Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents may lead to devastating consequences. A vehicle travelling at a speed of 10 mph can seriously injure a pedestrian. It is understandable that when vehicles hit pedestrians at higher speeds, catastrophic injuries and deaths may occur. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has reported that over 7,000 pedestrians die in traffic or […]

10 Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Attorney

Every single day, people experience serious personal injuries thanks to the negligence of others. That may mean time off work, prolonged recovery, and physical pain. The entire experience can be frightening and confusing. What’s more, though, is that several decisions have to be made immediately, including whether to hire an attorney. Is a lawyer necessary? […]

Miami Condo Collapse

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Surfside Champlain Towers South Condominium Collapse and Condition Assessment of Nearby Aging High-Rise Buildings from a Corrosion Engineering Perspective Mehrooz Zamanzadeh, Ph.D. George T. Bayer, Ph.D., Edward S. Larkin, Anil Kumar Chikkam, and Peyman Taheri, Ph.D. Matergenics, Inc. 100 Business Center Drive Pittsburgh, PA  15205 (412) 788-1263 www.matergenics.com and William Clayton, Esquire Clayton Trial […]

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Florida Property Insurance Case Law Update: June-July 2021

As part of Clayton Trial Lawyer’s (“CTL”) steadfast commitment to serving our clients, CTL is excited to relay the newest Florida case law update in the property insurance world. This case law update includes summaries of important written opinions from Florida’s District Courts of Appeal issued in the month of June. Specifically, CTL looked directly […]

Renters Liability Insurance vs. Homeowners Liability Insurance: What’s The Difference?

Are you renting a property to a tenant? You may already know that you need some liability coverage to help protect your own assets should something happen. What you may not realize, though, is that there are many personal liability coverage options you’ll see advertised, and understanding what type of financial protection you need, what […]

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Recent Updates of the Pre-Suit Requirements for Insurance Companies and Covered Claimants

Senate Bill 76: New Pre-Suit Requirements for Insurance Companies and Covered Claimants With property insurance rates skyrocketing in Florida, Senate Bill 76 was passed by the Florida Legislature to address the problem. The new Bill is expected to be signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. When he does, the procedure for bringing property insurance claims […]

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Florida Set to Repeal the Motor Vehicle “No-Fault” Law

Attention Drivers: Florida Set to Repeal the Motor Vehicle “No-Fault” Law Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is to sign legislation that repeals Florida’s Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law that has been the law in Florida since 1979. The No-Fault Law required drivers to have a minimum of $10,000 personal injury protection or a no-fault insurance policy. However, […]

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What to Know About Construction Accident Law in Florida

Workers and non-workers who are injured at a construction site have the ability to receive financial compensation for their injury. Generally, the workers’ compensation system in Florida does not allow employees to sue their employers. By law, employers are required to provide workers’ compensation to employees, and workers at construction sites must be covered. The […]

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