Author : Frank Fernandez

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Do Lawyers Lie About Settlements?

Frank Fernandez
Despite the language that they use in their television and radio advertisements, insurance companies are not on your side advocating for you if you suffer injuries in a car crash. First and foremost, the insurance company is a business, and just like any other business, they want to make as much money as possible. Insurance companies lose money when they have to pay out large settlements and personal injury jury verdicts. Therefore, they will do...
Car Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics

Frank Fernandez
In the United States, motor vehicle accidents kill over 32,000 people and injure over 2 million others every year. These gruesome statistics do not paint a complete picture of the devastating consequences of motor vehicle accidents. The following blog post reviews the data associated with motor vehicle accidents, the legal action you can take to protect yourself after a collision, and how an experienced car accident lawyer can help you fight for your rights after...
Car Accidents

​Who Pays for Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

Frank Fernandez
Car accidents are terrifying. When you sustain injuries in an accident, you feel fear, worry, and pain; this trauma interferes with daily life after the crash. In addition to physical trauma, you may suddenly face monetary losses that upend your finances. Although you may need ongoing medical care, you may not know who should pay for that care or how you will make ends meet. Depending on the severity of your injuries and the level...
Motorcycle Accidents

​How a Lawyer Can Help After a Motorcycle Brain Injury Accident

Frank Fernandez
A motorcycle accident can cause any number of life-threatening or disabling injuries. However, brain injuries are among the most common and devastating. Traumatic brain injuries, also known as TBIs, require extensive medical care and rehabilitation to help the cyclist recover. These injuries are also notoriously difficult to seek compensation for in a claim against an insurer or party at fault. Trying to process an insurance claim or determine whether a lawsuit might be necessary after...
Car Accidents

Can a Car Accident Claim Be Reopened?

Frank Fernandez
If you sustained severe injuries in an accident due to the wrongful actions of another, you likely want to obtain fair compensation for the harm and losses you endured. Unfortunately, for many victims going through this ordeal, this does not always happen, especially when they settle their claim without waiting until they reach maximum medical improvement or verifying that the settlement offer was fair to them As a result, many individuals wonder whether they can...
car Accident

How Much Will I Get for Pain and Suffering From a Car Accident?

Frank Fernandez
If you sustained devastating injuries in a car wreck due to another person’s intentional, reckless, or negligent actions, you may recover compensation. However, determining what damages you can pursue and how much you will recover following your accident involves a complex process, especially when valuing your pain and suffering damages. To help you understand this process and provide you with the clarity you need, we prepared this blog. In it, we will go over everything...
car Accident

How Do Car Accident Settlements Work?

Frank Fernandez
Motor vehicle accidents result in devastating consequences, including significant property damage and debilitating injuries that can forever impact a victim and their family physically, emotionally, mentally, and financially. Yet, while you may deserve compensation for the damages you suffered in the accident, getting paid is not easy as you may expect. It can end up leaving you overwhelmed by the entire ordeal. To better help you understand how obtaining financial damages works following a car...
car Accident

How Can a Lawyer Help Me After a Rollover Accident?

Frank Fernandez
Although any accident can result in catastrophic injuries, rollover crashes are among the most dangerous accidents, accounting for 16 percent of occupant deaths in cars, 30 percent of occupant deaths in pickups, and 29 percent of occupant deaths in SUVs, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). However, if you suffered harm or lost a loved one in a car rollover accident due to the wrongful actions of another person, you should not...
Personal Injury

Speeding Is a Factor in 9 percent of Fatal Tampa Accidents

Frank Fernandez
When you travel on local streets and highways, you try to avoid speeding drivers. Speed is often a factor in some of the most tragic accidents. It reduces the chances of avoiding a crash. When an accident occurs, excessive speed causes more damage and worsens the injuries. Current data show that in Florida and Tampa, speeding is a factor in 9 percent of fatal accidents. But these statistics haven’t kept pace with real-time concerns. You’ll...
car Accident

Things You Need to Know About ​Car Crashes in Tampa

Frank Fernandez
Places like Tampa see plenty of traffic violations. Some of those offenses lead to car crashes. The growing population increases the potential of a collision. A traumatic event can change a person’s life in seconds. They experience multiple physical and mental effects, and the damage can last for years. One question a victim might consider is why exactly a car accident occurred. Motor vehicle crashes happen for several reasons, and some causes are more common...