Florida Injury & Insurance Blog

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Florida?

Lane-splitting refers to a motorcycle driving between two lanes of traffic moving in the same direction – “splitting” the lanes. Lane-splitting is a controversial motorcycle maneuver with plenty of confusion surrounding whether or not it’s legal. California, the first state to start taking steps toward legalizing lane-splitting, has brought many to wonder about the legality… read more

Are There Caps for Medical Malpractice Claims in Florida?

Many states impose “caps,” or limits, on the amount of damages a plaintiff can receive for medical malpractice. The purpose of the cap is to prevent lawsuits from impeding a healthcare center’s ability to help patients, as well as to discourage fraudulent medical malpractice claims by limiting how much a plaintiff can win. If you… read more

Do I Need Florida Motorcycle Insurance?

Florida law regarding motorcycle insurance is different from other states and different from laws requiring insurance for drivers of other vehicles. This has led to some confusion for motorcycle riders over whether motorcycle insurance is required at all. In fact, if you operate a motorcycle, Florida law requires you to have some proof of financial… read more

What Are Tampa’s Dog Bite Laws?

Dogs really are man’s best friend, but injuries from dog bites are not uncommon. They happen in adults, but children are injured especially often, as they are less likely to think through the repercussions of approaching an unfamiliar dog. It is important to have some background knowledge if a dog injures you in any way… read more

What Could Hip Pain After an Accident Mean?

The hours and even days following a car accident can be confusing. You may be fielding calls from insurance companies, arranging for car repairs, or trying to get your life back on schedule. You might not even notice the pain at first, but as the reality of your situation sinks in, it becomes more perceptible. It… read more

What You Should Do After a Car Accident in Tampa

A car accident is a scary experience, but it’s vital for every Tampa driver to know what to do after any type of car accident. Your first steps after an accident can jeopardize your personal well-being and hinder your chances of succeeding in any subsequent legal claims for damages. Car accidents can lead to severe… read more

Property Insurance Adjusters Post-Hurricane Irma

The United States has endured catastrophic damage across several states in recent months from record-breaking hurricanes. Hurricane Harvey devastated the Gulf Coast of Texas and the Houston area on August 25, followed by Hurricane Irma’s touchdown in Florida on September 10. Ten days later Hurricane Maria inflicted unprecedented damage across the entirety of Puerto Rico…. read more

How A Personal Injury Attorney Can Help You

Personal injury claims may appear straightforward at first, but an injured plaintiff should always hire an attorney to handle the legal issues after an accident caused by negligence. While some people have successfully represented their own cases in personal injury lawsuits, this is not advisable. The average person does not have the legal training to… read more

How To File An Insurance Claim For Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Harvey recently made history as one of the most damaging hurricanes to reach American shores in years. Tens of thousands of Texas homes have suffered catastrophic flood damage, and rescue crews are still hard at work with the cleanup and search and rescue efforts. Now, citizens of Florida are bracing for Hurricane Irma, the… read more