florida

An offer of settlement allows either party to an injury lawsuit to offer a settlement to the other party before trial.  It was created to encourage the early resolution of disputes.

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Florida Motorcycle Laws

Florida Motorcycle Laws & Regulations

Living in Florida, it’s common knowledge that a large number of people in our state are uninsured. Driving in the Sunshine State, it’s also common to witness poor road etiquette. Drivers cut you off or turn without using a signal, tailgate at high speeds, run red lights… The list is long. And when the driver […]

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Examination Under Oath Florida

What Is an Examination Under Oath?

Most insurance policies include provisions allowing your insurance carrier to take your sworn testimony. This is called an examination under oath, also known as EUO. What Happens During an Examination Under Oath? The EUO typically lasts several hours. The insurance company will have their lawyer or adjusters conduct the EUO. The lawyer will ask you […]

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Bad Faith Florida

What is Bad Faith in Florida?

What is Bad Faith? Bad faith is an intentional dishonest or unfair act which occurs by not fulfilling legal or contractual obligations, misleading another, entering into an agreement without the intention or means to fulfill it, or violating basic standards of honesty in dealing with others. Florida Statute 624.155 Under Florida State Statute 624.155, “bad […]

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Compulsory Medical Examination

What is a Compulsory Medical Examination (CME)?

One of the most powerful tools the insurance industry uses to defeat your claim is the Compulsory Medical Examination (formerly, but more commonly, known as the Independent Medical Exam (IME)). In the pre-litigation phase, your own insurance company will be the one to send you to this doctor, who will almost always deem you healthy […]

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