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Should You Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident?

August 19, 2021

Hiring a lawyer after getting into an auto accident probably isn’t on the top of your to-do list—but it should be! Having an experienced car accident attorney at your side can make this stressful process much easier, even if you weren’t injured in the accident. Keep reading to learn a few reasons to hire an attorney as soon as you walk away from the scene: Accurately calculate damages: Determining how much your accident cost is deeper than just calculating auto damage and insurance bills. Among other things, it deals with time lost from work and emotional damage. Your accident attorney... View Article

Why Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

August 5, 2021

If you’ve been injured in an accident in which someone else was at fault, hiring a personal injury lawyer is a wise decision. While you can take the time to negotiate with insurance companies, navigate settlement offers and pursue justice on your own, that can be a lengthy and frustrating process. You might even end up with a lower settlement than you could have gotten otherwise. Working with a personal injury attorney not only takes the majority of the work off your plate, but can get you a better offer than you would have on your own. Here’s why it’s... View Article

Wills vs. Trusts: What’s the Difference?

July 22, 2021

Estate planning can be complicated, especially if you have a lot of assets. Hiring an estate planning attorney for wills and trusts is usually the best way to guarantee that your property is distributed the way you want, and the tax liability is minimized. When you sit down with an estate planning attorney, one of the first things you’ll decide is what should be placed in trust versus what should be distributed by the will alone. Although the end result is the same—your property will be transferred to your desired beneficiaries—there’s a difference in how that goal is accomplished. Here’s... View Article

Personal Injury Claims and Liability After a Boat Accident

July 6, 2021

Summer is here, which means more people are eager to get out on the water. If you’ve been injured in a boating accident, call a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. You may be eligible to recover compensation for your injuries and property damage—and since boating accidents can be quite serious, you’ll probably need to recover as much as you can. Here’s an overview of personal injury claims and boat accident liability in Florida. Boating accidents are usually a form of negligence Most boating personal injury claims will be under a theory of negligence. Generally, negligence is defined as... View Article

Dog Bites: The One Bite Rule

June 22, 2021

If you have a dog or spend time around them regularly, it’s important that you understand Florida’s one bite rule. As much as you may love dogs, their bites can cause serious injury and illness. Even if Fluffy has never so much as harmed a fly before, your dog is still an animal—which means they may attack without warning. Be sure to talk to a personal injury attorney as soon as there is an issue. The one bite rule The one bite rule, according to Cornell Law, is a strict liability law. If applicable in your state, “the owner of... View Article

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