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Why Do I Have a Health Lien/Medpay Lien?

  There are several reasons that liens exist from medical bills for  treatment after your auto accident.  Because Personal Injury Protection (PIP) pays at the most 80% of any accident-related treatment, most people want their own health insurance to pay the balance so that the hospital or provider does not continue billing the balance each…

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How Long Does the Claim Process Take?

When you’ve had an auto accident, the claim process can be more stressful than the actual event. There are lot of different factors and people involved and often, the insurance companies can take longer than necessary to process a claim. So, how long does it actually take? It depends. What is the claim? An insurance…

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How Much Can I Expect to Receive From a Personal Injury Claim?

Injuries can occur to anyone at any time. When they do, necessary medical treatment, loss of income, pain, and unexpected suffering can occur as a consequence. What can someone expect to recover in a settlement if they choose to hire an attorney? While there is no specific formula, the steps and process can certainly be…

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What is a Negligent Security Claim?

Negligent security claims occur when someone is injured on another property due to a lack of security. In Florida, those who own property are expected to provide the appropriate measures to keep people safe while they are on the property. Failure to do so can result in a negligent security claim. What are some examples…

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Do You Know About Attorney-Client Privilege and Your Work Email?

According to the Middle District Court of Florida, emails from an attorney to their client that make their way to or through a client’s work email address may LOSE the attorney-client privilege, and therefore, would be ‘discoverable’ should the case end up in court.  If your personal injury or wrongful death case is one that…

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What Are the Main Causes of a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and falls are one of the most common accident types, resulting in many emergency room visits each year. When you’re involved in a slip and fall, you can suffer from minor injuries like bruises and scrapes as well as major injuries, such as broken bones or injuries that require surgery. To better understand what…

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3 Things to Know Before Filing an Insurance Dispute

Dealing with insurance companies is never fun, especially when you are disputing a claim. But, there are many things that can go wrong during a claim process. If you are looking to dispute an insurance claim, there are things you should know before moving forward. Know what type of dispute you’re filing You may be…

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Is a Doctor Liable When There is a Misdiagnosis?

We trust our doctors with our lives. When we feel pain or uncertainty about our overall well-being, we visit a doctor to find out what’s wrong. But what if that doctor tells us the wrong thing and it leads us down a path to even more health problems? Can you hold that doctor liable for…

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How Can the Statute of Limitations Affect my Accident Claim?

A statute of limitations sets a deadline by which a lawsuit must be filed or the right to file a lawsuit for the accident/incident is lost forever. In Florida, the statute of limitations for a “general negligence” claim is four years, meaning that a person involved in an accident can only file a lawsuit within…

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What are the Main Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Florida?

With warm weather and sunshine year-round, Floridians often want to spend all of their time outdoors — including their time on the road. So, it makes sense that motorcycles are a common mode of transportation here. But, while they provide a seemingly fun and breezy alternative to driving a car, motorcycles can be extremely dangerous…

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