Year: 2023

Man injured from car accident filing for claim.

After recent legislation, you now have just two years from the date of a Florida car accident to sue an at-fault party. However, the previous four-year statute of limitations applies to crashes that happened before the new deadline took effect in March 2023. You should speak with an experienced Florida car accident attorney at Phillips […]

Motorcycle rider wearing safety gear while strolling.

Florida law requires motorcycle riders to wear a helmet that complies with U.S. DOT standards but waives the requirement if a motorcyclist is over 21 years old and has insurance that provides at least $10,000 toward medical expenses in case of a motorcycle accident. Anyone younger than 21 must wear a motorcycle helmet and a […]

Doctor giving medicine to the driver who is inured in the head from car accident.

Seeking immediate treatment at the hospital after an auto accident is crucial. You should let a doctor examine you even if you do not notice visible injuries. Some symptoms may not appear until days later. If you do not see a doctor, the insurance company might question the existence or severity of your injury. Failing […]

Father and son motorcyclists making high five.

Many people are surprised to learn there is no age restriction for motorcycle passengers in Florida. Children of any age can ride on the back of a motorcycle. However, it’s best to avoid taking children on motorcycles until they’re old enough to reach foot pegs, hold tightly onto the rider, and follow instructions. It’s also […]

Woman driver involved in car collision calling police to report accident.

Florida has no legal requirement that you include a police report when you file an insurance claim. However, insurers may be more likely to approve your claim if you submit one. It’s also important to know that there are circumstances where a police report is legally required. Regardless of whether the law requires a report, including […]