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Bone Fractures In Florida Car Crashes

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Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimate that among serious injuries sustained in car accidents, bone fractures are one of the top three most common injuries suffered. While many bone fractures are seen as inconsequential injuries, especially compared to the potentially life-threatening harm that can be suffered in a car accident,… Read More »

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Do I Need Florida Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

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When it comes to auto insurance, Florida is what is called a no-fault state, meaning that instead of pursuing accident cases in court, where fault is decided by a judge or jury, medical bills are handled by filing claims with one’s insurer. In Florida, every driver is required to carry a certain amount of… Read More »

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Do I Drive Distracted?

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In the last few years, Florida’s public officials have been very proactive in mounting awareness campaigns about the potential dangers of distracted driving. While texting and driving is the most common form, in theory anything that takes one’s attention off the road can be a distraction, and if the distraction lasts long enough, it… Read More »

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SUV Rollover Accidents In Florida

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Rollover accidents can occur with any type of passenger vehicle. However, they are somewhat more common in sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and vans than they are in automobiles, because of the higher center of gravity. If you are involved in an SUV accident, and the vehicle rolls over, your injuries can be even more… Read More »

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Florida’s No-Fault Auto Insurance System Explained

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For those who are new to the state of Florida, or those who have just received their drivers’ licenses, it may be a bit confusing that most of the time, if you are involved in an auto accident in Florida, you are not allowed to sue the other driver for their negligence even if… Read More »

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Been In An Accident With A Rideshare Car?

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In Tampa, rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have slowly become omnipresent, offering convenience for anyone who needs a ride. However, with more traffic on city roads comes more accidents, and the procedure if you have been in an accident involving a rideshare car is different than if you are in an accident with… Read More »

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Using Medicare Or Medicaid Coverage After A Florida Auto Accident

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Auto accidents are depressingly common on Florida roads, and too often lead to serious injury. Florida is a no-fault insurance state, meaning that every driver should, at least in theory, have a certain amount of personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage to rely on after a car accident. In addition, if you are a… Read More »

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Explaining Florida Personal Injury Protection Insurance

By Rinaldo Law Group |

There are a handful of U.S. states that use a “no-fault” system to handle auto insurance and accident claims, and Florida is one of them. This system tries to minimize the number of accident-related lawsuits in favor of handling minor claims with one’s insurance. There are positives to this approach, but to those who… Read More »

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Can I Ever Sue In A Florida Auto Accident Case?

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If you have been in an automobile accident in Florida, you may be aware that Florida is a ‘no-fault’ state when it comes to auto insurance. This means that all drivers are required to carry personal injury protection (PIP) insurance before driving on state roads, and in the event of an accident, you would… Read More »

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Who Is Liable After A Multi-Car Crash In Florida?

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Tampa is notorious for congested traffic, and sadly, with congestion comes a higher number of traffic accidents. In extreme examples, accidents can occur that involve multiple vehicles, most often in chain reaction situations where a failure to stop leads to a series of rear-end crashes. If this has happened to you, know that while… Read More »

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