Month: March 2015



Will Florida’s Recent Hit-and-Run Ruling Impact Injury Cases?
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Will Florida’s Recent Hit-and-Run Ruling Impact Injury Cases?

A recent ruling in Florida might make it a whole lot harder for victims of hit-and-run crashes to get the justice that they deserve. The ruling states that drivers who are responsible for hit-and-run crashes cannot be prosecuted unless there is definite proof that they knew they had been involved in a crash.

 

This decision comes following the appeal of a case in which a Florida driver was convicted and sentenced to two years in prison after hitting a 15-year-old skateboarder with his truck.…

Guest Post: Dolman Law Asks When a Car Crash Lawyer is Needed
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Guest Post: Dolman Law Asks When a Car Crash Lawyer is Needed

When do you need to hire an auto accident attorney? That’s the question that the Law Offices of South Florida Injury Law Firm was asked by Matthew Dolman of Dolman Law Group, and it’s something that many of our clients have said they wondered about before contacting us.

 

Mr. Dolman wanted to get a range of responses from experienced car accident lawyers, so I decided to add my voice, as well. If you’d like to read the final post, which 13 different personal injury lawyers contributed to, check it out here: https://www.dolmanlaw.com/hire-car-accident-lawyer/

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Ride Sharing Companies Provide Insufficient Coverage – Period
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Ride Sharing Companies Provide Insufficient Coverage – Period

Seemingly overnight, ride share companies like Lyft and Uber have all but taken over in some major U.S. cities. While these companies have certainly brought their share of advantages, they have also brought a whole new bunch of potential issues and questions that need answering. For instance, what safety precautions are these companies following, and what steps are they taking to protect their drivers and passengers?

 

Even before we can answer these questions, though, ride share companies must decide what types of companies they are and which types of employees their drivers are.…

Too Many St. Patrick’s Days Have Ended in a Tragic Car Accident
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Too Many St. Patrick’s Days Have Ended in a Tragic Car Accident

Not everyone is lucky on St. Patrick’s Day. Over the last five years, there have been more than 270 lives lost in drunk-driving accidents on St. Patrick’s Day across the nation. And despite efforts from both law enforcement officials and the public to curb drunk driving, you can be certain that there will be dangerous drunk drivers on the road this St. Patrick’s Day.

 

If you plan on celebrating this year, you can help ensure the safety of you and your family by drinking responsibly and taking certain precautions.…

10 Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Personal Injury Case
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10 Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Personal Injury Case

When you’ve just suffered injury in a traumatic auto accident, it’s understandable that you feel a little shaken, panicked, and perhaps even a bit disoriented. But how you conduct yourself after an accident is a huge determining factor in your ability to file a successful personal injury claim. Below, we’ve listed some of the most common mistakes injured parties make that can result in claims being denied or significantly reduced in value.

 

Failing to call the police. When another driver causes an accident, he or she may try to convince you not to call the police.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The South Florida Injury Law Firm handles cases throughout Florida from their Fort Lauderdale office. Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve:

Martin County

Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Stuart Sewall’s, Point Ocean, Breeze Park.

St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, Port St Lucie.

Lee County

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, East Dunbar, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel.

Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and throughout the greater Palm Beach area.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Miramar, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Springs and throughout the greater Broward area.

Miami-Dade County

Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles, and throughout the greater Miami-Dade area.

Collier County