What is Medical Payment Coverage or MedPay?

The State of Florida requires that all insured drivers carry $10,000 of Personal Injury Protection (PIP), to cover 80 percent of any medical bills directly related to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. But what happens to the other 20 percent? If your insurance policy has an elective provision called MedPay, or Medical Payment Read More

How Can a Car Accident Attorney Help Me?

According to the National Highway Safety Administration, driving is getting more dangerous. An attorney can help ensure you receive full benefits from the insurance company and even determine whether you can file a claim for additional damages against the party at fault in the event of an accident. Insurance companies are in business to make Read More

What Should I Do with My Child’s Safety Seat after an Automobile Accident?

Car seats are specifically designed to protect your child, as best as possible, in the case of a serious collision. But after an actual accident, is it as sturdy and reliable as it was before? Should you continue to place your child in the seat going forward? Chances are, if you have a child safety Read More

How long do I have to file an Automobile Accident Lawsuit in Florida?

Car accidents weigh heavy on all parties involved. Whether you caused it, were hurt by it, or were simply caught in the wrong place at the wrong time, an accident means dealing with any number of decisions that can last for weeks and even months. So what happens when you realize, over time, that the Read More

Do I Have to Report a Minor Accident to My Insurance Provider?

Most of us have been there at some point. Either you rear end someone in front of you or someone rear ends you from behind. But the damage is almost negligible. It’s raining outside and you have no interest in dealing with a long, drawn out incident with an officer. Both cars are basically fine. Read More

Should I Accept an Insurance Payout?

When you’ve been in a car accident, especially one in which your car is totaled and you are completely shaken up, the first sign of help can seem like the best feeling in the world at that moment. And sometimes it is. A reassuring call from a loved one. A vital check with first responders. Read More

How Do My Medical Bills Get Paid?

Every accidents is, by definition, an unplanned and unfortunate situation. As are the costs that follow. Depending on how bad the accident was, your car may need to be repaired or replaced. And what about the other person’s car? Who will pay for those repairs? But the most serious of concerns generally revolve around how Read More

Do I Really Need to Speak with an Attorney?

Personal injury claims are often long and complicated and insurance companies employ an army of adjusters and lawyers to protect their interests from prospective plaintiffs. If you are involved in an accident that is caused by the negligence of another person, that person’s insurance company will assign an adjuster and very likely a lawyer to Read More

Can I Afford an Attorney?

When we think about the cost of an attorney, Hollywood can make it seem like any legal support is only available for the uber wealthy. But movies are misleading. Take, for example, all those scenes where we hear the following Miranda line: “You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, Read More

How Do You Prove a Death was Wrongful?

The experience of losing a loved one is almost always beyond words. There is no true consolation, especially when that loved one is a spouse, a parent, a child, or a sibling. What hurts even more is when that death appears to have been avoidable, should one or more things have been done differently. A Read More