Personal Injury Blog
What Happens When You Are at Fault for a Car Accident?
Mark Roman | November 20, 2020 | Car Accidents
When the other driver is responsible for the cause of a car accident, you might be angry or frustrated. The car accident is an inconvenience. If you are injured, you might be worried about how you will pay your bills while you are out of work. However, when you are responsible for the cause of… read more
5 Common Mistakes People Make After a Job Injury
Mark Roman | November 17, 2020 | Personal Injury
Getting injured on the job is an unfortunate reality that many workers face at some point in their careers. While accidents generally take people by surprise, the procedures that follow don’t need to. Knowing what you should—and shouldn’t—do if you get injured on the job can help maximize the benefits and potential payout that come… read more
Types of Car Accident Injuries
Mark Roman | November 13, 2020 | Car Accidents
During 2019, there were 401,624 motor vehicle accidents reported in Florida. At least 166,915 people were injured and 2,969 people were killed in automobile accidents that year. Those figures include accidents involving bicyclists and pedestrians. Car accident lawyers handle a variety of claims regarding crash-related injuries. They know first-hand that all car accidents are capable… read more
What Happens if Your Insurance Claim is Denied?
Mark Roman | November 12, 2020 | Car Accidents
The most common step after a car accident is to file an insurance claim to recover compensation for your damages. Florida is a no-fault insurance state, so your accident claim begins with an insurance claim against your no-fault insurance coverage. All drivers in Florida must have at least $10,000 in Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage…. read more
Rear End-Collision Injuries and How You Can Recover
Mark Roman | November 11, 2020 | Car Accidents
Rear-end crashes continue to be the most common type of automobile accident in the United States. During 2018, there were over 2.1 million rear-end accidents. The crashes resulted in 2,439 deaths and 594,000 injuries. In most rear-end collisions, the person driving the vehicle that crashes into the rear of a vehicle in front of them… read more
What Should I Wear to Court?
Mark Roman | November 2, 2020 | Personal Injury
The Florida statutes do not prescribe a dress code that must be adopted by all Florida courts. However, certain courts and judges have adopted standard or minimum dress codes for their courtrooms. If your lawyer has not discussed court attire with you yet, you might want to ask your personal injury attorney what to wear… read more
Florida Booster Seat & Car Laws
Mark Roman | November 1, 2020 | Car Accidents
Thousands of children are involved in motor vehicle accidents in Florida each year. During 2019, there were 127,285 children involved in traffic crashes in Florida. At least 1,361 children sustained serious injuries, and 142 children died from the car accident. The leading cause of death for children is injury due to transportation, according to the… read more
A Sad End in Court for Victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Mass Shooting
Mark Roman | October 1, 2020 | news
Last week, the Florida Supreme Court severely limited the damages claims of victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland. The court decided “sovereign immunity,” the government’s legal protection from liability, effectively capped the recovery for the families at $300,000 for everyone. The court got there via some sleight of hand…. read more
I Got Into an Accident with a Grubhub Driver. Who Can I Sue?
Mark Roman | September 25, 2020 | Car Accidents
Who is Liable in a Grubhub Accident? More than ever, people are using food delivery services such as GrubHub, Doordash, Uber Eats, and more. While there aren’t any known statistics about how often these types of accidents happen, it wouldn’t be surprising to learn that accidents involving food delivery drivers are rising. After an accident… read more
Car Accidents and Child Head Injuries: What Parents Should Know
Mark Roman | September 16, 2020 | Car Accidents
Understanding Child Head Injury Risks in Car Accidents According to a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), head injuries are the most common injuries sustained by children in motor vehicle crashes. While using car seats and restraints appropriately can reduce the risk of injuries in a car crash, severe traumatic brain… read more