Car Accident

Who Pays for My Medical Treatment after a Car Accident?

If you have been injured in a car accident and working on your recovery, you might have the following question on your mind: Who pays for my medical treatment after a car accident? The answer to this question depends on a few factors, including what state you live in, and the type of insurance coverage […]

If I Am in an Accident, Should I Call Law Enforcement to the Scene?

It is pivotal that you call law enforcement to the scene of any car accident with damage or injuries. There are several reasons why calling law enforcement to the scene of an accident is recommended. Most importantly, law enforcement will ensure that you receive medical attention as soon as possible. Additionally, a police officer can […]

How is My Recovery Affected in an Accident Involving Multiple Cars?

Accidents that involve multiple vehicles can be more complex than accidents involving just one, or two vehicles. While every driver in Florida is required to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP)—which covers medical costs and wage losses due to an accident up to $10,000—the at-fault driver’s insurance policy will ultimately pay for any damages over $10,000 […]

Should I Contact my Insurance Company Before, or After, I Contact an Attorney?

Even if you are planning to hire an attorney, it is generally a good idea to contact your insurance company as soon as possible after a car accident. Your insurance policy likely includes a provision that requires you to report the accident within a certain time frame. Failure to report an accident within the specified […]

What Information Should I Compile After I Get into an Accident?

Accidents are undeniably stressful, and sometimes tragic, events and they can be difficult to navigate. Often, an accident victim is unsure of what steps to take following an accident. So, you may be asking, what information should I compile after I get into an accident? Below, we have compiled a brief checklist to make sure […]

Should I Hire an Attorney After an Accident?

An accident—especially one that results in an injury—can be an incredibly stressful event. Sometimes, tragically, the result of an accident can be life-changing. A question that victims often ask is: should I hire a personal injury attorney after an accident? There are several reasons why it can be critical to hire an attorney if you […]

How Much Will My Settlement be Worth After a Car Accident?

Car accidents are extremely stressful and often life-changing events. For someone who has been injured and sustained property damage, it can be completely overwhelming to think about the next steps. Hiring an attorney can help alleviate the stress involved in dealing with insurance companies and medical bills after a car accident, but the victim may […]

If I Was a Pedestrian Hit By a Car, What are My Rights?

The most important step someone can take after a pedestrian accident is to call 911 and receive medical attention. Health comes before everything else. While many pedestrian accidents are dangerous events that often leave the pedestrian with serious injuries, sometimes these situations are less straightforward. Even if you are unsure whether or not you are […]

E-Scooter Personal Injury Laws in South Florida

Electric scooters (e-scooters) have become popular alternative modes of transit in many cities throughout the United States, including South Florida. Unfortunately, the increased use of these motorized scooters, which can reach speeds up to 15 mph, has also meant that there has been an increased number of e-scooter personal injury cases and accidents. For example, […]

Will I Have a Rental Car after an Accident?

While the most important concern after an accident is receiving medical care, another concern is often transportation. A traffic accident often leads to vehicles needing repair. Typically, vehicles may spend up to two weeks at the auto body shop getting repaired. In Florida, the at-fault driver’s auto insurance policy will pay for the cost of […]