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What to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement

What to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement

Posted on: 06/09/2021

Few people think about what it takes to file a car accident claim until they need help. And between all the forms and the running around with the insurance company, the whole process can seem overwhelming.  Read on to learn more about what you can expect from a car accident settlement—and if you need help, consider partnering up with a car accident attorney from The Law Offices of Casey D. Shomo.  What to Know About Car Accident Settlements Getting a car accident settlement can be a highly stressful experience. Not only do you have to deal with the impacts of your injuries, you have to worry about filing forms, following up with the right people, and negotiating for your settlement itself.  Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone. Below, [...] read more

Comparative Negligence in Florida

Comparative Negligence in Florida

Posted on: 04/22/2021

Getting injured in an accident is a complicated thing to deal with. Between handling the impact of medical bills, lost wages, and the injury itself, you also run into legal distinctions that can be difficult to understand. One such issue is that of shared negligence. Many states and jurisdictions have different views on the matter, and they can have drastic implications for your ability to recover compensation after an accident.  Read on to learn more about Floridian comparative negligence laws and a how a West Palm Beach car accident lawyer.  How Does Comparative Negligence Work in Florida? When someone else is responsible for your injuries in an accident, it’s your legal right to take action. Filing a personal injury claim against the person, gr [...] read more

Accidents That Cause Brain Injury

Accidents That Cause Brain Injury

Posted on: 04/09/2021

Brain injuries can be caused by a number of different accidents. They have the potential to impact you in many different ways—among them, physically, emotionally, or behaviorally. Brain injuries caused by force or trauma are often the result of another person or entity’s carelessness. When this is the case, you may be able to recover compensation from the party responsible. A personal injury lawyer can help with this.  Read on to learn more about some of the accidents that can cause brain injury.  Which Accidents Can Cause Traumatic Brain Injury? Brain injuries can be grouped into two categories: [...] read more

How Do Defective Car Parts Cause Accidents?

How Do Defective Car Parts Cause Accidents?

Posted on: 03/19/2021

While driver negligence remains a leading cause of road accidents in West Palm Beach and elsewhere, defective car parts also account for a significant number of crashes.  Vehicle manufacturers, designers, and dealers all have a duty to sell cars that are safe for driving or recall those that have an identified issue. Any deviation from the safety standards set by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) can cause a mechanical malfunction, resulting in minor or catastrophic accidents and injuries. If this has [...] read more

How Does Car Insurance Decide Who Is at Fault?

How Does Car Insurance Decide Who Is at Fault?

Posted on: 01/12/2021

Car accidents are complicated. For the victims, or the parties to an accident, it can also feel completely overwhelming. When you’re dealing with medical bills, injuries, and lost income, it can be difficult to even think about anything else.  Fortunately, filing a car accident claim against the other party could give you the chance to recover your losses in either a financial settlement or a jury award. In order to get paid, however, the insurance company needs to make a decision about fault. So, how does car insurance decide who is at fault in a car accident? Read on to find out.  The Role of Law Enforcement in an Accident When you’re involved in an accident, law enforcement—usually police officers, sheriffs, or highway patrol—often respond to the scene of the crash. Their [...] read more