After a car accident, you only have 14 days to go to the doctor.

After an automobile accident, you only have 14 days to go to the doctor. If you do not, you will lose your right to receive $10,000.00 in medical expenses and wage loss. The Florida Legislature recently amended Florida’s No Fault Law. The general public knows this type of insurance coverage by several names: a) PIP…

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Do I have a Lawsuit?

If you have been involved in any type of accident or have suffered damages because of the negligence of others, you must decide if you are going to file a lawsuit. There are three important elements to consider: fault (civil liability), damages, and your chances of collecting money compensation. What follows is a brief explanation…

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Lawsuits for Defective Products

These days, there is more and more talk about the efforts to change our civil justice system. These changes are being proposed by big business and insurance companies. No consumer group has asked for these changes, because these changes would make it more difficult for the majority of the citizens to be properly compensated for…

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A Woman Assaulted In a Parking Garage Wins a Lawsuit

Alicia was assaulted by delinquents in the parking lot of the apartment complex where she lived. This was a building that offered “security” as part of its image, in an effort to attract tenants. The assault occurred when she was walking at night towards her automobile. Alicia filed a lawsuit against the building owner, alleging…

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Are Businesses Responsible For Assaults In Parking Lots?

The huge number of cars on the road requires the use of large parking lots. These are often poorly lit and unattended. This makes them perfect places for criminals. Victims of crimes occurring in parking lots should know that the owner of the parking lot can be held civilly liable for the property. Formerly, the…

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Money Compensation for Slip and Fall and Trip and Fall Accidents

What should you do if you slip on the wet floor of a supermarket and injure your ankle? What should you do if you trip with the carpet in a movie theater and injure your ankle? What happens if the owner of the property fails to accept legal responsibility for your injuries? This type of…

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Who Pays Your Medical Expenses After An Automobile Accident?

The answer to this question always surprises my clients. At the beginning of the seventies, Florida adopted the no fault law as to medical expenses which is still in force today. The general public knows this type of insurance coverage by several names: a) PIP [personal injury protection], b) No Fault Insurance, c) Mandatory Insurance…

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Things You Should Know If You Get Hurt While Taking A Cruise

Since the end of the 70’s, cruises have become a very popular vacation for the American middle class. Regrettably, there are a lot of accidents aboard these ships and many passengers suffer very serious injuries. The most typical accidents are: Slip and Falls and Trip and Falls due to dangerous conditions aboard the ships such…

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Your Lawsuit in the Courts

When a person has been injured as a result of an accident or the negligence of a third party, his lawsuit will follow several steps. After all the available evidence is presented to the insurance company for the party at-fault, negotiations start. Usually, there is a great difference in how your attorney and the insurance…

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What Negligence Means

At one point or another we have all considered filing a claim against somebody for "negligence". This normally occurs after having been involved in an accident. But what exactly does "negligence" mean? The legal concept of "negligence" has evolved over several centuries. Depending on the case, it can either be easy or difficult to apply.…

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Don’t Say Anything after an Automobile Accident

If you’re involved in an automobile accident you should not discuss with the other driver, nor take responsibility for the accident. What you might say can be used against you, and will be detrimental to your interests. The best thing you can do is to consult with an attorney before saying anything to the other…

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