Monthly Archives: November 2013

Appellate Court Reverses Auto Accident Verdict

Follow Us This a auto accident case that went to a jury trial. One of the jurors failed to reveal in jury selection past driving problems/tickets. The jury ruled for the defendant and the plaintif appealed claiming he did not … Continue reading

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PIP Is For Lost Wages And Medical Bills

Follow Us Ramirez v. United Automobile Insurance Company is a recent automobile accident case out of the 3rd DCA where the injured party appealed PIP denial and won. In PIP cases the insured is entitled to attorneys fees if they prevail. In this … Continue reading

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Injured Passenger Denied Insurance Coverage

Follow Us Below is a new case from our Supreme Court reversing a 3rd DCA opinion. (St. Johns County and St. Augustine are in the 5th DCA). In short, the case exemplifies the importance of reading your car insurance policy. … Continue reading

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Title Owner of Car Is Sued For Wrongful Death

Follow Us Bowen v. Taylor-Christensen. This is a recent case dated August 26,2011 from the 5th District Court of Appeal  arising out of a death resulting from an ex-wife’s negligent operation of a vehicle that defendant gave to his ex-wife as a gift, but which … Continue reading

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Permissive Driver Not Covered By Car Insurance Policy

Follow Us In St. Augustine, Florida’s dangerous instrumentality doctrine states that the owner of an inherently dangerous tool is liable for any injuries caused by that tool’s operation. But Check your insurance policy carefully. That same doctrine can be used … Continue reading

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