Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Hit and Run, Phantom Motorist, and Pedestrian Accidents

Does the Uninsured Motorist Coverage in my Automobile Insurance Policy cover my injuries? Most of the time, the answer to this question is easy: You, or an insured in your household, while occupying your insured motor vehicle, are hit and injured by either an uninsured motorist (someone with no bodily injury liability coverage), or an… 
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Auto Accident Damages – Florida’s Comparative Fault Law

In Florida, if you have been injured in an automobile accident, bicycle accident, motorcycle accident,by a dangerous product, or in virtually any other negligence action, your damages will be reduced by your own percentage of fault. This is called “comparative fault,” and is set forth in Florida Statutes. The concept of comparative fault is fairly… 
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Automobile Accident Jury Trial – Does Defendant Have Insurance?

Most automobile accident cases in Pasco County (and throughout Florida) are settled prior to a full blown jury trial on all issues. Today, however, I am going to address a law that I think is unjust to the injured Plaintiff when a jury trial against the at-fault driver does occur. In fact, it’s somewhat of… 
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