Generally speaking, you have 2 years from the negligent act or 2 years from when it was discovered (or should have been discovered w/ due diligence). For medical negligence, there is a max of 4 years (with some exceptions that are listed in Florida Statute 95.11.
This is regarding a physician whose actions could have quite easily gotten a family member killed due to negligence. We have already filed complaints with the hospital, but I was wondering where to look if I wanted to see potential cases where other individuals were not satisfied with the level of... View More
Sorry to hear about this. I would suggest doing a search of the clerk of court in the county where the physician practices using their name. Additionally, you could go to the Florida Department of Health website and do a search for adverse incidents. I would share a link but the website won't...View More
This sounds particularly painful. Please let us know more about your injuries and who caused them and we could likely provide a better answer. Please be aware that these cases are heavily defended and representatives of the 18 wheeler are likely gathering evidence as we speak; as a result time is...View More
Yes I agree with David, I would speak with an attorney in the event you are injured. Remember that you have only 14 days from the date of the crash to seek medical treatment under your PIP insurance or you will face a reduction in available PIP coverage. If you aren't hurt then you can likely...View More
Our atty has stated that he cannot give the settlement funds to us until we have settled with our ins company under our UM coverage. Also that we cannot go after the driver personally does this sound right.
It sounds mostly correct... You must have the permission of your UM carrier to accept the money from the person who hit you or you risk invalidating your UM policy. If you are to accept the money from the other drivers insurance company then that insurance company will most likely require that you...View More
What would be my option in a settlement for future medical problems? Should I release any future responsibility for medical problems for a settlement of 10,000? I have 2 herniated disc and 7 bulging disc in my neck and back.
I agree with the other lawyers who previously answered this question; If there was only $10,000.00 in available coverage and you did not have UM insurance and the driver (or vehicle owner) has no assets to speak of then maybe taking the 10k is not a bad idea but I would definitely contact an...View More
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