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What to Do if You’ve Been in a Car Accident in Florida

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

Anyone who’s been in a car accident understands that they can be extremely frightening.  Unfortunately, car accidents are all too common in Florida. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported that in 2016, there were 395,813 car accident collisions. In 2,936 cases, at least one fatality occurred because of the crash…. Read More »

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Who Pays for Damages in a Rental Car Accident?

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

Florida is one of the top vacation destinations in the United States. As such, thousands of out-of-state drivers traverse Florida roads on a monthly basis. Many of those drivers are in rental cars. If you rent a car while on vacation in Florida, the attendant will ask you if you wish to purchase insurance…. Read More »

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The Impacts of Whiplash on Your Daily Life

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

Soft tissue injuries are some of the most common types of injuries victims of Miami car crashes sustain. Soft tissue injuries generally fall into one of three categories: sprains, strains, and contusions. Whiplash, otherwise known as “hyperextension” or “cervical strain/sprain,” and neck injuries, which fall into the sprain/strain categories, are some of the most… Read More »

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Who is at Fault in a Bad Weather Car Accident?

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

Florida is one of the few states in the nation that enjoys consistently nice weather year-round. However, that does not mean that it is immune to bad weather. In fact, when the Sunshine State does experience inclement weather, the conditions are typically much more severe than those experienced anywhere else throughout the country, which… Read More »

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What are the Medical Expenses You Can Claim in a Car Accident Case?

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

If you are injured in a car accident in Miami, the last thing you are going to want to think about is finances. Your mind, as well as the minds of your loved ones, is going to be on your health and healing. Unfortunately, the reality is that even with health insurance, the medical… Read More »

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Who Is at Fault in a Parking Lot Accident?

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

With the holidays officially upon us and shopping season well underway, we feel like now is as good a time as any to address a common driving peril: dangerous parking lots. According to the National Safety Council, more than 50,000 crashes occur in parking lots each year, causing more than 60,000 injuries and over… Read More »

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Determining the Surviving Spouse in a Wrongful Death Suit – Before or After the Accident?

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

If you have recently lost a loved one due to an accident caused by the negligence of another person, the last thing you need is to be hounded by insurance companies, attorneys, and other parties as to your relationship status with the deceased. Unfortunately, if you plan on filing a survivor’s claim or wrongful… Read More »

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Liability for Teenage Drivers in Florida

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

With winter break just around the corner, more teens than normal will be free to drive around at all hours of the day or night. While that does not necessarily mean that those teens are up to no good, the truth is that teens are far more inexperienced behind the wheel than adults and… Read More »

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Contributory Versus Comparative Negligence

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

Determining who is at fault for an accident is often a complex and lengthy process. It begins with the person filing the claim (typically the accident victim and referred to as the plaintiff) proving that the other party was negligent. However, even if the plaintiff can prove that negligence exists, the defendant still has… Read More »

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What to Do When You Cannot Afford Medical Bills Post-Car Accident and Pre-Settlement, Pt. 2

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

If you were in a car accident and your damages exceed your insurance policy limits, you may be wondering how you are going to pay the medical bills that keep showing in your mailbox. Part one of this series explored the various insurance options you can use to help foot the expenses. This post… Read More »

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