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 […]
What is an Elder Abuse Injunction?
The elder abuse injunction law allows judges to issue an injunction to protect vulnerable adults from exploitation. The injunction will typically be issued temporarily until a hearing is set with the court. Who is considered a “Vulnerable Adult”? A vulnerable adult is anyone 18 years of age or older who has an impaired ability to […]
When should you get divorced?
While we make no judgment about when people elect to end their marriage by filing divorce proceedings, we have noticed a curious trend over the years in our practice. It may only be a coincidence, but it seems that there is an increase in clients retaining our services for an action for dissolution of marriage […]
Are short-term rentals permitted in Florida?
Recently, we have seen an influx in clients looking to rent their homes on sites like VRBO.com and similar sites. There has been a lot of unclear information about the laws and local ordinances governing the short-term rentals, also known as vacation rentals. The requirements and prohibitions associated with the short-term rentals depend on several […]
Often, the legal terms used by attorneys during the initial consultation with a client could be something you may have never heard before, so I thought I would take a moment and acquaint you with a few of them: Uninsured Drivers – If you have been involved in an auto accident and the other driver is […]
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 […]
Many of our clients ask us how they can repair their credit score after a foreclosure, a judgment, or late payments. While we are more than happy to assist in the legal aspects associated with these events, such as defending the foreclosure or attempting to set aside a judgment, the actual credit reporting repair, can […]
International Women’s Month
International Women’s Month March is International Women’s Month. In many countries around the world, women are honored with flowers and gifts on March 8 each year. While we appreciate that thought, the women of Rooney & Rooney would rather think of National Women’s Month as a month of recognition. Recognition of the role women play […]
When one “Googles” the term Personal Injury Law, a veritable who’s who of attorney’s will come scrolling up on your screen. You hear their advertisements on the radio and the TV. You see their billboards on the side of the highway. But do they really do anything for you? Does a law firm, such as […]
Who Gets In Accidents?
Here in Vero BeachFlorida, our population of citizens over the age of 65 is much higher than in some other areas of the country. People who live in those colder climates in the Midwest and on the East Coast are likely to want to winter in the warmth of Florida. Those who live closer to […]
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