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1 Answer | Asked in Wrongful Death for Florida on
Q: Are we able to sue the company and also a person who worked there too in a wrongful death claim?
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Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Sep 26, 2018

Yes. If you have more questions please call my office. 877-475-2905.

2 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Florida on
Q: Can you file a wrongful death case against a taxi company that refused to transport a person to the hospital in time?
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Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Jul 17, 2018

No. The cab company has no legal duty to timely transport someone to the emergency room.

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1 Answer | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime for Texas on
Q: What law enforcement agency has jurisdiction over criminal activity at sea?
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Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Jan 2, 2018

Generally the FBI and local port authority.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: If my sons are both passengers in a car in Florida, get rearended by the at fault driver, who insures my boys?

We have insurance but we weren't involved and they want to use ours and I feel that's not fair because it can make our rates increase. Both my wife and I were at work when we heard about the accident but our car insurance should be involved?

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Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Nov 1, 2017

Assuming you own, or whoever the boys live with own a vehicle then your insurance will cover up to 10,000 each in medical expenses.

Beyond that you will need to see if the at fault party and vehicle owner carried bodily injury coverage. If not, you would have to carry um motorist coverage.

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5 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Someone crashed into me, who will cover the charges for my vehicle?

I was involved in an accident less than a week ago where a person did not stop at a stop sign and was speeding which is how she hit me. A police report was filed and the person was deemed at fault and issued a ticket. I informed my insurance company and the other person's insurance company about... Read more »

Nicholas I. Gerson
Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Jun 28, 2017

Yes. Your gap insurance should pay the difference between the fmv and what you owe. Always try and go through your own insurance company before you attempt to go through another.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: We live in fl , on vacation my wife broke arm in a Va. Hotel national chain ,should i consult a fla att or grt one in Va

Hotel is aware of injury ambulance was involved no contact eith insurance company or hotel legal

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Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Jun 23, 2017

Virgina

1 Answer | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime for Texas on
Q: Are cruise ships subject to admiralty law if I get injured on one?
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Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Jun 6, 2017

Yes. Call me if you would like to discuss the facts of your case. 305-371-6000. You can also email me the details at info@gslawusa.com.

1 Answer | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime for Texas on
Q: What are the key differences between maritime law and regular personal injury law? Can't I just hire a regular personal

attorney if I'm hurt while at sea?

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Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Apr 28, 2017

The answer to your question is probably not. In maritime law cases, such as cruise ship accidents and injuries many cruise lines require claims brought in certain jurisdictions like federal court in Miami Florida. Maritime law also is a complete different body of law as opposed to state law. You... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Am I required to answer all of the questions at a deposition after my car accident? I was not at fault.
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Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Feb 10, 2017

There is no blanket answer to this. But for the most part yes. Questions about the accident, incident, your background, and other questions about you personally are usually permitted. But some questions can go too far. A lawyer will be able to advise you what questions you shouldn't answer or what... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime for New York on
Q: My husband was injured on a boat but the owner is not from the US - can we still sue here?
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Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Jan 27, 2017

Yes. If the operator conducts business operations in the US or has sufficient contacts with the US you could get jurisdiction. More information is needed. Did the incident occur in US or international waters? Is the owner and operator the same? What type of boat is it?

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4 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death for Florida on
Q: If my husband was killed by a car airbag that deployed without reason and I subsequently receive a recall notice about

the airbag after his death, can I still sue for wrongful death since we weren't notified of the danger early enough?

Nicholas I. Gerson
Nicholas I. Gerson answered on Jan 14, 2017

Yes. Call me on my cell to discuss.

305-606-8140.

Nicholas Gerson

Gerson and Schwartz.

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