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Distracted Driver Laws in Florida

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Modern advances in technology allow us to connect with others on an unprecedented level. At a moment’s notice, we can read about what’s happening in our city or the other side of the world. Within a minute or two, we can locate and reconnect with our best friend from elementary school- a process that… Read More »

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Rental Car Liability

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People who use rental cars are often asked to buy insurance policies when renting the car if they do not carry their own insurance that would cover them in the event of a car accident. However, the policies the rental company offers are generally geared towards compensating the rental company for damages to the… Read More »

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Misdiagnosis Following a Car Accident

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When a person gets seriously injured in a car accident, the person who caused the car accident may be held responsible and be required to pay damages to compensate the victim. In most other cases, those who are injured in car accidents but do not suffer serious permanent injuries receive compensation from their own… Read More »

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Joint and Several Liability in Florida Car Accidents

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Whenever more than one person is responsible for causing injuries, the injured party may seek compensation from each of the people or entities responsible and make a case against each of them. This is applicable in a car accident case where more than one driver is responsible for causing an accident that results in… Read More »

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Keeping A Journal After A Car Accident

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

If you suffer serious injuries in a car accident in Florida and are planning on filing a personal injury lawsuit, one thing that you have to prove is the nature of the injuries and how the injuries have affected your life since the accident. The nature of the injuries can usually be proven by… Read More »

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Good Samaritan’s Liability For Rescues

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For people who suffer serious injuries in car accidents, getting immediate medical attention can make the difference in terms of whether they live or die. When other drivers or pedestrians pass by, they may either offer direct help, or call 911 to get help from the police or emergency medical personnel. For those people… Read More »

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Loss Of Consortium In Florida

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When a person gets seriously injured in a car accident, becoming permanently disfigured or dying as a result of his injuries, his spouse and family also suffer indirectly. The losses suffered by a person’s spouse or children as a result of the person losing the ability to engage in activities he once could cannot… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation After A Car Accident

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When a person gets injured in the course of employment, the person is generally able to collect workers’ compensation. The ability to collect from workers’ compensation does not impact the injured person’s ability to collect insurance from his Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance in all cases, although there may be limitations in how this… Read More »

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Be Careful When Talking To The Insurance Company After Your Accident

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Handling communication with an insurance agency after a car accident can often be challenging because saying the wrong thing could affect an injured person’s ability to receive a fair settlement from the insurance company. Unfortunately, even when a person is dealing with his own insurance company, he should not assume that the insurance company… Read More »

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The Dangers Of Fatigued Or Drowsy Driving

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It is generally accepted that it is dangerous to drive while drunk or while distracted by text messages and other cell phone distractions. However, it is easy for drivers to ignore or be unaware of another common driving danger, fatigued driving. When drivers drive tired, they put themselves and others in danger because their… Read More »