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Seeking Compensation For Psychological Injuries After A Car Accident

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Most people who suffer physical injuries after a car accident can usually receive compensation to cover the costs of medical care or loss of wages either from their insurance companies or from the driver who causes the car accident. Sometimes, the injuries from a car accident are more than the physical injuries. In some… Read More »

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What is Defensive Driving?

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

The risk of an accident is ever present whenever a person gets in a car and gets on the road. No matter how careful a person thinks he drives, other less careful drivers on the road means that accidents can still happen. Learning how to drive defensively can help some drivers learn how to… Read More »

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Taxes On Personal Injury Settlements Or Awards

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

After going through the process of filing a claim with an insurance company for injuries or damages caused after a car accident, a person receiving this compensation may wonder if he is required to pay taxes on the settlement. The answer here depends on what the compensation received covers. Compensation for physical injuries or… 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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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 »

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Seeking Compensation From Third Parties For A Drunk Driver’s Negligence

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Drunk drivers cause car accidents that kill thousands of people annually nationwide. Drunk driving accidents also cause serious injuries to others who end up needing expensive long term medical care. A person who gets injured in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, and whose injuries can be classified as serious injuries under… Read More »

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When Your Actions Can Limit Your Compensation Following A Car Accident

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Florida drivers are expected to seek compensation from their own insurance companies in the event of a car accident, regardless of which driver is at fault in causing the accident. There are exceptions to this rule, for example, when the driver suffers permanent injuries, or has medical bills that exceed a certain amount. If… Read More »

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Hidden Risk Of Serious Injury After A Car Accident

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Not every car accident results in visible injuries. It is possible for a person who is involved in a car accident to leave the scene of the accident feeling no pain and experiencing no symptoms, only to feel the effects of the accident hours or even days later. While in some cases the delay… Read More »