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WHAT’S WITH ALL THE LAWYER ADVERTISING?

The History of Lawyer Advertising The public is getting sick and tired of lawyer advertising, it is almost impossible to watch television without a lawyer advertisement every ten minutes. You cannot drive down the road without seeing dozens of billboards, busses, and taxicabs plastered with lawyer...

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HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO SUE FOR MY INJURY?

If you have been harmed by the negligence of others, you only have a limited time to bring your claim against the at fault party.  The length of time to bring a cause of action for negligence or other injury is specified in Florida law and varies for different types actions....

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PIP Bill Effective July 1, 2012 In Florida

By Rick Krieseman, Florida House of Representatives Good morning everyone, and welcome to July 1, 2012. Also, welcome to the effective date of the "Great Insurance Company Relief Act", otherwise known as HB199, the PIP bill. Since none of the media felt the story was important enough to...

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Details Of the New PIP Bill in Florida

Everything you wanted to know about the new pip bill in Florida but were afraid to ask. Gov. Rick Scott got the legislation he wanted to reform Florida’s mandatory motor vehicle no-fault law and crack down on the abuses in personal injury protection cases that have led to skyrocketing increases for...

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Florida Passes New PIP Bill

The Floirida legislature has finally come to an agreement on personal injury protection law in Florida, also known as PIP. Under the compromise hammered out Thursday and Friday, the House agreed to allow up to $10,000 for emergency service coverage as determined by a physician, osteopath, dentist,...

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WHY HIRE A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER?

I have had occasion to speak with physicians that treat auto accident injuries as well as other types of personal injury such as slip and fall, and have noticed a common theme when it comes to hiring a lawyer.  The physician may suggest to their patient that perhaps they should hire a...

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LETTERS OF PROTECTION – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

When a client is represented by a lawyer, the lawyer may issue a letter of protection (LOP) to a doctor or medical provider, asking the doctor to hold their bill for collection, and promising to pay the doctor out of the proceeds of a personal injury case. The LOP does not make the lawyer responsible...

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