Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine and the Graves Amendment (or the “Federal Car Rental Business Relief” Act )

March 21, 2011

As I discussed in an earlier post, motor vehicles have previously been deemed to be a “dangerous instrumentality” by numerous previous rulings of the Florida courts. As as result, I issued the warning that private automobile owners must be particularly careful when entrusting their vehicle to another driver, in that the owner can be held […]

How Much is my Personal Injury case worth?

June 29, 2010

        When meeting with clients who have been injured, whether in auto accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice or other cases, this is usually one of the first questions I am asked. While I certainly understand my clients’ interest in the value of their claim, my usual response is that much more investigation will need […]

Auto Insurance

March 11, 2010

AUTO INSURANCE EXPLAINED “What is it ? What Does it Pay if I’m injured ? “FullCoverage” is the response I often receive when I ask my clients about their auto insurance. This is a term probably given to them by their insurance agent, but in reality has no legal significance. Too often my clients learn […]