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
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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
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 do not have other… Read More
With over a 140 bicycle accidents in Hillsborough County so far this year, and being an amateur cyclist myself, I believe in taking personal responsibility for my own safety by being a defensive cyclist. Just as we drive cars defensively, let’s ride our bike defensively. Here’s a refresher on the top ten list of Florida… Read More
According to Ride Smart Florida, more than 14,000 people were injured in motorcycle crashes during 2015 on Florida roadways. Overall, there are more than 625,000 motorcycles registered in Florida accounting for nearly 4% of all roadway traffic. More frightening statistics Unfortunately, the statistics on the number of accidents is only the beginning of the tale… Read More
Lane-Changing Car Accident Liability Establishing fault in a car accident is usually one of the first things that people want to do after getting into a crash. But usually fault is harder to establish than one might think. Many questions can be asked from “was a blinker used?” to “was someone speeding?”. In lane-changing accidents,… Read More
Hiring a personal injury lawyer is an important decision. You want to make sure your lawyer is capable of handling your case, understand how much you will owe your lawyer if you win or lose the case and get a feel for if the lawyer anticipates your case will go to trial. Here are the top… Read More