Frequently Asked Questions About Florida Car Accidents

2016-07-19T11:39:09-07:00March 16th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Car accidents can be stressful. The pain and suffering from injuries related to the crash - and at worst, any fatalities involved - in addition to property damage and rising medical bills can make an already difficult time almost unbearable. For these reasons, you should not try to navigate the legal complexities stemming from a [...]

Is Uninsured Motorist Coverage Really Necessary in Florida?

2016-07-19T11:28:37-07:00February 12th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Insurance, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury|

Studies by the Insurance Research Council (IRC) show that one in every eight drivers in the United States who is involved in an auto accident is either underinsured or not insured at all. Not surprisingly, Florida is one of the states in the nation with the highest uninsured driving population boasting almost 24 percent of [...]

Florida’s PIP Insurance Requirement Likely to Remain

2016-07-19T11:39:40-07:00January 22nd, 2016|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury|

A recently released report issued by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (FOIR) has found that the high number of fraud cases involving personal-injury protection (PIP) has decreased. Claims under PIP coverage have decreased overall, while claims in other areas such as uninsured motorist and bodily injury have gone up. Regionally, the largest drop in [...]

Bill Proposed in Florida Senate To Tighten Law on Driving While Texting

2016-07-19T11:40:13-07:00April 10th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

A bill has recently been introduced into the Florida Senate that would toughen the law on texting while driving. Under Senate Bill 246, the violation of the Texting While Driving Law would become a primary offense. According to the Senate’s bill analysis, this would allow “state or local law enforcement agencies to enforce the prohibition [...]

Establishing Liability and Apportioning Damages in a Car Accident

2016-07-19T11:28:37-07:00March 25th, 2015|Auto Accidents, General, Personal Injury|

Every day throughout the United States, there are thousands of car accidents that cause devastating injuries and numerous deaths. Tragically, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injuries and deaths in the United States. Unfortunately, it is likely that either you or someone you know will be in a car accident. As such, it [...]

Florida Passes New Child-Restraint Law, Strengthens Safety Protections

2016-07-19T11:28:44-07:00February 26th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

Every year throughout Florida there are thousands of car accidents, which cause thousands of injuries to drivers and occupants and result in numerous fatalities. Despite the frequency of car accidents in the state and throughout the country, many drivers and passengers fail to use a seat belt or improperly use a restraint device. According to [...]

Florida’s PIP Insurance Law Being Challenged in Court

2016-07-19T11:39:39-07:00August 1st, 2014|General|

In June, we wrote about Florida’s no-fault auto insurance laws. Recently, Florida lawyers asked a judge to declare unconstitutional the 2012 changes to this auto insurance law, The Palm Beach Post reports. Specifics of the Case The plaintiff in the case is Yesenia Boatswain. Boatswain is a policyholder with Garrison Property and Casualty Insurance Co., a subsidiary of United [...]

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