Florida Auto Accident

26Sep2016

What Is Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident

Florida is one of a handful of states that has no fault insurance. The requirement that vehicle owners in Florida have no fault insurance, or Personal Injury Protection (PIP) as its also known, means that you should receive some restitution for your medical bills and car repairs regardless of who caused your accident. As a …

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21Sep2016

What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident, Florida Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accident Blog

I’m often asked, what is uninsured motorist coverage? Uninsured motorist coverage is coverage that you pay premiums for to your own insurance company to protect you. Unfortunately, in Florida we do not require that drivers have liability coverage. It’s kind of the Wild West here, people can be driving around in their cars and run …

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12Sep2016

When Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident, Personal Injuries in the News

Any time that someone is hurt in any type of accident, they need a personal injury attorney to look out for their interests. The insurance companies have armies of lawyers and adjusters that are working on the spot. Insurance companies are actually allowed in Florida to send investigators to the crash site and take statements …

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6Sep2016

What to do After an Auto Accident

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident, Florida Vehicle Accidents, Truck Accident Blog

After a crash happens, the first thing to do is to get out of harm’s way, be safe, get to a safe place, call the police, make sure the police come out and investigate the accident. I would take photographs of everything at the scene and then make sure that you get to a doctor …

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29Aug2016

Do Car Accidents Need to Be Reported to the Police?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident, Florida Vehicle Accidents, Hit and Run Accidents, Truck Accident Blog

After the crash happens, the first thing to do is to get out of harm’s way, be safe, get to a safe place, call the police, make sure the police come out and investigate the accident. I would take photographs of everything at the scene and then make sure that you get to a doctor …

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24Aug2016

Can I Still Recover Damages After a Car Accident in Florida If I Wasn’t Wearing a Seatbelt

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident

Drivers and passengers are required to wear a seat belt in the state of Florida. Approximately nine out of 10 motorists wear seat belts in Florida, according to a recent survey by the Florida Department of Transportation. If you choose not to wear and seat belt and are injured in an accident, you may be …

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22Aug2016

What Kind of Injuries Can Be Sustained in a Car Accident?

by James Holliday, posted in Drunk Driving Accident, Florida Auto Accident, Florida Vehicle Accidents, Hit and Run Accidents, Truck Accident Blog

So there are all types of different injuries that can be suffered or sustained in a car accident. A lot of what we see are spine injuries and there all types of different injuries that can occur in the spine. We also have, just like any other part of the body, we have joints in …

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17Aug2016

How Long Do Car Accidents Stay On Your Record?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident, Florida Vehicle Accidents

In Florida, car accidents generally stay on your record anywhere from three to five years. Florida is a no-fault state so that really whether you’re involved in an accident should not affect the premium that you pay for your insurance unless you are cited for causing the accident and the insurance company had to pay …

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10Aug2016

Avoiding Fatalities in Motorcycle Accidents

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident

Motorcycle crashes happen in the thousands every year in Florida. In 2014, there were 9,854 motorcycle accidents recorded, a 1.78 percent increase from the previous year. When a crash happens, a motorcyclist is at risk of suffering debilitating or fatal injuries. In 2014, there were 427 motorcyclist fatalities (a slight decrease from the previous year) …

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4Apr2016

The Worst Highways in Florida

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident

Do you live near one of the worst highways in Florida? A recent article in the Orlando Business Journal reported on a ranking of the country’s worst highways according to Robert Reid with National Geographic. Reid ranked the highways from 66th (the worst of the worst) to first (the least terrible highway). Interstates 75 and …

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