Understanding Florida Workers’ Compensation
FAQs Every Worker Should Be Able To Answer Every year, tens of thousands of individuals get injured on the job in Florida. And although Florida law requires most employers to provide workers’ compensation insurance, injured employees often don’t receive the compensation they deserve. In many cases, this stems from confusion surrounding Florida workers’ compensation laws and the process of filing… Read More →
Personal Vs. Bodily Injury—What’s The Difference, And Where To Begin?
It’s a common source of confusion: how to distinguish between bodily injury and personal injury…and also why it matters. In a general context, the term ‘bodily injury’ is used to refer specifically to physical injury to the body, such as bruises, broken bones, burns, cuts, muscle tears, and dislocations. In contrast, the term ‘personal injury’ is used to refer to… Read More →
Do You Have A Personal Injury Claim In Florida?
Critical Information to Know Moving Forward What exactly is personal injury law? How do you know whether you have a valid claim? And what does it take to actually pursue one? These are great questions, but they don’t always come with straightforward answers. All too often, people who deserve compensation for a personal injury never get it, simply because they… Read More →
When A Boater’s Paradise Becomes A Boater’s Nightmare
Navigating A Boating Accident In Florida Sunny skies and myriad expansive, cooling waterways make Florida one of the most popular destinations in the country for recreational boating and water sports. But it’s also the site of the most boating accidents in the nation. In 2020 alone, there were 836 reported boating accidents in Florida. Unfortunately, nearly 80 of those accidents… Read More →
Slipped And Fell? Don’t Slip Up Your Personal Injury Case
Five Mistakes To Avoid When Pursuing A Settlement More than one million people sustain injuries in a slip-and-fall accident every year in the U.S., and about 17,000 people die from those injuries. Unfortunately, many of these accidents are preventable, occurring only as the result of someone else’s negligence. In fact, slip-and-fall accidents are a leading… Read More
Three Simple Steps That Can Devalue Your Personal Injury Claim
When someone files a personal injury claim in Florida, one of the first questions on their mind is this: how much is my case worth? Less common but more important is the question: what should I do (or not do) in order to increase the value of my case? As a personal injury plaintiff, there… Read More
Insurance Companies Are Not Working In Your Best Interests.
Insurance companies are mainly interested in protecting their own vested interests and bottom lines, and paying out any claim in full is detrimental to their profits. So when dealing with insurance companies, it is important to understand how they work, so you can get the settlement you deserve. Simply stated, insurers make money in part by… Read More
What Should You Look For In A Personal Injury Lawyer?
South Florida is literally overrun with lawyer ads, billboards, bus ads, and lawyer referral services, so finding the right personal injury lawyer in Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach counties can prove daunting and confusing. If you or a loved one have suffered a personal injury due to the negligence of others, you need a lawyer… Read More
Wreck Your Florida Auto Accident Claim In Seven Simple Steps
Learning the Don’ts, So You Simply Don’t Do Them Waiting To Call The Police. Under Florida law, you have an obligation to report any accident that involves property damage or bodily injury. The police report made by the responding officer(s) could prove vital to your claim, as it should establish the facts of the accident… Read More
Truck Accidents Can Be The Cause Of Greater Injuries Or Death.
Have you suffered due to a collision with a truck? Cars usually get the worst end of the bargain when involved in a crash with a truck. A loaded large truck takes up to 20-50% more road space to stop when compared to cars, and this percentage is even higher on wet or slippery roads.… Read More