Categories for Car Accidents

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

What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster

February 27, 2019

If you’ve recently been involved in an auto accident, it’s likely to have been, at the very least, an overwhelming experience, if not a traumatic one, especially if you sustained injuries in the accident. However, there are going to be a lot of issues you’ll have to deal with to process insurance claims in the aftermath of the collision. You’re going to have to spend some time talking to insurance adjusters, who will want to discern the facts of the case. This can be understandably nerve-racking, as if you say something wrong it could irreparably harm your case. As long... View Article

The Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents

February 21, 2019

Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of car accidents in the United States, and with the rise of cell phones and other mobile devices, it has become an even worse issue in recent years. In some circumstances, distracted driving can be even more dangerous than driving while intoxicated or while under the influence of drugs. If you have been injured in an accident caused by a distracted driver, it is your right to file a personal injury claim against the liable party, seeking compensation for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Here is some... View Article

Rubén J. Padrón, PA