Medical Bills From A Car Accident

Medical Bills From A Car Accident

Any medical bills that you accrue from treatment related to a car accident are paid by your personal injury protection (PIP) coverage. PIP insurance may pay up to $10,000.00 of medical bills if you have an emergency medical condition. Your insurance company may pay up to $2500.00 of medical bills if your doctor did not…

Diminished Value Claims in Florida

Diminished Value Claims in Florida

A car that has been in an accident is worth less solely because it has been damaged even if the car gets repaired.  This is because when given a choice, a prospective buyer will pay less for the damaged vehicle then for an identical vehicle that has not been damaged in an accident.  The law…

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured and Uninsured Motorist Coverage is a type of insurance coverage purchased through automobile insurance carriers.  Also abbreviated as UM, this insurance protects you and other passengers from those who do not carry bodily injury liability insurance.  It also protects you and other passengers if the at-fault driver did not carry enough bodily injury liability…

Soft Tissue Injuries in Car Accidents

Soft Tissue Injuries in Car Accidents

The most common injuries that we see from car accidents are soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue injuries include damage to tendons, ligaments and muscles.  These injuries are usually caused by strains, sprains and bruising.  Very often, we see clients who have suffered herniated discs from the trauma caused by the vehicle accident.  Herniated discs occur…

Insurance Adjusters

Insurance Adjusters

Insurance adjusters evaluate insurance claims to assess how much a claim is worth. Insurance adjusters who handle personal injury claims will review the injured person’s medical records, injuries, out of pocket expenses and lost wages to assign a numerical range to the settlement value of a case. If the injured person is represented by an…

Property Damage Liability In Florida

Property Damage Liability In Florida

Property Damage insurance pays to fix a vehicle damaged by the at-fault driver.  Florida law requires vehicle owners to purchase a minimum of $10,000 of property damage insurance.  Failure to keep insurance may result in the vehicle owner’s license being suspended.  Additionally, in Florida, the property damage insurer may declare the damaged vehicle a total…

Dog Bites in Florida

Dog Bites in Florida

Florida law states that the owner of a dog is responsible for any bites caused to another person. Florida is a strict liability state for dog bites.  This is the case even if the dog does not have a prior violent history.  However, the owner is not liable for any bites, if the owner had…

DUI Accidents

DUI Accidents

There are approximately 30 people who die every day in automobile accident crashes involving an impaired driver.   In fact, approximately 11,000 people per year die in automobile accidents with an impaired driver.  In 2017, the police arrested approximately 1 million drivers for DUI for drugs or alcohol.   In Florida, there are approximately 50,000 to 60,000…

2017 Florida Traffic Statistics

2017 Florida Traffic Statistics

In 2017, there were approximately 387,000 total crashes in the State of Florida. Of those crashes, approximately 160,000 resulted in personal injuries.  Broward County and Miami-Dade County had the highest amount of crashes.  There were about 40,000 crashes in Broward County and 60,000 crashes in Miami. The most dangerous intersections in Florida were located in:…