Author Archives: Jay Butchko
6 Signs You Should Hire A Personal Injury Attorney
In Florida, after suffering injuries in an accident because of another party’s negligence, you can file your personal injury claim alone without the help of a lawyer. However, there are times when it is in your best interest to retain an attorney and avoid handling your personal injury case alone. This article discusses six… Read More »
Truck Accident Reconstruction
Truck accidents are different from other accidents involving regular passenger vehicles. Truck accidents are among the most dangerous accidents. Because trucks are large and heavy, truck accidents usually have devastating outcomes. Truck accidents oftentimes result in severe injuries or death. These accidents also result in substantial property damage. In Florida, you may have the… Read More »
Can The Other Driver Use My Negligence Against Me?
In Florida, if you sustain injuries in a car accident due to another driver’s negligence, the negligent driver is required to compensate you for your injuries and damages. But what if you also did something that contributed to your accident? For example, what if you were responding to an email and did not notice… Read More »
Do I Need To Replace A Car Seat After An Accident?
If you have a child who is required to be restrained in a car seat, you might be wondering if you must replace the car seat after you’ve been in a car accident. If there is visible damage to the car seat, it may be obvious that you need to replace the car seat…. Read More »
How Much Is My Florida Bicycle Accident Claim Worth?
Bicycle accidents are quite common in Florida. According to the FLHSMV, in 2021 alone, there were over 6,400 bicycle crashes in Florida, resulting in more than 190 deaths and more than 5,900 injuries. Fortunately, in Florida, you may be eligible to obtain compensation after suffering injuries in a bicycle accident. If you have sustained… Read More »
Can I Recover Compensation If I Was In A Low-Impact Vehicle Collision?
Victims of low-impact vehicle collisions, such as those that occur in parking lots, are often confused about their legal rights. If you were injured in a low-impact vehicle collision in a parking lot or anywhere else, you might be wondering if you can recover compensation for your injuries and damages. Probably you are not… Read More »
Common Driving Mistakes By Florida Drivers That Increase The Risk Of Serious Car Accidents
The Sunshine State has one of the highest rates of car accidents in the nation. According to the FLHSMV, in 2021, there were 401,502 traffic crashes in Florida. Indeed, some accidents are unavoidable. But the reality is that most car accidents that occur in Florida are preventable. As car accident lawyers, we have helped… Read More »
Steps To Take After Your Child Suffers Injuries In A Car Accident
As a parent, you don’t want any harm to befall your child. However, sometimes parents cannot prevent harm from befalling their children. For example, when an unexpected car accident occurs, a parent might not be able to protect their child from suffering injuries. According to the NHTSA, in 2019 alone, approximately 183,000 children suffered… Read More »
The Dangerous Habit Of Running Red Lights
Drivers run red lights all the time. In some cases, running a red light causes no harm, but in others, running red lights causes horrible accidents that result in severe injuries and even death. Red light running causes different types of collisions, such as head-on collisions and T-bone collisions, which result in hundreds of… Read More »
How Long After A Florida Car Accident Should You File An Insurance Claim?
After suffering injuries in a Florida auto accident because of another party’s negligence, your priority should be healing. However, while your recovery is important, you must also consider your legal rights. After being harmed in a Florida car accident because of another party’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation from the negligent… Read More »