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How Does My Attorney Get Paid In A Personal Injury Case?

• January 26, 2022

Contingency Fees In a personal injury matter in the state of Florida, the attorney fees are called contingency fees. What this means is that they do not get paid unless they get money for you. When a case settles, the contingency fee for the attorney is a percentage of that recovery amount. Percentages Typically, if…

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One More Thing To Sign Before You Get Your Check

• January 26, 2022

When a settlement is reached with the insurance company, they will require you to sign a release form before you get the check from them. By signing it, you are assuring that you will no longer pursue compensation regarding the current personal injury matter once you receive your settlement check; you are releasing your rights…

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I Have To Pay Back My Health Insurance In My PI Case?

• January 26, 2022

When your personal injury case is finally settled, there is usually a sense of relief that washes over clients. That relief is usually short lived for many clients though because they receive notices from their health insurance that they must pay back the expenses for their medical treatments related to the accident. Many clients wonder…

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case

• January 26, 2022

Nowadays, social media sites have become an integral part of our lifestyles. It has become the norm to post about any event that occurs in your life and share it with your friends and family on your profiles. While there are many advantages to participating in social media, the dangers of it are often overlooked. …

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Can Your Injury Be Considered A Personal Injury Claim?

• January 26, 2022

Personal Injury claims fall under a legal matter called tort claims. A tort is an action that caused some sort of damage. According to the American Bar Association, “Every tort claim, regardless of its basis, whether intentional, negligence, or strict liability, has two basic issues—liability and damages.” So, two questions are always asked anytime there…

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Can I Fire My Attorney? If So, What Happens Next?

• January 26, 2022

In Florida, you are able to terminate your attorney-client relationship and essential ‘fire’ your attorney. If the client believes their attorney isn’t representing them to the best of his or her ability and not providing them with proper communication about their case, they may decide to terminate the relationship. However, there are a few factors…

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