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Can You File a Lawsuit in Florida if You Are Not a U.S. Citizen?

Florida, especially the Miami area, has a huge, celebrated immigrant population.  Many of the people living in Florida are permanent residents, immigrants, tourists, international students, and other non-U.S.-citizens.  If you faced a serious injury in an...

Can You Still Sue if You Signed a Liability Waiver in Florida?

Today more than ever, many of the things we do require the use of a contract. Everything from participating in a marathon and rock climbing to playing sports requires signing a contract. In most of these contracts, there are liability waiver clauses all participants...

The History of Florida’s No Helmet Law for Motorcycles

Florida law does not require riders over the age of 21 to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle, but only if they follow other insurance requirements. This law was passed in 2000 under much controversy. Miami motorcycle accident lawyer Prosper Shaked discusses the...

How Does Whiplash Affect You after a Car Accident in Florida?

Whiplash is a serious injury that can have lasting effects for car accident victims. Many whiplash victims never fully recover from the injury and continue to feel pain and discomfort for the rest of their lives. This isn’t meant to scare you, but it is meant to...

How Long After a Car Accident Can You Sue in Miami, Florida?

After a car accident, things can be incredibly stressful. You may need time to recover from injuries, you may need to arrange time off work, and you could have to arrange additional help for child care. Your last priority might be talking to insurance companies or a...