Student Driver Accidents…Is the Driving School Liable?

When you are in an auto accident with a student driver who has not yet earned a license, your situation is complicated. Can the driver be held to the same standard as licensed drivers? If not, then who’s responsible? The driving school? A parent? Do you, as the victim, have to cover all the losses […]

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Who to Talk to After a Car Accident

If you or a loved one was involved in a car accident in Fort Lauderdale yesterday, you may find yourself searching for answers to a number of questions.  Who is the insurance adjuster that keeps calling you?  Who is going to pay for the damage to your car?  Who will pay for your medical bills […]

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Time Limits for Car Accident Lawsuits

A statute of limitations is a time limit in which you must file your lawsuit.  If you don’t file your lawsuit within the statute of limitations, you lose your right to file the lawsuit. For many car accident victims, a lawsuit isn’t always the first task that comes to mind. While seeking proper medical care […]

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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Car Accident Claim?

Many people that have been injured in a car accident hesitate to make a claim against the at fault party because the claim will take too long to get settled. However, some car accident cases get settled very quickly, and others will take longer to get resolved. What many people don’t realize  is that car […]

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Does the Color of Your Car Make You More Likely to Get in an Accident?

Car insurance companies and attorneys who handle many auto accident cases know that most car crashes are caused by a combination of factors. For example, one driver may be distracted momentarily while the other is driving erratically due to impairment by drugs or alcohol. Or, a crash may occur after a sleepy driver fails to […]

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How to Avoid Accidents Caused by Sun Glare

We often think of a sunny day as being the ideal time for driving to our next destination. But studies show that your risk of being involved in a life-threatening car accident can be 16% higher in bright sunlight than in other weather conditions.  Why? And what can you do to protect yourself and reduce […]

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Covid -19 Pandemic Makes Driving and Bicycling More Dangerous

One of the little-known side effects of the Pandemic has been an increase in car accident fatalities in 2020 and 2021.  Most people would think that the number of serious car accidents would have decreased since many people were working from home during the pandemic.  That is partially true – 2020 saw fewer overall car […]

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Accident Reconstruction Can Help Prove Fault in Your Case

If you were hurt in a car accident, your memories of the collision may not be entirely clear, especially if you suffered serious injuries. Plus, your memory of what happened may differ from the account given by the other driver or casual witnesses. How can you prove what really happened and who is at fault? […]

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How Animals and Insects Cause Car Accidents

When we think about the causes of car accidents, we tend to focus on the big things—did another car run a light, or did a truck veer out of control? Sometimes, however, it is the little things that lead to major accidents and serious injuries. In fact, very little things, such as insects, can cause […]

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Steps You Can Take to Help Your Car Accident Claim

When you need to recover financial compensation after an auto accident, collecting evidence is crucial to proving both (i) your legal right to be compensated, and (ii) the amount that you are entitled to recover. While you may have some evidence already, you will need to hire a Fort Lauderdale automobile accident lawyer to gather […]

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"Even when I was not able to get a physician to follow up with me for a broken bone following a car accident, the Maus firm, in particular Rocio, worked hard on my behalf and reached a good settlement for me. This was accomplished long distance, as the accident happened in Florida and I live in Indiana. They worked on my case for 3 years and did not give up."

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