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Basic Personal Injury Settlement Breakdown: How Much Goes in My Pocket?

How much money goes into your pocket from a personal injury settlement depends on how much you receive for your claim. It also depends on the costs and fees that must be paid from the settlement proceeds before you receive any money from the settlement.  Before discussing the amounts deducted from your personal injury settlement, […]

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Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Car Accident in Jacksonville?

No one ever gets into a car thinking they will be involved in an accident. Unfortunately, thousands of car crashes occur each day. The FLHSMV reports 401,076 traffic crashes in 2021 throughout Florida.  Some car accidents cause catastrophic injuries that could result in permanent impairments and significant economic damages. However, other car crashes are “fender […]

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What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?

If you have ever raced a slot car, you know how much fun they can be. They zoom around the track at high speeds, never hitting each other. The slots in the track prevent cars from ever getting in the way of other cars. In real life, roads don’t have slots. When two cars want […]

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Suing for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Florida

A person who sustains serious injuries in a car accident or injuries caused by another party could be entitled to compensation for their damages. Damages may include financial losses, physical injuries, and non-economic damages. Non-economic damages cover the pain and suffering experienced, such as emotional distress. If you do not sustain physical injuries, it could […]

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Golf Cart Safety in Jacksonville

Residents, workers, and golfers across Florida use golf carts. Golf carts are particularly suited for use on golf courses and in active living neighborhoods, mobile home parks, and even theme parks — all places where people need to cover a lot of ground safely. But golf carts are deceptively dangerous. The U.S. has over 18,000 […]

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Should I Call 911 After a Jacksonville Car Accident?

The answer to whether you should call 911 after you get into a car accident in Jacksonville is simple. In most situations, you do not have a choice.  You must call 911 if anyone is hurt or killed in a car accident. But what if everyone says they feel fine? In this situation, you should […]

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Can You Sue for a Car Accident in Jacksonville If You Are Not Hurt?

The physics of a car accident can cause severe injuries ranging from broken bones to paralysis. Even a minor accident could result in neck strain and a seat belt bruise. But what if you suffer no injuries in an accident? You may still have damage to your vehicle. And more importantly, you may have mental […]

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Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in Florida?

You probably learned from your parents or your driver’s education teacher that you should not drive barefoot. But is it legal? The short answer is, yes, you can legally drive barefoot in Florida. No state, including Florida, has a criminal statute that prohibits driving without shoes. Florida’s motor vehicle code has a lot of rules […]

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What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers in Jacksonville

When a personal injury lawsuit is filed, process servers conduct an essential task by guaranteeing that other parties to the case obtain a timely notice that legal activity is pending against them. Proper service is vitally important to a lawsuit because it ensures that the court has personal jurisdiction over the other party. In other […]

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I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident in Jacksonville, FL – Do I Need a Lawyer?

You should consider talking to an injury lawyer after you get hurt in any type of accident. Most injury lawyers offer free consultations, and talking to a lawyer will help you understand your options for pursuing compensation. You should always talk to a lawyer after a motorcycle accident in Florida. Why? Motorcycles do not fall […]

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