Should I call my insurance company if I’m in an auto accident?

Most insurance companies require their policyholders to inform them of an accident, regardless of fault. But keep in mind that you should never give a statement to the insurance company for the at-fault party. If you are contacted by an adjuster for the at-fault individual’s insurance company, tell him or her to speak with your Read More

Can I Still Get My Medical Bills Paid Even If I Was Partially At Fault?

Sometimes an accident is the result of multiple factors. Partly your fault. Partly the weather conditions. And partly the fault of someone else. But if that accident leads to injuries and medical bills, will either insurance continue to cover your medical bills if you were even partially at fault? The simple answer to this question Read More

What If They Blame Me?

Many negligence cases involve a “he said, she said” situation. For those who did not witness the accident, knowing what happened is initially unclear. An experienced attorney will have a plan of action for proving who caused the injury. Beers and Gordon works with a number of investigators and accident reconstruction professionals, all of whom Read More

Back to Zero

On Wednesday morning, the counter clock on Days Since the Last Sunrail Accident dropped back to zero. One of the northbound trains struck and killed a pedestrian in Winter Park. According to preliminary reports from the Winter Park Police Department, this particular pedestrian entered the tracks intentionally, indicating a likely suicide. Last year, with a Read More

What is a No Fault State?

If you’ve been in a car accident, the most important thing to know about Florida law is that Florida is a no-fault car insurance state. That means, if you’ve been injured as a result of that accident, you’ll need to first turn to your own car insurance coverage to get compensation for your injuries and Read More

Sunrail Expansion

Thirty six days have passed since the last reported Sunrail accident. Two more days and the previous record will be surpassed. But why are we counting the days between train accidents? Because they happen far too often. In 2017, there were eight accidents and six fatalities. In 2016, there were only three accidents, but 2015 Read More

What is Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage?

You may find it shocking to know that Florida has the fifth highest rate of uninsured drivers in the whole country. Almost a quarter of Florida drivers do not have auto insurance. In other words, one out of every four cars you see while driving on I4, SR417, or any familiar backroad may be driven Read More

What Does PIP Cover?

Personal Injury Protection, or simply PIP, is mandatory coverage provided by your insurance company in the event of an accident. It is governed by Florida Statute 627.736(1). Under the PIP Statute, an insurance company is required to provide their insured with a minimum of coverage, should they be involved in an auto accident. The minimum 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

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