Archive | July, 2011

Stopped for a DUI? What are Your Options?

25. July 2011

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Did you party a little bit too much at that holiday party and then make the mistake of driving home? Or did you really think you were okay to drive? Obviously, driving while intoxicated is not okay, and SmithLaw advises everyone to not drink and drive. It’s common sense. Many people have trouble defining when […]

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What Does Becoming a Guardian Advocate Involve?

25. July 2011

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Many parents face the task of becoming a guardian advocate when their child with a developmental disability turns 18. Once someone reaches the age of 18 in Florida, the parent can no longer legally make decisions for them, even though a child with disabilities may still require much care. Thus, most parents become a guardian […]

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Slip and Fall Injury Cases in Florida

20. July 2011

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Have you been injured due to a slip and fall accident? The pain, suffering, medical bills, and lost wages from an injury caused by the negligence of others are cause for concern. At SmithLaw, we’ve talked to many clients in this situation and we’re available to offer counsel in your time of need. In Florida, there […]

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Look Back Period for Medicaid

20. July 2011

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Many turn to Medicaid when they need to place a loved one into a nursing home. Medicaid can provide the long-term care they need. It is a needs-based system run by both federal and state government. The specific policies vary by state, though all states carry safeguards to protect public money. One of these policies is […]

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Surviving a Loan Modification

20. July 2011

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Thousands of Florida homeowners have found themselves stuck in a mortgage that they can no longer afford. Many of these homeowners have found a loan modification to be a good solution for keeping their home. The paperwork for these modifications can be a nightmare though, causing many to seek the help of an attorney. Many […]

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Wrongful Death Cases and Florida Law

19. July 2011

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The unexpected death of a loved one is always a sad event. The death of a loved one due to negligence or misconduct on the part of another is inexcusable. Wrongful death can take many forms. Its definition depends on the circumstances of the incident, but always as the result of someone else’s negligence or […]

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Auto Accidents and Florida Law

19. July 2011

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A car crash can be more than an inconvenience. The damage to your vehicle, yourself, and/or your passengers can be catastrophic. Vehicle crashes that cause personal injury from negligence are on the rise due to drivers:        being distracted        being unskilled        texting        using their cell phone        speeding […]

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Motorcycle Accidents and Florida Law

19. July 2011

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A motorcycle crash can be even deadlier than a car crash. The physical damage to your bike, yourself, and/or your passenger can be horrific. A motorcyclist often doesn’t stand a chance when involved in crashes with vehicles, even if they’ve prepared for the road by taking a motorcycle safety course. The broken bones, brain injuries, […]

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Truck Accidents and Florida Law

19. July 2011

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A truck crash is a scary and frightening experience. The damage to your truck, yourself, and/or your passengers might be life altering. Oftentimes, drivers of trucks or SUVs feel safer than the average driver of a car because they think their larger vehicle will keep them from being injured as badly. This can be the […]

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