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Know the Elements of a Florida Bad Faith Insurance Claim

As an insurance policyholder, you pay your premium with the understanding that should disaster strike, your insurance company will cover the damages. That they will act in good faith.   However, it’s important to remember that it’s in your insurer’s best financial interest not to pay out your claim. Sometimes, insurance companies will push the […]

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Just How Common Is Medical Malpractice in Florida?

  Medical malpractice in Florida is much more common than you may realize. How common?   Take a look at just a few stats:   Nearly $4 billion is paid out in medical malpractice claims each year in the United States. Other than death, the top reasons for injury claims include significant or major permanent […]

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How's Florida Doing with Distracted Driving? Not Well

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month in Florida, and law enforcement officials work hard to educate the public about the number of deaths in Florida each year due to distracted driving. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like their effort is doing much good.   Below, we’re going to take a look at some alarming statistics, cover […]

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Hurt in a Florida DUI Crash? Don't Forget the Crimes Compensation Act

  As many Florida citizens know all too well, spring breakers can be noisy. They can be annoying. Worst of all, though, they can be dangerous when they commit negligent acts such as driving while intoxicated.   This isn’t behavior that’s limited to Florida, either. For example, two high school students were recently hit and […]

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Reasons Insurers Deny Florida Homeowner Claims – and How to Fight Back

  Has your homeowner’s insurance claim recently been denied? Here are common reasons that claims get denied, and what you can do to fight back.   Common Reasons for Denied Claims   Deductible not met If damage occurs and the repair or replacement is less than your deductible, you cannot file for compensation from your […]

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Easter Injuries Florida Parents Need to Know About

Most people don’t think of Easter as a time when people tend to get injured, but every year people get hurt in various accidents related to the holiday.   What kind of accidents?   Well, one mother in Oregon is seeking $112,000 in damages after she was allegedly injured in a 2016 egg hunt. Rachel […]

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Why Do Single-Car Accidents Happen in Florida?

A Lake City woman recently died in a single car accident, while three others suffered serious injuries. What happened? In the early morning hours of Mar. 4, the four women were traveling in a Hyundai Sonata in eastern Suwannee County. At 12:25 a.m. the driver crossed over the road’s shoulder and hit a culvert. The […]

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Rehab Facility Death Raises Questions about Duty to Care in Florida

  When checking into drug addiction treatment centers, patients and their family members trust that the facility will provide for the patient’s medical care, safety, and well-being while in treatment. Due to the nature of drug addiction and withdrawal, rehab facilities must supervise patients continuously to prevent self-harm or injury to other patients.   All […]

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Florida Stores Can't Just Refuse to Show Slip and Fall Videos

  When shoppers walk through stores, browsing merchandise or hunting down a specific item can cause them to take their eyes off the floor, making slip, trip, and fall injuries more likely. However, under Florida law, stores are obligated to maintain safe conditions that should prevent these injuries.   A Florida woman recently fell in […]

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How Floridians Can Have a Safe St. Patrick's Day

    If you’re planning to party like the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, make sure you think about your own safety and that of others first. Here are several tips to help you have a fun yet safe St. Patrick’s Day and protect you from getting injured in an auto accident.   St. Patrick’s […]

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