Will My Car Accident Case Go to Trial? Miami car accident lawyer
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Will My Car Accident Case Go to Trial?
Statistics indicate that up to 95% of personal injury lawsuits, including car accident cases, will settle before trial. There are a variety of reasons that these cases will resolve before trial, and a lot of them have to do with the insurance company involved. Getting a fair settlement requires a thorough understanding of what your case is worth if it did go to trial. Only insurance companies and experienced Miami car accident attorneys will have that type of information. There are several...
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May 11, 2018 by admin
Exploring Comparative Negligence in Florida: Who Is at Fault?
The term “negligence” is legal jargon for carelessness or recklessness. When someone is negligent and causes an accident that leads to injuries or death, they are legally responsible for those damages. However, there are many situations where more than one person is at fault for a car or truck accident, and that person might be you—the plaintiff who is asserting a legal claim against another driver. What happens when you are partially at fault for an accident? As North Miami Beach Car...
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May 10, 2018 by admin
My Personal Injury Claim After A Car Accident Was Denied: What Next?
The process of recovering compensation for your injuries and damages suffered in a car accident is quite straightforward. You file a personal injury claim with the at-fault driver's insurance company, and that insurer assigns a claim adjuster who decides whether to approve or deny your claim. And while every victim is certain that his or her injury after a car accident is serious enough and deserves compensation, it is not only always the case. In many instances, the process of seeking...
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May 4, 2018 by admin
Signing a Release with the Insurance Company? Beware of These Pitfalls
No personal injury case ends with you riding off into the sunset with all that money you have received as compensation for your slip and fall injuries or any other injury. In almost all personal injury cases, the defendant – the at-fault party and his/her insurance company – will demand that you sign a release of their further responsibility and liability for future claims against them. The release of liability is basically a document that bars you from recovering additional damages...
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May 3, 2018 by admin
Insurance and Ride-Sharing: What Coverage Applies?
Insurance and ride-sharing can be tricky. While every driver on the road in Florida is required to have personal injury protection (PIP) coverage, those requirements were only extended to drivers who work for ride-sharing services fairly recently. If you are in a Lyft or Uber accident, a ride-sharing attorney in Hollywood can help. Required Coverage for All Drivers Every driver in Florida is required to have: $10,000 in personal injury protection (PIP) $10,000 in property damage...
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April 27, 2018 by admin
The Importance of Police Reports in Florida Car Accident Cases
One of the first things that you should do after a Florida car accident is call the police. In fact, Florida residents are required by law to report most crashes to the police. Calling the police to the scene is often the easiest way to report an accident. Having the police involved also helps your Miami car accident case in a lot of situations. If you did report the accident but did not get a copy of the police report, your lawyer will be able to help you gather this...
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April 26, 2018 by admin
21-Year-Old Man Killed by Car While Checking on Accident Victims
Kyle Harrison, a 21-year-old man, was one of those involved in a three-car accident in Pensacola on April 25, and was struck by another driver when he exited his vehicle to check on the motorists and passengers in the other two vehicles. Harrison, along with pedestrian Dannah McCormick, were hit by an 80-year-old motorist, who did not see the two standing in the road. Ms. McCormick died from her injuries at the scene, but Harrison was taken to hospital for medical treatment. Tragically, Mr....
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April 20, 2018 by admin
Walmart Slip and Fall Case Damages Could Be Affected by Appeal
In an appeal which was remanded by the 4th District Court of Appeal, a man who was awarded $970,000 in damages following a slip and fall accident in a Walmart store could see this payment significantly reduced. The appeal, which was filed by attorneys representing the retail giant, argued that the judgement was made without considering all relevant evidence. Derrick Thornton had filed a slip and fall lawsuit claiming negligence on the part of Walmart, after he slipped and fell in an indoor...
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April 19, 2018 by admin
Interstate 95 Road Rage Leaves Woman Seriously Injured
It was reported in mid-2017 that Florida was the leading state in terms of road rage figures, with 146 incidents over a two-year period according to CBS12 research, and recent events suggest that trend has not changed in the meantime. While most drivers can probably identify with becoming frustrated in heavy traffic, or when other motorists behave irresponsibly, acting on this emotion can be incredibly dangerous. Interstate 95 is often mentioned with regards to road rage incidents, and was the...
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April 14, 2018 by admin
Woman Dies after Being Sucked through Airplane Window
The National Transportation Safety Board has sent a team of expert investigators to examine a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 after a woman was killed by an apparent mechanical failure. When the aircraft, which was en route from New York to Dallas, blew an engine, flying shrapnel smashed a window, causing the cabin to suddenly decompress, upon which a female passenger was partly suck through the broken window. Although fellow passengers managed to pull her back into the cabin, Jennifer Riordan...
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April 13, 2018 by admin
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