What to Do When Your Accident Claim Exceeds Insurance Limits in Florida

The unfortunate reality is that you usually can’t make an insurance company pay beyond its policy limit. But there are options available for you to recover the full amount of your accident claim. This article will guide you on what you can do when your claim exceeds your insurance coverage after a car accident in Florida. The first step in understanding how you can recover for your losses in an accident is to know how the no-fault insurance laws work in Florida. The second step is knowing what was damaged and who is responsible for the accident to determine …

Debunking Personal Injury Myths

You Can File at Any Time There’s an expiration date on filing a claim and pursuing compensation. Every state has its statute of limitations that dictate how long you have to file a personal injury case. Four years is the standard amount of time for pursuing a case. The sooner you file, the better your chances. Letting too much time …

Basic Legal Tips We Should All Follow

The following legal tips will help you in your personal and professional life. Beyond legal advice, these are basic rules we should all live by to create a secure environment for ourselves and the people we love. Prepare for the Unexpected Draw up a will. Buy the life insurance. Create a trust. You get the point. Plan ahead, even though …

Reasons why you need an attorney

Hiring an attorney is a big step, and it’s often a scary one. You can’t help but wonder if it’s worth the expense. Here’s a look at why hiring an attorney is often the best option instead of going it alone or not fighting at all.  Determining the Strength of Your Case An attorney will assess the strength of your case …

Learn the steps to a personal injury lawsuit

The process of filing a personal injury lawsuit is often specific to the kind of claim you have and where you happen to reside. Here are some of the more frequently seen types of personal injury lawsuits you should know: Motor vehicle accidents Medical malpractice Workplace accidents Slip and fall Pet bite Wrongful death Product liability Every personal injury lawsuit …

Can you sue for food poisoning?

The Tex-Mex chain Chipotle agreed to pay a whopping $25 million fine to resolve charges that it served contaminated food that made more than 1,100 people sick over three years.  With so many people opting for take-out and delivery beyond the traditional dine-in option, the safety of our meals has never been more in question. And if you wind up in …

Accidents While Using a Ride-Sharing Company such as Uber or Lyft

If you’re hurt as a ride-share passenger, whose insurance will cover your injuries? Florida’s laws on this subject are broad, and the answer is unlikely clearcut. Here’s a good look at some of the issues you’ll likely deal with if you’re injured in a ride-sharing accident: Insurance Coverage Your riding sharing driver might have a commercial insurance policy that will …

Riding a Motorcycle Legally and Safely in Florida

When temperatures drop in Florida, motorcyclists hit the road in droves. It’s not uncommon to see a gaggle of hogs on a Sunday just taking in the sights and the blue skies. For motorcyclists, there are plenty of laws that apply to just them. And for regular drivers, there’s a lot to be aware of when encountering a motorcyclist or …

Workplace injuries that could ruin your business

Workplace injuries can doom a business. Here’s a look at common injuries that occur in the workplace and how businesses can protect against them. Slip and fall Muscle strains Being hit by objects Repetitive strain injuries Crashes and collisions Cuts and Lacerations Inhaling tox fumes Exposure to loud noises Walking into objects Workplace fights When an employee files for worker’s …

Ensuring your child’s safety at school

Schools are supposed to be a safe space where children are protected away from home. But we know accidents happen. And during a pandemic, when anxiety at an all-time high, concerns about children has reached a whole new level. Parents are keenly aware of the dangers that lurk on school grounds. Beyond contracting the coronavirus, kids are susceptible to injuries, …