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    Injured in an Slip & Fall Accident- Who will Pay for the Medical Bills?

    Most people do not realize how serious the injuries can be with a slip & fall accident. These accidents often result in fractured bones, head injuries, and many even cause multiple injuries to the person who fell. The injured party has the right to seek compensation for their medical costs and financial losses.   The…

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  • wrongful death

    Wrongful Death: What must be Proven and Who can File for a Claim?

    The loss of a loved one is always devastating. The loss of a loved one due to the negligent act of another person or business is even harder for the family because the death could have been prevented. When an accident causes a person to die, it is known as a wrongful death.   Specific…

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  • Car Repairs and Rentals after an Accident

    Car Repairs and Rentals after an Accident: Who is at Fault?

    When speaking with their clients, one of the most common questions a Jacksonville personal injury attorney is asked about a car accident is who is responsible for car repairs and rentals after an accident? In most cases it is the responsibility of the at-fault party to cover these costs, even in a no-fault state like…

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  • truck accident

    Proving Truck Accident Claim with the Right Evidence

    When you have been involved in a trucking accident it is very important that you seek qualified legal help to seek compensation. You will want to work with an attorney who has experience in dealing with these types of accidents because they are not handled in the same manner as a regular accident involving a…

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    Slip and Fall Injuries: Proving Fault

    The injuries associated with a slip and fall accident can often be really serious. It is not uncommon for a person to break one or more bones, dislocate a joint, or experience head trauma in this type of event. Most people think that these types of accidents are very minor when in fact, they are…

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  • wrongful death

    Wrongful Death Claims: Damages and Statute of Limitations in Florida

    When a negligent act leads to the death of a person it is considered a wrongful death under Florida State Law. Death can occur at the time of the accident or as a direct result from the injuries at a later period. Under Florida law certain family members have the right to seek compensation for…

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  • Rear- End Collision

    Car Accident: Establishing Fault for Rear-End Collision

    Every car accident is unique and must be treated as such when you are trying to establish fault. There are countless reasons why an accident could have occurred. This fact also applies to a rear-end accident. Many people believe that when this type of accident occurs it is automatically the fault of the person in…

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  • pedestrian accident

    Pedestrian Accident: Payment Under No- Fault Coverage

    Victims of a pedestrian accident often find themselves facing large medical bills and loss of income from their injuries. People who are hit by a motor vehicle while walking, skating, jogging, bicycling or any other pedestrian style activity do not have the same physical protections from injuries that those in the vehicle enjoy. Victims often…

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  • Rental Car Accident

    Rental Car Accident: What to do and Whose Responsible?

      If you have been involved in a rental car accident you should follow many of the same steps that you would if you owned the car. To protect yourself and those who were in the car with you at the time of the accident you should:   Notify emergency services immediately so that you…

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  • Trucking Accident

    Trucking Accident and Insurance: What are the Things to Consider?

    Being involved in a trucking accident is a life-changing experience. Injuries associated with these types of accidents are usually catastrophic and in many cases the injury victim receives more than one type of injury. The sheer size and weight of the large truck in comparison to the size of a passenger vehicle explains why the…

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  • Rear- End Collision

    Rear- End Collision: Determining Accident Fault

    In any type of accident it is important to establish who is at fault for the event. Establishing fault allows all parties involved to determine who is responsible for covering the costs of all of the losses associated with the event. Fault for an accident can never be assumed.   In the case of a…

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  • Pedestrian Accident

    Pedestrian & Bicycle Accident: Civil and Criminal Consequences

    Pedestrians are the most vulnerable people on the roadways. Whether walking, riding a bicycle or skating in any fashion, a pedestrian is always at risk when there are moving vehicles in the area. Even though most vehicles will stop for a pedestrian to cross the road, there are times when this does not happen and…

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  • Pedestrian Accident

    Pedestrian Accident: Payment under No- Fault Coverage and Auto Liability Insurance

    A person who is involved in a pedestrian accident is generally covered under the liability portion of the vehicles car insurance policy. All drivers are required to carry a minimum policy on their vehicles that covers personal injury protection. In some cases the car policy of the injury victim may also cover the injury.  …

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  • wrongful death

    Elements and Damages in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Jacksonville

    Every state has very specific laws concerning wrongful death. In these laws the term “wrongful” is defined and the laws establish who can make a claim for this type of death. In addition, most laws concerning this type of death will also define what types of compensation can be claimed by the surviving family members.…

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  • motorcycle accident

    Motorcycle Accidents: Who’s Going to Pay?

