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What Are Punitive Damages? by Katy Neal (Video)

What exactly are punitive damages? These are damages awarded to a plaintiff, which are intended to punish a defendant for exceptionally egregious or neglectful behavior. In this video Katy Neal with Carey Leisure & Neal breaks down the meaning and implementation of punitive damages. Drunk driving and accidents caused by texting while driving are different […]

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What If my Car is a Total Loss?

If you were in an auto accident and your car was totaled, (also known as a “total loss”), then your car cannot be repaired or the cost to repair is more than what it’s worth. Who pays for my car’s property damage?  If the auto accident was not your fault and the fault of another, […]

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Online Legal Help After Crash

The internet allows people to find exactly what they are looking for at times most convenient for them. Scrolling through electronic pages of information appeals to most of society, which helps companies refine what information people find most relevant. The law is extraordinarily dynamic in the sense that it changes often, forcing attorneys to keep […]

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Free Legal Advice in Clearwater

Retaining an attorney for any legal matter is always a good idea. You wouldn’t attempt to fix a broken leg yourself, would you? However, finding a law firm that will not only take the time to answer your questions but to answer them correctly and efficiently will give you the edge when deciding what course […]

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Contacting My Carrier Following Florida Car Accident

You may assume that dealing with your own insurance company is risk free and will jump to the conclusion that it is safe to speak with that company. Doing so before consulting an experienced personal injury attorney can prove disastrous in some cases.  The very insurance company that you pay premiums to every month is […]

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Clearwater Auto Accident Statistics

As of 2014, Florida is home to approximately 19,500,000 residents. A vast majority of those residents are licensed to drive. Section 316.066, Florida Statutes (2015) requires all law enforcement agencies to complete traffic accident reports and to forward all corresponding data to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Below are some of the […]

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Lawsuit Basics

Not all lawsuits are equal.  Lawsuits vary in type, action, resolution and legal approach. The term “lawsuit” refers to a civil action brought in a court of law where a plaintiff, (which is a party who claims to have incurred a loss as a result of a defendant’s actions), demands a legal or equitable remedy.  […]

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Hiring A Law Firm – What You Need To Know

Hiring a law firm after an accident may seem overwhelming. However, it shouldn’t be. You need to ensure that your attorney is not only experienced in personal injury law, but that he or she is available to meet with you in person or on the phone to discuss your case. You should feel comfortable speaking […]

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Aftermath of An Accident – Property Damage

You’ve been involved in a motor vehicle accident and now you are faced with a series of things that you need to deal with. The first item is to assess injuries and seek medical assistance if needed. Second on the list is to look over the entire accident scene and figure out who was at […]

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Your Car Crashed, Now What?

A car crash is probably the last thing you want to spend time thinking about. However, it’s best to be prepared so that in the event one occurs, you know what to do and what NOT to do after an accident, particularly concerning the other driver. It is especially important that you familiarize yourself with […]

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