Personal Injury Blog

You Hit Another Driver Who Has the Same Insurance: Now What?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Feb 20, 2018 4:11:38 PM

 

Was it destiny?

Not only did your individual worlds collide—literally—but it just so happens you each share the same insurance company.

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Topics: auto insurance, auto insurance policy, auto accident fault, auto insurance claim

Can My Passenger Sue Me After a Car Accident?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Feb 13, 2018 10:24:21 AM

 

Let’s face it: Floridians aren’t known to be the best drivers in the country (of course, the fact that we share our beautiful state with nearly one million snowbirds a few months out of the year certainly doesn’t help the roadways). And accidents happen.

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Topics: passenger victim, Personal Injury Claims, auto accident fault, auto insurance claim

What to Expect During an Auto Insurance Claim Investigation

Posted by Joe Lowman on Feb 8, 2018 9:14:22 AM

 

Car insurance isn’t cheap; but did you ever stop to think why that is?

Road crashes cost the United States over $230 billion per year—and car insurance claims cost companies several billion dollars every year as a result.

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Topics: auto insurance claim, auto insurance claim investigation, claim process

Top 5 Jury Verdicts of All Time

Posted by Joe Lowman on Feb 1, 2018 9:25:24 AM

 

Scales of Justice

The United States judicial system is one of the greatest in the world, and courts are intended to help people achieve justice and to help make things right for those who have suffered injury or loss.

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Who's at Fault in a 3-Car Pile-Up—And What to do Next

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jan 25, 2018 9:27:56 AM

 

It’s a beautiful day in the Sunshine State. You’re cruising down the highway with the top down and the radio up, when suddenly the guy in the car in front of you slams on his brakes. With no time to stop and nowhere to turn, you crash into the back of his car.

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Topics: florida law, florida auto accident, Auto Accidents, multi-car pile-up, 3 car pile-up, auto accident fault

You Are A Pedestrian Hit By A Car: What To Do

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jan 16, 2018 9:27:09 AM

Pedestrian crashes account for thousands of deaths in the U.S. every year. Learn what to do if you or someone you love gets hit by a car, has pedestrian injuries.Whether taking a leisurely stroll or walking to the grocery store to buy a few things, walking is free and a great way to stay in shape. Although taking a walk can be good for your health, it’s important to pay attention and be on the lookout for potential hazards — especially vehicles that are being driven by inattentive drivers.

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Who is Liable for a Sudden Stop Motorcycle Accident in Florida?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jan 10, 2018 11:18:53 AM

Riding a motorcycle on the open road may give you an incomparable sense of freedom, but sometimes that freedom comes at a high cost. Motorcycle accidents often can result in very serious, life-threatening injuries or death. In a "comparative negligence" state like Florida, it may be difficult to know who is responsible for an accident and how much recovery or compensation someone may be entitled to based on their potential partial responsibility.

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Topics: motorcycle accident

What is the Penalty for a Hit and Run in Florida?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jan 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Whether you are a driver or passenger, being involved in a hit and run accident can be a jarring and frightening experience. If you have been injured or have lost a loved one in an accident, you may feel powerless, but there are steps you can take to help you and your family find justice and get the compensation you deserve.

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Topics: hit and run, Auto Accidents, Brookesville Personal Injury

How to Handle Nursing Home Abuse, Neglect and Death

Posted by Joe Lowman on Dec 18, 2017 4:59:22 PM

Nursing home abuse and neglect are serious — and growing — problems in facilities all over the United States, with tens of thousands of cases being documented each year. In 2015, there were 2,525 verified cases of elder abuse in Florida alone, and the recent nursing home deaths of patients in a Hollywood, FL facility has brought the discussion of abuse and neglect to the forefront.

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Topics: nursing home neglect, nursing home abuse

8 Examples of Wrongful Death Cases

Posted by Joe Lowman on Dec 13, 2017 3:10:00 PM

Losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence is a heartbreaking and traumatic experience. Whether a wrongful death is due to a motor vehicle accident or to workplace hazards, this traumatic and life-changing event can be caused by a wide array of circumstances and impact a family’s emotional and financial well-being forever.

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Topics: wrongful death, wrongful death claim in Florida