Category Archives: Personal Injury

How are Damages for Pain and Suffering Calculated in Orlando?

Accidents happen all the time in Orlando and when they do, people become seriously injured. If you have been hurt due to thenegligence, or carelessness, of another person, you may be able to file a claim against them for financial compensation. Through a personal injury claim, you can obtain compensation for your medical expenses, lost …

What Happens When You Get into an Accident as an Uber or Lyft Driver?

Ride sharing services have become a familiar part of our society. About 25% of the U.S. population uses ride-sharing at least once a month. Uber alone has over 3.8 million drivers worldwide.  Regardless of how you utilize a ride sharing service, it is important to know what steps to take if you are involved in …

What if My Florida Car Accident Exceeds Insurance Policy Limits?

When involved in a car accident, it’s easy to assume that the involved insurance companies will handle the financial aspects. According to Florida law, all drivers are required to carry $10,000 of Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance coverage, which handles personal medical expenses and bodily injury damages. But many times, medical bills and other damages …

Who Pays When Another Driver Has an Accident in Your Car And They Are At Fault?

Because your car insurance covers the damages you may cause in an accident, it can be easy to assume that, in the event a friend crashes your personal vehicle, their insurance will be responsible for covering the damages. However, the responsibility is actually placed on you, as the owner of the vehicle. Permissive Drivers Permissive …

What is Negligent Security in Florida?

Florida business owners have a duty to exercise reasonable care in ensuring that you, as a patron of that business, are protected from unreasonable harm. This applies to a number of locations that serve the public, including: grocery stores, theme parks, malls, hotels, apartment complexes, and more. In Florida, a business owner is required to …

Serious Injuries and Seizures Reported at Universal Studios Florida 

Orlando theme parks such as Disney, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and Epcot bring in millions of visitors each year. And with the increased number of people visiting these attractions, comes the risk of injuries. These injuries involve slip and falls, injuries on rides, assaults and batteries, even serious food poisoning. A recent report published …

The Most Dangerous Type of Car Accident and How to Avoid It

Car accidents can happen at any time and can result in tragedy, including death to those involved. One of the deadliest types of car accidents that occur involve rollover crashes. In fact, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), more than one-third of car accidents result in deaths from rollover accidents.  Here are …

Liability for Injuries Sustained in Florida Parks

There are many highly regarded parks throughout Central Florida. For example, your family may enjoy spending time at Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando, Lake Underhill Park on the east side of Orlando, Shingle Creek Regional Park in Kissimmee or Magnolia Park in Apopka. Whenever visiting any of these parks, it is critically important that …