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  • Can Someone Sue Me Personally After a Car Accident in Florida?

    April 15, 2024

    In Florida, car accidents are a regrettable but common occurrence. For many involved in such incidents, one pressing question often arises: “Can someone sue me personally after a car accident?” Florida operates under a specific set of legal frameworks that make this question particularly interesting.  The state follows a no-fault insurance system, designed to reduce […]

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  • Do Settlement Checks Expire in Florida?

    April 12, 2024

    In Florida, where legal settlements are a common resolution to disputes and personal injury claims, understanding the nuances of settlement checks is crucial for recipients.  Settlement checks in Florida are financial instruments issued as a result of legal settlements, compensating recipients for damages or disputes resolved outside or inside the courtroom. The process from settlement […]

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  • What is the 14-day accident law in Florida?

    April 11, 2024

    After a car accident, a ticking clock starts on the legal rights of those involved, particularly in the state of Florida. The period immediately following an accident is critical, not only for health reasons but also for legal protection and compensation claims. Florida’s 14-day accident law is a pivotal piece of legislation that every vehicle […]

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  • What is Florida Statute 627.4265?

    April 06, 2024

    Florida’s insurance laws, Statute 627.4265 stands out for their crucial role in protecting policyholders in disputes with their insurance providers. This legislation is particularly significant in the realm of liability insurance, offering a layer of security for insured individuals and entities when they are sued.  Florida Statute 627.4265, often referred to as the “Claim Settlement […]

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  • What Happens After You Agree to a Car Accident Settlement in Florida?

    April 05, 2024

    When you’ve been involved in a car accident in Florida and have reached a settlement with the insurance company or the at-fault party, it might seem like the end of a long journey. However, agreeing to a settlement is just the beginning of the final phase of your claim. Understanding what happens after you agree […]

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  • How Long Does an Insurance Company Have to Respond to a Demand Letter in Florida?

    April 04, 2024

    In Florida, a crucial step in the claims process is the submission of a demand letter to the insurance company. This document sets the stage for formal negotiations, but it also triggers a timeline for the insurance company to respond. Understanding this timeline is essential for claimants to manage their expectations and prepare for the […]

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  • How Long Does It Take for a Whiplash Claim to Be Settled in Florida?

    March 28, 2024

    Whiplash claims, often stemming from car accidents, occupy a significant space in Florida’s personal injury landscape. For many victims, the journey from injury to compensation is fraught with uncertainty, particularly regarding the timeline for settlement. In a state known for its bustling roads and unique no-fault insurance laws, understanding the intricacies of this process is […]

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  • Can You Sue in a No-Fault Accident in Florida?

    March 28, 2024

    Florida’s no-fault insurance system stands out as a topic that often confounds drivers. At the heart of this system is a principle designed to streamline the process of dealing with minor car accidents—essentially, each driver’s insurance covers their own costs, irrespective of who was at fault. However, this leads to a pivotal question many Floridians […]

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  • Who Determines Fault in a Car Accident in Florida?

    March 28, 2024

    In the aftermath of a car accident, determining who is at fault is crucial for both legal and insurance purposes. In Florida, a state known for its bustling highways and dense traffic, understanding the process of fault determination is essential for drivers. Unlike many states that operate under a traditional fault-based system, Florida follows a […]

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  • What is the Average Payout for Whiplash in Florida?

    March 28, 2024

    Whiplash injuries, often synonymous with rear-end car accidents, emerge as one of the most frequent yet complex challenges faced by victims navigating the aftermath of a collision. In Florida, where the blend of bustling highways and no-fault insurance laws adds another layer of complexity, understanding the financial implications of such injuries becomes paramount.  With a […]

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