Here are some things to consider before making a claim for hurricane damage. 1. Check your policy. Before making a claim for hurricane damage, we recommend you check your policy to determine your coverages. What we mean by this is for you to check what types of damage are covered under your policy, what your […]
Things to remember after being in a car accident
We are often asked: “What should I do after having been in a car accident?” and most of the answer to that question is not really related to the practice of law. The very first thing we recommend doing is seeking medical attention. Your health should always be your primary priority. After having sought medical […]
Wrongful foreclosure – ever thought about suing the bank?
Foreclosures are running rampant in Florida and most of the US in the aftermath of the recession, but what we are seeing more and more of at Rooney & Rooney, P.A. would be the wrongful foreclosures –or mistakes in foreclosures. We have encountered more and more cases where a loan modification agreement was entered into […]
Legislative News: Changes to Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance Coverage
Since 1972, Florida law required that all drivers carry basic personal injury protection (PIP) insurance. PIP provides $10,000 to cover medical bills and lost wages after an accident regardless of who was at fault. The following new conditions now apply to PIP policies and will become effective on July 1, 2012 (medical changes effective January […]
WAXE Interview II
What Happens When My Prescription is Wrong?
In light of it being Prescription Error Education and Awareness Week, this week’s blog post will focus on that topic. There are many reasons for prescription errors, and while none of them excuse the event, there are steps that you, as a consumer, can take to minimize these occurrences. Be sure to write down the […]
What is a Post-Nuptial Agreement? A post-nuptial agreement is an agreement that may be signed by a couple when want to remain married, but make provisions for some or all of their assets. The couple decides how they will divide their assets and income. This can include any asset – a house, income, business or […]
WAXE Radio Interview on Estate Planning
Intervention Project for Nurses and the Florida Board of Nursing
This past week, I was presented with the following question from a potential client calling the office: “Do I need an attorney when a complaint was filed against me with IPN or The Florida Board of Nursing?” With most legal matters, you do not need an attorney in the sense that the law requires you […]
In honor of June being national safety month, here are some tips to help you be safe in the unfortunate event of an auto accident. Safety tips for after an auto accident. 1) Keep calm. 2) Move your car to the side of the road, if it is possible. 3) Turn off the engine and […]