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    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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  • wrongful death

    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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  • wrongful death

    Wrongful Death: Discovery Rule and Statute of Limitations

    The Statute of Limitations is a set of laws that limit the amount of time a person has to seek compensation for a loss that they endured. This applies to all types of civil lawsuits, including personal injury cases and wrongful death. Florida limits people to two years from the time of the event to…

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  • rear end collsion

    Determination of Fault in a Rear- End Collision

    Determining which driver is at fault in an accident is crucial to any claim for compensation. Even in states that are considered no-fault states, the fault for the accident must be established. The main reason for determining fault is to see who is responsible for paying for the damages caused by the accident.   Fault…

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  • Pedestrian Accident

    Pedestrian Accidents: How safe are you?

    Walking, cycling, skateboarding, and other pedestrian activities are gaining in popularity. More and more people are opting to leave their cars at home. Sadly, this has also led to an increase in pedestrian accidents. Even those who are very cautious are at risk due to distracted or aggressive drivers.   Common Accidents For Pedestrians  …

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  • Trucking Accident

    Truck Accidents: Distraction and Negligence

    It is not hard to understand that trucking accidents are often the most serious types of accidents to occur on the roadways. The sheer size and weight of these vehicles make them dangerous, and when impact occurs with a much smaller vehicle generally results in catastrophic damage and injuries. With over 11 million of these…

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  • wrongful death

    Wrongful Death Claims: Distribution of Proceeds

    Each state has specific laws regarding wrongful death claims and the distribution of the proceeds for any successful claim. Most states have similar laws, but there are many state-specific parts to each law. To determine exactly how the compensation will be distributed, you will need to speak with Jacksonville wrongful death attorneys about Florida state…

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  • slip and fall

    Slip and Fall Claims: What Does it Cover?

    Many people believe that slip and fall accidents are just minor events where a person hurts their pride more than they physically hurt their body. While this may be true in some rare instances, the real truth is that slip and fall events often cause serious injuries to the victim. Bone fractures, whiplash, and dislocations…

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    Slip and Fall and Premises Liability: What are the basics?

    An owner of a business, property, or private residence has a duty to anyone who enters their premises to provide a safe area for walking. This means that they must eliminate any known obstacles or potential problems that may cause their guest to slip and fall.   Personal Responsibility   One of the hardest parts…

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  • rental reimbursement coverage

    Rental Reimbursement Coverage: The Basics

    Your car insurance policy may offer rental reimbursement insurance as part of the policy. If this is the case, your policy may cover the costs of a rental car while your vehicle is being repaired. Additionally, it may also cover additional transportation costs such as cab fare or costs of public transportation. Rental reimbursement is…

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  • wrongful death

    Compensation for wrongful death: Settlements and Amounts

    It is not unusual for the surviving family members who have filed a wrongful death lawsuit to want to know what to expect as compensation for their devastating loss. These families are facing an uncertain future and need to know what to expect now that their loved one is gone. While it is not possible…

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  • rear end collision

    Rear- End Collision: Is it always solely your fault?

    It is often assumed that the person in the rear car is always 100 percent at-fault for a rear-end accident. The truth is, even though the person in the rear vehicle had a duty to remain at a safe distance behind the other vehicle in case of an emergency or quick stop, they may also…

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  • Auto Accidents

    Fault and Liability for Motor Vehicle Accidents

    It is a common belief that in No-Fault insurance states like Florida that fault does not have to be established when an accident occurs. While this is true to a point, establishing fault is very necessary to determine who will be responsible for covering the medical costs and costs of repairs associated with the event.…

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  • truck accident

    Law on Truck Accident: What you Need to Know?

    A truck accident can be devastating to the passengers of the smaller vehicle. The size and weight of the semi-truck can destroy the smaller vehicle and cause catastrophic injuries to all passengers involved. Anyone who has been involved in an accident with a commercial vehicle should seek immediate legal representation. Semi-Trucks Are Held To Different…

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  • Pedestrian Accident

    Determining Fault for a Pedestrian- Car Accident

    Establishing fault in a pedestrian accident is crucial to the success of any case seeking compensation for in the queries received in this type of event. While it is almost always assumed that the vehicle involved in the accident was at-fault, there must be proof that the pedestrian was not responsible for the accident.  …

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  • wrongful death

    Elements of a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    A wrongful death occurs when a person dies from the negligent action of another person or entity. In most cases, this type of death is associated with an accident. In some cases, this type of death is associated with a criminal act. Elements Of A Wrongful Death? Every state has specific laws regarding this type…

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