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Main Office

Oaks Plaza – 14125 NW 80th Ave, Suite 400 – Miami Lakes

(305) 374-1011

Naples Office

2325 Stanford Court, Naples, Florida 34112

(239) 793-3331

Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Is a Police Report Really Necessary After a Car Accident?

Is a Police Report Really Necessary After a Car Accident?

Getting into an accident can be traumatic. The event is shocking and disruptive even if there is no injury involved.  Whether you caused the crash or the other driver caused it, you will end up dealing with insurance companies.  Be prepared, one of the first things the insurance company will ask for is the police report. If you’ve never been in a serious car accident or truck accident before, you may not know how to obtain the police incident...

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A Brief Overview of Florida Punitive Damages

A Brief Overview of Florida Punitive Damages

Punitive damages, as the name suggests, are meant to punish a wrongdoer and act as a deterrent to bad behavior. Not every claimant can ask for punitive damages.  In fact, the requirements needed to seek punitive damages are strict. Florida Statute Section 768.72 allows punitive damages only for extreme conduct, gross negligence and intentional misconduct and even then, only when “there is a reasonable showing by evidence in the record or...

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Head-On Collision Injuries and What You Can Do

Head-On Collision Injuries and What You Can Do

Head-collisions are some of the most dangerous types of accidents imaginable. That’s because during a head on collision, there is nowhere for a vehicle’s energy to go except into the other car. Compared to a sideswipe or fender-bender, head-on collisions are usually much more violent, and the resulting injuries can be much more serious. Victims can suffer fatal or life-threatening injuries, even with working seatbelts and airbags. Every day,...

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Driving While Drowsy: Why Car Accidents Occur

Driving While Drowsy: Why Car Accidents Occur

In Florida, we often see and hear about speed-related automobile. However, we’re also seeing an increase in accidents caused by drivers that get behind the wheel when they are too tired to drive. Drowsy driving has become a very serious problem as many drivers are just not getting enough sleep due to demanding work and personal schedules. Each year, drowsy driving accounted for nearly 100,000 crashes, 71,000 injuries, and 1,550 fatalities,...

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Florida’s 14-Day Car Accident Law

Florida’s 14-Day Car Accident Law

If you are in car accident in South Florida or Naples, it’s important to familiarize yourself with our 14-day law. Essentially, this law states that injured victims must seek medical treatment within 14 days of their accident, or they lose their personal injury protection (PIP) coverage for medical care from the accident. PIP coverage is often called your no-fault insurance, it covers medical expenses and some wage loss. If you have questions...

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