In order to protect yourself and your rights to compensation, the following are the steps you should take after a car accident: write down as much as you can about the accident (your injuries and the financial losses you’ve suffered, such as hospital bills, lost wages, etc.); document any and all conversations you have regarding … Continue reading “I’ve Sustained Car Accident Injuries. What Should I do First?”
One of the most common questions that we receive after a person has been involved in a car accident is, “How much is my accident case worth?” While we do as much as we can to relieve our clients from stress due to paperwork and the burden of medical bills, estimating a case value is … Continue reading "How Much is My Accident Worth?"
Motor vehicle accidents are among the leading causes of injury today. Such accidents are often the result of negligent or reckless drivers. If you have been injured due to the fault of another, you may be entitled to receive compensation for pain and suffering as well as recovery of medical costs. As a top accident … Continue reading "Ensure your Rights are Protected"
On May 28, 2013, Governor Rick Scott approved a bill which creates the "Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law." All Florida drivers need be aware that the following provisions take effect October 1, 2013. The bill prohibits the operation of a motor vehicle while manually typing or entering multiple letters, numbers, symbols, or other … Continue reading "Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law"
The phrase “It’s a jungle out there” might apply to Florida’s roads more than any other place in the country. Following a shocking 235,000+ auto accidents in one calendar year, it’s easy to see why I-95 is known as the deadliest stretch of roadway (according to the National Highway Transit Safety Administration). Yet there aren’t … Continue reading "The Eltringham Stand on Florida Auto Accidents"
According to recent news reports, Florida has the dubious distinction of ranking in the top 5 states with 1 in 4 of its drivers not carrying basic auto liability insurance necessary to protect you when they cause an accident resulting in bodily injury to you. Thus, the odds of you being involved in an accident … Continue reading "Why Full Automobile Insurance Coverage May Not Be Enough"
Though you might find your auto insurance fees expensive as it is, every driver in Florida should have Uninsured Motorist Coverage as part of their package. If you need an accident attorney in Boca Raton, one of the first things your lawyer will do is check the specifics of the case and find out what … Continue reading "The Importance of Uninsured Motorist Coverage"
Every driver in South Florida must be insured to avoid paying damages and medical expenses out of pocket. There are several rules and types of insurance to understand. If you need an accident lawyer in Boca Raton , the question of Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance will arise. What is PIP insurance and what does … Continue reading "PIP in South Florida: What is it and what does it mean for a motorist?"
Driving present hazards in all states, but drivers in Florida are especially at risk of being in an auto accident. If you are looking for an accident lawyer in Boca Raton or the surrounding areas from Orlando to the Florida Keys, including Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach , and Miami, we at Eltringham Law Group … Continue reading "Hazards of Driving in Florida"
Keep this important information in your vehicle and refer to it should you or a loved one be involved in an auto or moving vehicle accident. It will help you greatly if you follow these steps: Remain calm. Do not jump hastily out of your vehicle. Look around, be aware of oncoming traffic; Check for … Continue reading "What To Do in an Automobile Accident"