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Filing A Claim After Sustaining Injuries As A Passenger in a Ridesharing Car

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

The use of ridesharing companies is common in today’s society. While ridesharing can save commuters money and offer convenience, they also carry risks of personal injury for passengers. When passengers are injured while travelling in a ridesharing car, they may wonder if they can seek compensation from the car driver or the ridesharing company… Read More »

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Filing A Claim For An Accident Caused By The Negligence Of A Government Employee

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Whenever a person gets into a car accident caused by the negligence of another party, it is natural for the person to think of the negligent person’s ability to pay for the damages or injuries caused. This is the case especially when the accident is caused by a government worker in a government vehicle…. Read More »

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Parental Responsibility For Teen Drivers

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Teens learning how to drive, or who have received learner’s permits enabling them to drive, usually do so using the family car. This can cause the parents stress as they try not to imagine all the dangers of teen driving, and hoping that their child will practice safe driving and avoid getting into car… Read More »

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Looking For Compensation After Suffering Injuries From Multiple Accidents

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

It is not unheard of for a person who is injured in one car accident to subsequently be injured in another car accident before he has completely healed from the first accident. The person’s bad luck can continue when he tries to receive compensation for his injuries from the drivers who cause the car… Read More »

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Looking Out For Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

When an elderly person moves into a nursing home, he may expect to receive professional healthcare services and everyday living assistance that he would not have been able to receive at home. There needs to be a level of trust and confidence that the nursing home will provide these services without taking advantage of… Read More »

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Stacking Uninsured Motorist Insurance Florida

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Getting into a serious car accident caused by an uninsured driver can turn an already bad situation worse because it means that you have to foot the accident related bills instead of relying on the other driver’s insurance company. Because there is a high risk of uninsured drivers on the road, car owners are… Read More »

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Recovery For A Car Accident Caused By A Negligent Mechanic

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Most car owners often have to take in their cars to a mechanic for regular maintenance, or for repairs when the car exhibits mechanical problems. The car owners trust that the mechanic fixing their cars will do the best job and repair any major damage that with the car owners’ permission. When a mechanic… Read More »

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Pre-Existing Conditions And How They Can Affect Your Ability To Seek Compensation After A Car Accident In Florida

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Recovering from injuries sustained in a car accident can be difficult if you have pre-existing medical conditions that were made worse in the accident. In some cases, your pre-existing conditions could make you more likely to suffer a serious injury after even a minor car accident. People with pre-existing medical conditions or injuries may… Read More »

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Recovering Compensation From A Car Manufacturer After An Accident Caused By A Defective Car Part

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Once in a while, car owners may hear a news report, or receive notices in the mail, about a parts defect that affects their cars. Car owners are supposed to have those defective parts repaired in order to avoid having an accident that is caused by the defective part.  When car owners are not… Read More »

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Punitive Damages As Part Of A Car Accident Claim

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

At the end of a trial, a jury may sometimes decide to award a plaintiff “punitive damages.”  An award of punitive damages can often be higher than what are referred to as compensatory damages, which are geared at compensating someone for the actual loss suffered. However, punitive damages are not awarded in every case,… Read More »