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Prior to the Florida Supreme Court’s opinion in Fridman v. Safeco Ins. Co. of Illinois, No. SC13-1607, 2016 WL 743258 (Fla. Feb. 25, 2016), there was widespread uncertainty and confusion in the area of first party bad faith law. That led to multiple erroneous decisions in state trial courts, appellate courts and Federal trial courts… Read More »
Sharing the roads with cars, trucks, motorcycles and buses is a dangerous game for pedestrians, who are unprotected from speeding vehicles. Whether crossing the street, jogging in a bike lane or playing in a driveway, pedestrians are at risk. While people exposed to traffic always face some risk of injury, the number of car accidents… Read More »
Is a Property Owner or Business Liable For My Injuries Caused by a Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall Accident?
Falls occur all the time because of uneven or improperly built stairs, steps with no handrails, uneven leading edges of sidewalks, leaking air conditioning vents, leaking water lines from refrigerators and freezers, freshly mopped floors and spills in commercial stores or restaurants. If you slip or trip and fall because of circumstances like these, you… Read More »
Motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries to the motorcycle driver and passenger. The rider and passenger are basically unprotected from a hard spill and resulting crush injuries following a crash with a motor vehicle. Common injuries include fractures and other damage to the rider’s neck, back, shoulders, arms, hips, legs, knees and ankles. Although… Read More »
There are three basic types of motor vehicle insurance to benefit auto accident victims: 1. Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage 2. Bodily Injury (BI) coverage 3. Uninsured or Underinsured (UM) coverage Personal Injury Protection (PIP): Florida law requires all Florida insurance policyholders to have PIP coverage to pay 80% of an injured victim’s medical bills… Read More »
When you have worked long enough in qualifying jobs, you may expect Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits to be available for you if you ever need them. However, applicants are denied at a high rate, and you may have to go through several levels of appeals before you get the benefits you deserve. A disability… Read More »