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Car Accident Lawyer Deltona, FL

The Crucial Role Of Medical Evidence In Car Accident Cases Being involved in a car wreck can be a life-altering experience. In addition to dealing with vehicle damage and insurance claims, you may also be contending with injuries that range from minor to severe. When it comes to seeking compensation for your injuries and losses, medical evidence plays a pivotal role.  The Importance Of Medical Evidence A Deltona, FL car accident lawyer knows that in a car accident case, medical evidence is the foundation upon which your claim is built. It serves several critical purposes: Documenting Injuries: Medical evidence provides a clear record...

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Car Accident Recovery Guide

Car Accident Lawyer Longwood, FL

When Tailgating Leads To Trouble: Rear-End Car Accidents Picture this scenario: you're driving along, minding your own business, when suddenly, you feel a jolt from behind. Rear-end car accidents are among the most common types of accidents on the road, and they can happen to anyone.  Understanding Rear-End Accidents A rear-end accident occurs when one vehicle collides with the rear of another. These accidents can happen for a variety of reasons, but one of the most prevalent causes is tailgating. Tailgating occurs when a driver follows too closely behind the vehicle in front of them, leaving minimal reaction time if the front vehicle...

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Damages Explained

Car Accident Lawyer Lake Mary, FL

Understanding Car Accident Damages: What You Need To Know Car accidents can be life-altering events, and their aftermath often involves more than just physical injuries. Alongside the physical pain and emotional distress, victims may face a wide range of damages that can affect their lives in various ways.  1. Medical Expenses The most apparent type of damage following a car accident is the cost of medical treatment. This includes hospital bills, doctor's fees, medication, rehabilitation, and any future medical expenses related to your injuries. It's crucial to keep detailed records of all medical bills and expenses related to your accident. 2. Property Damage Property damage...

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How to Detect Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Car Accident?

Man getting brain injury from car accident

Getting in an accident can shake you up a bit. Maybe it was just a bad fall off of your bike. Or maybe it was a serious automobile crash that you miraculously walked away from. However it happens, you may move forward with life without realizing that you are suffering from a traumatic brain injury - until it is too late.  What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?  As its name suggests, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury to the brain. This injury is usually caused by a blow or a jolt to the head. Most people believe you need direct,...

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What You Need to Know About Florida Rental Car Accidents

signing rental car agreement

At any given time, Florida has a high number of rental cars on the road - with many of them found right here in the central Florida area. They are so common that, unless we are following someone who clearly isn’t a local, we rarely pay much attention. But what happens if you are involved in a car accident with a rental car? While the thought has probably never crossed your mind, finding yourself in the thick of this situation could prove to be rather frustrating.  Rental cars crash the same as personally-owned automobiles, but uncovering protection and determining liability can become...

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Can You Reuse a Car Seat After an Accident

baby in a car seat

Getting in a car accident is never on anyone’s agenda - but it happens.  It is even scarier when a baby or young child is in the car with you. Thankfully, the car seats and child restraints manufactured today are done so with greater safety measures to keep your young one safe during a crash. Whether you have experienced a minor fender bender or a motor vehicle accident that is much more serious, the car seat may look untouched. But is it still safe? This prompts the question: Can you reuse a car seat after an accident? PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN Using the proper...

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Florida Drivers May Be Able To Use Hazard Lights in Heavy Rain or Fog

Florida Drivers May be able to use Hazard Lights in Heavy Rain or Fog

For years Florida officials have warned drivers against using their hazard lights while driving in the rain out of concern for safety of other drivers.  Florida officials have issued safety notices, and gone to social media and highway signs imploring drivers not to use their hazard lights.  Some of these dangers include confusing other drivers on the road as to your vehicle’s condition when you use hazard lights.   Despite these attempts, drivers have continued to use their hazards lights when weather conditions are less than desirable.  In periods of heavy downpours or fog, it is not uncommon to see vehicles being...

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Florida’s Car Insurance New Law

Car Accident Attorney gives Automobile Insurance Coverage Update

FLORIDA’S CAR ACCIDENT INSURANCE LAW GETTING A COMPLETE MAKEOVER Florida’s car accident law since 1971, commonly referred to as Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”), looks to like it will be given a substantial makeover.  On Friday, April 30, 2021, the last day of the legislative session, the Florida House approved a bill that repealed the law on the books since 1971 and replaced it with a system that requires drivers to carry mandatory liability coverage for injuries they cause to others. This change to Florida motor vehicle insurance system has vast ramifications for the citizens of this State. WHAT IS PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION COVERAGE? Since...

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Neck Injury and Pain After a Car Accident

Neck Injury and Pain After a Car Accident

Neck injuries and associated pain complaints are quite common in car accidents. Depending on the type of car accident you are in you may experience rotational injury or back and forth injury – typically called whiplash. In rear end car accident or head on collisions, the force of the sudden impact typically causes your neck to move forcefully front to back or back to front. Upon impact, the rapid acceleration or deceleration of your neck can cause various injuries to your neck itself. This is especially true where you are wearing your seatbelt as the seatbelt acts to restrain the lower...

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Low Back Injury and Pain After a Car Accident

Low Back Injury and Pain After a Car Accident

Low Back Injury and Pain After a Car Accident Low back injury and pain after a car accident is not uncommon.  Oftentimes, low back injury or pain complaints after a car accident will appear hours, days or even weeks after the accident.  These pain complaints may be localized to one part of your back or they may radiate down your legs and into your toes.  Significant low back injuries may result in the need for emergency surgery or stabilization.  However, more frequently low back injuries are initially treated conservatively – meaning non-invasively.  It is only after non-invasive treatment fails where invasive...

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