Do I need to hire a lawyer? What does it mean for a Pensacola personal injury attorney to be ‘board-certified’? What do you do if you’re the victim of a car accident? Find out the answers to these questions and more here on Joe’s blog.
1. My Insurance Will Pay For Everything This is not true in Florida. If you are hit by another driver, your recovery generally depends on their coverage. Florida does not require much mandatory coverage to drive, and many violate the law and do not have insurance. Under Florida law, the minimum coverage is simply $10,000
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) includes any bump, blow, or jolt to the head that interferes at all with your normal brain function. The most common form of TBI is a concussion. When you sustain a concussion, an outside force makes your brain rock back and forth inside your skull, resulting in mild to severe
So, you are involved in a Florida motor vehicle accident and as you have found out the investigation takes a while. The main reason it takes so much time is that Florida law requires that the State Troopers investigate every motor vehicle accident that occurs on any roadway unless there are special conditions that make
Alcohol is a substance that reduces the functions of the brain, impairing thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination. All of these abilities are necessary to operate a motor vehicle safely. A person’s alcohol level is measured by the weight of the alcohol in a certain volume of blood. This is called blood alcohol coordination, or BAC.
Most Florida Car Accidents or Florida Car Wrecks occur between two vehicles. One vehicle is considered the “at-fault” vehicle and the other vehicle is considered the “victim” vehicle. Occasionally, wrecks in Florida involve multiple vehicles. Usually, one “at-fault” driver who strikes more than one car during the wreck. These are sometimes “chain reaction” type of