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Hit and Run Accidents: What Victims Need to Know

Being involved in a car accident of any kind is distressing and a headache for everyone involved. However, being involved in a hit and run is exponentially more stressful, especially if the driver at fault is never found. Victims of these types of collisions are often left fighting their own insurance companies for compensation to […]

Say Cheese (or on Second Thought, Don’t…): Tips for Taking Photos After an Accident

We have covered the steps you should take following an accident in multiple ways here on the Sessums Law Group blog, and if you’ve been reading up, you’ll see that taking photos of the accident is an important, and highly recommended step. However, many of our clients have questions about this, or worse, they come to us […]

Don’t Let Insurance Slow You Down: Tips for Speeding Up Your Auto Claim

Following an accident, you want to get your life back to normal as quickly as possible. We understand that, and Sessums Law Group strives to make that happen for each of our clients. However, there are some simple things you can do to make sure your claim is processed sooner than later. If you have been in […]

Aftermath: The Weeks (and Months) After a Car Accident and What to Do

We recently shared with you what you should do immediately following a car accident if and when you happen to be involved in one. However, an accident, regardless of how minor, can have ramifications for weeks and months after the actual collision. So how should you handle the period of time following your crash? Take […]

When Your Problem Multiplies: Multi-Car Collisions and How They Can Affect You

Car accidents of any kind are difficult to deal with, and can lead to problems as small as a dented fender, or issues as great as major hospital stays or even loss of life. However, these problems, regardless of magnitude, are multiplied many times over when you have multiple cars involved in a single accident. […]

Was It YOUR Fault? Common Mistakes that Lead to Accidents

Automobile accidents are never a fun experience. If you are the driver at fault though, a minor accident can turn into a MAJOR headache. Unfortunately, many drivers don’t realize just how simple it can be to be placed at fault in a car accident based on their behavior in mere seconds leading up to the […]

First Steps: What You Should Do After An Automobile Accident

Chances are you have been in this situation: you’re in a car accident (whether severe or minor) and the first thing to go through your mind when the initial shock wears off is “now what?”  Automobile accidents can be scary, confusing, and in the case of severe accidents that result in injuries, devastating.  Having a […]

Florida’s Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Caps Are Unconstitutional

Over the past decade, there have been a number of recent changes in Florida Medical Malpractice Law. In 2003, the Florida Legislature enacted Section 766.118, Florida Statutes, entitled “Determination of Noneconomic Damages.” The most recent version of the statute, enacted in 2011, attempted to limit noneconomic damages resulting from personal injury or wrongful death actions […]

ATTORNEY’S FEES AND COSTS

When confronted with a major legal issue, such as divorce, it is always best to consult with an attorney.  However, many people fear that they are unable to afford to hire an attorney.  In some cases, Florida law will require an opposing party to pay for, or contribute to, your attorney’s fees and costs after […]

HOW TO COLLECT ON A FINAL JUDGMENT IN FLORIDA

People often believe that upon obtaining a money award in a lawsuit that this is the end of the litigation and that they have won.  Once a money award is obtained, the next step is to collect on the judgment.  However, what happens when you do not get paid voluntarily on the judgment?  Can you […]

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