accident attorney against insurance companyWhen negotiating a personal injury claim, you will likely deal with an insurance company or an adjuster at some point in the process. The insurance adjuster investigates the case with the goal to, at the very least, obtain the same facts as your personal injury attorney before preparing to make an offer.

One important aspect to keep in mind before pursuing a personal injury claim with an insurance company is that the insurance company may not always have your best interests in mind as they investigate your case. Be sure to understand the process, and what common tactics to watch out for that could hurt your case before pursuing your injury claim with an insurance company.

Investigate

Fort Myers Medical Malpractice attorneyNo one wants to think about the possibility of medical negligence or mistakes occurring when they receive medical care. The reality is, however, that medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association, so it’s something we should all be wary of when we or someone we love seek medical care.

The best way to avoid becoming another number in this unfortunate statistic is by educating yourself on the subject of medical malpractice–and to become your best healthcare advocate. Start by learning the answers to the following questions:

1. What is the legal definition of medical malpractice?

hiring a lawyerThe period of time following an auto accident is stressful. You’re in pain, your vehicle is likely damaged, and it probably feels like the paperwork will never end. You want to hire a car accident lawyer, but how can you be sure that you’re hiring the right one for you?

Before you commit to hiring an attorney, it’s important that you schedule a sit-down with them. This meeting is called an initial consultation, and it will not only give you a chance to get to know the attorney a little before you commit to working with them, but it will also give the attorney a little information about you and your case.

We’ve accumulated some of the most important questions you should ask before you hire a car accident lawyer. Read on to learn what you should ask and why.

Cape Coral Trial LawyersYou’ve been in an accident, and you need to hire a personal injury lawyer. Ideally, the responsible party will step up and make things right, but what happens when they don’t? You need to know that your attorney is capable of taking them to court— and winning.

How can you tell if the lawyer you hire will be an effective trial lawyer? Read on to learn some of the traits that mark an expert trial attorney.

Trait #1: Confidence

Florida Summer heat and outdoor workersEvery year, outdoor workers all over the country suffer illnesses or injuries related to working long days under the sun. From rashes and dizziness to heat exhaustion and heatstroke, working during the hotter months can be dangerous. Summer is already a few weeks away, and with the yearly rise in average summer temperatures, this year is expected to bring record-breaking heat.

As such, we’ve created this quick guide for those of you who’ll be working outdoors in the intense Summer heat this year so you can stay healthy and most importantly safe.

The OSHA Initiative

Florida_I-95_from_Lantana_Road_overpass-1024x768If you’ve been on a drive through our beautiful Sunshine State in the last year, you may have spotted something among the palms and coastal views: signs and billboards featuring the words “Arrive Alive”. The Arrive Alive campaign was introduced shortly after the end of 2016, the year that highlighted Florida as one of the worst in the nation for traffic deaths.

We know that Florida has never been a stranger to traffic incidents, seeing as it’s a place that millions call home and thousands more move to each year. But because of the steadily-rising population and Florida’s unique geography accidents have been steadily rising and turning deadlier each day as we reach mid-2017.

It’s important to know just why these incidents are occurring more frequently and to learn how to protect yourself and loved ones from becoming victims of an accident. Read on for more.

Real-Estate-LawWhether buying or selling a home or commercial space, real estate can be a highly confusing field. There is a great deal of information associated with buying and selling, and while some of it is easily understandable, much of it may be unclear or have sneaky hidden meanings.

Luckily, an experienced real estate attorney can take out the headache and confusion from baffling forms, contracts, or agreements to ensure you’re making a well-informed decision. So, in what specific situations should you speak with a real estate attorney? Read on to find out.

Deciphering Documentation

car accident legal process
No one likes to think about being involved in an accident. Car accidents are stressful at best and at their worst, they can be completely devastating. Regardless, it’s important to understand the legal stages that follow after an accident. It pays to be well prepared should an accident happen to you.

Stage 1: Initial Investigation

In the first stage, an attorney will open an investigation to determine if your accident case is viable. They’ll unearth the facts and evidence to support your damage or injury claim.

child custody Cape Coral
As a parent, your child is one of the most important parts of your life. We understand that, and know that custody battles and parental rights are a delicate, sensitive subject.

This is why we fight so hard for our clients–to ensure they can spend the time they deserve parenting their children. Custody matters can get confusing, especially during a time when much is uncertain and heart-wrenching. Let us help you understand Florida’s family laws and parental statutes.

Shared Parental Responsibility

Cape coral injury attorneys
If you’ve been injured and are seeking legal assistance, you need to find an attorney you can trust. You’re already vulnerable, and you need to know that your attorney has your best interests at heart. Before you hire an attorney to handle your case, be sure you are familiar with their practice and understand the process.

We’ve assembled a list of questions you should ask your potential personal injury attorney before moving forward with the case.

Q: Have you handled personal injury cases like mine before? If so, how many?