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Should I Give a Statement to the Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Even safe and attentive drivers can still end up in a major car accident. According to Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), there are nearly 400,000 traffic collisions reported in Florida each year. Following a crash, injured victims should expect to receive a phone call or a letter from an insurance company representative…. Read More »

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Can I Hold a Florida Property Owner Liable for a Criminal Assault?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Florida businesses and Florida property owners have a duty to look out for the safety of customers and other guests. If you were attacked by a third party on someone’s else premises, you may be able to hold that negligent business or property owner liable for your injuries. Generally, this done through a type… Read More »

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Florida Leads U.S. In Unsafe Metro Areas For Pedestrians

By Rinaldo Law Group |

There are a lot of pedestrians in Florida, given its tourism numbers and its beautiful weather year-round. However, multiple studies have ranked Florida as a decidedly unsafe place to be a pedestrian. Whether due to the volume of traffic, to poor urban planning or something else, statistics have consistently ranked Florida as a less… Read More »

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What Are “Non-Economic” Damages?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When you have been injured and decide to try and bring a personal injury suit for your medical bills, it is important to understand that the law requires you to specify the nature of your damages. Certain damages are tangible, and can be itemized just by checking lists. Others are more subjective and difficult… Read More »

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After A Florida Motorcycle Accident

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Motorcycling in Florida is not just a pastime; it is an institution. Between the number of riders and the ‘bike tourism,’ culminating in events like Bike Week, motorcyclists are a fact of life in Florida. Unfortunately, this means that motorcycle accidents are as well. However, too many bikers and bystanders do not know what… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Tesla After Fort Lauderdale Crash

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On January 8, 2019, the estate of Edgar Monserratt Martinez filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Tesla Motors in Broward County, alleging both product liability and negligence on the part of a Tesla employee after Martinez was killed in a wreck in Fort Lauderdale in May 2018, along with a classmate. Martinez’s estate is… Read More »

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Jackknife Truck Accidents In Florida

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Truck accidents happen with depressing regularity in Florida, but some of the most dangerous are referred to as jackknife accidents. This type is when the two parts of an 18-wheeler brake at different moments, which can send the trailer folding in on the cab, not unlike the two parts of a jackknife. These accidents… Read More »

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Will Florida (Finally) Repeal Its No-Fault System In 2019?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

As of this writing, Florida is still one of 12 states that uses the no-fault system of auto insurance. However, there have been numerous bills introduced in the last few years to try and repeal it entirely. There are numerous critics that allege high costs and no incentive to register, and state that going… Read More »

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Misconceptions About Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Coverage

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system is based on every driver carrying personal injury protection (PIP) coverage, which in theory, can pay their bills in the event of an accident. However, quite a bit of misinformation abounds when discussing PIP coverage, what it does, and what each driver who carries it is entitled to. If… Read More »

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Premises Liability At The Port of Tampa: Cruise Ship Injuries

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The cruising industry is one of Florida’s strongest, with numerous cruise ships leaving from Florida ports like Tampa, Miami and Jacksonville. However, many passengers are caught unawares by the strict legal requirements and specifications they are agreeing to when they accept their cruise tickets. If you are injured on a cruise ship, you may… Read More »

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