How Much is the Average Car Accident Settlement?

Did you know that 6 million car accidents happen in the United States every year? What’s worse is 3 million people suffer from injuries in a car accident! If you’ve been in a car accident, you’re most likely dealing with insurance claims, possible medical bills, and emotional distress. Don’t panic because a car accident settlement can help reimburse you for the money you’ve already paid out. How much is the average car accident settlement? Read on to find out! Where Does the Average Settlement Come From? Depending on your car insurance or the other driver’s, they may compensate you for any injuries or damages. Never admit fault immediately after

Auto Accident Settlement Timeline: What You Can Expect in Court

Auto Accident Settlement Timeline: What You Can Expect in Court If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, there is a long process ahead before you’ll receive your settlement. Here’s an auto accident settlement timeline. Consulting with Experts The first thing you should do after being involved in an accident is contact an expert.  It’s important to compile as many details as you can from verified sources that will help prove your case. Various experts will likely have to be consulted regarding specific aspects of the accident, including any injuries that were sustained. These experts could include your doctor, accident reconstruction specialists, and mechanical or civil

What You Need to Know About Halloween and Drunk Driving in Florida

To some, Halloween is the holiday of the year. Children roam the streets on trick or treat escapades while adults make their way to themed parties. Unfortunately, once alcohol is added to the mix, the results can be horrific for those who are driving anywhere in Florida. Every day, almost 29 people in the United States die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes. Here’s all you need to know about road dangers during the holiday in Florida. Halloween Drunk Driving Accidents According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), alcohol has been a common factor in fatal accidents on Halloween in recent years. Specifically, 43% of

How to Win a Slip and Fall Lawsuit: What Victims Need to Know

A tumble to the ground can really injure an individual. In many cases, it’s extremely difficult to prove who was at fault in a slip and fall accident. If you’ve been injured in an accident on someone’s else’s property, the property owner in question may be liable for the damages you incurred. But proving a slip and fall case can be a challenge, and it’s essential that you understand the requirements of such a case. Read on and we’ll walk you through everything you need to prove in order to receive compensation for your fall. Determining Property Owner Fault When a person slips and

4 Things You Need to Know About Bike Accident Lawsuits

Unfortunately, as of August 2018, there were 3,942 bicycle crashes in the state of Florida and 85 resulting fatalities. If you are injured in a bicycle accident, you are able to take legal action. Keep reading below for four things you need to know about your bike accident, and how you can take action after your accident occurs. Bike Accidents Types For starters, there are a few different types of bike accidents. Unsurprisingly, they’re usually defined by where they take place. The most common type of bike accident is a collision at an intersection or stop sign. For example, if the cyclist has a stop sign