    It is a common misconception to believe that when a motorcycle accident occurs, the driver of the motorcycle is always found at fault. Many people believe that insurance companies will not cover injuries associated with a motorcycle accident because there is too much risk in driving a motorcycle. This information is simply not true.  …

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  • Auto Accident

    Car Repairs and Rental: An Insurance Guide for Drivers

    When a auto accidents occur, there is a good chance that your vehicle will not be able to be driven until repairs are made. Of course, life does not stop just because an accident happened, so you will need to get a rental car until your vehicle is fixed. Paying for this vehicle, however, can…

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  • trucking accident

    Trucking Accident Settlement: What to Expect?

    When you are seeking compensation for a trucking accident, you may be surprised how many entities are actually named as the responsible parties. It is a misconception to think that only the driver themselves was responsible for the event. In many cases, the trucking company, the maintenance company, or even the manufacturer may hold responsibility…

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    Categories of Damages in a Wrongful Death Case

    When a wrongful death occurs, a lawsuit may be brought against the negligent party for causing the death and the losses the surviving family members have endured. The laws are, however, very specific about who can make these types of claims and what can actually be sought as compensation. In Florida, the following people have…

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  • pedestrian accident

    Insurance Coverage for Pedestrian Accidents

    Pedestrian accidents are a unique type of event when it comes to insurance coverage for the medical bills. The facts of the case will determine what type of insurance is used to pay for medical expenses and other financial losses. The first thing that needs to be determined is what type of pedestrian you are…

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    Motorcycle Accident: Who’s at fault?

    A motorcycle accident can change your life. Injuries sustained in these types of events are often catastrophic for the person driving the motorcycle. Long term medical care is often required for recovery, even when the injuries are deemed minor.   So who pays for these medical costs?   Florida is a No-Fault state. This means…

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  • Wrongful Death

    Wrongful Death: Steps to File a Claim

    A wrongful death occurs when a person dies as the result of a negligent action of another person or entity. It may be something as basic as a car accident or something very complex like medical malpractice/dangerous medications or product liability cases. The main point, however, is that the actions taken by that person or…

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  • Rear End Accident

    Rear End Car Accident: Whiplash Compensation

    It is almost always assumed that when a rear end accident takes place it is the driver of the rear car’s fault. In many cases that assumption may be correct. However, there are reasons that the driver may not be held responsible for this type of accident.   Reckless Driving   If the front car…

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  • Motorcycle Accidents

    Motorcycle Accident: Know your Rights

    Being involved in any type of motorcycle accident is traumatic. The motorcycle driver often sustains serious injuries due to the lack of physical protection on the motorcycle. Many of these injuries are not seen immediately at the scene of the accident.   It is very important for anyone involved in one of these events to…

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  • Slip and Fall Accident

    Slip and Fall Accidents: Things you Need to Prove to Win Claims

    One of the hardest things about a slip and fall accident is determining who was actually at fault for the event. Most people just assume that the owner of the property is automatically at fault. This is not the case.   To win a slip and fall case, the injured party must show that the…

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  • Rear-End Accidents

    Rear- End Accident: Compensation, Fault and Liability

    When a rear- end accident occurs, it is almost always the fault of the car in back. These types of accidents are generally “cut and dry” cases for the insurance company because fault is so easy to prove. Any type of case that involves these accidents are more about loss and injuries than who caused…

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  • Car Rentals

    Car Rentals: A Process on Insurance for Drivers after an Accident

    When a driver is involved in a car accident, they are often given the opportunity to use a rental car until their car is fixed. This service may be provided by their insurance company or that of the at-fault party. Rental car benefits are often a great asset when a car was totaled or too…

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  • Wrongful Death

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Settlements, Compensations & Amounts

    When a person dies as a result of a negligent action their death is deemed a wrongful death. Under certain circumstances, surviving family members may seek compensation from the at fault party for the loss of their loved one. This type of legal action will require the assistance of a Jacksonville wrongful death lawyer.  …

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  • pedestrian collision

    Auto Pedestrian Collision, Who is at Fault?

    It is inaccurate to assume that all pedestrian accidents are the direct result of careless driving. While it is true that a large majority of these accidents are the fault of the driver of the motor vehicle, actual fault must be established. Both drivers and pedestrians must take proper caution and obey all rules of…

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  • Truck Accident

    Truck Accident: Pieces of Evidence that needs to be Preserved?

    When you have been involved in a trucking accident, it is very important that you preserve key pieces of evidence. This evidence is used to determine the responsible parties for the accident. If your injuries allow you to do so, you should seek the following types of evidence at the scene and secure it in…

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  • auto accident

    Auto Accident Damage: Understanding the Claim Process

    Making a claim for auto accidents follows a very specific pattern. It does not matter how much or how little damage there is to the vehicles, or how minor or severe any of the injuries are from the event. Understanding how this process works will help you get through the claims process with ease.  …

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