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What Not to do if You Are Involved in an Accident

Tuesday’s Takeaway….. This video was taken outside my home at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, showing my friend’s vehicle being hit from behind. Luckily, he was not in the vehicle when the crash happened. Without a second thought the driver immediately fled the scene (hit and run accident). For accidents involving only property…

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Just Drive for Your Own Safety and for Others

Tuesday’s Takeaway….. I think everyone has been guilty of distracted driving from time to time. With the current need to always be connected, checking a text message or opening a social media application has almost become a subconscious act – often when our brains crave stimulation. However; when this takes place behind the wheel of…

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Don’t reject UM coverage!

Tuesday’s Takeaway….. I cannot express the importance of Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist “UM” coverage enough. Each week we meet with individuals injured due to the negligence of others only to find out that the individual that caused their accident did not have Bodily Injury “BI” coverage. Surprisingly, the current state of Florida Law does not require drivers…

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Florida Considers Full Texting Ban

Girl driving car and texting on her smart phone

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…

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Documenting Proof of Injury

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

Why it’s so Important to Take Photos. 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 to…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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