Insurance Company vs. Policyholder: The Showdown of the Century

March 11, 2019

Insurance Company vs. Policyholder: The Showdown of the Century

Insurance. Just the word elicits feelings of safety and security. Someone else has your back should your world be upended by an auto accident, fire, flood, or a plane’s engine falls through your home (true story!). Many Americans hold insurance policies for years and never file a claim. According to the Insurance Information Institute, in 2016…

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November 11, 2008

Salvage Vehicles National Database — A Good Idea

Buying a used car is almost as much fun as going to the dentist. Everyone has dealt with used car salesmen at some point in their life and we are not out to attack the used car industry; however, a warning about avoiding the pitfalls when it comes to purchasing a used car. The used…

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October 25, 2008

Florida Supreme Court Helps Injured Workers

The Florida Supreme Court ruled this week that a lawyer representing an injured worker is entitled to “reasonable” fees. Ever since a controversial 2003 reform of the state’s workers’ compensation law, lawyer’s fees have been capped. That means most lawyers understandably shy away from workers’; comp cases. We at Farah & Farah do not. The…

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September 26, 2008

Florida Fatal Accidents On Highway Down, DUI Up

Florida is seeing a reduction in the number of fatalities on our state’s highways. For the second year in a row the number of traffic accidents is down as is the number of deaths from those accidents, down more than four percent from 2006. The Florida Highway Patrol believes people are becomming educated about safe…

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September 3, 2008

Teen Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Friend’;s Death

It is bad enough when a young person died in an auto accident, imagine if you are his friend now charged with his death. A Jacksonville teen has been charged with vehicular homicide in the death of his friend in an accident that happened in Mandarin last June.  Early in the morning of June 23,…

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August 23, 2008

Uninsured Patients Given The Right To Know

Beginning the first day of next year, the Health Care Consumer’;s Right to Information Act becomes law.  This will provide the uninsured medical consumer with reliable and understandable information about health care charges so a patient can make an informed decision. Often it is the uninsured patient, seeking doctor or hospital services, who is charged a full…

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