Month: April 2017



What Happens If I’m Injured in a Florida Airbnb?
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What Happens If I’m Injured in a Florida Airbnb?

Traveling used to mean spending hundreds of dollars for a small hotel room or crashing on the sofa bed at your relative’s place. Then Airbnb came around.

 

In just a few short years, the app has revolutionized the way people book accommodations, as well as how they use their extra rooms or property. When you’re booking a trip, you can stay in a wide variety of interesting homes (or treehouses, or bungalows, or teepees) for a fairly decent price.

 

When you book with Airbnb, you are renting a space in a user’s home.…

Florida Bill Aims to Change Workers’ Compensation
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Florida Bill Aims to Change Workers’ Compensation

It is no secret that workers’ compensation in Florida needs some reform. This year, Florida lawmakers are looking to tackle the issue, but some proposed bills are running into roadblocks.

 

Below, we’re going to detail the proposed bills, the reasons they are facing difficulties, and how reform may change the way worker’s comp is handled in Florida.

 

HB 1107: Exempting Injured Workers’ Data From Public Disclosure

 

The first bill, HB 1107, is relatively simple. Currently, when an employee reports an injury, their personal data is collected and made public.…

Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know
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Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know

Uber and Lyft have really made getting around town a lot easier. The apps are simple to use, the cars are relatively inexpensive, and getting a ride only takes a few minutes.

 

However, as wonderful as Uber and Lyft are for convenience when you need a quick lift, it is important to remember that the drivers are like anyone else who you trust to get behind the wheel. Accidents happen.

 

Since ridesharing apps are a fairly new trend, questions about liability and insurance can be confusing.…

5 Reasons You May Need a Lawyer after an Auto Accident in Florida
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5 Reasons You May Need a Lawyer after an Auto Accident in Florida

We’ve all seen scenes in movies or television shows that involve a car accident. Even if the incident is just a fender bender, things can get dramatic between the drivers involved. One driver may even threaten to call their lawyer and sue the other driver.

 

While yelling and screaming after a fender bender may exaggerate the emotions involved in a car accident, it’s not uncommon for a lawyer to help people through the process of getting compensation and dealing with the aftermath of a car accident if someone was seriously injured.…

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