What Type Of Car Insurance Do I Need?

Let’s get back to basics on automobile insurance. The reason I want to go over this basic material is because so many drivers still believe they can purchase “full coverage” and actually be fully covered!  I know buying what your insurance agent calls “full coverage” sounds like it would actually fully cover you, but that…



Insurance: Dog Bites and Dangerous Breed List

Recently the Palm Beach County Commission has stated a desire to examine a ban on pit bulls within the county.  This plan will not succeed since Florida has made it unlawful to ban specific breeds at the county level (Miami-Dade passed their anti-pit bull regulations before Florida made it unlawful and were grandfathered in). I have…



Highway Safety: 4 Important Tips To Remember

Things happen at such a high rate of speed on the highway that our human capacity with normal “perception/reaction” time makes driving exceptionally dangerous. The problem lies in the fact that, after a short time, we get the feeling that driving is easy.  It is true that driving itself, keeping a truck or car in…





How Does Bankruptcy Affect a Personal Injury Case And Any Bad Faith Claims

I am frequently asked by clients what effect a defendant filing bankruptcy will have on their personal injury case against that person or entity. Bankruptcy is frequently used to escape responsibility for negligent actions. Uninsured doctors are the worst at doing this! But what happens to the obligation of that person’s insurance carrier (if there…



Own A Business? What You Need to Know About Premises Liability

On September 28, 2013, a 26-year-old man was shot and killed at the 45th Street Flea Market in Palm Beach County.  The mother of this man is now suing the owners of the market claiming it breached its duty to protect customers.  This lawsuit is based on premises liability of an invitee to a business…



What is a Personal Injury case?

A personal injury is any bodily injury that occurs due to the negligence or unreasonably unsafe actions of another person or organization. A personal injury can be either physical or psychological, and several types of accidents can be the cause of a personal injury. The following are a few of the most common:Car AccidentsThe most…



Expert Testimony is Changing in Florida Personal Injury Cases

Today we’re going to talk about expert testimony and the recent changes by the Florida Legislature to the evidence code that significantly affects how experts are going to give testimony to juries. Expert testimony is testimony that is in the form of an opinion, usually elicited by an expert who has training and skills in a…



Firework Safety: Ten Simple Tips to Keep You Safe

Around this time of year, especially as we get closer to The Fourth of July, fireworks light up the skies with brilliant designs and beautiful colors.These fireworks can be very exciting and a lot of fun to watch, but they can also be extremely dangerous. In 2012, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), conducted a…



Are Cyber-Bullying Laws Too Strict?

Cyber-bullying is a form of bullying that takes place using the Internet, or other electronic devices, such as a cell phone. Victims are harassed, teased, embarrassed and sometimes even threatened with images and words that are either sent to the victim themselves, or shared publicly through social media. Cyber-bullying and bullying are essentially the same idea…



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