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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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Slip And Fall FAQ

Slip and Fall FAQs Have you have been involved in a slip and fall accident? If so, you probably have questions and are wondering about your rights. The following information provides answers to some ...
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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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Release an attorney

How do I release my current attorney from my auto accident according to our verbal agreement and his lack of due diligence? Q: How do I release my current attorney from my auto accident case? A: Send ...
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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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1-800-ASK-GARY law suit

The following article give a quick insight to the law suit filed against 1-800-Ask-Gary: http://www.wtsp.com/news/topstories/article/327360/250/State-Farm-suing-1-800-ASK-GARY-founder-for-fraud
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Short term treatment

Q: How do I get legal representation for an auto accident if my injuries do not require long term medical help? A: I would not settle your case until you are certain that you will not have any future ...
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Who is at fault when forced to cause an accident

Q: Am I at fault for avoiding a collision when another driver entered my lane and the police report says that it is not my fault. A: Hire a lawyer ASAP and most important - do not give any statements ...
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Who is at fault

Q: I was driving in the right lane when a commercial freight truck swerved into my vehicle. Who is at fault? A: Does the accident report cite you at fault? Has your insurance company taken the ...
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Deposition after offer

Q: Do I need to do a deposition when I am offering to settle a personal injury case? A: You need to have a meeting with your lawyer to discuss the details. If she or he won't, you need to demand a ...
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Signing a Release

Q: Should I sign a release of liability for the other parties insurance company? A: You really need to speak with your lawyer about this, but they have negotiated all of the balances as low as they ...
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Liability for Overages

Q: I am being scared into believing that I have to pay $19k in a personal injury claim that has not yet gone to court. Is this possible? A: You need to talk to your insurance company. If they paid out ...
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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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