How To Evaluate Motor Vehicle Collision Damages

By the Perazzo Law Firm

Every time we take to the road, we face the risk of a motor vehicle collision. Car accidents can occur through no fault of your own. You may take every precaution and still suffer a serious injury from a careless driver. If you have been involved in a motor vehicle collision, it is important to know how much compensation you may be entitled too. The categories of damage are economic damages, non-economic damages and punitive damages.

What Happens When Your Car Accident Was Caused by a Defective Part

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Car accidents are usually caused by driver error. However, in certain situations a defective car part can play a role. A defective part can contribute to the damages caused or be the very cause itself. Over time, car parts become warn and can fail simply from wear and tear. In order to prevent that, proper and regular car maintenance can help. However, sometimes a manufacturers place profits over safety and release vehicles that are inherently unsafe.

What To Do After A Hurricane Damages Your Home

By The Perazzo Law Firm

When your property suffers damage, you hope to rely on your insurance company to help restore your family home. Unfortunately, it is not always as easy as making a phone call to your insurance company.

HURRICANE IRMA

As Florida is preparing to feel the brunt of Hurricane Irma, the Perazzo Law Firm is thinking of you and your family.

In preparation for the storm, gather necessary supplies such as batteries, food, water, first aid kits, sand bags, flashlights, etc. Gather all of your insurance policies and review the instruction you need to follow in order to make a claim. Make sure to take pictures and video of your property before any damage has occurred. After the storm passes, property your property from any further damage, document any losses and contact your insurance carrier to report your loss.

What to Do After Your Home is Damaged by a Hurricane

By The Perazzo Law Firm

Losing a home can be devastating to any family. During this hyperactive hurricane season, knowing your rights is very important. However, suffering any damage to ones home can be difficult when your insurance claim is denied even though it should otherwise be a covered loss. The best solution is always preparation. In anticipation of any damage to your home, we recommend planning ahead by setting aside your policy, contact information for your insurance company and adjuster, a qualified repair specialist for any type of damage that may occur (i.e. plumber, roofer).

When Car Safety Fails to Save You

By The Perazzo Law Firm

Every time we leave the safety of our homes we are exposed to dangers and risks of injury. On the road we risk injury from drunk drivers who choose to become intoxicated and operate a vehicle exposing everyone to risk on injury in a crash. Other crashes are caused by distracted drivers who try to save time by having breakfast while driving to work. Given the exponential growth of smartphone use, many drivers are too busy looking at the screen of their phones rather than looking at the road ahead.

What To Do After a Slip and Fall Injury

By the Perazzo Law Firm

Slip and fall accidents can be just as common as car accidents. A slip and fall injury can occur anywhere from your favorite restaurant on your family’s night out to your local supermarket picking up groceries for your family. Injuries from slip and fall accidents can vary from sprains that may require time off from work to serious fractures and broken bones that may lead to long-term disability.

What Happens After a Rear End Collision

By the Perazzo Law Firm

Motor vehicle collisions are one of the most common causes of personal injury. The most common car accidents are rear end collisions, which are the least deadly type of motor vehicle accidents but can still result in extremely serious and long-term injuries. The rear end collisions typically result in a sudden acceleration and a sudden stop causing a whipping motion to your head, neck, and back.

Things To Do After An Accident:

By The Perazzo Law Firm

Statistically, we are likely to be in a serious car accident once every ten years. Although we all hope it never happens, we should always be prepared for the worst. Being prepared for an incident is the easy part. Make sure to have your vehicle equipped with a first aid kit, a portable camera, flashlights, flares or warning triangle and a portable battery. Additionally, you should gather together all of your car insurance documentation and contact information so you may report the incident as soon as it is safe to do so.