Month: November 2012


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Category: Insurance Claims

Often, following a hurricane, Coral Springs residents have experienced delays or denials of their insurance claims. There can be various reasons why Coral Springs residents encounter such difficulties, so an attorney should be consulted as soon as possible to determine whether the insurance company is simply failing to pay on claims that it should or if other factors could be at play in their refusal to pay what the claims appear to be worth.
 
One reason that Coral Springs insurance claims may denied or the insurance company may offer a settlement that is far lower than what a property owner anticipated is if the insurance inspector determines that the damage to the property was caused by something other than the storm in question.…

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Category: Car Accidents

If you have sustained injuries in any kind of car accident for which you were not responsible, an attorney who serves the Coral Springs area can help you to get the justice that you deserve. Sadly, that option is not available for three people who recently lost their lives in a car accident when the vehicle they were riding in pulled to the shoulder because of a flat tire. According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, a car on the highway swerved, striking the vehicle that was pulled over from behind.
 
Authorities noted that a car on the shoulder seems to draw other vehicles toward it and can be very susceptible to an accident, which is why law enforcement officials encourage motorists to call for roadside assistance from a vehicle that will have warning lights and other equipment to alert oncoming motorists.…

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Category: Casino Accidents

Everyone in Las Vegas knows how dangerous a casino environment can be. Many of us have been warned about the dangers of gambling for years. However, few people are aware that besides losing a fortune, one can suffer a serious personal injury in an accident at a casino, as well. In the event of such an incident, it is essential to contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible so that you can begin to build your case to obtain the compensation that you will need to cover medical and other related expenses.
 
Most people just lose their shirts while on the casino floor, but there have been those who have lost limbs to an elevator accident, had digits mangled in casino escalators, been injured in an auto accident while waiting for valet parking, or who have fallen due to a spill in the casino buffet line.…

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Category: Auto Accidents

When an auto accident for which you are not at fault in Pembroke Pines results in injury, consulting an auto accident lawyer in Pembroke Pines can help to ensure that you get the benefits that you need to pay for your medical care and other expenses. Luckily, a recent accident in Pembroke Pines in which a mother drove into her child’s day care facility did not result in injuries for anyone but the driver.
 
As the woman was pulling into the day care parking lot in Pembroke Pines, she inadvertently pressed the accelerator when she meant to hit the brakes. As a result, her car crashed into the outside wall of a prekindergarten classroom.…

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Category: Auto Accidents

Injuries sustained in an auto accident can sometimes demand the attention of a lawyer in the Fort Lauderdale area because there are often injuries that could have been avoided if people had been paying better attention to the road in front of them. A recent accident in Fort Lauderdale caused traffic to come to a near standstill on the freeway. Part of the slowdown was caused by blocked lanes from the accident. However, traffic would have been moving much more quickly if every driver who passed by, in each direction, had not been slowing even more than necessary to gawk at the auto accident scene.
 
In addition to stalling traffic, such rubbernecking is extremely dangerous as there have been countless instances in which another auto accident has been caused because drivers were paying more attention to the carnage of an auto accident than to the road ahead.…

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Category: Events

Fort Lauderdale, FL — November 16, 2012  The law firm of Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey and Alpha & Omega Court Reporting teamed up to host the Annual Holiday Kickoff Open House cocktail party at LWWM’s Fort Lauderdale office on November 16, 2012.
 
“This is the 5th year the firm has hosted this event,” said senior Partner, John K. Lawlor.  “We are proud to continue what has become a tradition of giving in our legal community, and are pleased to welcome Shirley Barber and the Court Reporting Firm of Alpha & Omega as our partners for the second consecutive year.”
 
This year, LWWM and A&O welcomed new partner, KIDS In Distress. …

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