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Protect Your Interests in Insurance Disputes: Understanding Auto Insurance Terms

By John Piccin |

Auto insurance is required by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles when you are registering any vehicle with four wheels or more.  The least expensive coverage does not provide many important coverages such a Bodily Injury Coverage which protects your assets if you are at fault or Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage which… Read More »

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Proving Pain and Suffering in a Florida Personal Injury Case

By John Piccin |

When you suffer injuries in a car accident, one of the first steps in recovering compensation is filing a claim with the responsible driver’s insurance company. There are two types of damages you can recover: Economic damages, such as medical costs, lost wages, and out-of-pocket expenses; and, Non-economic damages, which include pain and suffering,… Read More »

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The Importance of Lost Wages in an Ocala, FL Car Accident Claim

By John Piccin |

When you are injured in a car accident, your thoughts first turn to the physical and emotional effects on your life. However, there are financial consequences as well. Lost wages may not be an immediate concern, but they can be significant. According to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Florida… Read More »

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Top 4 Auto Recalls of 2018

By John Piccin |

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration maintains an ongoing list of motor vehicle recalls, including details on the type of defect, number of affected units, and information on whether there were any casualties. Every January, it is always interesting to review the most unusual ones that occurred over the previous year. Auto defects are… Read More »

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Should I Hire an Attorney After a Florida Car Accident?

By John Piccin |

After you suffer injuries in an auto accident, one of the first questions that comes to mind is whether you should retain a lawyer. If you have a general understanding of how insurance claims work, you probably think you should go it alone. Attorneys cost money, but you will get to keep the entire… Read More »

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What To Do If You Are Injured in a Rideshare Accident

By John Piccin |

Companies like Uber and Lyft are popular around Ocala, FL, but the convenience of rideshare services does not mean car accidents are any less likely. Even if you have a clear idea of what to do after an auto crash in your own vehicle, the situation is somewhat different when you are a paying… Read More »

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Important Proof Required in an Ocala, FL Auto Accident

By John Piccin |

As the victim of a car accident, you can only recover compensation from the responsible driver if you prove each element of a personal injury case. Therefore, gathering sufficient evidence is critical for your claim. You can obtain important information through investigation or by employing discovery tactics in Florida’s Rules of Civil Procedure. The… Read More »

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What Happens When an Insurance Company Won’t Settle a Florida Car Accident Claim?

By John Piccin |

Most Florida car accident cases start by filing a claim with the responsible driver’s insurance company. With the help of an auto crash attorney, you fill out the necessary forms, provide information about your injuries, and request an amount as compensation for your losses. Often, the insurer will make a counteroffer for a lower… Read More »

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Don’t Believe the Myths About Florida Auto Accident Settlements

By John Piccin |

If you were hurt in an Ocala, FL car accident, you would typically file a claim with an insurance company to seek compensation for your losses. You can expect a call from the claims adjuster shortly thereafter, but the fast response time may not be motivated by a desire to serve your needs quickly…. Read More »

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Shorter Autumn Days Heightens Risk of Pedestrian Accidents in Florida

By John Piccin |

Even when the sun sets earlier in the Fall, Florida weather stays warm enough to enjoy walks in the evening. However, lower visibility at twilight and later at night make it difficult for motorists to see people on foot. In fact, statistics gathered by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that… Read More »

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