Florida Law and Debtors Rights or “I’m uninsured, what’s protected” ?

April 23, 2011

In a previous post, I outlined the types of available automobile insurance and stressed the necessity of obtaining as much coverage as financially possible to insure that medical expenses and lost wages can be recovered in the event of injury as a result of an accident. As a corollary to that advice, it is just […]

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 […]

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 […]