We live in a beautiful world, but sometimes it seems like our planet turns against us in the form of natural disasters such as Hurricane Dorian. The indigenes of Florida are no strangers to natural disasters, especially hurricanes. Hurricanes have come and gone, leaving disaster in their wake. Homeowners are left to pick up the pieces and rebuild from what is left. If you live in an area where the chances of experiencing a natural disaster are high, the best thing you can do for your property is to have it insured and have a property insurance claims lawyer on hand. But sometimes, you may not be paid what you are owed, either due to your insurer acting in bad faith or you misrepresenting the damages incurred. This is where property damage or hurricane lawyer comes in handy. Here at…

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Dear Clients, As Hurricane Dorian rapidly approaches, we hope that you and your families are actively preparing for the worst, no matter what eventual direction this hurricane takes. As South Floridians, we accept the trade-off for living in a year-round sunny paradise: hurricane season. From June through November, we constantly monitor the weather in the Atlantic Ocean and the dreaded cone of uncertainty that predicts where a storm is going to hit. From experience, we learn that it is better to be safe than sorry. especially when it comes to protecting our families and safeguarding our homes or businesses. Unfortunately, during times of need the insurance company may deny, devalue. or delay your insurance claim. You do not have to deal with uncooperative insurance companies alone. The Injury Firm is here to help. Our Fort Lauderdale attorneys have extensive experience…

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What is AutoZone? AutoZone like many of the retailer outlets in the US, has seen tremendous growth over the years. From humble beginnings as a single store in Arkansas just over a couple of decades ago, it has grown to become one of the biggest auto part retailers in the United States. AutoZone provides parts in varying categories with regards to automobiles. Some of the categories include: Performance Products Tools & Equipment Fluids & Chemicals Exterior Accessories Interior Accessories Replacement Parts Fixing Your Car DIY Fixing your car in DIY fashion can be one of the most rewarding skills you can actually acquire. This is especially true since car repair technicians and dealers are mostly out to empty your wallet with outrageous sums. Hence the reason why most of us have decided to tread the path of fixing or…

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After you have been hurt in a car accident, you may want to know exactly what you are entitled to for your pain and suffering. By talking to a personal injury lawyer, they can help you to know what your next steps will be. You need a car accident lawyer to handle this type of case as they will have the knowledge and experience that is needed to get you what you deserve. The reality is that insurance companies have their own approach to calculating the values of a pain and suffering or personal injury claim. These calculations include the compensation for any medical bills, your lost wages, as well as some money to help with your pain and suffering. By reading on, you can see how to calculate the value of the claim using 2 different approaches: the per…

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After experiencing a car accident, much of the attention is on the driver, the passengers, and all the human lives involved in the accident (and rightly so!). However, not much attention goes towards the car itself. For most of us, our cars are our pride and joy; they see us through good times and bad and are always there when we need them, so what happens after an accident? Extent of the Car Accident First and foremost, what happens to your vehicle will depend on the extent of the accident (as well as the condition of the driver). If it was only a light collision and most of the damage is superficial, you might be able to swap insurance details and then continue on your way. However, not everybody involved in a car accident is so lucky. For more serious…

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Let’s face it, getting into a car accident is an inconvenience. Not only do we need to deal with car damage and potential injuries on the day, but it can be a process that drags on for weeks and even months. When you aren’t even behind the wheel, this can get even more confusing (and frustrating!). Today, we want to talk about what happens when you’re in an Uber accident or a Lyft accident. While these apps are brilliant for getting around town quickly, there seem to be lots of confusion about what happens after an Uber accident or a Lyft accident. Will you be entitled to compensation? What if the driver is responsible for the collision? Professional Assistance with The Injury Firm First things first, we urge you to get in touch with our brilliant team of lawyers if…

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As major cities make an effort to “go green”, and more people look to transport sharing companies for cheap ways to get around without the need for public transport, companies like Lyft monopolize on the change. However, this move toward shared transport isn’t without its hazards. Recently, the ride-share company Lyft pulled its electric bikes from city centers after customers complained about brakes that are too strong. While strong brakes are definitely better than no brakes, customers in New York, Washington D.C and San Francisco have all had problems with the Lyft e-bikes. The bike-sharing companies owned by Lyft that have been affected include Citi Bike, Capital Bikeshare, and Ford GoBike. It wasn’t just the complaints that got Lyft to take action, however. Many major news outlets reported cyclist injuries after being thrown from the bikes upon braking, and Lyft…

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Wondering what to do when you have been in a Lyft accident? Having trouble working out the next steps after a ride-share accident? Need a personal injury lawyer but don’t have a clue where to start? You’re not alone. Neither are you in uncharted territory. We put together this guide for what to do after your ride-share or Lyft accident, so you always have somewhere to turn when you need it. Lyft and Ride-Share Accidents Are More Common Than You Think! According to Business Insider, studies indicate a 2-3% rise in the overall number of traffic related fatalities every year… so when we say you are not alone – we really mean it! Fortunately there are steps you can take to increase your own chances of recovery and put the whole sorry mess behind you. What To Do After A…

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Travel can be a pleasant experience no matter which mode you choose.  If traveling by ground options for car travel can include traditional taxi or Uber taxi.  Our modern world offers a wide variety of options available for a person to choose from.  With these options comes other choices depending on which mode you choose. When deciding to travel by Uber with a very satisfying number of perks it may be confusing where you are supposed to sit in this form of ride-share.  After all, when we use Uber taxi it is based on community and is not like your traditional taxi service that is run primarily like a business.  Uber can sometimes come across as the average Jane or Joe offering ride-share to the local community they live within. There isn’t usually a sign or anything that might distinguish…

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One of the biggest reasons why people use ride-share services like Uber is because of their convenience. With a few taps of a phone screen, you can have a car ready to take you where you want to go. However, there are several reasons why you might not be able to call an Uber. Let’s look at some of these scenarios and how you can overcome them. One of the biggest reasons why you might be unable to call an Uber is because you lost your smartphone. Ride-share companies rely on users having smartphones to call the taxis and pay the drivers. So, if you lose your phone it can be a big problem. However, you can call an Uber by going to their website. There, they have a way to call an Uber to your location.  Even if you…

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