South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Attorney Serving Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County & nearby areas of Florida.

February 10, 2017

There are so many accident lawyers from which to choose these days. As someone who just got in a serious crash in South Florida, you probably want to make sure your lawyer knows all the relevant state laws, and that they have a history of successful verdicts and settlements demonstrating their ability. So how do you go about finding this perfect lawyer?

The fact of the matter is, there aren't really perfect lawyers. Every lawyer has...

January 31, 2017

What to do in the days following a Boca Raton car accident

Doing and not doing certain things following a car accident may ultimately prove very beneficial should you decide to pursue maximum injury compensation. Each case is unique, and while the following tips generally apply to every case, you can always contact the law firm of Eric Canter for an individualized assessment of your situation.

So you were hurt in a recent accident. What...

January 24, 2017

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in Florida

Tragically, people walking on sidewalks and along roadways are struck and killed every day in the US. Florida is no exception. In fact, Florida cities tend to rank in the top US cities with the highest rates of pedestrian accident deaths.

In a report from Smart Growth America entitled Dangerous by Design, multiple Florida metropolitan areas rank among the most dangerous for people traveling by...

January 20, 2017

Cost of filing a car crash claim in Fort Lauderdale FL

You were just injured in a car accident. You want to make sure you get the full amount of compensation you are due from the car insurance company. Unfortunately, insurance companies have an interest in offering you a low settlement to see if you accept it or hire a lawyer. So how much will it cost you to hire a lawyer for your claim?

At the South Florida law firm of...

January 18, 2017

Accidents caused by speeding in Boca Raton and Palm Beach County

Busy schedules, full work weeks and fitting in time for doing the hobbies and activities we enjoy means sometimes drivers speed. We are only human, and the temptation to speed can arise quickly when we're running late or trying to make up for time lost in traffic. But speeding remains a potent cause of car accidents not only in Florida, but across the country, and...

January 12, 2017

Case Settlements for Auto Accidents in Boca Raton

After a motor vehicle accident in Florida, you may be wondering if you're entitled to the $10,000 maximum benefits you pay for through Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage.

As you probably already know, PIP is "no-fault" insurance that covers a percentage of your medical bills and lost wages resulting from an auto accident, regardless of who is found to have caused the accident. PIP...

January 09, 2017

Unfortunately, many drivers in Florida do not carry adequate car insurance coverage. In fact, some motorists have no insurance at all. So what do you do when you are hit by an uninsured motorist? The truth is, it depends on your own insurance policy. Experienced accident attorney Eric Canter can review the details of your situation in a free case...

December 28, 2016

Brain injury lawyer in Boynton Beach, South Florida

Suffering a brain injury because of someone else's negligence can be a really frustrating situation. In addition to the pain and physical limitations you may be dealing with, you probably also feel angry that this catastrophic injury was inflicted on you through no fault of your own.

Injuries affecting the brain can stem from many different situations. Some of the most common causes in...

December 27, 2016

Boca Raton injury attorneyEvery state has a statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits. This law lays out how long you have to file a claim.

  • For an injury caused by negligence: Four years from the date of the personal injury or accident
  • For wrongful death: Two years from the date of the...
December 19, 2016

Personal Injury Lawyer Fort Lauderdale FL

Home fires are a cause of serious personal injury, severe burns and death every year. If you celebrate Christmas, you and your family may purchase live trees for the holiday. You may have also heard about fire risks posed by Christmas trees. Fortunately there are steps you can take to prevent a tree fire from arising.

One in 31 fires ignited with a Christmas...