If you live in Florida, you almost certainly know that Florida is described as a "No-Fault" state. However, many people do not really understand what this means and how it applies when they're in a car accident.
Florida insurance law requires an insurance company to act in good faith in protecting its insured. This seems like a simple, self-evident principle. But what does it really mean in the context of a personal injury claim?
The term "Subrogation" frequently comes up in personal injury cases, both in Florida and elsewhere. So what does subrogation mean and how does it work?
In personal injury law, a medical provider will often ask for a "Letter of Protection" from the attorney representing the injured person. So what is the attorney giving when they issue a "Letter of Protection" (also sometimes called an "LOP")?
In Florida, the TV advertising lawyers talk a lot about settling cases. What you do not hear much about is whether, or when, settlement of a case must be approved by a court. Attorneys handling probate matters often are asked to assist in getting court approval when it is required.