The personal representative will have to testify. The survivors may but it really depends. The matter may settle before deposition and no one will have to testify.
We handles these cases statewide.
Most of the initial legwork would be done without regard to city. Then, if settlement cannot be accomplished, a lawsuit would be filed in the county where it happened. You would only need to appear once or twice -if that- in the Tampa area.
We are a statewide firm with a personal touch.
Hi, it is John Phillips, a lawyer in Jacksonville. I am happy to help you with this, but here is the general answer you are looking for.
Florida is a comparative fault state. Meaning, whether you are 1% or 99% at fault, you can recover for the part you were not at fault. So, you can recover. The question is- what happened and what would a reasonable person have done? Well, the (I suspect) reasonable people in front of you got caught up in the wreck as well. Why? Because it was likely a...
Have you spoken to a personal injury lawyer? There may be other coverages and remedies available. The insurance company has an obligation to treat you fairly. The $10,000 was probably PIP benefits to cover bills. There may be Bodily Injury or underinsured motorist or other parties at fault.
Call or email a thorough lawyer.
Did you or vehicle owner have PIP? It's minimum required by law. I'm sure we or another lawyer familiar with the area can find you a doctor. That's the first step. Second and concurrently, we 'd make a claim with at fault party's insurance. Get good help soon.
GEICO low balls on every aspect. You can negotiate some on property damage but the standard is what it's worth, not what you owe. If you've had any recent upgrades or repairs, you can claim those too.
You also have a potential injury claim, including pain, suffering and inconvenience, etc.
Call a personal injury lawyer if you have any injuries and they might can help guide you on the property damage claim as well. There are many ways to skin a bad cat.
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Call a personal injury lawyer. You need to document this claim and they can help. Also, seek medical treatment. The store may or may not be liable depending on the circumstances, but you must start ASAP. We are happy to give specific advice via phone or email.