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Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | March 12 2024 | Car Accidents

How To Get a Copy of Your Florida Car Accident Report

After sustaining injuries or property damage in a Florida car accident, you are going to need the car accident report. Insurance carriers will need the accident report before they begin to process a claim, and you need the report for your personal records, particularly if you have to file a lawsuit to recover additional compensation….

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | October 10 2023 | Car Accidents

What Happens After a Car Accident with an Uninsured Driver?

If you or a loved one are injured or sustained property damage in a car accident caused by an uninsured driver, this could complicate the process of recovering compensation. However, Florida is a no-fault auto insurance state, so the first place individuals typically turn for compensation after a crash is their own insurance carrier. Here,…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | October 10 2023 | Car Accidents

What To Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident in Florida

It can be incredibly challenging to know what to do if you are involved in an accident where the other driver flees the scene. A person who leaves the scene of an accident could face serious criminal charges, but this does not necessarily help a victim who sustains injuries or property damage due to the…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | September 5 2023 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury

Should I Talk to the Insurance Company After My Accident?

After a vehicle accident occurs, there will be several steps you need to take in order to ensure the validity of your claim. You can be sure that the insurance carriers will want to speak to you fairly soon after the incident occurs. This includes not only your insurance carrier but possibly even the insurance…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | May 5 2023 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury

Recovering Lost Wages After an Accident

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a car accident caused by the negligent actions of another party, you should be able to recover various types of compensation. Typically, individuals are able to recover compensation for their medical bills, property damage expenses, and even their lost wages if they are unable…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | October 4 2022 | Car Accidents

Florida Diminished Value Claims

Vehicle accidents regularly lead to significant property damage. In many cases, crash victims are able to get their vehicles repaired nicely, perhaps to the level that nobody can tell if an incident even occurred. However, even if a vehicle is tended to by the best mechanics, it could still have a diminished overall value. Here,…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | July 11 2022 | Car Accidents, DUI Accidents

Why August is the Deadliest Month for Drunk Driving

Drunk drivers can cause horrific accidents. Even though impaired drivers can be on the roadways at any time of day, we typically see an uptick in drunk driving accidents during the evening and early morning hours, as well as around major holidays. However, we want to discuss why August is the deadliest month for drunk…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | May 19 2022 | Car Accidents

Can Dashcam Footage Be Used in Florida Court?

You need to take steps to protect yourself on the roadways. This includes not only defensive driving tactics but also having a camera in your car to record any incidents that may occur. Here, we want to discuss the legality of dashcams in Florida as well as whether or not you can use dashcam footage…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | May 10 2022 | Car Accidents

What Should You Do At A Car Accident Scene

We get this question a lot.  The first thing to do is to check on everyone in your car to get an idea who is hurt and how bad they’re hurt.  If you’re well enough to check on people in the other vehicle, it’s fine to do that next.  If you’re too injured, just stay…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | February 24 2020 | Car Accidents

Understanding Auto Accident Laws in Florida

Before filing a personal injury claim, it is important to have a good understanding of auto accident laws in Florida. Read this article for important information regarding personal injury claims. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to us and schedule a free consultation. Auto Insurance Requirements in Florida Florida requires…