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The Future of Flood Insurance

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The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is set to expire on July 31, 2018, which is a problem for Floridians and anyone who lives in flood-prone areas. Especially since standard homeowner’s insurance policies don’t cover flood damage. What is the National Flood Insurance Program? Recognizing that most insurance policies don’t cover flood damage, the… Read More »

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Medical Providers and Florida’s Personal Injury Protection System

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A child was ejected from his vehicle in a March 2013 car accident and flown by helicopter to a hospital in West Palm Beach. He died from his injuries soon after arriving at the hospital. The air ambulance billed $27,975 for its services. The child’s father had car insurance through State Farm Mutual Automobile… Read More »

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Liability for Sinkhole Accidents

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More sinkholes open in Florida than in any other state in the country. Sinkholes can cause property damage, they can cause environmental damage, and they can also cause personal injuries — and in some cases, even death. You might be able to file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit depending on the circumstances… Read More »

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

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Three major hurricanes struck the United States last year, and forecasters say 2018 could be another above-average season. In fact, Colorado State University recently released a preliminary seasonal forecast that predicts 14 named storms this year, including (once again) three major hurricanes. (Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and ends November 30.) With a… Read More »

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Your PIP Insurance Policy and the 14-Day Rule

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Because Florida is a no-fault state, your auto insurance company must provide coverage for your medical bills, lost wages, and other related expenses whenever you are injured in a car accident. That coverage is limited by the terms of your insurance policy, but the minimum coverage that you must purchase is $10,000. (Note that… Read More »

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PIP Repeal Efforts Fail Again

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The latest attempt to repeal the state’s no-fault car insurance system recently died in a Senate subcommittee. Florida is one of only two states that doesn’t require car owners to purchase bodily injury and property damage coverage. Lawmakers have tried unsuccessfully for years to replace the personal injury protection (PIP) system with a requirement… Read More »

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Negligent Real Estate Appraisals in Florida

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A real estate appraisal provides the current market value of a particular property. In other words, it determines the property’s likely market sales price. Prospective homebuyers and homeowners rely on real estate appraisals to give a reliable estimate of what a particular home is worth. Banks, too, rely on this appraisal in approving or… Read More »

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Suing for Property Damage

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Negligent actions don’t always involve physical injuries. Sometimes the damage is solely to real or personal property. Property damage does not have to be accompanied by physical injury in order for you to bring a lawsuit for negligence. Lawsuit Filed After Valet Gives Keys to Wrong Person In July 2017, a man entrusted his… Read More »

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Overview of PIP Benefits You Can Access in a Jacksonville Car Accident

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In Florida, every car owner is required to have Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage. PIP benefits help cover certain expenses related to injuries sustained in auto accidents, regardless of who was at fault. Like other states with PIP, Florida also has its unique laws regulating PIP benefits.  What Does PIP Cover?  PIP benefits in… Read More »

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Florida Law Doesn’t Require Landlords to Protect Rental Property During Storms

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Florida homeowners take special precautions whenever a hurricane, tropical storm or other severe weather event is in the forecast. They bring in outdoor furniture, board up windows and take other necessary steps to protect their homes from heavy wind, rain and other weather-related damage. But what if you don’t own your home? What if… Read More »

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