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What is the Statute of Limitations? Actually there are many different kinds. Each provides a certain time limit in which a particular case may be filed in court. It is not sufficient to make a claim within the time period a lawsuit must be filed. For example, there are different statutes of limitation for auto accidents involving injury and a shorter period where a death has occurred. Medical malpractice has a very detailed procedure that has to be followed before a lawsuit can be filed and a specific time in which the lawsuit must be filed. If you sue a governmental agency a different statute of limitations applies. Any claims filed in federal court or against the federal government are subject to a separate statute of limitations.

It is best not to delay consulting a Board Certified lawyer following an injury or death. All of our active partners at Kerrigan Estess Rankin McLeod & Thompson are Board Certified.

Don't delay. Contact us - (850) 444 4444 - or click on the link to Kerrigan.com...

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Today, January 27, 2017, there is a March for Life taking place in Washington, D.C.

As a Floridian, did you realize that, under Florida statutes, if a full term pregnancy with a perfectly healthy baby dies in utero because of gross negligence of the doctor or hospital, Florida law does not allow any claim to be made for the wrongful death of the child. Why?

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Auto insurance premiums in Florida have increased nearly 14% since January 1, 2015. This cancels out any break drivers may have seen after the 2013 change in the PIP (Personal Injury Protection) laws which the insurance companies told us were designed to reduce insurance fraud and insurance premiums.

Read the reasons given behind the recent 2017 increases at the link below...

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Did you know that, in Florida, insurance requirements are different for motorcycles than it is for cars/trucks?

We are very experienced in representing clients who have been involved in motorcycle accidents. Read more at the link below...

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A car crash can not only ruin your day, a car crash can change your life. Many times in the confusion following a crash, drivers and passengers wonder what to do next. It’s not the time for a long checklist of “dos and don’ts.”

See our short list of 3 Things to Do after a crash at the link below...

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Almost everyone who rides a bicycle in Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Panama City or Port St. Joe, has a story about "almost" being hit or actually experiencing a collision with a motorized vehicle. These accidents are way too common.

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If you have seen billboards where South Florida firms and lawyers from different states are advertising heavily for “personal injury” clients, my advice would be: BE CAREFUL! Often, the only thing these law firms want is volume.

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We have seen a development, in these four decades since our law firm's founding, of cottage industries of professional witnesses. Sometimes, being a professional expert witness is all these experts do.

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Do bars and other places that serve customers alcohol have any responsibility if that customer is drunk, gets behind the wheel and injures or kills someone?

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Amusement park injuries can be caused by rides like: roller coasters, bumper cars, spinning rides and other rides. Thousands of injuries occur annually. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the total number approaches 10,000 accidents a year, many to children.

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