Maximizing the Value of Your Florida Injury Settlement: Key Factors Explored
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Just like many other Florida attorneys, I use a standard form fee contract, published by the Florida Bar. I have made a few changes to that document. But I did not change the ...Continue Reading →
If you were injured by another person in a car accident, you are entitled to money, if they have enough insurance coverage. Question is: how much? Right after an accident, the answer is usually unknown. However, you can increase the value of your case, after the accident. That probably surprises you. But it’s completely true. Here’s how.
A couple of months ago, I was preparing for a hearing in an Orlando slip fall case. The slip and fall occurred in a local grocery store. (Actually my client fell at a Winn-Dixie store in Clermont.) I decided to video tape my practice session before going to court. Although this involves a difficult legal issue, I thought this might give you some idea of the potential complexity of personal injury lawsuits, particularly slip ...Continue Reading →
As an Orlando accident & injury attorney, I learn more about how other injury law firms operate every time I receive a call from a client who is unhappy with how another firm has handled their case. In fact, in a prior blog post, I shared another story that amounted to a huge warning to watch for law firms who admit right in their retainer agreement that they will ...Continue Reading →
Recently I completed an extensive research project regarding all reported slip and fall settlement and verdict amounts after July of 2010 (when Florida’s slip and fall statute changed for the worse, at least from the plaintiffs’ perspective). However, many slip and fall settlements are never reported, which makes the list below incomplete and therefore misleading in some important ways. Essentially, many injury attorneys do not report values “in the middle.” They rarely report cases valued under 1 million. So, ...Continue Reading →
As an Orlando slip & fall attorney, I’ve said before that slip & fall cases are complicated. So the outcome always depends on intricate details about what caused the fall. Sometimes people slip and fall in businesses, or grocery stores, due to wet floors. In those cases, the businesses are required to have visible wet floor signs in the area where the person fell.
If you want to know the potential value of ...Continue Reading →
The massive lack of public understanding about personal injury lawsuits often amazes me. Consumers generally do not understand the critical importance of hiring a personal injury lawyer who can write effective & persuasive legal arguments, particularly when the case involves serious injuries or death.
As an Orlando personal injury attorney, the biggest question most of my clients want to know is how they obtain the highest possible personal injury settlement or verdict. Actions you take, or fail to take, can have a tremendous impact on your ultimate financial recovery after an accident or injury.