How To File a Wrongful Death Claim in West Palm Beach

You can file a personal injury claim if you suffer an injury caused by somebody else’s misconduct. But what sort of claim is appropriate when someone dies in an accident? In West Palm Beach, Florida’s wrongful death statute governs the claim. Wrongful death claims work… read more

What Happens if No One Was At-Fault After My Car Accident in West Palm Beach?

If you’re in a car accident in West Palm Beach that wasn’t obviously your fault or another party’s fault, how do you proceed to get compensated for injuries or damages? In Florida, drivers are required to carry personal injury protection (PIP) car insurance. Specifically, $10,000… read more

What Happens When an Unlicensed Driver in Fort Lauderdale Causes a Car Accident?

When an unlicensed driver causes a car accident, the fact that the driver is unlicensed is irrelevant to the issue of fault. The reasoning that “It was the unlicensed driver’s fault because they wouldn’t have been on the road in the first place if they… read more

How Serious Does an Injury Have To Be To File a Claim in Florida?

There is no lower limit on the value of an injury claim (with a major exception being car accidents, which we will discuss in detail below). Theoretically, you could file a claim against someone for only $1.The real question is whether it is worth bothering… read more

Suing for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Florida

If you sustain injuries in a car accident or are injured due to the actions or inactions of another individual, you may be entitled to certain damages. These generally include economic and non-economic damages. Non-economic damages can include relief for pain and suffering, which includes… read more

Who Is at Fault in a T-Bone Car Accident in Boca Raton?

Impact location can play a significant role in the severity of a car crash. Although the damage may be minor when one vehicle swipes another, head-on collisions can have catastrophic effects. T-bone crashes, also called side-impact collisions, are some of Florida’s most high-risk car accidents…. read more

What Is the Average Florida Auto Accident Settlement? Recent Car Accident Settlement Examples

If you’ve been involved in a car accident in West Palm Beach, you’ll likely question how much your case is worth and how these determinations are made. In Florida, there is generally no average car accident settlement amount. The value of your case is unique… read more

Is It Possible To Get Out of Jury Duty in West Palm Beach?

NOTE: Our law firm does not handle Jury Duty cases. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. Jury service is a civic duty that helps keep… read more

Does My Car Need To Go to a Specific Shop for Repairs After an Accident in Fort Lauderdale?

Traffic accidents are common in Fort Lauderdale, especially during peak tourist season and rush hour traffic. Repairing damage to a vehicle can be a hassle. However, insurance may cover the cost of the repairs. Even if an insurance company pays to repair your vehicle after… read more

What Is the Difference Between Bodily Injury and Personal Injury?

Bodily injury and personal injury may sound the same. However, these terms have very different meanings when discussing damages in a personal injury claim, such as a car accident claim. Personal injury is any injury sustained because of an accident or other instance. The injury… read more

Most Common Water Park Accidents in Fort Lauderdale

Warm, sunny Fort Lauderdale is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Florida, and part of the reason is the abundance of family-friendly water parks.  Many cities are lucky to boast just one amusement park full of towering water slides, lazy rivers, and splash… read more

What Should I Do If a Hurricane Damaged My Car

Hurricane Ian recently swept through Florida, causing catastrophic damage across the state. Homes, businesses, and motor vehicles were common casualties of the storm. It will take many weeks to assess the full damage and years to recover from it. Many people will look to insurance… read more

Are Backseat Seat Belts Required in Florida?

According to Florida law, seat belts are largely required in the state. However, this requirement varies depending upon whether a person is sitting in the front seat or backseat of the motor vehicle. The age of the passengers also dictates whether seat belt usage is… read more

How Common Are Car Accidents Due To Eating While Driving in Boca Raton?

While car accidents in Boca Raton have many causes, you might be surprised by how many result from behavior as seemingly innocuous as eating while driving. Distracted Driving Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents across the country. With technology being… read more

What Is A Personal Injury Claim?

People in Florida can suffer injuries from many different types of incidents, including car accidents, bicycle accidents, and boating accidents. The injuries sustained by those involved in these kinds of accidents can result in extensive medical costs, lost wages due to the time spent away… read more

The Process of Receiving a Settlement Check in West Palm Beach, FL

After a personal injury or accident, you probably want to receive your settlement check as soon as possible. However, the process of receiving a settlement check in West Palm Beach could take several weeks or months, depending on how long your case takes to resolve…. read more

Should You Call the Cops for a Fender Bender in West Palm Beach?

Everyone is on the go in today’s world, so there’s a good chance you might find yourself in some type of minor fender bender situation. Should you call the police for a fender bender? It’s a reasonable question. Especially if there doesn’t appear to be… read more

The Most Common Injuries After a Boca Raton Motorcycle Crash 

The Sunshine State boasts some of the best riding conditions for motorcycle enthusiasts. In 2022, Florida had upwards of 620,000 registered motorcycles. With many miles of coastline and open roads, it’s no surprise that thousands of Florida residents enjoy motorcycles as their preferred transportation choice. … read more

How To Prove a Florida Wrongful Death Claim

Losing a family member is heartbreaking. But, when the death is avoidable, the loss can be overwhelming. Florida’s Wrongful Death Act gives family members a legal cause of action to hold the party responsible for their loved one’s death financially liable for damages.  What Is… read more

Protecting West Palm Beach Nursing Home Residents With Dementia from Abuse

According to an article in U.S. News and World Report, approximately 83.5 percent of U.S. nursing home residents are over the age of 65. This population is physically and financially vulnerable and prone to abuse at the hands of family and caretakers.  Those older Americans… read more