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What is Comparative Negligence?

by on Wednesday, April 16, 2014  —  Blog, Car Accidents, Personal Injury

Florida is a “Pure Comparative” negligence state. Florida Statute Section 768.81(3) Apportionment of Damages states, “in a negligence action, the court shall enter judgment against each party liable on the basis of such party’s percentage… Continue Reading →

A serious accident occurred last Wednesday which left the family of a 4-year-old girl grieving the loss of their child. As reported on Tampa Bay Online and on WESH-TV (http://www.roonte.com/www/one-person-dead-11-children-hurt-when-car-smashes-into-florida-day-care) a Dodge Durango crashed into… Continue Reading →

The demand is a letter to an insurance company adjuster, accompanied by all supporting documents, summarizing the basis for a personal injury claim.  After you have determined the insurance coverages available and obtained all medical… Continue Reading →

STEP 3 – I started treatment – Why do I need to keep going back?

by on Thursday, March 27, 2014  —  Blog, Car Accidents

FOLLOW YOUR DOCTORS TREATMENT PROTOCOLS This may seem like a simple concept.  However, you would not believe the number of people that come in to Brooks law Group with complaints of injuries, yet show no… Continue Reading →

SEEK TREATMENT IMMEDIATLY Most importantly you want to begin immediately treating with a doctor.  All accident cases are medically driven. Additionally your Florida PIP (Personal Injury Protection) Insurance requires that you treat within 14 days… Continue Reading →

You have just been in an accident. What is the 1st step to document a claim for the injuries you suffered in this accident?  You!  You know more about this accident than any insurance adjuster,… Continue Reading →