Injured while Driving a Work Vehicle

Many people are fortunate to have a vehicle provided to them by their employer.  If you are one of these people, you may find yourself involved in an auto accident while occupying this work vehicle. You may be asking yourself: Should I report this as a worker’s compensation claim? Should I make a claim for personal injuries? Should I report this to my personal auto insurance carrier? Who will pay my medical bills? What type of lawyer will I need? There is no simple answer to.. [Read More…]

You Have Full Coverage But Are You Fully Covered?

Many times, I will meet with a prospective client who claims to have “full coverage” with their insurance company only to find they are severely underinsured.  The discrepancy lies in what an insurance agent and/or insurance company labels “full coverage.” In Florida, the state minimum insurance coverage is only the $10,000.00 PIP benefits and $10,000.00 in property damage. The PIP benefits, typically referred to as “No-Fault” benefits, will pay your medical bills regardless of fault.  The $10,000.00 in property damage will pay for the damage you.. [Read More…]

Slip and Falls: The Burden is on You!

Aside from automobile accidents, slip and falls are the most common source of personal injuries. Did you know that a recent change in Florida law now places the burden on the injured party to identify the substance that caused them to fall? So, while most people are not just in pain and embarrassed having just fallen usually in a public place in full view of spectators, the law now requires them to determine the substance that caused them to fall and most likely, its origin. One.. [Read More…]