What Happens if You Leave The Scene of an Accident if Someone is Injured?

Did you know that Florida law considers communications between police officers and parties involved in motor vehicle accidents are privileged.  In other words, statements made to the police cannot be used against you in any way. This is called the Accident Report Privilege. Under Florida Statute 316.066(4), accident reports are not admissible as evidence in any trial, Learn More “What Happens if You Leave The Scene of an Accident if Someone is Injured?”

After a Collision, Can Your Statements to The Police be Used Against You?

Did you know that Florida law considers communications between police officers and parties involved in motor vehicle accidents to be privileged? In other words, statements made to the police cannot be used against you. This is called the Accident Report Privilege. Under Florida Statute 316.066(4), accident reports are not admissible as evidence in any trial, Learn More “After a Collision, Can Your Statements to The Police be Used Against You?”

What is Negligence?

Negligence cases like automobile accidents seem straight forward to most lay people. If a car is sitting at a red light and gets hit from behind by another car, one would easily say that the person that caused the crash was negligent. But what does that word “negligent” really mean in the context of a Learn More “What is Negligence?”

Cutler Rader, P.L. Settles Automobile Accident Case For Nearly $3,000,000.00

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL (July 31, 2014) — Plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm Cutler Rader announced today that it has settled a medically complicated and serious automobile accident cases on behalf of one of its clients for a total of $2,975,000. While the settlement agreement requires that the parties remain confidential, Andrew Rader, the lead counsel Learn More “Cutler Rader, P.L. Settles Automobile Accident Case For Nearly $3,000,000.00”

Move Over, It’s The Law

You may want to pay better attention the next time see an emergency response vehicle or an officer on the side of the road. Officials with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) have announced a new enforcement effort directed at drivers who don’t obey the state’s Move Over law. Officials with the Florida Learn More “Move Over, It’s The Law”