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Is It Worth Suing an Uninsured Driver?

Survivors of car accidents face a chaotic time. They worry for their safety, financial security, and legal wellbeing. Amid the uncertainty, however, they often take comfort in knowing that the law requires all drivers to carry liability insurance to help crash victims pay for their injuries and losses. Here’s the problem: not everybody carries the …

How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim

Every year, millions of Americans suffer accidental injuries and preventable deaths. Many of those victims, or family members of those who died, seek compensation through a personal injury claim. In the United States, over 400,000 personal injury claims get filed every year. In the aftermath of an injury or wrongful death, victims and their families …

How Do I Settle a Car Accident Claim Without a Lawyer?

People who have suffered injuries in a car accident sometimes wonder if they can do without a lawyer, and instead settle the injury claim on their own. It’s an understandable instinct. If you can get as much money yourself as a lawyer could get for you, then why bother with hiring a lawyer, right? But …

Hours of Service Suspended

Vegetables on grocery store shelves, building materials at construction sites, Amazon boxes on doorsteps, and countless other items reach their destination thanks to trucks. Truck drivers, in turn, play an essential role in the economy, often traveling long distances on tight schedules to keep businesses supplied and consumers happy. The prominent place trucks occupy in …

Getting a Settlement After a Semi-Truck Accident

Over 400,000 traffic crashes occur in Florida every year, resulting in more than 200,000 injuries, and about 3000 fatalities. About 1 out of 10 those accidents involve a commercial vehicle such as a semi-truck, and cause numerous serious and costly injuries and tragic fatalities. The vast majority of semi-truck accidents happen because of someone’s careless …

Does a Fender Bender Count as an Accident?

Fender benders happen every day, but are they truly car accidents? In a word, yes. Any time one vehicle collides with another, an accident has happened. There is no minimum threshold of damage or force of impact that must be met for a fender bender to be classified as an accident. In fact, a fender …

Can I Sue After an Accident?

In the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident, you may feel unsure of the steps to take to secure compensation for your injuries and losses. The first thought that comes to mind for many accident victims is whether they will need to sue someone. Here’s how experienced car accident lawyers answer that question. What It …

What Is the Average Bodily Injury Claim Settlement in Florida?

After a car accident, you have a lot to worry about. Vehicle damage, urgent medical care, rehabilitation time, follow-up doctor’s visits and more can keep you up at night. You fret about when you can return to work. You want to get healthy as quickly as possible, but it’s not easy. Treatments and rehab leave …

Are You at Fault if Someone Pulls out in Front of You?

An accident can happen when another vehicle pulls out in front of yours unexpectedly, leaving you little time to steer clear of a collision. In the aftermath of that sort of crash, you may wonder about who was at fault. On one hand, your vehicle hit the one in front of you, which can make …

What Is Combined Single Limit Insurance?

If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident that someone else’s reckless or careless actions caused, one of the most important factors in your ability to obtain compensation for the expenses and impacts you have incurred as a result of the injury is how much insurance the at-fault party has. The reason for this …

What Causes of Airbag Injuries?

If you’re in a motor vehicle accident, two important safety features can reduce your risk of serious injury: Your seat belt and your airbag. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), more than a half-million lives have been saved in the U.S. as the result of airbags, which have been required to come …

Drivers Must Yield Right of Way to Pedestrians

On the road, you have a variety of rules you must follow, from maintaining a safe speed to following critical traffic signals. Many drivers, however, fail to recognize one important rule: the need to yield right of way to pedestrians around them. Looking out for Pedestrians Pedestrians, or people using the road without a motor …

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