Auto Accident Claims: Re-injuring a “Bad Back”

A common issue that arises in automobile accident claims is a new client that has been injured in an automobile accident, but also has a history of similar injuries or complaints in the past.  This raises a general question:  If someone with a preexisting history of treatment for a spinal injury is in an automobile… 
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Florida Insurance Bad Faith Law – Here We Go Again!

Bad Faith reform is again a goal of the insurance industry during this session of the Florida Legislature.   To understand the purpose of Florida “Bad Faith” insurance laws, I will start with a basic primer. Florida Statutes, in §624.155, prohibits an insurer from “not attempting in good faith to settle claims when, under all the… 
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Auto Accident? How Quickly Should You Call a Lawyer?

We have all seen that a very high percentage of Florida automobile accident attorney commercials include a call of action:  “Call us NOW if you’ve been injured in an accident!”  Of course, much of what precedes the call of action includes declarations that do little to set that law firm apart from other firms.  Examples… 
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