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Distracted Driving

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You see it every day, distracted drivers doing their makeup, playing with the radio and of course texting.

Texting and driving kills, it’s one of the reasons the number of highway fatalities has increased over the last year. Something as simple as sending a text takes your mental focus away and can lead to serious injury or death.

“Distracted driving has become a major threat on Miami area highways and streets. Too many drivers are looking at cellphones, texting while driving and otherwise looking away from the road ahead and causing accidents, injuries and deaths.” says attorney James Payer.

The last thing you want is to see medical bills pile up while you’re out of work recuperating.

People hurt in car accidents caused by someone else’s reckless behavior deserve to be compensated for their losses. You can’t count on the insurance company to do what’s right, you want a trusted advocate on your side.

Lean on James Payer and Associates, you can trust their personal injury attorneys to be there for you and fight tooth and nail for the compensation that you deserve.

Potential Fourth of July Hazards

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Fourth of July is a time for fireworks, friends and celebrating our freedom. But it’s also a time when there are more accidents due to drivers who are distracted, texting or drinking.

Personal Injury Attorney, James Payer reminds you to be careful this 4th.

“If you’re injured in an auto accident on the 4th of July or you’re injured as a result of fireworks at someone’s house or at a public event, you need to contact an attorney right away so they can handle your case and get you the money you deserve as a result of that accident.”

If you’re counting on your insurance company being by your side, your hopes may fizzle out like a 4th of July sparkler.

“You see these cars and trucks with insurance company names written on the side of them. You think they’re out there to help people that are in accidents. Most of the time they’re out there to help their own company avoid paying claims.”

Tactics may include:

  • Contacting you early to have you say something or give them information regarding your accident that limits your injuries.

  • Contacting witnesses at the scene right away.

So be safe this holiday but if you get injured,

Lean on James Payer and Associates, you can trust their personal injury attorneys to be there for you and fight tooth and nail for the compensation that you deserve.

Pedestrian Accidents

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Unfortunately, it happens. And it can happen to you. You’re walking on the street, minding your own business and a car speeds by and hits you.

Maybe the driver was texting. Maybe he or she was drinking and driving. All you know is you are in a world of pain and you need help. It’s important to know what to do next.

Personal injury attorney James Payer offers some advice:

You need to call the police to have the accident documented. You need to call fire rescue to make sure that your medical care is taken care of, to evaluate you for your injuries, find out if you’re injured and document your injuries.

Once you’ve gotten your emergency medical treatment you need to call an attorney right away so necessary actions can be taken to handle your case, and get you the money you deserve.

Lean on James Payer and Associates, you can trust their personal injury attorneys to be there for you and fight tooth and nail for the compensation that you deserve.

Denied Insurance Claims

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You pay your insurance premiums like clockwork to have peace of mind that unforeseeable losses will be covered. Then you get into an accident and expect your insurance company to be there for you only to have your claim denied.

The culture within insurance companies is profit-driven. As a result, many legitimate claims are wrongfully denied.

Insurance Claims Lawyer James Payer offers some advice:

Insurance companies are almost never on your side. In fact, the insurance companies only care about one thing. That is their own profitability. How do they stay profitable? Don’t pay out on claims. How do they avoid paying out on claims? Contact you early to have you say something or give them information regarding your accident that limits your injuries.

Insurers often phrase their denial letters so that policyholders are convinced the denial is appropriate, even though it is not. An attorney who has experience dealing with insurers, judges, and juries can evaluate whether it is worth litigating an insurance claim that has been denied.

Lean on James Payer and Associates, you can trust their personal injury and insurance claim attorneys to be there for you for guidance on your legal options and to fight tooth and nail for the compensation that you deserve.

Keep Your Property Safe on Halloween

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“A property owner, even on Halloween, they’re required to keep their property in a reasonable, safe condition.”

It’s more than just jack-o-lanterns and candy. Halloween is supposed to be scary. But it can be even more horrifying if you, or your child, gets hurt on a night that is meant for seasonal fun.

Personal Injury attorney James Payer talks about what you need to know to make sure your kids don’t have a terrifying experience on Halloween:

“Property owners know that your children are going to be there on Halloween night to trick or treat, everyone knows that and if they fail to keep their property in a reasonable, safe condition on Halloween and someone’s injured, you’re entitled to recover money from that property owner. ”

If your child is hurt, Payer advises to make sure to take photographs of what caused the injury, whether it’s a hole in the ground, a crack in the sidewalk or if something flammable caused a costume to catch fire.

After seeking medical attention, contact an attorney right away because a property owner, even on Halloween, is required to keep their property in a reasonable, safe condition.

Lean on James Payer and Associates, you can trust their personal injury attorneys to be there for you and fight tooth and nail for the compensation that you deserve.

Black Friday Injuries

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Ah the excitement of a bargain. That’s what makes Black Friday the busiest shopping day of the year.

Lines build up outside of stores and when those doors open, crowds eagerly swarm in to be the first to get the best deals. But in the frenzy, sometimes innocent people get hurt.

Attorney James Payer weighs in on who is responsible if you’re injured during one of these sales.

If you are injured or trampled at a store during a Black Friday event, you can hold the store liable. They need to provide security and crowd control in order to prevent that type of accident. If they don’t, you can recover money from them for your injuries.

If you’ve gotten more than you bargained for on Black Friday and have been hurt in a shopping stampede, you will want an experienced attorney fighting for your rights.

Lean on James Payer and Associates, you can trust their personal injury attorneys to be there for you and fight tooth and nail for the compensation that you deserve.

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