Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ: Motorcycle Accidents I just got into a motorcycle accident, who is going to pay for my medical bills?
Answer: When someone gets into a motorcycle accident, how medical bills are paid depends on who is at fault in the accident, and what insurances are available, whether it be health insurance or automobile insurance. Florida is known as a […]
FAQ: General Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Basic Personal Injury Questions
Question: What is a Tort? Answer: Personal Injury is typically covered under “Tort Law.” A Tort is a civil wrong for which the remedy is typically monetary reimbursement. Unlike in criminal law where the remedy is jail, or a fine […]
FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries I slipped and fell in Publix but I failed to notify the management, do I still have a case?
Answer: This question cannot be answered with a simple yes or no. The mere fact that someone slips and falls in a supermarket, leaves the store, and fails to report the fall to anyone does not take away a person’s […]
FAQ: Car Accidents I rented a truck from Home Depot to move furniture and was rear-ended and injured by another vehicle. If I do not own a car registered in Florida, who will pay my hospital and other medical bills?
Under the Florida No-Fault law, your own AUTO PIP (Personal Injury Protection) coverage will pay 80% of your medical bills if you are involved in an auto accident, regardless of fault. If you do not own a car registered in […]
FAQ: General I’ve been injured by a faulty transvaginal surgical mesh implant, what are my rights?
The government has issued a warning about the use of transvaginal surgical meshes to treat pelvic organ prolapse, or when muscles in the area weaken, causing organs to bulge or slip down into the vagina. It can happen because of […]
FAQ: General Personal injury settlement FAQ
Q: Can I ask my attorney for a copy of the settlement check? A: Absolutely. You are entitled to full disclosure from your attorney and this includes proof that the case settled for the amount stated by your attorney. The […]
FAQ: Car Accidents Florida No fault benefits for out of state residents?
I was visiting Florida from NYC and was rear-ended while stopped at a red light. I called State Farm, the insurer for the car who rear-ended me, and they stated that they are not responsible for my medical bills, even […]
FAQ: Car Accidents I was injured in an auto accident in Florida and my $10,000.00 no fault benefits were exhausted. Who will pay my medical bills which exceed the $10,000.00 limit?
Under Florida law, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage is primary and will pay up to $10,000.00 for medical bills and lost wages. Medical Bills that exceed $10,000.00 can be presented to your health insurance carrier for partial payment. Health insurance […]
FAQ: Car Accidents I was involved in an accident with an Uber driver. What are my rights?
The usage of ride-sharing services is on the rise. According to Forbes, in the first quarter of 2015, an average of 46 percent of all total paid car rides where through Uber. This is a sharp increase up from only […]
FAQ: Bicycle Accidents I was riding my bicycle and got hit by a car that failed to stop at a stop sign. If I do not have health insurance, how do I get my medical bills paid?
If you are a bicyclist or a pedestrian, and you get hit by a car, your own personal automobile insurance company will pay your medical bills resulting from that accident. The Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage under your auto policy […]