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UBER / LYFT ACCIDENT? WHO’S ON THE HOOK?

UBER / LYFT ACCIDENT? WHO’S ON THE HOOK?

by on April 22nd, 2019 in Personal Injury
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The proliferation of rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft raise interesting issues related to liability and insurance coverage when a rideshare company vehicle is involved in a car accident. According to articles published on www.businessofapps.com, Uber drivers complete approximately 15 million trips each day and Lyft had tallied 1 billion rides given as of September 2018.

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HURRICANE MICHAEL INSURANCE CLAIM

Hurricane Michael Insurance Claim?

by on February 8th, 2019 in Insurance Dispute
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Hurricane Michael formed from a tropical disturbance off of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. As a loosely organized tropical system, it rapidly formed into a hurricane on October 7, 2018,

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What To Expect When Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney In Florida

What To Expect When Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney In Florida

by on October 10th, 2018 in Personal Injury
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Hiring a personal injury attorney in Florida requires a few steps regardless of the accident that occurred. A personal injury attorney who helps on your case needs as much information as you can provide, and you will find that the attorney can initiate a case for you. The suit that you file should follow all the steps below. You must abide by the rules for these cases in Florida, and you might find that the case is resolved quickly because of the work that your lawyer did.

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THE LOW DOWN ON REAL ESTATE-WHY YOU NEED A REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY BY YOUR SIDE

Why You Need a Real Estate Attorney by Your Side

by on September 28th, 2018 in Real Estate Law
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An interest in land is called real estate. The term interest the method by which a person deals with land. The person may own land, buy land sell land or lease land. All these terms show that the person has an interest in land. The transaction made to make the interest in land legal is called a real estate contract and once the contract is recorded in government records the person gets title to the land.

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Power of Attorney Pitfalls & Pointers FAQ's

Power of Attorney Pitfalls & Pointers FAQ’s

by on July 3rd, 2018 in Estate Planning Law
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Recently I’ve come across several “durable powers of attorney” prepared by lawyers who do not regularly practice in estate planning or elder law. In some instances, the power of attorney does not allow the agent to perform certain acts that the principal intended; in others, improper execution renders the document entirely invalid. Presumably, this is because the preparer of the power of attorney is not familiar with the major overhaul Chapter 709 of the Florida Statutes underwent in 2011.

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SIX ATTORNEYS AT BATTAGLIA, ROSS, DICUS & MCQUAID, P.A. RECEIVE SUPER LAWYERS DESIGNATIONS

Six Attorneys at Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Receive Super Lawyers Designations

by on June 21st, 2018 in Firm News
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(June 19, 2018 Saint Petersburg, Florida) Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. one of Tampa Bay’s oldest and prestigious law firms today announced that six of its attorneys have received

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Aubrey Dicus, Jr. Has Been Selected to the Senior Judge Review Board

Aubrey Dicus, Jr. Has Been Selected to the Senior Judge Review Board

by on May 2nd, 2018 in Firm News
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(April 29, 2018, Saint Petersburg, Florida) Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. one of Tampa Bay’s oldest and prestigious law firms today announced Aubrey Dicus, Jr. has been named to the Senior Judge Review Panel for the Second District Court of Appeal, the purpose of this board is to periodically review senior judges serving on the appellate court and make recommendations as to their continued employment.

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Rachel Drude to Speak at Seminar on Elder Care and Medicaid Planning

Rachel Drude to Speak at Seminar on Elder Care and Medicaid Planning

by on October 19th, 2017 in Firm News
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Battaglia, Dicus, Ross and McQuaid partner Rachel Drude will be speaking at two upcoming Seminars entitled “Elder Care and Medicaid Planning: Everything You Need To Know”.The first seminar is on November 6th and 7th and takes place at the SpringHill Suites Orlando Airport. You can find more information or register by clicking here: https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/77044ER?N=0&ctname=SPKEM%2FR-77044ER%7C

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We Assist With Hurricane Harvey Property Damage Claims

We Assist With Hurricane Harvey Property Damage Claims

by on August 28th, 2017 in Insurance Dispute
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When your property incurs damage, it’s a stressful situation. It’s common to take relief in the fact that you have purchased an insurance policy to cover your damages, should you ever need it. You may think that once you’ve submitted your claim, receiving your money to cover your losses would be a streamlined and dignified process.

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CAN DIFFERENTLY LICENSED PROFESSIONALS CO-EXIST IN THE SAME PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION?

Can Differently Licensed Professionals Co-exist in the Same Professional Corporation?

by on August 23rd, 2017 in Business & Corporate Law
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Recently I have become aware of two Florida Professional Corporations (“P.A.”) that have, as shareholders, professionals with different licenses. One was in a transactional setting and one was in a litigation setting. “Is that possible?” is the question that arose.

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