Murray Guarri Blog

 

Megaphone with the words We've Got You Covered

Five Tricks the Auto Insurance Companies Use Against Accident Victims

Car accidents occur every day. They can be devastating for everyone involved regardless of fault. The time following a vehicle accident may be quite confusing. Victims could be dealing with injuries, loss of a loved one, or property damage. Victims often find themselves unfamiliar with the legal process and lack understanding of the injury claims…

Jurors in a jury box in a trial

Evidence of Insurance

Information Florida Jurors Are Not Allowed to Hear at Trial Did you know that Florida law usually prohibits a jury in a personal injury case from knowing whether a defendant has insurance coverage, what type of coverage, and the amount of coverage available? Why is that? The rationale is that if a jury is aware…

Girl driving car and texting on her smart phone

Florida Considers Full Texting Ban

Florida is known nationally for having some of the deadliest roadways. So why is it that Florida is one of only four states to treat texting while driving as a secondary offense, and not a primary offense. In Florida, law enforcement can only pull a driver over for texting if the officer sees the driver…

Woman taking photo of auto accident for proof of injury and evidence

Documenting Proof of Injury

Why it is so Important to Take Photographs. As trial attorneys, it is often best for us to think about a case in reverse – so for us, it starts with the Verdict Form for trial, then, we work our way backwards. You may ask why this is important when most cases do not go…

Murray Guari Trial Attorneys PL Names New Partner to Personal Injury Practice

Murray Guari Trial Attorneys PL Names New Partner to Personal Injury Practice West Palm Beach, FL – Murray Guari Trial Attorneys today announced that Attorney Scott B. Perry has been promoted to Partner in its West Palm Beach based, personal injury and wrongful death law firm. “We are pleased to promote Scott to Partner,” said…

Are You Prepared for a Flood?

Are you living in a flood zone? Are you prepared if a flood occurs? Do you have or need flood insurance? Flooding is a temporary overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry. Flooding may happen with only a few inches of water, or it may cover a house to the rooftop. Flooding is…

Individual Disaster Assistance FEMA Approves $124,387,092.30 to 48 Designated Counties for Individual Assistance

The designated counties include Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, Indian River, Brevard and Okeechobee counties. The Individual Assistance designation will enable constituents to apply for financial assistance to help cover the costs of temporary housing and lodging, disaster-caused home repairs and construction, as well as a number of other immediate needs caused by Hurricane…

Property Damage to your Home or Business Did Your Home, Business, or Association Property Sustain Hurricane Damage?

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, we along with Co-Counsel, are handing Residential and Commercial Property Insurance Claims. Hurricane Irma is the most devastating storm to hit Florida since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. If your home, apartment building, condominium, townhouse, office building, shopping center, warehouse or other real property has sustained damage due to Hurricane…

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Issues Emergency Order

Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) entered an emergency order to protect policyholders from potential abuse by their insurance companies. Most notably, the emergency order: Provides an additional 90 days for policyholders to provide notice to their insurance companies that their property has been damaged; Bans insurance…

Rear-Facing Child Seats

Parents Often Flip Child Seat to Forward-Facing Too Soon The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 59% of car seats are misused in a way that could reduce effectiveness. A 2011 C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health reported that 73% of parents reported turning their child forward-facing before age 2. The American Academy…