Insurance Law

Florida Firefighters Diagnosed with Cancer Should Receive Same Presumption as Majority of Country

Florida Firefighters Diagnosed with Cancer Should Receive Same Presumption as Majority of Country

June 12, 2015

Mounting Evidence Supports a Causal Link Between Firefighters and Cancer As noted in my recent article about hypertension in first responders, Florida does not currently recognize cancer as a covered occupational […]

Florida Bodily Injury Liability Insurance

Florida Bodily Injury Liability Insurance

October 9, 2014

Does Florida Require Bodily Injury Liability Insurance? Unfortunately, Florida is a state that does not require bodily injury liability coverage in most instances. Bodily injury liability coverage is that coverage found […]

Could Hiring the Wrong Car Accident Attorney Cost the Injured Victim

Could Hiring the Wrong Car Accident Attorney Cost the Injured Victim?

December 17, 2013

By Scott McPherson, Personal Injury Trial Attorney Several years ago, I had a seriously injured client and we had a big problem.  The at-fault party, or “active tortfeasor,” had injured […]

Auto Insurance Companies - A Failure to Protect Their Own Customers!

Auto Insurance Companies – A Failure to Protect Their Own Customers!

December 3, 2013

As a Pasco County car accident injury attorney in practice for 18 years, I have seen a variety of strategies employed by automobile insurance companies to lowball injured car accident […]

Auto Accident Clients - Dealing with Lapses In Medical Treatment

Auto Accident Clients – Dealing with Lapses In Medical Treatment

June 7, 2013

Earlier this week, I wrote the first of a three part blog on “Excuses Used By Adjusters” to low-ball an auto accident injury claim. That first article focused on auto […]

Excuses Auto Insurance Companies Use to Lowball the Injured - Preexisting Degeneration (Pt. 1)

Excuses Auto Insurance Companies Use to Lowball the Injured – “Preexisting Degeneration” (Pt. 1)

June 4, 2013

Insurance adjusters are paid to low-ball car accident victims. As a New Port Richey Trial Attorney for 18 years, I’ve negotiated countless automobile accident personal injury claims. These negotiations take […]

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

May 14, 2013

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 […]

Automobile Accident Jury Trial - Does Defendant Have Insurance

Automobile Accident Jury Trial – Does Defendant Have Insurance?

May 1, 2013

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 […]

Florida Supreme Court Is the Rear Driver Always at Fault in Accident

Florida Supreme Court: Is the Rear Driver Always at Fault in Accident?

April 17, 2013

Many Florida injury attorneys would likely advise the following to the respective front driver and/or rear driver of a rear-end collision: 1) Advice if front driver calls: Proving liability (fault) […]

Florida Auto Accidents & The Importance of Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Florida Auto Accidents & The Importance of Uninsured Motorist Coverage

April 16, 2013

I have met with thousands of automobile accident victims over the last 18 years, and one of the most common and unfortunate scenarios is when someone is injured – through […]