Categories for Car Accidents

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

Determining Liability in a Rear-End Collision

July 24, 2020

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of car accidents, but determining who is at fault isn’t as easy as it might seem. While sometimes it’s pretty clear who is at fault, having a skilled attorney on hand to help you (and the court) determine fault in a rear-end collision in Miami, FL is incredibly helpful. How to tell who is at fault in a rear-end collision In Florida, it’s presumed that the driver of the following car is responsible for the accident. However, that presumption can be rebutted in several specific ways: The car in front unexpectedly... View Article

What Is the Car Accident Statute of Limitations?

December 17, 2019

Every year, nearly 50 million people are injured in car accidents—and 1 million of them die. Even when the injuries are relatively minor, fighting for compensation can be a psychologically, financially and emotionally painful process. After an accident, your first priority is feeling better—which is why you need to hire a car accident attorney in Miami, FL so you don’t miss the statute of limitations to recover costs. Statute of limitations In every case, the law sets forth a time period in which people can sue for compensation. For car accidents, this time will vary depending on your state laws.... View Article

Dealing with Insurance Companies After Auto Accidents in Miami, FL

October 12, 2019

If you’ve been involved in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you will likely be able to recover compensation to help cover your losses. The vast majority of cases involving auto accidents in Miami, FL will never go to court. Instead, you will negotiate a settlement with an insurance company (yours or the other driver’s, depending on the circumstances) to get you the money you need to cover your property damage and medical bills. We strongly recommend you work with a personal injury attorney during your negotiations with an insurance company, as attorneys are experienced in handling these... View Article

What to Do if You’re Injured in an Accident Caused by an Uninsured Driver

March 28, 2019

There are tens of thousands of vehicle accidents that happen every year in America, and unfortunately, there are some circumstances in which at least one of the parties involved will not have insurance coverage. This can certainly be a frustrating situation for the insured party in the accident, especially if it was the uninsured party who was responsible. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to recover compensation for your losses, even if the other party does not have insurance. Here’s some information from an auto accident attorney in Miami, FL to help you through this frustrating scenario. Don’t... View Article

Rubén J. Padrón, PA
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