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Category Archives: Personal Injury


Common Causes Of Boat Accidents In Florida

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Florida continuously has the highest number of registered boating vessels in the country and with so much congestion on the water, accidents are bound to happen. Boating accidents are just like car accidents in the way that injured individuals can hold negligent individuals liable for paying damages after a crash. To determine which party… Read More »


Five Common Springtime Injury Claims

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Spring is always a welcome season, particularly this year as businesses start to reopen and it feels as though things are getting back to normal. Unfortunately, while there is reason to celebrate this spring, injuries are still going to happen. In fact, as more people try to get out and do all the things… Read More »


Are Pedestrians Entitled to Damages if They Were Jaywalking?

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When pedestrians are hit by a car, many people assume that the driver is always at fault. However, this is not true. Florida has pedestrian laws that govern when individuals on foot have the right-of-way, and when they must yield to motorists. Under these laws, pedestrians always have the right-of-way when they are in… Read More »


How Much are Pain and Suffering Damages Worth in Florida?

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When you are injured due to another person’s negligence, you can file a claim against them for damages. Many people first think of their medical expenses and lost income when filing a claim, likely because these are the most pressing issues immediately following an accident. However, the law recognizes that the pain and suffering… Read More »


Four Places to Watch for Pedestrians

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All drivers know that they have to watch for pedestrians while they are on the road, but not all drivers do. Drivers and pedestrians sometimes have a very contentious relationship, with each thinking they have the right-of-way or that the other is infringing on their rights. However, pedestrian accidents are some of the most… Read More »


Strategies Insurance Companies Use Against You

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After a car accident, you will face many challenges and you may not expect that dealing with the insurance company is going to be one of them. Unfortunately, whether you are filing a claim with your own insurer, or with the negligent party’s insurance company after a serious permanent injury, they will use many… Read More »


Who is Liable for a Truck Accident?

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After a truck accident, victims will first have to go through their own insurance company, as per Florida’s no-fault auto insurance laws. However, it is rare that this insurance coverage is enough to fully cover the serious injuries that result from a collision with a truck on the road. To claim the full compensation… Read More »


Steps to Take After a Dog Bite

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Florida operates under strict liability laws when a dog bites someone and causes injury. This means that dog owners must pay damages to accident victims even if they did not know the dog had a violent or aggressive history. However, the steps you take after a dog bite or attack are essential to protecting… Read More »


The Challenges of Filing a Slip and Fall Claim in Florida

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Slip and fall accidents form the basis of many personal injury claims. Most often, these accidents occur in public places and on the property of a business. However, they can also occur on someone’s private property. Florida law allows victims of slip and fall accidents to claim compensation for their medical expenses, lost income,… Read More »


Why Truck Accident Cases Take Longer to Resolve

By Eighmie Law Firm, P.A. |

Semi-trucks are unique from other vehicles on the road. They are much larger, much heavier, and the insurance policies that cover them are also of much greater value than those of smaller vehicles. All of these reasons combined mean that if you are in an accident with a semi-truck, it may take longer to… Read More »

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