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Who’s Liable for a Car Accident Caused by Bad Weather in Florida?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Statistically speaking, bad weather causes or contributes to over 20% of all car crashes in the United States. While most weather-related car crashes are preventable, liability for an accident caused by bad weather is not always immediately clear. So, who is liable for collisions caused by adverse weather conditions in Florida? If you were… Read More »

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What Happens if I Refuse Treatment After a Car Accident in Florida?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Nobody likes to go to a hospital. That is one of the reasons why many people refuse medical treatment after a motor vehicle accident. However, not seeking medical care following a car crash can hurt your personal injury claim. If you have been involved in a vehicle crash, contact our Miami car accident attorney… Read More »

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What to Do if the Insurance Claims Adjuster Won’t Return My Calls?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

If you have been in a car crash or any other accident and were injured because of someone else’s fault, one of the first things you should do is contact your insurance company and notify them of the accident. Once you file your personal injury claim with your insurance company (unlike other states, Florida… Read More »

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What Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drugs Can Affect Driving?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Over 66% of all U.S. adults use prescription medications, and many of those adults operate motor vehicles. Some types of prescription drugs can pose a danger to motorists due to an increased risk of impairment. While most drivers are aware of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs, many… Read More »

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Can a Pedestrian Get Compensation if They Were Jaywalking?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

When a pedestrian is hit by a car, the car driver is not at fault all the time. Many pedestrian accidents occur when the pedestrian is unlawfully crossing the street. While a pedestrian will most likely share some or all of the fault if they were hit while jaywalking, they could potentially get compensation… Read More »

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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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