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Many Road Hazards Can Cause Accidents

Many Road Hazards Can Cause Accidents - Miami Car Accident Lawyer

Miami Car Accident Lawyer News: The condition of roads is important – you have to drive on them, after all. There are many hazards on the roadways that can cause accidents, potentially leading to damage and injuries. Some hazards are seasonal and really can't be avoided or blamed on someone else. Ice, snow, rain, and high winds can't be controlled. Such events can leave the roads littered with debris, which can lead to accidents. Other road hazards are more directly controllable. Proper maintenance and design of roads are far more within the control of the government authority responsible for designing or maintaining the...

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Should You Carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

Should You Carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage - Miami Car Accident Lawyer

Miami Car Accident Lawyer News: Florida doesn’t require all that much in the way of automobile insurance.  When you register your car, you need only prove that you have the minimum coverage required by law, which is $10,000 in personal injury protection and $10,000 in property damage liability coverage. Even with those minimal requirements, about one in five South Florida drivers, including the Miami area, does not carry any auto insurance.  If you are in an accident where the other driver is at fault but has no auto insurance, you stand a good chance of winning a court judgment for...

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Will Your Car Accident Case Go to Court? Miami Car Accident Lawyer

Miami Car Accident Lawyer News: When people injured in a traffic accident talk to a lawyer about recovering damages for their injuries, they are presented with options. They can file a lawsuit as a strategy of forcing a settlement. They can directly enter settlement talks without actually filing a lawsuit. Or they can file a lawsuit with the intent of taking the matter to trial. These decisions depend upon the attorneys involved, the circumstances of the accident, and the amount of damages suffered, among other factors that often are personal. Even then, people who file lawsuits for damages suffered in...

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Hit-and-Run and Uninsured Motorist Risks in South Florida

Hit-and-Run and Uninsured Motorist Risks in South Florida - Miami Car Accident Attorneys

A teen has died after being found on a Broward County roadway in what police say was likely a pedestrian accident hit and run. The Miami Herald reports the 14-year-old boy was reported lying in the road on Monday night after a motorist pulled over to help. Florida is dealing with a hit-and-run crisis. Motorists leave the scene for a variety of reasons, including intoxication, lack of insurance, and lack of a driver’s license. In 2014, Florida passed the Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act, (section 316.027, Florida Statutes), which increased the penalty for leaving the scene of an accident involving injury or...

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Miami Car Accident Lawyers Explain Ways Uber Drivers Can Injure Others

Miami Car Accident Lawyers Explain Ways Uber Drivers Can Injure Others

Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare services provide quick, convenient, and affordable transportation that helps cut down on drunk driving in the Miami area, as well as helps tourists get around the city without renting cars. Additionally, Uber provides employment opportunities for many people who only need a driver’s license, qualified vehicle, and a background and driving record check as required by Florida law. Drivers can choose their own hours and often use Uber as a second job to supplement their primary income. Despite all the benefits of Uber for both passengers and drivers, accidents and injuries involving Uber drivers and vehicles...

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4 Steps to Take after a Miami Car Accident

4 Steps to Take after a Miami Car Accident - Miami Car Accident Attorney

While car accidents are among the most common causes of injury in the United States, many of us are caught completely off-guard when we are personally involved in one. Unfortunately, the things that you say and do in the days and weeks following an accident can have an impact on the amount of compensation you recover, so it’s important to take steps to protect your rights. Here are 4 of the most important things to do after a car accident in the Miami area. For more information, call Flagler Personal Injury Group and schedule a free case evaluation with a car...

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4 Ways Florida Insurance Companies Try to Minimize Car Accident Payouts

Insurance Companies Try to Minimize Car Accident Payouts - Miami Car Accident Attorney

It’s easy to forget that car insurance, though mandated by Florida law, is controlled by private, for-profit enterprises. Your car insurance company is looking to maximize profit by minimizing risk. Car insurance companies operate solely for this purpose. Most insurance companies perform a risk-benefit analysis when offering coverage and setting your premiums. However, after a car accident in Miami, your insurance adjuster will immediately try the following tactics to reduce the payout you’re entitled to. Excluding you from Coverage Minimizing your payout to $0 is the ultimate goal of most car insurance companies. Every car insurance policy contains certain exclusions...

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When You Should Hire a Car Accident Lawyer in Miami

When You Should Hire a Car Accident Lawyer in Miami - Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you might not know what your next steps should be after you’ve received medical attention. In addition to the trauma of the initial event, many people are left feeling confused and in the dark about their rights, including whether they should hire an accident attorney to represent their case. A car accident lawyer in Miami from our firm can help you to put together the details of the event, collect evidence, and advise you as to whether you are able to claim for damages against the responsible parties. Hiring an Accident Lawyer Can Help The...

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Miami Car Accident Attorney Tips: What You Should Know About Car Accidents

Miami Car Accident Attorney Tips - What You Should Know About Car Accidents - Edited

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, the damage can cost you thousands of dollars in expenses and medical costs. It can even put you out of work for weeks at a time while you’re waiting to recover, and this can cost you more money. In some cases, it can even physically limit you for life. We believe victims of car accidents shouldn’t be forced to pay for it for the rest of their lives. If you’ve been in a car accident, speak to a car accident lawyer in Miami from our office who can best advise you on your...

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Six Tips From a Miami Car Accident Lawyer to Keep Your Teen from Texting and Driving

Six Tips to Keep Your Teen from Texting and Driving - Miami Car Accident Lawyer

It’s estimated that distracted driving accidents caused by the combination of texting and driving injure and harm as many as half a million people on US roads every single year, with teenagers being the biggest culprits when it comes to texting and driving. The United States Department of Transportation also estimates there are just under 500,000 distracted drivers who are texting and driving at the same time on our roads at any point in time. This means that even if you are a responsible driver, someone else on the road might not be. Have you or your teen been involved in a...

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