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If you’ve been injured in an auto accident because of someone else’s negligence, then you’re probably brimming with questions, such as… What steps can I take in the future to safeguard myself against other drivers or hazardous conditions on the road? What types of compensation am I entitled to? How can I take on big-name insurance companies and come out on top? And perhaps most importantly—How can I follow the letter of the law to ensure that I maximize my claim? The Ward Law Group Blog seeks to answer all of these questions and more. Use our blog to find handy tips on how you can optimize your settlement, stay safe on the road, and remain up-to-date with the ever-shifting landscape of the law. You’ll find answers to many of your questions here in our ever-expanding library of personal injury content.

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What Information is Essential for Filing a Claim with My Insurance Company After an Accident?

Generally, the following information will be required: All your medical bills All medical records Medical records prior to the accident (so the insurance company can …

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Tourists Driving in Florida

Florida is a destination highly visited by tourists, and many people drive with limited knowledge of the law. This is a short guide to help …

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Being an Alert Driver

The following story presents a common experience that we can learn from to avoid this type of situation in the future: A few months ago, …

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A large traffic jam causes cars to stop on Florida freeway
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What Should you do Immediately After you Have an Accident?

After a collision, it is VERY important to stay at the scene. NEVER leave the scene of the accident because it could bring negative consequences, …

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How to Handle Driving with a Cargo Trailer

A loaded trailer can carry an average of up to 40 tons, which can make it take longer to brake and, in a truck accident, …

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Insurance Companies Believe That Lawsuits Are Frivolous

Insurance companies have multimillion-dollar public relations machines that are constantly portraying victims and lawyers as if they were filing frivolous lawsuits in court. They do …

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Tourists taking photos from a Florida bridge

Tourists Driving in Florida

Florida is a destination highly visited by tourists, and many people drive with limited knowledge of the law. This is a short guide to help visitors: Fasten your seatbelt and your passengers at any age, children under the age of 3 must use the safety seat, from the age of 4 can use only the seat belt and must sit in the back seat of the vehicle; Keep right on the road. Speed limits will

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View of cars driving through a Florida traffic intersection

Being an Alert Driver

The following story presents a common experience that we can learn from to avoid this type of situation in the future: A few months ago, a police officer pulled me over and told me that I was driving 55 mph on a street where the speed limit was 40 mph. I confessed to the officer that I didn’t realize I was driving faster than permitted. Since I had just purchased a new car, I wasn’t

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A large traffic jam causes cars to stop on Florida freeway

What Should you do Immediately After you Have an Accident?

After a collision, it is VERY important to stay at the scene. NEVER leave the scene of the accident because it could bring negative consequences, from sanctions to arrests for fleeing. It is estimated that 5 million traffic accidents occur every year in the United States, so all drivers must be informed of how to act in such cases. If you suffer a traffic accident, the first thing to do is to stay calm and

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An 18-wheeler driving on a Florida freeway before a truck accident

How to Handle Driving with a Cargo Trailer

A loaded trailer can carry an average of up to 40 tons, which can make it take longer to brake and, in a truck accident, can contribute to catastrophic injuries. The risks associated with an accident involving a cargo trailer are greater than an accident with the collision of two cars, due to the large size and the number of blind spots on a cargo trailer. If you are driving your vehicle, remember to keep

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A pile of bundled hundred dollar bills for the settlement of a personal injury case

Insurance Companies Believe That Lawsuits Are Frivolous

Insurance companies have multimillion-dollar public relations machines that are constantly portraying victims and lawyers as if they were filing frivolous lawsuits in court. They do this to try to confuse the public by making them believe that these lawsuits are intended to make greedy people millionaires, which is false. They also want the public to think that they never reject or underestimate compensation. People who suffer an injury due to the negligence of another person

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