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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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