When your  doctor refuses to pin the accident on the carelessness of another person, he is doing them a big favor, especially if he knows it was their fault.  He is refusing to be a witness to his care.  He is hurting your case. As a specialized witness with knowledge of medicine, he probably has…

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My client was in a really bad motor vehicle accident a couple of weeks ago. The other car pulled right in front of him. She never saw him coming.  Both his truck and her passenger car were totaled. As a result, the Florida Highway Patrol impounded their vehicles in a storage yard. The son of the…

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How much is a personal injury case worth?  Sometimes nothing.  Sometimes more.  How do lawyers know how much to ask for is the subject of this blog post. When a person is injured accidentally due to the negligence of someone else, the injured person is entitled to be “made whole.” He is not entitled to…

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Not all law firms are the same. Like apples and oranges. What kind of law firm do you want? Would you like a firm where the work is mostly done by your lawyer Or one where the work is done by legal assistants?

On August 1, 2014 General Motors  started an informal claims procedure to settle accidental injury/death cases caused by   their faulty ignition switches.  Some accidents were single vehicle and sometimes more than one car was involved.  The claim procedure will expire 12/31/14.  This is a very short time, less than 6 months.  It does not…

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A local online newspaper reported that a man on his motorcycle was killed when another driver pulled out in front of him. The at-fault-driver had very little accident insurance and did not see the motorcycle coming.  What that led to may help you decide an important question about your own insurance needs, whether you drive…

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Florida is lucky to have a lot of tourists who come here to enjoy our beaches, visit Disneyworld or the races at the Daytona 500. Sometimes these tourists get into an accident and can’t drive home with the rest of their family. They have to get an airplane ticket. So the question is: Who pays…

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Republican legislator Charles Dave Hood from Ormond Beach sponsored a bill (HB379) in the 2014 session of the Florida legislature. If passed it will change evidence about medical bills in all personal injury trials. Negligent persons will not be accountable for all the damages they cause, and you will be stuck with the balance due….

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Which is worse? Being a liar or having a bad memory? Sometimes they blur…Better not being forced into the position of trying to prove you have a bad memory rather than a liar. No one has a perfect memory. But when it comes time sue you are about to enter a danger zone of land…

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A claim is often “settled” by the exchange of money for a release. The terms of the settlement are often put in writing and are sometimes supposed to be kept secret. If the secret is not kept what happens next? In Gulliver Schools, Inc vs Snay, Mr. Snay agreed to keep his $80,000 settlement against…

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