Key Ingredients of your Case

Key Ingredients of your Case At our office, an attorney, rather than paralegals or case managers, look at and decide whether a client’s case has merit and should be pursued. Many law firms have case managers or paralegals meet with clients for the initial evaluation of their cases. This is…

Case Selection Process

Case Selection Process At our office, an attorney, not a paralegal or case manager,  personally meets with all new clients to discuss the facts and issues of the case, the client's injuries and damages, including  lost wages and medical bills, and availability of insurance coverage.  Following a comprehensive consultation and…

Pre-existing Conditions or Injuries

Pre-existing Conditions or Injuries The law in Florida regarding aggravation of a pre-existing condition is stated very clearly in the Standard Florida Jury Instructions: “If you find that the defendants caused a bodily injury, and that the injury resulted in an aggravation of an existing disease or physical defect or…

Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic Injuries Catastrophic injuries are usually obvious to identify and include brain injuries, paralysis, loss of a limb, blindness, or loss of an important bodily function. Despite the obviousness of their appearance, what is not so obvious are the long term needs that a person with a catastrophic injury will…

How to Deal with an Insurance Adjuster

How to Deal with an Insurance Adjuster After an accident, you will be contacted by an insurance adjuster about your injuries and property damage.  You may hear from the adjuster for your own insurance company as well as the adjuster for the insurance company that insures the other vehicle involved…

How to Get Your Car Repaired without a Lawyer

How to Get Your Car Repaired without a Lawyer You can have your car repaired without a lawyer! Even though a lawyer is representing you for your personal injury claim, you can usually settle your property damage portion of the claim yourself faster, easier, and cheaper than with the aid…

Insurance Company Secrets

Insurance Company Secrets Did you know that in Florida, there is no such thing as an “accident report.” They are called Crash Reports, and the State of Florida officially re-named them crash reports in 1998. The reason they are called Crash Reports, is because accidents can all be avoided if…

What Is My Case Worth?

What is My Case Worth How Do You Know How Much Money You Are Entitled to Recover? Insurance companies rely on the fact that you do not know the true value of your claim. They will try to tell you what your claim is worth and attempt to settle the…

What the Jury Never Sees

What the Jury Never Sees Did you know that in Florida, there is no such thing as an “accident report.” They are called Crash Reports, and the State of Florida officially re-named them crash reports in 1998. The reason they are called Crash Reports, is because accidents can be avoided…

Why Hire A Trial Lawyer

The Value of a Trial Lawyer Look for a lawyer who: Has experience with your type of case, not one who has done a hundred criminal trials, or divorces. Find a lawyer who focuses his practice on injury cases. Make sure your lawyer will actually take your case all the…