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Tort Reform – The Devil’s Greatest Trick

Moses Dewitt Florida Attorney

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn’t exist. For years, insurance companies have pushed ad campaigns and marketing efforts encouraging tort reform. Pointing to frivolous lawsuits, insurance companies have tried to convince the public that tort reform is a necessity. In fact, the reality is quite different. If you or a loved one have been in an accident, you may understand why tort reform is not good for anyone, except the insurance companies. We have all heard stories of frivolous cases, which have been parodied in movies and television for decades. The McDonald’s...

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Helping our Community One Helmet at a Time

As we approach the holiday season, we look for ways to help our community. One of our traditions of giving back is donating bikes to the News Junkie’s annual holiday bike drive. For years, we have worked with The News Junkie, a local radio show on Real Radio 104.1FM by donating bikes for their annual bike drive. During 2016, we donated 122 bikes, and in 2017, we were able to provide 116 bikes. This year, we wanted to go one step further so we have decided to match every bike donated. The program focuses on providing bikes for children in...

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Can Social Media be used as Evidence in Florida Courts

What does this mean in terms of your social media posts or posts that you are tagged in or mentioned in? Social media posts could potentially be used in dissolution of marriages, family law cases, civil cases, personal injury cases, auto accident cases, and criminal cases. ...

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What is my Personal Injury Case Worth?

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What insurance coverage is available? When evaluating a personal injury or car accident claim, the first thing that an attorney must evaluate is the insurance coverage available. Typically, an accident attorney looks for the policy limits of the at fault driver. If the at fault driver has limited insurance coverage or if the policy limits are not enough to cover the injuries, then attorney will determine whether there is underinsured or uninsured motorist coverage available. Underinsured or uninsured motorist coverage provides additional coverage when an at fault driver does not have enough insurance to cover the injuries that he or she...

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5 Things That Can Affect Your Car Accident Claim

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1. Recorded Statements can hurt your claim. You should never give a recorded statement to the insurance company without being represented by an experienced Florida car accident attorney. The insurance company may try to use the recorded statement against you in order to reduce the value of your claim. Speak with an attorney to determine whether you are required to give a recorded statement. Additionally, you should have an attorney present to ensure that the insurance company does not try to manipulate your statement in a way that later may be used against you. 2. Insurance companies hope that you do...

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