The Importance of Documentation in a Slip and Fall Case

When someone is injured after tripping or falling on someone else’s property, documenting all evidence is critical to proving fault. This is how attorneys work to prove liability and what documentation they need to do it. Proving Liability in a Slip and Fall Case When a person is injured on someone else’s property, she may

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Should I See a Doctor Right After an Accident?

The time immediately following a car accident can be stressful, confusing, and painful. Although many believe that seeing a doctor is only required when there is immense pain or injury, there are a number of reasons to see a doctor right after an accident, even if the pain seems manageable. Minor Car Accident Myths In

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How to Prove Fault in a Texting and Driving Accident

At a minimum, automotive accidents can disrupt a driver’s usual routine. At worst, they can instantly alter or even end the victims’ lives. And the damages and difficulties arising from a car accident can seem all the more onerous when the at-fault driver was distracted by their smartphone. Texting or using a cell phone while

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Florida Personal Injury Protection (PIP)

Everyone who owns a motor vehicle has it, but most people don’t know what PIP is or how it can help you after they have been in a car accident. PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection and is required to be carried by everyone who owns a vehicle in the state of Florida. The law

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Fabre (non-party) Defendants and Trial Procedure

Trial strategy is an important part of the preparation of any claim or claims to be tried before a jury.  Both Plaintiff’s attorneys and Defense attorneys must evaluate their case and determine the best possible way to present evidence to a jury so that it is understood and it creates the best chance of success

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Florida Statue of Limitations

You may have heard of the term “Statute of Limitations.”  This term is commonly used to refer to a law that tells you how long you have to file a lawsuit against a person who has wronged you.  In Florida, if you have been injured as the result of another’s negligence, you have four years

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Faded Memories and Sworn Testimony

In Personal Injury cases when the insurance company denies the claim, the injured party always has the option to file a lawsuit against the person or company that injured her.  A problem sometimes arises when an injured person chooses to file a lawsuit.  Often times, the commencement of the lawsuit does not happen until at

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Sovereign Immunity and the Power of the Government

“The King can do no wrong.”  That is the thinking behind the concept of Sovereign Immunity and how it applies to the Government in Florida.  This entry will focus on Sovereign Immunity as it applies to people who are injured due to the negligence of the Government.  Generally speaking, the State of Florida cannot be

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Exclusions, Exclusions, Exclusions!!!!!!

Many folks purchase insurance policies and assume they are protected from all manner of legal consequences if their actions inadvertently cause injury to another person.  Many times, you would be right to assume this.  For example, if a person is not necessarily paying attention to the road while they are driving and accidentally rear ends

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