Michael Steinger

Should I Hire A Lawyer After A Car Accident?

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Car accidents are disorienting and dealing with the aftermath can be very confusing, especially if you do not know what to do next. With that in mind, we believe it’s never too soon to call an attorney after a car accident. And the sooner you contact a lawyer the better. After the authorities have been

The Insurance Company Offered Me a Check. Should I Take It?

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Few things are more upsetting than an automobile accident. Beyond the damage to your car, you have to consider how you’ll get to work and run everyday errands. And what if you were injured? On top of repair bills, service fees (i.e., mowing the yard, housework), and possible loss of income, medical bills pile up.

Can You Prove Distracted Driving in a Personal Injury Claim?

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Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of accidents in the United States. Each day, at least nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are injured in accidents involving a distracted driver. [1] If you take your eyes off the road for 5 seconds while traveling at 55mph, you will have covered

My Car Is Wrecked – Should I Take Pictures?

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If you are involved in a car accident in West Palm Beach, don’t be shy about pulling out your phone and snapping some photos. Photos help you prove your case. If you are not sure of what to do after an accident, at least be sure to take a few pictures no matter what.  

What If I Don’t Know Who Caused My Accident in Tampa?

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Car accidents in Tampa happen in the blink of an eye. When all you see is a flash of glass and the sudden appearance of the ground in your windshield, you may have no idea who to blame and where to turn to for compensation. Fortunately, you have recourse. Florida law allows you to file

Do I Need a Lawyer If I Suffered Physical Injury In a Car Accident?

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After a car accident in Tampa, you may be left wondering if your damages are bad enough to go through the hassle of hiring an attorney. You have enough stress on your plate as it is, and the last thing you want is to deal with complicated legal language and potential costs.   Has the

10 Things You Should Avoid Doing After An Accident

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Unfortunately, car accidents happen every day. There are approximately six million automobile crashes each year in the United States, which breaks down to between 16,000-17,000 a day. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, Florida ranks high on the list with over 400,000 in 2019. The West Palm Beach area is

What Is a Compulsory Medical Exam?

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Very few car accident injury claims end up in court. More often than not, the insurance company or an at-fault party will be willing to come to a settlement agreement outside of court. This outcome is especially common when having an experienced car accident attorney handle your case. But what if the insurance companies simply

What Is An Independent Medical Examination (IME)?

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You were in an accident and immediately sought medical attention. You start the process of filing a case in court with the help of a Tampa car accident attorney. All of a sudden, you are asked to submit to an independent medical examination (IME). What’s this all about?     Independent medical examinations are frequently