In order for someone to be found negligent in a personal injury claim, that individual is compared to the standard of care of a “reasonable person,” or sometimes referred to as the “reasonable person standard.” What separates an accident from a negligent act is whether or not a defendant breached the standard of care required… Read More
Hancock Injury Attorneys Blog
A personal injury can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating. Not only are you out of work (temporarily or permanently), but you now have unexpected medical bills to pay. Battling with insurance companies or other responsible parties can be emotionally draining, stunting the healing process. If you have found yourself in this position, a personal… Read More
Building a Safety Net of Savings Planning for emergencies, such as a hurricane is like buying insurance: you pay into an account and hope you’ll never have to use it. But life happens. Having money in the bank to cover those unexpected expenses can reduce stress and keep you from relying on credit cards and… Read More
Hurricane Safety Guide Hurricane season officially starts on June 1 and ends on November 30. In the past two years, Florida had to endure both Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Michael. This hurricane season is expected to have an average level of activity, with approximately 13 named storms, only two of those possibly developing into major… Read More
Unfortunately, injury settlements are not always based on the severity of a person’s injury. There are those that are legitimately injured, and very seriously injured, who do not receive the compensation they deserve. In order to get the maximum settlement on your injury claim, there are steps you should take from the moment you are… Read More
E-Scooter injury numbers are on the rise across the U.S. and it is just a matter of time they start in Tampa.
Tampa is expected to be one of the top Memorial Day travel destinations in 2019.
Florida bans texting while driving by making it a primary offense. The law takes effect on July 1. 2019.
When you think of getting into a head-on car crash, it is common to assume that the safest place to be is in the back seat. However, a recent study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that rear passengers might actually be in more danger in a head-on caar crash than those in… Read More
Florida Motorcycle Insurance Claims In Florida, motorcycle owners cannot purchase personal injury protection, also known as PIP or no-fault insurance. This means that you are not entitled to first-party benefits after a crash, such as medical and wage loss benefits. This can be a financial hardship and a barrier to quality medical treatment if you… Read More