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Beware of Winter Car Accidents in Florida

Florida typically sees an increase in tourism during the winter months as "snowbirds" attempt to escape the harsh cold of their home states. Year after year, these seasonal tourists vacation ...
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Kristin Pittman Becomes Florida Accredited Claims Adjuster

At Pittman Law Firm, P.L., our goal is to continually hone our skills so as to better serve our clients. Whether through additional training or certification programs, we take the time to expand our ...
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What is the Statute of Limitations for Injury Cases in Florida?

First off, what is a statute of limitations and why are they necessary? A statute of limitations is a legal time limit that is placed on people when filing lawsuits. As the plaintiff you only hold the ...
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How Much is My Injury Claim Worth?

This is one of the first questions clients typically ask when they sit down with a personal injury attorney, "How much is my injury claim worth?" If you have been injured in a slip and fall, ...
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Car Accident Dos and Don'ts

Car accidents can happen without a moment's notice and they bring about much pain, confusion and frustration. If you are currently facing the aftermath of an accident, then you have experienced ...
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Questions to Ask Your Car Accident Attorney

Have you been injured in a serious car accident? If so, you probably have a lot of unanswered questions that you will want to ask your Fort Myers car accident attorney. When dealing with car accident ...
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Ringing in Ears

Q: If you have a head injury in an accident and you have ringing in your ears, can you claim this in the law suit? A: If you can get a doctor to diagnose it and attribute it to the accident, then yes. ...
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Air Bag Injury

Q: Is there a case if an airbag explodes and causes damage to your eyes, hearing and resperatory issues? A: He needs to get medical treatment ASAP. The amount of damages sustained really depends on ...
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Uneven Hotel Curb

Q: How much is a trip and fall case worth? I tripped over an uneven curb in a hotel parking lot. A: There are too many variables and unknowns to advise you what your case is worth. You need to hire a ...
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Refuse an Accident Report

Q: Was it OK for the officer at the scene of the accident to refuse to give me a copy of the report? A: It is not uncommon for you to be refused an incident report at the scene of the accident.
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Trainee Truck Driver

Q: 2 years ago I was a trainee truck driver involved in an accident, but my trainer was driving at the time of the accident. A: You have a workers compensation claim as it happened on the job. You ...
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Is it too late to file a wrongful death suit?

Q: When is it too late to file a wrongful death suit? A: Tough question. These are hard cases. There also might be an issue with the statute of limitations running. Contact a local personal injury ...
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Multiple siblings in a wrongful death case

Q: If a sibling files a case in regards to a wrongful death of a parent - do all of the siblings have to be a part of the case? A: You really need to have an attorney in your area explain this to you ...
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Where can a lawyer practice in Florida?

Q: If a lawyer can practice in your state does that mean they can practice in all Florida Courts? A: Yes. Any Florida licensed attorney can bring suit in any Florida Court court. Unless it is a ...
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Uninsured Motorist

Q: Do I have any legal options to sue someone if I was hit by an uninsured motorist? A: If you have uninsured motorist coverage, you can make a claim against your own insurance company. I would report ...
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Settlement Payments

Q: How is payment from an insurance company received after settlement? A: The check should have your name and your lawyer or the law firm name as payees on the check. The lawyer deposits the check in ...
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Drunk driver caused an accident - Am I at fault

Q: A drunk driver in front of me caused an accident to the car in front of him, I then rear ended him, why am I getting blamed? A: Even though the driver who caused the accident was intoxicated, you ...
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Determining Fault in Car Accidents

Have you recently been involved in a car accident? If so, the first question to pop into your mind is typically, "who is at fault?" and "who is paying for the damages?" Determining ...
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Moral Considerations in Submitting a Claim in the BP Litigation & Settlement Process.

In representing clients to obtain a settlement recovery from BP, we at Pittman Law Firm, P.L. have come across several concerns that seem to be fairly common amongst clients. Some people feel morally ...
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Why is BP settling claims resulting from the Oil Spill in the Gulf?

Pittman Law Firm, P.L. is working in conjunction with a team of lawyers to most aggressively and properly handle BP Settlements for Businesses. Several of these Lawyers sit on the Actual Steering ...
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Florida Businesses Compensated from the $20 Billion Fund for BP Oil Spill Victims

After three long months of marine oil spillage, the Deepwater Horizon well was finally declared, "effectively dead" on September 19, 2010. Spilling approximately 53,000 barrels of oil per ...
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Submitting a Claim for the BP Oil Spill Lawsuit

Offering a client representation is a duty that we at Pittman Law Firm, P.L. take very seriously. We are delighted to have formed a team of lawyers to most aggressively and properly handle BP ...
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A Closer Look at the Pittman Law Firm

If you have been recently injured in an accident, chances are that you are currently in pain and worried about your finances. The costs that can accompany an injury can often be astronomical, and for ...
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Family Sues School After Son Dies From Lightning Strike

Fort Myers – The family of an 11-year-old boy is suing SWFL Christian Academy after their son was struck and killed by lightning while attending school. The family decided to file a civil ...
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