Monthly Archives: July 2014

What are the Elements of a Slip and Fall Case in the State of Florida?

In the State of Florida, property owners and / or management companies have  a duty to provide for the reasonable maintenance of the property and reasonable safety of visitors, patrons, and guests.   As a Jacksonville Personal Injury Attorney, I am often asked the following question: Is a store or  property owner liable for every injury that takes place on premises? The simple answer to this question is No.  Like other legal matters, the liability of a property owner for personal injuries that take place on premises will depend on the facts and circumstances of the incident.  Slip and Fall is a … Continue reading

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Why Do I Need to Use My Automobile Insurance if I Was Not At Fault?

Florida has No Fault laws in place for an automobile accident. This term is somewhat misleading.  No Fault refers to some of the insurance coverages and entitlements to compensation. “No Fault” does not mean that the negligent driver is immune from liability or financial responsibility. Key components of the Florida No-Fault laws: 1. PIP – Personal Injury Protection.  PIP pays for reasonable and necessary medical bills related to an automobile accident.  Under Florida law, every owner of a motor vehicle must carry PIP and Property Damage coverage.   When a person is injured in an automobile accident, medical bills get … Continue reading

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Is the At-Fault Driver Responsible for All of my Medical Bills Related to a Florida Automobile Accident?

In Florida, there are automobile accidents in virtually every community on a daily basis. Many of these accidents result in serious personal injuries to innocent victims. When a person is injured as a result of a Florida automobile accident, I am often asked as a Jacksonville automobile accident attorney whether the at fault driver is responsible for ALL of the medical bills. The simple answer to this question is “No”. Many find the answer to this question to be confusing. Then there is a second question asked as follows: Why should I, as an innocent victim of an automobile accident, be … Continue reading

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