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THE IMPORTANCE OF WORKING WITH A FIRM WITH TRIAL EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR INJURY CLAIM

THE IMPORTANCE OF WORKING WITH A FIRM WITH TRIAL EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR INJURY CLAIM

by on April 23rd, 2019 in Personal Injury
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A commonly asked question by those injured in an accident is “Should I hire a lawyer with trial experience?” Because injury claims have the potential of going to trial in a court of law, the answer is absolute yes. While there may be many excellent lawyers in your community, you want a lawyer with relevant experience in personal injury claims. Just like when you have a broken bone you should hire a doctor with experience in treating broken bones, like an orthopedic surgeon rather than a cardiac surgeon who specializes in the care of the heart.

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How to Save Taxes with Qualified Charitable IRA Rollovers

How to Save Taxes with Qualified Charitable IRA Rollovers

by on April 22nd, 2019 in Estate Planning Law
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 increased the standard deduction in 2019 to $12,200.00 for individuals and to $24,400.00 for those married filing jointly. This means that less

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN SELLING YOUR PRIMARY RESIDENCE IN FLORIDA

What You Need to Know When Selling Your Primary Residence in Florida

by on April 22nd, 2019 in Real Estate Law
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Are you considering selling your primary residence in Florida? If so, there are a few things you must consider that could save you a bundle on your real estate and

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EMPLOYMENT LAW IN THE #METOO ERA

EMPLOYMENT LAW IN THE #METOO ERA

by on April 22nd, 2019 in Business & Corporate Law
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The #MeToo era initially addressed the issue of sexual harassment in politics and the entertainment industry. However, the movement has since shifted to the workplace. Claims of workplace harassment have

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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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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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