Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ: Car Accidents I was involved in a crash with someone that has no insurance. What are my rights?
Unfortunately, Florida law does not require drivers to have bodily injury coverage on their insurance policies. This means that a driver in Florida can legally injure another person and not have the type of insurance that would compensate that person […]
FAQ: Car Accidents Why Do I Hear On The Radio I Have 14 Days To File A PIP Claim If In An Auto Accident?
Q: Do I only have 14 days to file a claim if in an automobile accident? A: No, the advertisements you hear on television are misleading and usually broadcasted by lawyer referral services in order to trick people into seeking […]
FAQ: General How Do You Know If You Have A Personal Injury Case?
This is the million dollar question. Everyone knows if they are injured in an automobile accident or a slip and fall, they should call a lawyer to see if they are entitled to any compensation for their injuries. However often […]
FAQ: Car Accidents Progressive Insurance offered me a $15,000.00 settlement after knee surgery resulting from an accident caused by their insured. What are my options?
Progressive Insurance can make very low and even sometimes ridiculous offers to settle injury claims. If you are injured in an accident and the injury requires surgery, your claim for damages could be substantial. In order to get Progressive to […]
FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries What Is Legal “Notice”?
The term notice is a “word of art.” It is a technical term in the law. It is not overly difficult to understand. However, it is a heavily litigated word in slip and fall law. The word or concept is […]
FAQ: General Is footage from a Dashboard Camera such as Dash Cam Pro admissible in Court?
Many motorists are using dashboard cameras such as Dash Cam Pro in order to capture footage of their travels, much of the time in an effort to document interactions with other motorists, police and pedestrians. While these dashboard cams may […]
FAQ: Car Accidents Can I sue a driver who became unconscious causing the accident?
If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, in order to sue the other driver it is necessary to prove that the other driver was negligent. If the other driver suddenly lost consciousness, resulting in the accident, is that […]
FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries I fell while visiting a college. Can I sue?
Florida statutes state that in order to sue a business due to a transitory foreign substance (water, food, etc) on the floor, the injured person must prove that the business had actual or constructive knowledge of the dangerous condition. Constructive […]
FAQ: Car Accidents While vacationing in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, I was injured in an auto accident. I live in New York and am getting all my medical treatment near my home. Should I retain a Florida attorney to represent me or can I use a New York attorney?
If you sustained injuries in an accident which occurred in Fort Lauderdale, you should retain an attorney in the county where the accident happened. Florida law will apply to your case and if a lawsuit is required, it must be […]
FAQ: Car Accidents I was borrowing my sister’s car, was hit by an uninsured driver. Can I make an uninsured motorist claim against my own policy?
I was borrowing my sister’s car while my car was in the shop for regular maintenance. I was hit by an uninsured driver, suffered a serious shoulder injury requiring surgery, and my sister’s auto policy did not have uninsured motorist […]