Articles Tagged with car insurance

Bankruptcy can happen at any time – but what happens when they occur while a car accident case in Hollywood is pending? It happens more often than you may think. The effects on your case will depend on whether you are the plaintiff or defendant in the case.

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The financial pressure of a traffic accident in Hollywood and other communities can be devastating. The costs of medical care are high and in many cases injured drivers must miss work time, which can affect income. Property damage also needs to be considered. While legal claims and insurance is meant to help offset these costs, settling a claim can take a long time – months or even years in some cases.

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In 2015, there were 92,000 hit-and-run accidents across the state and Florida Highway Patrol has reported the problem is getting worse. Many cases grow cold and the perpetrators are never caught, even in cases where someone is killed or permanently injured as a result of the accident.

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In Florida, as in every state, leaving the scene of an accident is a crime. It can carry a sentence of four years in prison. It can also mean a criminal record for the offender. Unfortunately, in many cases police rely on honesty and on public participation to catch those responsible.

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Being in a car accident in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida is already frightening, but it can be downright scary how a collision can affect your finances for some time. There may be hospital or medical bills to pay after your accident, for example, as well as costs for getting your car towed and repaired. You may miss out on some time at work and may need to rent a car or take a taxi while your car is being fixed.

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Car insurance, of course, is meant to help you pay for some of these costs. The problem is that after a crash, your insurance rates may go up. This means that even though insurance can pay for some of your accident costs, the higher insurance rates will mean you’re paying for the crash for months or years in the form of higher premiums.

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Some insurance companies and liable parties try to downplay the extent of your injuries after a car accident in Hollywood or your community. If you have suffered a fracture, back injury, or other injury from which you’re expected to make a full recovery, your injury may be called “minor.” Don’t let the word fool you; so-called minor injuries can still be very costly, painful, and difficult. Don’t allow someone to minimize your pain and suffering after a roadway accident.

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If you have been in a car accident in Hollywood, Homestead, Miami, or any South Florida community, you may realize pretty quickly that the collision may be expensive. You may get a hospital bill right away if you have been injured and if your injuries are serious you may soon realize that your medical costs will be quite high. You may experience an immediate loss of wages if you have to lose time at work. If your car was damaged, you may immediately need to pay for a rental or for car repairs.

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A car accident can result in painful injuries, but in many cases it also results in financial worries. Will your insurance cover all the costs of your injury? How long will you have to wait to get compensation? Will you lose income or future earning opportunities if you can’t work because of your injuries?

The reality is that after a car accident in Hollywood or any South Florida community, it’s natural to have questions and it’s important to protect your finances. Flaxman Law Group would be pleased to offer advice and representation if you have been injured and need to negotiate with insurance carriers or file a claim. Contact our law firm today to schedule a free consultation to review your options.

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After a car accident in Hollywood or South Florida, seeking legal advice is crucial if you’ve been seriously injured. Even if you have exceptional medical coverage and car insurance, the fact is that a car accident injury may end up costing you a lot more than you expect – and insurance may only cover a small portion of these expenses.

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Car accidents are already frightening, but they can become even more overwhelming if you make mistakes at the scene of the crash or in the days following the collisions. Sometimes, the mistakes injured people make come back to haunt them in the form of rejected claims or small benefits.

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If you’ve been involved in a traffic crash anywhere in South Florida, you’ll want to avoid these five common errors:

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Being in a car accident in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida is terrifying enough, but what happens when the driver of the other vehicle is not from South Florida? Dealing with a driver from another state or even another country can add to the complication of a crash and can even make it difficult for you to seek compensation in some cases.

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Hand and wrist injuries in Hollywood and other Florida communities are quite common after car accidents. What often happens is that someone who’s in the collision will throw their arms and hands forward instinctually in a defensive gesture. The hands and wrists can then crash forcibly into the airbag, dashboard, or other object with enough force to cause serious damage. In a rollover accident, a driver or passenger may brace their hands against the sides or ceiling of the car, putting pressure on the hands and wrists, causing injuries.

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There is another common reason for wrist and hand injuries in a car crash in Hollywood: If you have your hand outside the window, in a car accident the force of the crash can cause your hand and wrist to crash against the door frame, causing fractures, soft tissue injuries, and other injuries.

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