Settling a Personal Injury Claim with an Insurance Company: What You Need to Know

Sinkhole Damage Insurance Claims

Florida homeowners face myriad issues when it comes to protecting their homes and insuring them against potential disasters. Thanks to Florida’s humid climate and swampy terrain, sinkholes are a serious concern for many Florida homeowners. It’s vital for homeowners to understand the dangers posed by sinkholes and what to do in the event a sinkhole damages a home or property. Though many residents have heard the term before, few know the signs that indicate a sinkhole. Understanding Sinkholes A sinkhole forms when the bedrock under the surface soil dissolves. This bedrock supports the soil and substances above it, and many homes depend

How to File an Auto Claim with Florida Farm Bureau Insurance

Florida Farm Bureau Auto insurance provides policy holders with a wide range of coverage options with varying premium rates. It’s important for drivers to understand their auto insurance policy and their liability in the event of an auto accident in Florida. It’s also vital to know how to file a claim if you find yourself in a car accident. Coverage Options Most auto insurance policies have specific requirements for covering claims against a policy. Remember, insurance companies lose money when they pay out on claims, so they typically look for any issues that could disqualify policy holders from obtaining the full amount

Things You Should Never Say to an Insurance Agent After an Accident

You’ve just gotten into a major car accident. You and the driver of the other vehicle both have injuries, and you know you’re at fault for texting and driving behind the wheel. Your car has significant damages and you totaled the other vehicle. Suddenly an insurance adjuster calls you to discuss the accident. Learn what to say – and what not to say – to an insurance agent after a crash to protect your rights. “It Was My Fault” Never admit fault immediately after an accident to anyone at the scene of the crash or to your insurance agent. You may know

Rear-End Accidents in Florida Carry a Presumption of Negligence That Can Be Rebutted

OCTOBER 16, 2016: As a car accident lawyer, the most common type of vehicle impact is a rear-end collision.  In those situations, liability is typically admitted by the insurance company or attorney for the driver.  Once liability is no longer at issue, the only matter to be resolved by both parties is that of damages.  As many personal injury attorneys know, liability in rear-end accidents is admitted due to the rebuttable presumption of negligence that exists in Florida. The 4th District Court of Appeal for Florida (“4th DCA”) recently heard oral arguments following a dismissal of a car accident case in Circuit