October 26, 2020
Time Limit To File Car Accident Claim

The Time Limit to File a Car Accident Claim

Hi Gene Zweben from Zweben law group to give you a little bit of information about what happens in a car accident and what kind of timeframes are involved. After a car accident as I’ve stated in previous videos you do have to go to a doctor within 14 days to solidify your PIP benefits and that information has already been provided. However, you have 4 years typically to file a lawsuit against the other party for a car accident. You typically don’t wait that long, but that is the maximum time you have to file a lawsuit and if […]
October 19, 2020
Giving a Statement to the Other Driver's Insurance Company After A Car Accident

Giving a Statement to the Other Driver’s Insurance Company After a Car Accident

This is Gene Zweben from Zweben Law Group here to give you some information on what to do after you’re involved in an accident. After an accident insurance companies are going to be calling you. They want to find out what happened. With insurance companies, your own insurance company you do have to give a statement to and typically they record that statement just to get the information down for their records. And you have to do that because you signed a contract with your insurance company saying that you would do that if you’re involved in an accident. The […]
October 12, 2020
The First Thing You Should Do After a Car Accident

The First Thing You Should Do After An Accident

I’m going to give you some information about the first thing you should do after you’re involved in an accident. Now since you’re watching this video I assume you are not still at the accident scene and that you’re home safely recovering, but it is very important after an accident here in Florida to go see a doctor within the first 14 days and the sooner the better. If you don’t see a doctor within the first 14 days you lose your right to use your PIP benefits. Those are your Personal Injury Protection benefits on your own car policy. […]
July 27, 2020

Slip & Fall Cases

Slip and fall or trip and fall cases are a common kind of injury case. A property owner must make sure their property is reasonably safe for invitees and guests. If there is a dangerous condition on their property that they knew or should have known about, and didn’t disclose it or failed to fix it, they could be responsible if someone gets hurt. You see a lot of slip and fall or trip and fall accidents at stores and restaurants, but it could be at a friend’s house or on public property. Many times there is video surveillance available […]
June 29, 2020

Signing Releases From Insurance Companies After a Car Accident

Signing Releases From Insurance Companies After a Car Accident There is a circumstance that often happens in our office concerning insurance companies. The story goes like this: someone was in an auto accident that was not their fault, they will come to us to represent, we call the insurance company to see how we can go about getting them fair compensation for their injuries. Sometimes when we make that call, we discover that the client has already signed a release form with the insurance company that extinguishes all of their rights against the at-fault party. Do not sign anything if […]
June 22, 2020

The Importance of Going to a Doctor After a Car Accident

It is very common to not really know if you are hurt immediately after a car accident. You are in shock. You might feel some tightness, but no pain, but you do not really know the true extent of your injuries right away. It is imperative that you get to a doctor as soon as you can so that you can document any possible injuries and make sure you are okay. You also want to make sure that there is no further treatment that you need to avoid having medical problems down the road. Also, your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) […]
June 15, 2020

5 Tips For Staying Safe While Walking or Running

5 Tips For Staying Safe While Walking or Running 1. Pretend that you are invisible. Assume that the driver does not see you, because they probably do not. Also, make sure that you get out of the driver’s way as fast as possible. I can’t tell you how often I am driving at night and someone runs across the road in front of me- barely visible until the last second. You might think that a car’s headlights will make you visible, but that is not the case. 2. Try to make yourself as visible as possible. Tools such as headlamps, […]
June 8, 2020

5 Questions To Ask An Attorney Before You Hire Them

When you first meet with an attorney, there are many questions that they will ask you to see how your case will look. But before you hire an attorney, you want to make sure that they are the right fit for you. There are also questions that you can ask to make sure that your attorney can handle your case the best way possible. Here are the top five questions that we think you should ask an attorney before you hire them. 1. What is your area of specialty? You want to ask this question because you want to make […]
June 1, 2020

Pedestrian’s Rights in an Accident

With the COVID-19 pandemic and the stay at home and safer at home orders that are going on in Florida, there are fewer cars on the road, and a lot more people are getting outside and going for runs, walks, and bike rides. However, there are still cars on the road, and there are still accidents happening. If you are a pedestrian or bicyclist and get hit by a car, you still have certain rights. One of those is that your car insurance will pay for the first $10,000 of your medical bills. You can use your PIP Insurance, which […]
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