March 1, 2021
Should You File Police Report After Car Accident

Do you need to file a police report after an accident occurs?

It’s very important after an accident that you call 911 and have the police come to document the accident. A lot of times somebody that gets involved in an accident, they’ll hit you, they’ll say, hey, you know what let’s just take care of this without insurance or let’s not get the police involved because they know that they may get a ticket or their insurance premiums may go up. You may feel bad for them and agree, but typically that’s a mistake. Down the road is going to be very difficult to prove what happened and sometimes the stories […]
February 23, 2021

Hit and Runs in Florida

Much like other cases we take on at Zweben Law Group, no two hit and run cases are the same. Location of the accident, if there were any witnesses, how much vehicle damage occurred, and the extent of personal injury all play an important role in the outcome. However, one thing is the same, if there is no insurance to pursue, you will have an extremely difficult time obtaining compensation for your damages.  This blog will answer some questions about hit and run cases. What if you are a victim of a hit and run? First things first: don’t forget […]
February 22, 2021
Dog Injuries Homeowners Insurance

If your dog injures someone, will homeowners insurance cover it?

Today, I want to talk to you about dog bites. When I say dog bites I’m going to talk to you not only about dog bites, but if your dog injures anybody in any way. Meaning that they could get excited and jump on somebody knocking them over, they could be playing with them and bite their hand by accident when they’re trying to get to a toy. So in Florida, it’s strict liability. If you own a dog and your dog injures somebody else you’re responsible. That’s why it’s so important that you check your insurance policy if you’re […]
February 15, 2021
Are you liable if your teenager gets into accident

Are you liable if your teenager gets into a car accident?

Today I want to talk to you about negligence of children if they’re driving your vehicle. If you have a child who has a license and they’re driving your vehicle and they get into an accident, you are equally responsible for any of the damages that they cause because of their negligence while driving your vehicle. In Florida, this is called the dangerous instrumentaldoctrine and basically what that says is that if you lend your vehicle out to somebody else, including your minor child, if they get into an accident you could be responsible. Now once they become eighteen if […]
February 1, 2021
Will Rental Car Be Covered By Insurance After an Accident

Will my rental car cost be covered by insurance after an accident?

A lot of times people come to me after an accident and their car is in the shop. They don’t know how long it’s going to be to get it fixed or it might even be totaled and they need a car to get to work. So, they ask me how they can get a car. Well, in Florida there are two ways you can get a rental car. One is through the person’s insurance policy that was at fault for the accident. As long as they have the insurance that is required by law in Florida, they should have […]
January 18, 2021
Should I Take Pictures After Car Accident

Should I Take Pictures Of My Car After a Car Accident?

I wanted to provide you with a little information about what to do after a car accident. A lot of times people come to me after a car accident and the car has been damaged or has been totaled and they don’t have pictures of it. It’s very important that they have somebody or they themselves take pictures of their car to document it for your case. It helps with both the medical claim and the property damage claim. A lot of times insurance adjusters for the other side that was at fault will use the amount of property damaged […]
January 11, 2021
Do I Have A Pesonal Injury Case If I had a Pre-existing Condition?

Do I have a Personal Injury Case if I had a Pre-existing Condition?

I wanted to provide you with a little information about what to do after a car accident and also what happens if you had a prior injury or preexisting condition that was aggravated in that accident. A lot of people ask me, “you know I had a prior neck problem I was seeing a Chiropractor and then I get hit by a car and it got a lot worse. Do I have a claim?” My answer is yes, you still have a claim. In Florida, you can recover for aggravation of a preexisting condition. So, just because you were injured […]
January 4, 2021
Do I have a personal injury case if I am not hurt?

Do I have a personal injury case if I am not hurt?

After a car accident, a lot of people go to the doctor because they have specific injuries that they sustained right in that car accident and they know they didn’t have that before. Some people a day or two later, they’re like “well I really don’t feel that much pain, I don’t know if I’m hurt you know do I still have a case?” Well, my answer to them is go get checked out because sometimes it takes more than a couple of days to feel the pain from a car accident. Sometimes it takes even up to a week […]
December 28, 2020
Do I have A Personal Injury Case if I was Walking or Biking

Do I have a Personal Injury Case if I was Walking or Biking?

I get a lot of calls from people who are either pedestrians or runners or even cyclists who are riding their bicycle or running and got hit by a car and they ask me what their rights are. Well, the first thing is if you get hit by a car and you own your own vehicle you can go after your own car insurance for what’s called your PIP Benefits, personal injury protection, that will pay for the first $10,000 of your medical bills. If you don’t own a car and there are different circumstances involved with this, you could […]
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