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Preexisting Conditions May Actually Help Your Case

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Insurance companies will often attempt to avoid liability for personal injuries resulting from automobile accidents and slip and falls by claiming that the injuries preexisted the traumatic event.  However, these preexisting injuries may actually help your case instead of hurt it.  According to Florida law, the aggravation or exacerbation of a preexisting condition is compensable by the individual or entity that caused the car crash or fall.  The Florida Standard Jury Instructions provide as follows:

“If you find that the defendant ...

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Automobile Insurance: “Full Coverage” in Florida

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As a trial attorney in Weston (Ft. Lauderdale), Florida, who has specialized in personal injury matters, I have seen a lot of misconceptions regarding insurance and injury issues, which I believe that everyone should have some awareness. I am creating this blog to bring some of these issue to the forefront and educate the general public.

The first, and probably most common misunderstanding deals with car insurance. When a potential client comes into my office after an automobile accident, one of ...

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