Electric Scooter Accidents

Electric Scooter Accidents

You have probably seen the tremendous growth of electric scooters in Florida cities such as Fort Lauderdale. These electric scooters serve as cheap and easy way to get around town. Unfortunately, these scooters have caused injuries and deaths when the rider is hit by a motor vehicle. Most recently, Youtube sensation, Emily Hartridge, died at…

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured and Uninsured Motorist Coverage is a type of insurance coverage purchased through automobile insurance carriers.  Also abbreviated as UM, this insurance protects you and other passengers from those who do not carry bodily injury liability insurance.  It also protects you and other passengers if the at-fault driver did not carry enough bodily injury liability…

Soft Tissue Injuries in Car Accidents

Soft Tissue Injuries in Car Accidents

The most common injuries that we see from car accidents are soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue injuries include damage to tendons, ligaments and muscles.  These injuries are usually caused by strains, sprains and bruising.  Very often, we see clients who have suffered herniated discs from the trauma caused by the vehicle accident.  Herniated discs occur…

Insurance Adjusters

Insurance Adjusters

Insurance adjusters evaluate insurance claims to assess how much a claim is worth. Insurance adjusters who handle personal injury claims will review the injured person’s medical records, injuries, out of pocket expenses and lost wages to assign a numerical range to the settlement value of a case. If the injured person is represented by an…

2017 Florida Traffic Statistics

2017 Florida Traffic Statistics

In 2017, there were approximately 387,000 total crashes in the State of Florida. Of those crashes, approximately 160,000 resulted in personal injuries.  Broward County and Miami-Dade County had the highest amount of crashes.  There were about 40,000 crashes in Broward County and 60,000 crashes in Miami. The most dangerous intersections in Florida were located in:…

Personal Injury Rights

Personal Injury Rights

A person is legally entitled to damages (money) as a result of someone else’s negligence. There are two different types of damages: economic and non-economic. Economic damages include compensation for past and future medical bills, lost wages, loss of earning capacity and loss of consortium. Non-economic damages include money for past and future pain and…

Palm Beach Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys

Palm Beach Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys

There are approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries every year in the United States due to accidents. Spinal cord injuries primarily affect young adults; almost half of all injuries affected people between the ages of 16 and 30. Motor vehicle crashed account for approximately 36% of reported spinal cord injuries. The healthcare and living expenses…

Medical Providers – PIP SUITS

Medical Providers – PIP SUITS

Are you a medical provider that treats patients injured in car accidents? If so, many of your bills are getting denied or reduced by insurance carriers. At Bottari & Doyle, our attorneys work hard to get you paid. There is no upfront cost to you. We file PIP suits on behalf of medical providers throughout…

DUI Urine Test

DUI Urine Test

Driving an automobile in Florida is a privilege, not a right. Therefore, when a police officer has probable cause to arrest a driver for driving under the influence of a chemical substance or a controlled substance, he or she can ask the driver to give a urine sample to detect the presence of these substances.…