Month: December 2015


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Understanding How to Break Down Levels of Fault and Liability

If you have been following the last few blogs, by now you realize the seriousness of car accidents and the injuries they can cause. No one wants to be involved in a car accident, let alone injured in one. But with the prevalence of car accidents in Florida, it’s important to know all the pertinent information that could possibly help you win your case if you happen to be injured in a car accident.
 
In our Preparing Your Case series, we have already looked at what you should do if you’re hit by an uninsured driver, the statute of limitations on personal injury lawsuits, and the types of damages you could be entitled to if you’re injured in a car accident in Florida.…

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Types of Damages If You Are Injured in an Auto Accident

There is nothing fun about getting injured in a car crash. This is especially true if you are hurt due to someone else’s negligence – regardless of whether the responsible party is another driver, a mechanic who improperly fixed your car, the city or state in which the accident occurred, the company you or the other people involved worked for, or an auto manufacturer who produced a faulty part.
 
Auto injuries can be quite extensive – and medical bills add up quickly. Far too often, the settlement that you are offered from insurers doesn’t even begin to cover your costs. The only way to receive fair and just compensation that will truly pay for your recovery is to file a lawsuit.…

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Category: Auto Accidents

Preparing Your Case: Statutes of Limitations on Injury Claims

 
Almost every store has a time limit for how long you have to return an item that you purchased. There is a time limit for how long you have to pay a bill. And there is a time limit for how long you have to file a claim for a personal injury.
Over four weeks, we are looking at automobile accidents and going into detail about different aspects of preparing your case if you find yourself in this type of situation.
 
Last week, we looked at getting into an accident with an uninsured driver. Below, in Part 2, we are going to talk about the statute of limitations on personal injury claims in Florida.…

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Preparing Your Case: What If I Am Hit By an Uninsured Driver

 
No one wants to be involved in a car accident. Even in a best-case scenario, a crash puts you off schedule and casts a gray cloud over your day. And most people don’t get that “best-case scenario.” Most likely your car is going to spend time in the shop, and if you’re really unlucky, you’ll need medical care yourself.
 
But crashes are particularly galling when they are caused by the negligence of another driver. Over the next four weeks, we will be looking at automobile accidents and going into detail about different aspects of preparing your case if you find yourself in this type of situation.
 
In Part 1 of this series, we will look into what you should do if you are hit by an uninsured driver.…

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