FAQ: Car Accidents
My loved-one recently passed away in a car crash and it was the other driver’s fault. How do I get compensated for my loss?
According to a recent study, traffic deaths in Florida are on the rise. In 2016 alone, over 3000 people died in traffic-related incidents in the State of Florida. One cannot comprehend the sadness and distress experienced by those who are […]
I was recently injured by the driver of a rental car. If the driver does not have their own insurance coverage then I can sue the rental car company, right?
The State of Florida maintains top status as a worldwide tourist destination. People come from all parts of the world to visit Florida’s top attractions; Disney World and Florida’s beautiful beaches. Unfortunately, Florida is not known for maintaining a great […]
My son recently caused a car crash and seriously injured others while driving my car. He has his own car and his own insurance so I am protected, right?
In Florida, a teenage driver can get their learners license at the age of 15 and can convert that license into an intermediate driver’s license by the age of 16. Though some teenagers are more mature than others, the truth […]
Low Cost Insurance. Is It a Good Deal or a Complete Rip-off?
Many insurance companies aggressively advertise low rates and discounts in an effort to get your business. They use television commercials with friendly looking animal characters and spokespeople in an attempt to convince you that they can save you money or […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]