Monthly Archives: September 2022
What is the Breakdown Car Insurance Coverage Requirements in Florida?
What is the difference between collision and property damage? What is comprehensive insurance coverage? Why is Florida called a “No-Fault” state, but my insurance is saying I was at fault?What is “UM” and why did my insurance company give me a UM rejection form to sign? It seems like the more questions you ask,… Read More »
Why Does it Take So Long to Sue a Police Department in Florida?
Just like there are caps in the amount of money that we can recover against the government agency, there are also rules we have to follow if we’re going to bring a claim against them and file a lawsuit. In Florida, we’re required to give written notice to the government agency of the claim…. Read More »
Can You Sue the Officer Individually in a Florida Personal Injury Lawsuit?
The answer is a little bit complicated. Florida statutes specifically say that you are not permitted to sue the officer individually for acts of negligence that occurred within the course and scope of employment with the government agency. In this case, the government agency accepted that the officer was in the course and scope… Read More »
What Constitutes You as an Invitee or a Trespasser in Florida?
When you are injured on someone else’s property, there will be a lot of questions about your behavior, and whether you did anything that may have contributed to your accident or your injuries. But there’s another question that is not as often asked: Who are you, and why were you on that property? That’s… Read More »
What is the Florida No Fault Law?
Florida’s “No Fault” laws are often misunderstood to mean that fault is irrelevant in determining who will pay for car accident damages. However, all “No-Fault” means is that a particular type of coverage called personal injury protection (“PIP”) will pay a covered insured’s medicals up to a certain amount regardless of whether the insured… Read More »
Has a “Blackout Challenge” Ever Led to an Injury Lawsuit in Florida?
If you have a child, there’s a good chance that your child is on a social media site, and that means there’s a chance that your child is being exposed to something he or she shouldn’t be exposed to. If your child hurts him or herself after seeing something on a website or social… Read More »
What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Florida?
Florida’s minimum required auto coverage is personal injury protection (“PIP”) and property damage (“PD”). Although PIP may cover some of your medical bills after an accident, neither of those will cover a car accident victim’s damages caused by a negligent driver. Rather, bodily injury (“BI”) coverage would—if the negligent driver elected to carry it… Read More »
What Can You Do To Help Your Own Injury Case in Florida?
When you have a lawyer in your injury case, you may think about the ways that your attorney will help you win or settle your case favorably. That’s natural—after all, your attorney is the legal professional. But what about you—are there things that you can do to help your personal injury attorney? There actually… Read More »
What Should I Do If I Was Involved In a Hit and Run in Florida?
There are two key parts which anyone involved in a hit and run must know: first, the legal requirements of those involved in a crash, and second, what they can do to try and recover their damages. Florida Statute § 316.061 requires the driver of a vehicle that was involved in, or had any… Read More »
Which Baby Stroller Manufacturer Recalled 14,000 Baby Jogging Strollers?
A major manufacturer of baby strollers just recalled 14,000 baby jogging strollers due to a design which could lead to the severing of a child’s finger. According to the company’s website, this all-terrain RIDGE jogging strollers has a dangerous disc brake design, which has already led to one child’s severing their finger. The company’s… Read More »