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Why Should You Speak To A Personal Injury Attorney Before Filing An Insurance Claim?

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After being in a Florida car accident because of another driver’s fault, you may be eligible to file a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance company. However, it is crucial for you to speak with an attorney before filing an insurance claim against an at-fault driver’s insurance company. Speaking to a personal injury attorney… Read More »


What Should You Expect The Police To Do After Arriving At The Accident Scene?

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According to Florida law, you are required to call the police if an accident results in injury or death. Also, if the property damage from an accident appears to be at least $500, ensure you call the police. If you have never been in a car accident, you might not be familiar with what… Read More »


How Soon After A Car Crash Should You Seek Medical Help If You Don’t Feel Injured?

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One of the first things you need to do after a Florida car accident is to see a doctor. In fact, this is a general rule when it comes to car accidents. But, if after your accident you don’t have any apparent injuries or don’t feel injured, you don’t have to call an ambulance… Read More »


Common Pedestrian Accident Injuries

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According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), a non-profit organization located in Washington, DC, 2020 had the biggest ever annual increase in the rate at which motorists struck and killed pedestrians. So, what exactly drove this increase? It is believed that drunk and drugged driving, speeding, and distraction, which were rampant on U.S…. Read More »


Is The Driver Who Makes A Left Turn Always To Blame In An Accident?

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When an accident involving a driver who made a left turn occurs, it’s almost always assumed that the left-turning driver is to blame. This is primarily because most accidents involving a driver who made a left turn in Florida occur because left-turning drivers ignore right-of-way laws. Indeed, no one in specific has the right… Read More »


How Long Will My Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Case Take?

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After suffering injuries in a Fort Lauderdale accident because of another party’s negligence, you might be eligible to recover compensation. Recovering compensation after suffering a personal injury is quite important as compensation can help you get your life back on track. The payment a personal injury victim obtains after filing a personal injury claim… Read More »


Speeding And Car Accidents

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According to the NHTSA, speeding has been involved in approximately one-third of all motor vehicle fatalities for more than twenty years. In 2019 alone, speeding killed 9,478 people, contributing to 26% of all traffic fatalities. This means that in 2019 alone, an average of 25 people died in speeding-related accidents every day. According to… Read More »


Pregnancy And Car Accidents

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Motor vehicle accidents are one of the biggest threats to pregnant mothers and their unborn children. Regardless of how far along you are in your pregnancy, make sure you see a doctor as soon as possible after a car accident. Even if you feel fine after your accident, ensure you see a doctor because… Read More »


Signs Your Personal Injury Attorney Is Not Doing A Good Job

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After suffering injuries in an accident because of someone else’s fault, it is only right that you take the necessary steps to ensure they compensate you for your injuries and damages. After an accident, a personal injury attorney can help you take the necessary steps to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. However,… Read More »


4 Myths About Florida Truck Accident Claims

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According to the National Safety Council (NSC), in 2019 alone, more than 5000 large trucks were involved in fatal crashes. This was a 2% increase from the previous year and a 43% increase since 2010. In the same year, more than 115,000 large trucks were involved in accidents resulting in an injury, a 5%… Read More »

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