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How Is the Value of Pain and Suffering Calculated in Florida

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

After suffering a personal injury in Florida, you might qualify to receive different types of damages. You need to understand the different types of damages so that you know what you are owed. In most cases, people qualify for economic/special damages and non-economic/general damages. Examples of economic/special damages include lost wages and medical expenses…. Read More »

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Can I Sue a Florida Hotel for My Injury?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Florida hotels owe their clients more than just comfortable rooms. Hotel owners are expected to provide a safe space for guests. Any area or equipment that a hotel owns that guests are likely to use should be safe. Florida’s premises liability statute is the law that mandates property owners to keep their premises in… Read More »

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What Do I Do When the Other Driver Refuses To Share Their Insurance Information After a Florida Car Accident?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Although Florida is a “no-fault” state, there are times when a driver’s insurance policy cannot cover the expenses incurred after a car accident. If after a Florida car accident, your medical expenses exceed $10,000, or you suffer a severe injury, the at-fault driver’s insurance company should compensate you. You can never be prepared for… Read More »

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Personal Injury 101: When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

A personal injury attorney is an attorney who can help you with personal injury cases. A personal injury is generally any injury that someone suffers due to another party’s negligence. People suffer personal injuries to their bodies, their minds, and even their emotions. Nonetheless, just because you were in an accident or your health… Read More »

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What Is PIP and How Does It Work in Florida?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection. Most Floridian drivers know that the law expects them to have Personal Injury Protection on their insurance policy. However, many drivers do not understand how PIP works. Florida is among the few states that have PIP. Other states that require drivers to have PIP insurance include Hawaii, Kentucky,… Read More »

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How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Almost everybody who sustains an injury after an accident due to someone else’s negligence wants to know how long it will take to settle their case. As such, if you find yourself in this situation, you should consult an attorney immediately. It is natural for an injured party to want to know how long… Read More »

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How To Increase Your Personal Injury Settlement in Florida

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

One of the things clients want to know once they initiate a personal injury lawsuit is the amount of money they can get as compensation for their injury. It is only natural that clients always want to receive the highest possible settlement. Accident victims lose a lot, and it is only through fair compensation… Read More »

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Liability in Birth Injury Cases

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Childbirth is not an easy task, but when you trust a medical professional to take you through your pregnancy period and help you safely deliver your child, you expect them to do precisely that. Negligence during any stage of the birth journey can cause devastating effects that affect the lives of many, including parents,… Read More »

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Not Wearing a Seat Belt Can Negatively Affect Your Personal Injury Case

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) reminds both drivers and passengers that seat belts are among the best vehicles’ safety features, but they only work when used. Under F.S. 316.614, it is unlawful for any driver or passenger over 18 years to sit in the front seat of a vehicle… Read More »

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Can I Sue Uber After Being Involved in An Uber Accident in Florida?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Uber has become a game-changer, and with many rides going smoothly, riders are not going to stop using Uber anytime soon. Nonetheless, just like other drivers, Uber drivers are prone to auto accidents. So, what happens when you are in an Uber accident? You can be involved in an Uber accident either as; a… Read More »

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