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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 at any time as long as you are willing to accept [...]

I was in a car accident. Now what do I do?

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. [...]

By | 2018-05-12T18:35:48+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Car Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , |

A legal update for trip and fall victims

Implied assumption of the risk reaffirmed by Fifth District Court of Appeal Assumption of the risk is a legal concept whereby an injured party’s ability to obtain a judgment against an offending party is either partially or completely barred.  The Florida Supreme Court has previously ruled that an express assumption of the risk only exists in [...]

Creed of Professionalism

At Dismuke Law, we will fight with dignity and honor the Creed of Professionalism: I revere the law, the judicial system, and the legal profession and will at all times in my professional and private lives uphold the dignity and esteem of each. I will further my profession's devotion to public service and to the [...]

By | 2017-03-17T13:59:07+00:00 August 28th, 2016|Categories: Professionalism in Practice|Tags: , |

Next Steps After An Auto Accident

What you need to know about auto accident investigations in Florida There will be a car accident investigation: The at-fault party’s insurance company will immediately launch an investigation into the crash in an attempt to reduce the amount they may have to pay out. This includes taking statements from the parties and witnesses, as well [...]