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Florida’s Uninsured Motorist Problem – What Everyone Should Know

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A study from the Insurance Research Council found that Florida ranks second in the nation with more than 3.2 million uninsured drivers (which doesn’t include the number of underinsured drivers), many of whom are in South Florida. Florida’s No-Fault insurance laws require you to have a minimum of $10,000 of Personal Injury Protection (PIP)… Read More »

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Florida’s Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Non-Economic Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases

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Today in the case of The Estate of Michelle McCall v. United States of America the Florida Supreme Court struck down Florida Statute 766.118 that limited the recovery of non-economic damages to $500,000 per claimant and $1,000,000 per incident regardless of the number of claimants. The Court in a 4-2 ruling held that the… Read More »

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Florida’s Child Safety Seat Laws

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The safety of our children is one thing that we can all agree upon. As of the date of this blog Florida law requires that children traveling inside motor vehicles must be restrained with the appropriate car seat or child safety device. These requirements very greatly depending on the child’s age and are based… Read More »

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Parasailing Safety Law Approved by Florida Senate Committee

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A Florida Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill that would provide some much needed safety guidelines for parasailing companies who operate in Florida. The proposed legislation that was approved by the committee on Thursday details specific insurance, equipment and license requirements along with weather conditions that dictate when they are required to halt… Read More »

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Florida Auto Accidents on I-75

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Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has acknowledged receipt of 13 lawsuit notices from the injured and family of the dead victims of numerous car crashes that occurred on I-75. Eleven people were killed and 18 hospitalized because of the crashes one night in January night near Gainesville. It is believed that… Read More »

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