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Florida No-Fault Auto Insurance May Be A Thing Of The Past

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In May 2021, the Florida legislature passed a bill seeking to repeal Florida’s current “no-fault” auto insurance laws, hoping to reduce the number of uninsured drivers on state roads. The bill is awaiting the governor’s signature, as of this writing, but even at this point the proposal has several critics who argue that repealing… Read More »

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Burn Injuries Come In Many Variations

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When the average person thinks of injuries caused by burns, they immediately think of fire. However, burns can come from several other sources, including chemicals, electricity, and radiation. Some of these types of injuries present differently than a thermal (fire or heat-related) burn, which can make it harder to recover for your injuries. If… Read More »

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What Constitutes ‘Distracted Driving’ In Florida?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Distracted driving has become a serious negative trend across the United States in recent years, playing a role in approximately 10 percent of fatal car accidents in 2019, causing over 3,100 deaths. The majority of distracted driving accidents could be avoided, which is why it is beginning to be taken so seriously by law… Read More »

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Soft Tissue Injuries In Car Accidents

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When one is involved in a car accident, the damage that one sees can include everything from scrapes and cuts, to broken bones, to traumatic brain injuries. However, the most common type of injury suffered in auto accidents is soft tissue damage, located primarily in the back and neck area. Soft tissue injuries can… Read More »

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PIP Coverage Outside Your Own Car

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Florida is a no-fault state, which means that instead of injured drivers filing suit against defendants to seek compensation for their injuries after vehicle accidents, they must file a claim with their own auto insurance, referred to as personal injury protection (PIP) coverage. However, this can lead to confusion in some cases, especially if… Read More »

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Have You Been Injured By A Distracted Driver?

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Distracted driving has been recognized as one of the most potentially dangerous behaviors that a driver can engage in on the road. If you have been in an accident involving a distracted driver, know that you do have options to try and recover for your medical bills and your other damages. If you can… Read More »

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Florida Rideshare Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber and Lyft have been trying to help Floridians get around safely, creating initiatives like offering free rides to veterans. However, even with less traffic on the roads in Tampa, rideshare cars can sometimes cause accidents, either with another vehicle or with a pedestrian. If you are unfortunate enough to… Read More »

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Accidents With Uninsured & Underinsured Drivers

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Unlike a majority of U.S. states, Florida still uses a no-fault system for auto insurance. Every driver with a vehicle that is registered in Florida must carry a certain amount of personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage, and if one is involved in an accident, they are supposed to draw on that insurance coverage… Read More »

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Broken Bones In Florida Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

While most of the broken bones in the United States each year occur due to trauma (such as auto accidents, falls, and sports injuries), there are many different causes for fractures, any of which can cause long-term issues for the victim. If you have sustained one or more fractures and you believe it is… Read More »

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Distracted Driving Causes Serious Injuries

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Distracted driving is one of the most dangerous things a person can do in a vehicle, but people persist on doing so. If you are involved with an accident where the other driver was distracted, your injuries are likely severe, and you may feel as though you are unable to manage seeking compensation while… Read More »

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