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What if the Person Who Caused My Car Accident Has No Insurance?

According to the Insurance Research Council, 24% of all Florida drivers do not carry car insurance. If you get into a car accident with a negligent driver who is uninsured, all of your financial losses – property damage, medical bills, and more – will most likely fall on you, since the driver cannot compensate you through an insurance company.

Is It Possible for a Juvenile to Receive Life in Jail?

In general, yes, it is possible for a juvenile to receive a life sentence; however, the US Supreme Court recently ruled it is unconstitutional to mandate life without parole for a juvenile. Now more than ever, it is critical to seek the defense of an experienced attorney if police charge your child with a serious crime.

Eligibility for Workers' Compensation

Most employers in Florida are required to carry workers' compensation coverage, but, in certain situations, you may not be eligible for workers' compensation benefits. If you are an independent contractor for example, you may not be eligible. One of the best ways to find out if you are covered is to speak to our attorneys.

According to the Florida Department of Financial Services, employers required to carry workers' compensation coverage include:

Breast Implant Problems

Medical malpractice that causes breast implant problems can have a devastating effect on your life. You may have horrific aesthetic problems, or you may have suffered severe health issues because of a surgical mistake or other malpractice related to your breast implants.

Defining Personal Injury Law

When you have been injured in an accident, you have suffered a personal injury. When you seek compensation for your injuries with the help of an attorney, you are filing a lawsuit under personal injury law.

Alcohol, Drugs, and Miami Car Accidents

According to data gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 25,000 people are killed and 700,000 are injured by drunk or impaired drivers every year. In fact, over 50 percent of all fatal car accidents involve an alcohol impaired driver, and the same percentage of Americans can expect to be involved in an accident caused by an impaired driver in their lifetime.

Why You Need an Attorney Following a Car Accident in Ft. Lauderdale

There are a number of reasons you need an attorney following a car accident, but all of them boil down to this: Without an attorney, you will never be granted the full compensation you need to recover from your injuries.

How Insurance Works

Who Can Collect Damages for Wrongful Death?

In the state of Florida, a number of family members may be entitled to seek compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. Eligible family members may include:

Types of Sex Crimes

The legal definition of sex crimes is incredibly vague. Sex crimes can loosely be defined as any behavior considered by the government to be inappropriate, even if taking place between consenting adults. This makes many people sex offenders without their ever being aware of their supposed criminal activity.

Typical Semi-Truck Accident Injuries in Florida

Semi-truck accidents are among the most dangerous on Florida roadways. While there can be a number of causes of truck accidents, the end results for drivers and passengers of smaller vehicles is all too often catastrophic injury or death.

Truck Accident Injuries

Typical injuries sustained in semi-truck accidents include:

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