Areas of Practice - Florida Laws
There are a number of states, including Florida, that have no-fault motor vehicle laws designed to provide medical, disability, and wage loss compensation for injured motorists regardless of fault called personal injury protection or PIP. In return for this benefit, an injured driver has to meet certain thresholds before being allowed to bring a claim [...]
Florida legislators have passed two laws that address the issue of concussions and playing time for high school athletes. The bills require that coaches immediately remove students from competition or practice if they may have sustained a major head injury. The student must obtain a physician’s clearance before returning to practice or play. They also [...]
Alarmed and devastated at the statistics associated with TBI, parents and guardians in Florida helped to produce a bill to the state legislature that takes steps to intervene on behalf of their children’s safety. In the process, the publicity served to alert other parents and sports professionals across the state to take steps on their own.
A debate ensues every time a city in Florida wants to locate a red-light camera at an intersection. Some complain that the cameras are not useful. However, statistics are showing the validity of the camera’s use and its questions regarding its effectiveness are resolved when one year of use is compared to a year without its presence
Complications beset most brain-injury cases in the form of pressure from insurance companies, families without means to deal with a complex injury and the law’s exacting requirements for a timely remedy. These influences can only be dealt with by an attorney who understands the complications and can handle them expeditiously.