It is important to “think twice” before settling with an insurance company without first meeting with an attorney. Some injuries may seem minor following an accident, but later can become very problematic.
In Florida, as in other states, the large majority of personal injury lawsuits – and motor vehicle accident cases, by extension – do not go to trial. Many lawsuits are resolved through a settlement compromise, not through trial litigation, and for good reason. Trial litigation tends to be expensive, stressful, inefficient and may lead to unexpected results. As such, plaintiffs and defendants often prefer to reach a settlement before litigation advances too far.
There were 558 crashes causing incapacitating injury or death in Charlotte, Collier, Lee, Hendry, Glades and DeSoto Counties in 2014. WINK News, using data from the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles, determined that the most dangerous roads in Charlotte, Collier and Lee Counties.
With the explosive growth of casinos around the nation, and the popularity of the cruise industry, more and more low-cost bus services have become available. Safety experts say that the growth has been so fast that regulations and safety oversight have not been able to keep up.
Fuel is saved and emissions are cut when vehicles run on electric power. This might be welcome news to some people, but not all. The growing use of hybrid and electric vehicles causes concern for pedestrians and cyclists because vehicles that run by electric power are difficult for them to hear.
If you are preparing to make an injury claim in the state of Florida, you may be somewhat unaccustomed with what sort of damages you are entitled to under the law.
Teen drivers, over the last five years, have been involved in nearly 14,000 fatal crashes and more than 4,200 of those involved speeding, according to a new AAA survey released in October 2016.
This is the season of shopping and celebrating. Many friends and families gather for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s get-togethers. It is a time of joy and peace. Unfortunately, a dramatic increase in DUI offenses and alcohol-related highway deaths has also become a tradition of the season.
In the moments after a car accident, it is perfectly normal to be overwhelmed and confused by the situation at-hand. There are several diverse issues that you’ll be presented with: you’ll have to evaluate your injuries, assess the extent of damage to your car, and work with the at-fault parties (as well as police).
Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. is proud to again support the Southwest ABATE 2016 Veterans Christmas Ride.