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  • Are attorney fees considered damages in Florida? 

    February 22, 2024

    The distinction between attorney fees and damages is a fundamental aspect of legal cost considerations in Florida. Damages refer to the monetary compensation awarded for loss or injury suffered due to another party’s actions or negligence.  These can include compensatory damages (such as medical expenses and lost wages) and, in some cases, punitive damages. Attorney […]

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  • How Contingent Fees Work in Florida

    January 29, 2024

    Contingency fees are the norm in personal injury cases in Florida. This client-friendly system means that clients do not pay attorney fees unless they win their case or reach a settlement.  The rationale behind this arrangement is to provide access to legal representation regardless of the client’s financial situation. It aligns the attorney’s interests with […]

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  • Who Pays for Injuries in a Car Accident in Florida?

    January 29, 2024

    In the aftermath of a car accident in Florida, one of the primary concerns is determining who is responsible for covering the costs of injuries. Florida’s specific laws and insurance rules play a crucial role in this determination.  Understanding who pays for injuries in a car accident is essential for victims seeking compensation for their […]

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  • Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering from a Car Accident in Florida?

    January 23, 2024

    In the aftermath of a car accident in Florida, one of the critical questions many victims face is whether they can sue for pain and suffering. Understanding the legal framework in Florida regarding such claims is crucial for anyone involved in a car accident.  In Florida, the ability to sue for pain and suffering after […]

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  • How Much Does a Car Accident in Florida Cost?

    January 19, 2024

    After a car accident in Florida, one of the first questions many individuals have is about the cost of hiring an attorney. Understanding the fee structures and costs associated with legal representation in car accident cases is crucial for anyone considering hiring a lawyer. This article aims to provide an overview of how attorneys charge […]

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  • Can you fire your accident attorney in Florida? 

    January 17, 2024

    Hiring an attorney after a car accident is a crucial step in ensuring your rights are protected and you receive fair compensation. However, there may be situations where you feel that your attorney is not representing your interests adequately. In Florida, as in other states, clients have the right to change their legal representation.  In […]

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  • What Happens If You Are At Fault in a Car Accident in Florida?

    January 15, 2024

    Being at fault in a car accident in Florida carries specific legal and financial consequences due to the state’s particular laws governing vehicle accidents and insurance. Understanding these implications is crucial for any driver involved in an accident where they are deemed at fault.  We will cover what happens if you are found to be […]

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  • What Happens If You Lose a Car Accident Lawsuit in Florida?

    January 08, 2024

    In Florida, as in other states, the aftermath of a car accident can sometimes lead to a lawsuit. While many individuals focus on what they stand to gain if they win such a lawsuit, it is equally important to understand the consequences of losing a car accident case in Florida.  What is the Legal Process […]

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  • How long do you have to get a lawyer after a car accident in Florida?

    January 03, 2024

    Experiencing a car accident in Florida can be a distressing and disorienting event, leading to questions about the appropriate legal steps to take. One crucial question many face is how long they have to hire a lawyer after a car accident.  Understanding the timeline for seeking legal representation is important for protecting your rights and […]

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  • How Long Does a Car Accident Settlement Take in Florida?

    December 27, 2023

    For many individuals involved in a car accident in Florida, a key question that arises is how long it will take to settle their claim. The duration of a car accident settlement in Florida varies significantly depending on numerous factors.  What is the Settlement Process? The journey to a car accident settlement in Florida is […]

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