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Worst Mistakes You Can Make After an Orlando Auto Accident

By Payer Law Group |

It’s understandable that you are emotional and upset after an auto accident, but it’s important to try to keep calm and think your actions through. How you respond to the situation can ultimately impact the amount of recovery you are eligible to receive if the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence. You may… Read More »

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Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riders in Florida

By Payer Law Group |

Given the temperate climate here in Florida, it’s no surprise that riding a motorcycle is a year-round activity. Unfortunately, when an accident occurs, it can result in serious injuries given that motorcycle riders have little protection. Even motorcyclists who wear helmets and protective gear are no match for the impact with a vehicle, or… Read More »

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Things You Can Do to Maximize Your Recovery after an Orlando Auto Accident

By Payer Law Group |

You may be wondering how someone maximizes their potential recovery after a Florida auto accident. This post is not about faking injuries or running up unnecessary medical bills to get more money. Instead, the steps you take after an auto accident can either help or hurt your chances at the most compensation possible. In… Read More »

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Is There a Risk of Workers’ Compensation Retaliation in Florida?

By Payer Law Group |

Workers’ compensation in Florida is governed under the state’s no-fault system. This means that you are not necessarily suing your employer. Instead, the matter is referred to your company’s workers’ compensation carrier who is the entity responsible for paying out these claims. Your duty is to prove beyond a doubt that your injuries were… Read More »

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How to Take Useful Scene Photos After Your Orlando Auto Accident

By Payer Law Group |

No one is ever prepared to get into an auto accident. But the fact is, they happen every day on Florida roads. And, while you can’t always protect yourself from someone else’s negligence, you can help protect your right to compensation when an accident does occur. Aside from contacting an Orlando auto accident attorney… Read More »

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Does Florida Law Require You to Wear a Seatbelt? How Will no Seatbelt affect my Injury Claim?

By Payer Law Group |

Every time you get in a car, no matter whether you are the driver or a passenger, you should buckle up. It’s actually the law in Florida as well. Florida Statutes Section 316.614 requires that the driver of a vehicle, front-seat passengers, and anyone under 18 must have a seatbelt on while riding in… Read More »

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Does Florida Have a Distracted Driving Law?

By Payer Law Group |

Distracted driving is a major cause of accidents across the country, not just in Florida. Texting and driving is one of the main reasons accidents happen, despite legislative attempts to discourage drivers from engaging in negligent actions by passing tougher laws. Texting and driving is such a serious problem that Florida enacted a new… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions After an Orlando Motorcycle Accident

By Payer Law Group |

If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, having to deal with the aftermath can feel overwhelming. You are likely in a lot of pain, perhaps even still in the hospital. Your motorcycle is damaged, and you can’t work. You may feel like the world is against you, but that’s not the case. The… Read More »

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Does Florida Have a Dram Shop Law?

By Payer Law Group |

All states have laws in place that allow someone injured by a drunk driver to collect compensation for their injuries and physical damages. Many states go even further and allow a victim to recover financial compensation from a third party, the party who supplied the alcohol. Years ago, alcohol was sold in “drams,” a… Read More »

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What is Comparative Fault and How Does it Impact Florida Auto Accident Claims?

By Payer Law Group |

The main principle of personal injury law in the United States is that whoever is negligent and causes an accident should be responsible for paying the other party’s damages, like medical bills and property damage. However, this is not entirely black and white. What if there are multiple people who were negligent? What if… Read More »

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How to Know Whether You Suffered a Concussion in a Florida Car Accident

By Payer Law Group |

Auto accidents are one of the main causes where people wind up in the hospital with a traumatic brain injury. Not all traumatic brain injuries are serious enough, or noticeable enough, to cause someone to seek treatment. Many people suffer from concussions and do not lose consciousness at all. The more serious the injury… Read More »

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Determining Negligence and Liability in a Florida Car Accident

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If you’ve been involved in an auto accident in Florida, you may be wondering how you can get compensation from the at-fault party. However, just because you know the other party is at fault, it doesn’t mean you are automatically entitled to recover damages. You still have to prove the other driver was at… Read More »

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Making a Florida Uninsured Motorist Claim

By Payer Law Group |

For a number of years, Florida has ranked as the highest, or one of the highest, states for uninsured motorists. Part of the reason for this is that Florida is a no-fault insurance state. This means drivers are required to carry PIP (Personal Injury Protection) coverage and property damage liability, but there is no… Read More »

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Spinal Cord Injuries Following an Orlando Auto Accident

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Spinal cord injuries are relatively common following a serious auto accident, and can leave a victim with permanent injuries in some cases. Spinal cord injuries involve damage to any portion of the spinal cord or the nerves that sit at the end of the spinal canal. After an accident, victims can be left with… Read More »

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Common Types of Workplace Injuries in Florida Workers’ Compensation Cases

By Payer Law Group |

Despite additional regulations in place and increasing attempts at keeping the workplace safe for employees, the number of accidents occurring on the job continues to rise. If you have been the victim of one of these accidents, you might be wondering whether or not you need an attorney or not. Unfortunately, it’s commonplace for… Read More »

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What is the Statute of Limitations on an Orlando Personal Injury Case?

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There is a legal rule known as the “statute of limitations,” which basically defines how much time you have to file a lawsuit against another party for your legal claim. In the event you miss that deadline, your claim can be barred and you lose your right to recovery. What this means is that… Read More »

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Suffering a Traumatic Brain Injury after an Orlando Car Accident

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The brain is far more delicate than many people realize. It can be injured in a variety of ways, including from an auto accident. It doesn’t necessarily even have to be a catastrophic accident for your head to get knocked around, causing the brain to smack against the inside of the skull. Traumatic brain… Read More »

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What to Know When You’re Filing a Florida Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Payer Law Group |

If you’ve been injured on the job, it is understandable that you are concerned about how this will affect not only your well-being, but your job as well. Some people are afraid to make a claim when they are injured for fear it will affect their position and future hopes for advancement and raises…. Read More »

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Don’t Be Shocked If You’re Monitored After Making an Orlando Personal Injury Claim

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When you bring a claim against a negligent party in Orlando, you should be aware that their insurance company or attorney may be monitoring you and your actions. This is especially a popular option when you are alleging serious injuries and/or have received a recommendation for surgery. The insurance company is going to defend… Read More »

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Can I Sue the Drunk Driver Who Hit Me in Orlando?

By Payer Law Group |

If you were hit by a drunk driver in Florida, you may be wondering if you have the right to sue. According to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the most recent statistics indicate that drunk driving fatalities have decreased some. However, drunk driving is still the number one cause of fatal… Read More »

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