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How Long After a Car Accident Can I File an Injury Claim in Florida?

According to Florida Statutes Section 95.11, you have four years after the date of your accident to file a personal injury claim. Despite the four-year statute, call Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P.A. as soon as possible so that he may preserve evidence. This will improve your case and chances of winning your case and receiving compensation…

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What to Do After a Car Accident in Florida

If you are injured in a car accident in Florida, you should first seek medical attention for your injuries. Next, you should gather any evidence of fault and liability and consult Thomas J. Ueberschaer, P. A. in Pensacola, Florida, to assist with your car accident claim. Submit your personal injury claim immediately. Any delay will…

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Do I Still Get Paid if I Get Injured at Work?

If you are injured at work, Florida workers’ compensation benefits provide pay during your recovery. You will receive a portion of your income for a designated period until you can go back to work. You need to fill out your accident report and apply for your benefits.  If you need help applying for benefits or…

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Understanding Punitive Damages in Florida

When you are injured due to someone’s negligence or careless actions, you have the right to pursue legal action against the at-fault party’s insurance company to recover your accident-related losses. In most cases, damages are either economic (e.g., medical expenses or lost wages) or non-economic (e.g., pain and suffering or disability). Similar damages also exist…

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How Much Is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

One of the reasons why car accident victims do not pursue compensation for injuries or other damages is because they either don’t know their rights or they do not know how much their accident claim is worth. In many of these cases, the victims settle directly with the insurance company without consulting a car accident…

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Can You Sue a Nursing Home?

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Injuries in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are regrettably common and tragically devastating. Medical bills, loss of enjoyment of life, and so many more consequences can follow an injury in an elder care facility. When these injuries are the fault of the facility charged with the care of a loved one, the question can…

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Florida Motorcycles: What You Need to Know

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In Florida, motorcycle operators have specific laws that they must obey. These motorcycle-specific laws cover everything from insurance to the operation of a motorcycle. While most laws in Florida regarding motorcycle operation are similar to other states, there are some key differences regarding licensing, and safety. Have questions about a motorcycle accident injury? Learn more…

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How to Find a Good Social Security Disability Lawyer

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If you or a loved one are having trouble resolving a dispute with Social Security officials or have been denied benefits you believe you are entitled to, you may consider seeking a Social Security Disability Lawyer.  While finding a lawyer might be easy, finding the right lawyer can seem confusing and overwhelming. How can you…

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Nursing Home Abuse and COVID-19

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The Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and resulting illness, COVID-19, pose severe, life-threatening risks to the elderly population. Many of these individuals live in nursing homes and assisted care facilities. These facilities are responsible for the health and safety of their residents and the negligence of these caretakers can have devastating consequences for these adults resulting in…

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Good News, Social Security Raise in 2020 and Other Changes

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Many Americans rely on Social Security as an important part of their income. From supplemental income to disability benefits and a wide range of other services, the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides vital resources to many. When the SSA makes changes, it affects millions of Americans. This year, Social Security recipients will see a number…

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