After a motor vehicle accident, those who were injured need funds immediately to pay for medical bills. Under Florida law, auto insurers must provide a maximum of $10,000 of personal injury protection (PIP) in order to make certain that victims can access the healthcare that they need. It is possible to acquire such coverage regardless… Read More
According to the Florida DMV, there are more than 395,000 motor vehicle accidents in Florida each year. Millions of tickets are written and there are over a thousand crashes each day. That’s a lot of opportunities to get injured in a motor vehicle accident.
While the definition of a motor vehicle is quite detailed legally, for our purposes it’s any vehicle that can operate legally on the roads and isn’t powered by human motion. Any accident involving this kind of vehicle is likely a motor vehicle accident, even something as simple as a golf cart. Some forms of personal watercraft, like jet skis, are also considered motor vehicles. Boats have their own category.
But regardless of the type of motor vehicle, the result of a crash is the same. Property damage and possible injuries. If someone is at fault for a crash, they need to pay. Chalik Law can help you get the compensation you need after a motor vehicle accident.
On this page, we describe some of the current issues regarding motor vehicle accidents in the state of Florida. There could be important information you need so you can decide whether or not to proceed with an injury claim.
If you have been injured after an accident, do not hesitate to call a qualified personal injury lawyer. Most work on contingency, which means they only get paid if you get paid, and most consultations are free. Chalik Law follows these rules and will be glad to assist you after an accident so you can get the money you deserve.
Who doesn’t love the thrill of zipping up and down Florida’s Atlantic coast on a jet ski? These recreational vehicles are a great way to catch some waves and have fun in the sun, but not without some risk. Before you climb aboard a jet ski, make sure you’re prepared! Inspecting Your Equipment Whether you… Read More
Serious car accidents don’t only affect a family physically and emotionally, but also financially. When severe injuries occur, soaring medical bills and an inability to work can mean financial ruin. If you are filing or considering filing a claim or lawsuit to recover your losses after a car accident – and you have no other… Read More
Millions of crashes occur every year in the United States, resulting in a plethora of injuries ranging from minor abrasions to severe injuries or death. One common type of injury that results from a auto crash is a lower back injury. If you require compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and more,… Read More
The daily commute can be stressful. A lot of drivers are in a rush to get to work on time, which might lead to reckless behaviors like running red lights that can put others at risk. Palm Beach County commissioners have decided not only to keep the traffic cameras that issues automatic tickets for traffic… Read More
Some people have a hard time imagining that golf carts, which most people use to drive from the 4th green to the 5th tee, or to get their mail from the mailbox, can be dangerous. However, the reality is that Florida golf cart accidents are on the rise. Golf carts can be involved in dangerous… Read More
On March 26, 2008, a construction crane in downtown Miami collapsed. Part of the crane plummeted onto a structure 30 stories below, killing two Florida construction workers. Just days before the deadly Florida crane accident, a similar construction tragedy occurred in New York City. Investigations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) both found… Read More
PTSD Developed After a Catastrophic Car Crash Caused By a Negligent Driver Any traumatic event outside your control, such as a plane crash or natural disaster, can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This psychological condition is underlined by unreasonable fear and the anxiety that you will never be safe again. Symptoms of PTSD Those suffering… Read More