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Quick Facts on Florida’s Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

Quick Facts on Florida’s Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

Suffering severe injuries can have life changing consequences and often result in expensive medical bills, property damage, loss of income and other untold hardships. If someone else is at fault for your injuries, you shouldn’t have to bear these costs. However, once an injury occurs, time is of the essence because like all states, Florida has a statute of limitations for personal injury claims.  What is the Statute of Limitations on Personal...

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Five Defense Driving Tips to Keep you Safer in Naples, FL

Five Defense Driving Tips to Keep you Safer in Naples, FL

It’s not surprising to learn that most Southwest Florida car accidents occur due to driver negligence. Excessive speeding, distracted driving, missed red lights are all contributors. Did you know that according to the Insurance Information Institute (III), 90 people die and another 6,337 people are injured in motor vehicle crashes every day. Most accidents can be prevented.  You drive safely, but you can’t control how other drivers behave or...

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Bike Accidents and Car Insurance

Bike Accidents and Car Insurance

What happens if you are involved in a bike accident in South Florida and suffer a serious injury? If you were hit by a car, truck, or other motorized vehicle – whose insurance company is responsible? What if no one was at fault? Unfortunately, in South Florida, bicycle accidents happen all too frequently. It pays to be aware of the details of how insurance coverage works after a bicycle or pedestrian accident.  It does not always work the way...

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Seat belt use declined last year as highway deaths rose, NHTSA reports

Seat belt use declined last year as highway deaths rose, NHTSA reports

Highway traffic deaths increased last year, even though the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in fewer vehicles on the road. A report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) attributes the increase in deaths to drivers’ increasingly risky behavior, including not wearing seat belts. The data shows half the people who died in fatal crashes last year were not buckled in. Seat belts have been standard equipment on cars and trucks for...

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Loss of Earnings in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Loss of Earnings in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

In a personal injury lawsuit, you may be entitled to both economic and non-economic damages. So, what does that actually mean? Economic damages are how you are compensated for actual losses that you have suffered. This can include lost wages, medical bills, and other medical expenses. Non-economic damages measure things such as pain and suffering and emotional trauma. When it comes to lost wages, here are some of the factors that will be...

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