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Monthly Archives: March 2021

SailBoat

SailBoat Accidents Due to Captain Negligence. Vet Your Captain Before You Sail.

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

The beautiful Biscayne Bay waters make Miami one of the best places to sail.  The northern stretch of the Florida Keys protects the Bay from rough waters.  With our good wind and calm waters, it is ideal for sailing. There are many sailing charters in Miami.  If you are going to charter a sailboat,… Read More »

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How Much Money Can I Get for My Pain and Suffering in Florida?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

If you have been injured because of another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages and losses. “Pain and suffering” are one of the damages recoverable in personal injury cases in Florida. Unfortunately, many injured victims overlook these non-economic damages, while others do not know how much they get for… Read More »

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What to Do if I Was Rear-Ended by Another Vehicle?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Getting rear-ended is always an unexpected and stressful experience. Rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accidents in Florida and other states. However, many people panic and do not know what to do after being rear-ended by another vehicle. Contact our attorneys at Pita Weber Del Prado to help you handle your… Read More »

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What to Do if I Hit a Parked Car in Miami?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

This can happen to any driver in Miami. You are driving between rows of parked vehicles or trying to reverse into a parking space when you accidentally hit a parked car. Hitting another car is always a stressful experience, whether the other vehicle is moving or parked. But what should you do if you… Read More »

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When Can a Property Owner Use the ‘Assumption of Risk’ Defense in Premises Liability Cases?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Property owners in Florida have a duty to keep their premises in a safe condition free of hazards. Unfortunately, not all property owners uphold their expectations regarding maintenance obligations, which can result in slip and fall accidents. However, many property owners use the “assumption of risk” defense to argue that the injured person was… Read More »

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How Unnecessary Treatments May Constitute Nursing Home Abuse

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities billing the government for medically unnecessary services and procedures could not only result in fraud charges but may also constitute nursing home abuse. A facility performing unnecessary treatments or prescribing medications of questionable benefit can harm the unsuspecting and vulnerable nursing home residents. People who live in… Read More »

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Can I File a Car Accident Claim if I’m an Illegal Immigrant in Florida?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

There are more than 11 million illegal immigrants living in the United States, of which over 850,000 are in Florida. Undocumented immigrants are just as likely to get injured in motor vehicle accidents, but are they entitled to compensation if they are hurt in a car crash? Or does their immigration statute prevent them… Read More »

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What is a Cause of Action in Florida’s Personal Injury Cases?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Under Florida law, accident victims must prove a bundle of facts that support their personal injury claim in order to seek compensation. The collection of facts is known as a “cause of action.” When an injured person is able to successfully establish a cause of action, they are entitled to compensation. However, it is… Read More »

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4 Things to Watch Out for When Talking to the Insurance Claims Adjuster

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Shortly after reporting your accident to the insurance company, you will hear from the claims adjuster. Insurance claims adjusters are trained to be nice and friendly when communicating with claimants, but make no mistake: claims adjusters are not your friends. Insurance companies teach their claims adjusters “cost reduction” techniques. Insurers encourage adjusters to pay… Read More »

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