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MIAMI CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER EXPLAINS THE COMPEXITIES OF PIP INSURANCE IN FLORIDA

Miami-Insurance-Claim-Lawyer-300x201Despite a push to repeal PIP (Personal Injury Protection), which is mandatory for all registered motor vehicle owners in Florida, nothing has happened, and PIP remains the same for now. With law makers, lawyers, and insurance companies scrambling to make changes to this complex type of coverage, Florida governors decided to keep PIP by vetoing every proposed amendment.


Why is PIP such a disarraying form of automobile insurance and who does it benefit in the event of an accident that leads to personal injury to drivers, passengers, or innocent bystanders?

TOURISM IN FLORIDA AND SAFETY TIPS  – MIAMI PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

One of the most common accidents involving tourist in Miami, according to accident statistics and the experience of the Perazzo Law Firm handling accident claims for visitors and locals, are car accidents. For visitors from abroad and even other U.S. cities, driving in South Florida can be daunting given all the highways that connect Miami-Dade, Broward, and Orlando, three of the most popular areas for tourists. Whether renting a vehicle or driving their own, tourists can easily take a wrong turn or miss an offramp regardless of a GPS service to help guide them to their destination. Highway accidents are the most common and they usually result in personal injury to accident victims. Most accidents that occur on highways are the result of careless lane changes which happen when motorists don’t know their way. A lane change accident can result in a collision with multiple vehicles, and this can lead to serious personal injury, which will require medical care and the help of car accident lawyer with which to file an insurance claim. Regardless of fault, insurance companies will take action to determine which of the parties involved in the accident will cover any medical expenses or losses stemming from the accident.

What to do after a car accident as a tourist?

CAR-ACCIDENT-INJURY-LAWYER-IN-MIAMI-300x298Miami Accident Lawyer explains how to move forward quickly with your claim and obtain a speedy economic recovery after suffering injuries and losses from an accident.

In Miami, Jonathan Perazzo, founder and personal injury attorney at the Perazzo Law Firm,  knows that suffering a personal injury accident can affect the accident victim’s life in many ways. Sadly, many times, the accident and injuries can affect the lives of the accident victim’s family and friends. Whenever an accident that results in severe personal injury, medical bills and expenses will start pouring-in as medical professionals and healthcare facilities want to get paid for their services just as quickly as the accident victim wants to recover.

The first thing an accident victim should do, regardless of the type of accident, is seek advice from an experienced and dedicated personal injury lawyer, who will guide the accident victim through the legal process. Most often, the at-fault party will have insurance with which to cover the accident victim’s losses. However, insurance companies are in the business of making money, and thus, their insurance adjusters will find ways to either not pay, or offer settlements that fall short of covering the accident victim’s losses. That is why, it is important to hire the right lawyer to handle your claim and fight for the settlement the accident victim deserves.

AFTER AN ACCIDENT, IT’S IMPORTANT FOR A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER TO BE ABLE TO DETERMINE WHAT YOUR PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENT CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION IS WORTH.

Jonathan Perazzo, founder and attorney at the Perazzo Law Firm, shares valuable insight for understanding accident claims and their value to accident victims in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Orange County.

Being involved in an accident can range from a scare to life altering experience. Regardless, an accident victim that was subject to negligence on behalf of another individual, company, or manufacturer, may be entitled to compensation to cover personal injury and losses stemming from medical expenses and/or lost wages. What you, a friend, or relative obtains following a personal injury case can be determined through several factors and are based on the extent of injury, emotional suffering, damages to assets, and most importantly, lost wages. Each of these factors are complex but they are not impossible to understand. However, they will require the help and legal representation of a professional, experienced, and dedicated personal injury lawyer.

MIAMI LAW FIRM SHARES INSIGHT FOR STAYING SAFE DURING SPRING BREAK AND WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT THAT RESULTS IN PERSONAL INJURY, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES.

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MIAMI CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER SHARES INSIGHT ON SOME OF THE MANY CAUSES OF CAR ACCIDENTS IN FLORIDA AND WHY A CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER IS IMPORTANT AFTER AN ACCIDENT.

DISTRACTED DRIVER ACCIDENTS AND PREVENTION

When a motor vehicle accident in Miami occurs, and there are injuries, the best accident lawyers will be able determine the cause of the accident and obtain just compensation from those at fault. The Perazzo Law Firm understands that distracted motorists cause most car accidents and is a leading cause of most accidents in Miami, Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, and other areas of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Orange County. Though negligent cell phone use ranks at the top in terms of distracted drivers, there are other activities and factors that lead to accidents due to negligence. Nevertheless, there are many other reasons why drivers get distracted and crash. When they crash, not only are other vehicles on the receiving end of their negligence. Many times, cyclists and pedestrians fall victim to distracted motorists.

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm explains accidents that cause damages to the ride side of the vehicle and accidents involving passengers.

When a motor vehicle is involved in an accident, in Miami, Jonathan Perazzo and his staff of personal injury and car accident lawyers, understand the damages that a vehicle can experience and the injuries that can come from collisions on the right side of a car or truck. Motorists, especially passengers, are very prone to injuries when their car they are in suffers a collision on the right side, especially when the vehicle is struck at high speed.

Whenever a motorist attempts a right-hand turn, he or she may fall victim to a negligent motorist that may either not yield right of way, or be the driver that causes a collision with another vehicle. Motorcycle riders regularly fall victim to right-hand turns by car or truck drivers, as they will usually fail to observe an oncoming vehicle approaching from the right. Failure to spot another motorist approaching on the right is quite common when motorists are in a rush, using a GPS service, or distracted by negligent cellphone use.

POOR-LIGHTING-1-225x300Poor Lighting and Walking Surfaces

When walking surfaces are unsafe, it is a matter of time before someone trips, slips, or falls. When the lighting is poor, dim, or non-conventional as in the use of neon lights, the chances of suffering a trip, slip, or fall accident increase. Though retail outlets such as Publix, Walmart, etc., are well lit, with walking surfaces kept in proper condition and hazard-free, bars and nightclubs present certain hidden dangers to customers and guests. Poor lighting is one of the three main reasons why people trip, slip, or fall. When poor lighting and uneven walking surfaces combine, the chances of a trip and fall are overwhelming, especially to the intoxicated and elderly, who can suffer sever personal injury.

NEON LIGHTS, OBSTACLES, AND STEPS

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The Miami car accident lawyer at the Perazzo Law Firm, Jonathan Perazzo, shares insight into car accidents that involve parking and the common accidents that occur while looking for or pulling out of a parking spot.

Every motorist must eventually detain their vehicle and get out. This action is called parking. Every driver knows this. But what many drivers don’t realize is how many accidents occur during the whole parking procedure, and how common parking accidents are in cities like Miami, Orlando, and Kissimmee. Parking your car or truck, be it at a Publix parking lot; between two other cars on a city street, or in the driveway of your home, requires attentiveness that go beyond basic driving skills. Just like turning left at an intersection requires the use of your turn signal, so should parking your car to avoid and accident require the use of proper signaling, as well as ample reaction time. Many drivers in Miami, for example, spend seemingly precious moments of their time looking for a parking space on congested city avenues or streets. When they spot a parking spot, they may maneuver their vehicle very abruptly by either making a sudden stop or lane change. Sudden stops and abrupt lane changes are a main cause of car accidents in Miami and other major cities in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Orange County.

When do most Parking accidents occur?

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