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It Is Crucial to Speak to an Attorney Before an Insurance Adjuster

It is crucial to speak with an attorney first before you speak with any insurance company representative, whether it is the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier or your own. Be very cautious when speaking to an insurance company adjuster. Please follow the following list of things not to do when you are called by an insurance

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Car Accident

7 Must Know Issues if Your UBER Driver Gets Into an Accident

Currently, the Florida Legislature is reviewing the nature of the employer/employee relationship at transportation networking companies like UBER. This determination will ultimately affect whether UBER shares the responsibility for any injuries that may occur as the result of an accident involving an UBER vehicle. UBER has lobbied for proposals that would classify the drivers as

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Car Accident

Distracted Driving Accidents Can Kill

Follow these tips to keep yourself and your passengers safe All it takes is one split second, and life can change forever. When you’re behind the wheel and your eyes leave the road, you’re driving distracted, and that’s dangerous. Driving should not be considered a secondary task; it should be your only task when you

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Property Insurance

What Your Lawyer Should Tell You About Your Home Insurance Claim

In January of 2016, a 64-year-old Spring Hill couple was sentenced in federal court on a conviction for federal wire fraud arising from their failure to disclose to the buyers of their home a $154,745 sinkhole insurance settlement they received.  As a result, the buyers, a couple with five children, unknowingly took out  a mortgage

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Property Insurance

When to Hire an Attorney for a Property Insurance Claim

From the start! People contact me for help with property insurance claims that have been wrongfully denied or low balled.  Unfortunately, I often see situations where the insured has a very difficult time getting the claim paid because it was not documented properly from the start.  The scene was not preserved, and now it is

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Property Insurance

5 Insurance Tips for Tornado Victims

WARNING: Your property insurance claim is routine business for the insurance company. It is important that you consult with an attorney who specializes in property insurance law, so that the true value of your loss can be determined. 99 percent of the tornado damage in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties has been confirmed—at least 653 properties

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Pain and Suffering: Calculating the Intangible

Einstein’s theory of relativity has nothing on the complexity of calculating pain and suffering. How do you put a price on how a person feels? You can’t. Pain and Suffering is one of the most commonly misunderstood terms in law, because it’s not based on how you feel – at least, not entirely. For legal

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New Car Seat Law in Florida

With 2015 around the corner, I wanted to let you know about a new law that is very important to the safety of your children.It requires that children, up to age 6, be placed in car seats and restrained by a seat belt. Previously, this was only required for children up to three years of

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