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Lakeland Car Accident Lawyers

Top-Rated Lakeland Car Accident Lawyers At Dismuke Law, our goal is to help victims of car accidents in Lakeland get justice. We offer risk-free consultations. If you’ve been injured in Lakeland, as result of a car accident, our Lakeland car accident lawyers can help today. If you were injured due to the negligence of someone [...]

Driving Records and How to Get Them

Are Driving Records Admissible in Court? Many times after a traffic crash victims are left wondering if the at-fault driver had a history of bad conduct on the public roads as evidenced by their driving records. Some drivers are downright dangerous. We have all seen people driving on the roadways looking at their cell [...]

By |2018-09-05T18:10:39+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Car Accident, Consumer Alerts|Tags: , |

How Long will my Personal Injury Case Take?

How long will my personal injury case take? How long will my personal injury case take? This may be the most common question that our firm receives from new clients and also the most difficult to answer. While there are exceptions to every rule, typically you can settle your personal injury claim [...]

Who’s insurance will pay for my medical treatment?

As a Florida resident, you’ve probably heard the term “no-fault State” when discussing insurance or car accidents. So what does “no-fault” mean exactly? No-fault insurance means that your automobile insurer will pay some or all of your medical bills and lost earnings if you get into a car accident, regardless of who was at fault [...]

4 things to do after a car crash

CALL THE POLICE It’s important to call 9-1-1 following an accident, even if there are no serious injuries. Having a police report may be necessary to make a claim to resolve your vehicle’s property damage with the insurance company. HELP CREATE AN ACCURATE RECORD When an officer arrives on the scene, provide your full cooperation. [...]

FAQ’s About Property Damage Claims

Most car accidents result in damage to one or more of the vehicles involved, and sometimes even to the items within the vehicle. Fortunately, Florida Law allows individuals to recover compensation for the damage to their property. Most property damage claims are resolved quickly between the person making the claim and the insurance company. [...]

By |2018-09-03T19:08:54+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Car Accident|Tags: , |

Distracted Driving Attorney, Defining Distracted Driving

As a distracted driving attorney, I have seen cases involving multiple forms of distracted driving. Most people know that using your cell phone while operating a vehicle is dangerous. However, there are multiple forms of distracted driving that people take for granted. It is important for all drivers to focus on the roadway and give driving their full attention. [...]

Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine Applies to Motor Vehicle Accident in South Carolina

In a recent decision handed down by Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal[1], the Sunshine State’s longstanding “dangerous instrumentality doctrine” was applied to a motor vehicle crash that occurred, not in Florida, but in South Carolina.  The dangerous instrumentality doctrine dictates that the owner of the vehicle can be held liable for the negligence of [...]

Your Personal Injury Case & Video Surveillance

Personal Injury and Surveillance It used to be that insurance companies would hire private investigators with their conspicuous telephoto zoom lenses attached to cameras, all the while trying to avoid detection by hiding. While those days may be gone, or limited, insurance adjusters are still collecting video surveillance of victims to use [...]

Liability for Racing in Florida

Road safety is a public health issue. According to the World Health Organization “road injury” was one of the top ten (10) leading causes of death in the world in 2012. An estimated 1.3 million people are killed annually in traffic crashes worldwide. On average 3,500 people die every day in traffic accidents worldwide. Liability [...]

By |2018-07-29T18:03:59+00:00May 14th, 2016|Categories: Car Accident, Consumer Alerts, Personal Injury|Tags: , , |