Walking at Night is Not Against the Law
James D. Payer | December 22, 2023 | Florida Law
If you were hit by a car while walking at night, you need to talk to an attorney immediately. Do not let the other party or the police tell you that you were at fault because you were wearing dark clothing or were crossing the street at an unlit or dimly lit intersection. Pedestrians are… read more
How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Claim in Orlando, FL?
James D. Payer | December 6, 2023 | Car Accidents
Being involved in a car accident is a distressing experience, and the aftermath can be just as challenging. If you suffered injuries or other losses, you may want to file a claim against those responsible. This begs the question, “How long after an accident can you file a claim?” Understanding the timeline for filing a… read more
Understanding the Different Types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses
James D. Payer | November 30, 2023 | Truck Accidents
Operating a commercial vehicle is a responsibility that requires specialized skills and knowledge. To ensure public safety, commercial drivers must adhere to strict licensing guidelines. While each state has specific regulations, they all conform to federal requirements. Below, we’ll focus on what you need to know about the various types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs)…. read more
How Much Does an Orlando Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?
James D. Payer | November 30, 2023 | Personal Injury
If you’ve recently suffered a life-altering injury, your main priority is probably getting better. But if you’re missing work to recover and have many medical bills, the financial aspect of recovery can be a challenge. That’s where a personal injury attorney comes in. These lawyers fight for you at the negotiating table and in court… read more
Should I Call 911 After a Car Accident in Orlando, FL?
James D. Payer | November 28, 2023 | Car Accidents
Encountering a car accident can be an unnerving experience. This is especially true in busy urban areas like Orlando, Florida. It can be unclear how to navigate the aftermath of a car accident. People often want to know if they are responsible for calling 911 after an accident. It is crucial to know when and… read more
Vehicle and Driver Requirements for Uber and Lyft
James D. Payer | October 11, 2023 | Florida Law
Uber and Lyft are popular rideshare companies. Rideshare services have become one of the most common ways to get around Orlando, Florida if you do not have a vehicle of your own. Tourists often use rideshare services instead of using public buses or taxis. Uber and Lyft drivers are independent contractors. They use their personal… read more
Car Accidents Caused By Brake Checking in Florida
James D. Payer | September 14, 2023 | Car Accidents
Brake checking is a dangerous behavior that can expose drivers to many risks. A driver could get injured in an car wreck accident they caused. The brake checker may become liable for someone else’s injuries. And the brake checker may even get prosecuted for reckless driving. What Is Brake Checking? There are two ways to… read more
The Differences Between Civil and Criminal Liability
James D. Payer | October 25, 2018 | Florida Law
Not to be too dramatic, but let’s say you are in Orlando for the weekend and you, unfortunately, get involved in an auto accident. This could either mean a civil or criminal lawsuit, in either case, you have Payer Law Personal Injury Lawyers to assist you. A civil case typically includes a private dispute between people or… read more