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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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What Happens If You Get Into a Car Accident With No Insurance in Florida and Are Not at Fault?

Car accidents are stressful, no matter the circumstances. From medical bills, car repairs, car rental, lost wages, and litigation, it’s the gift that keeps on giving. And if either driver doesn’t have auto insurance, the stress becomes more intense. Florida Statute 324.021 establishes that every motor vehicle registered in the state must have proof of […]

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Flooding – Will My Car Be Covered Under Auto Insurance

In the wake of hurricane season, and recent events surrounding Hurricane Harvey, flooding is a serious issue to consider. The news and social media outlets are covered with photographs of cars submerged under water. Damages may (or may not) be covered under your automobile insurance policy due to flooding. It is imperative to purchase automobile […]