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

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

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

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

What Kind of Insurance do Lyft and Uber Have? Answers from a Lyft Car Accident Attorney

Ridesharing is a convenient form of transportation in South Florida. With a few swipes on a phone, you can get pretty much anywhere. However, different from a taxi or other transportation services, drivers who work for Lyft are working for a tech company. These companies offer convenient and affordable transportation options for many travelers and

Traffic Accidents During the Pandemic: Remaining Prevalent

While the number of miles Americans drove in 2020 dropped by 13 percent, the number of traffic fatalities rose by 7 percent. Further, in the first half of 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that traffic fatalities rose 18.4 percent from 2020. Some people are surprised to learn that the amount of

When Will an Injury Show up After a Car Accident?

While some injuries are recognizable immediately after a car accident, some injuries take a day, or even days or more to develop and be detectable. Further, because each and every accident has a different outcome, it can be difficult to predict how your body will recover. There are two general types of injuries associated with

What You Should Know About Single Vehicle Accidents

What are single-vehicle accidents? Single-vehicle accidents that involve striking a fixed or moving object are common and can be catastrophic. Debris from inclement weather, an object that has fallen from another vehicle, or an animal can obstruct the road. In these instances, a driver may not have the ability to slow down or avoid a

Should I Hire a Lawyer if I’m in a Car Accident?

How car accidents are filed with insurance companies in Florida Florida is a no-fault state, meaning that typically, the auto insurance companies will cover medical expenses and property damages associated with a car accident. The at-fault driver’s insurance company is responsible for paying their property and medical expenses, according to the insurance plan, while the