Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

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February 23, 2016

Uninsured motorist accidents | Orlando, FloridaYou probably know that Florida drivers are required to carry a minimum amount of liability insurance, but what you may not know is that they are not required to carry bodily injury (BI) liability insurance. That means that even those drivers who meet the legal insurance requirements do not necessarily have any funds available to pay for your medical bills and other losses if they seriously injure you....

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February 22, 2016

Our attorneys in Orlando understand the pain of losing a loved one all too well. The grieving process is amplified when a family member is taken from us unexpectedly. Our auto accident lawyer, Ron Gilbert, lost his nephew in a truck accident. He worked closely with his family, and together they won a just settlement.

No amount of money can compensate for your loss, but a settlement can ease your financial worries during this difficult time.

The law offices of Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter are celebrating our 10th anniversary in Orlando...

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February 18, 2016

One of the most heartwarming aspects of personal injury cases is when we have the opportunity to change a child's life forever. After an accident led to a baby's brain injury, Ron Gilbert, one of our skilled attorneys, helped the mother take immediate action and give the child proper medical care. 18 years after the accident, Gilbert received a graduation notice from the mother. That child was able to grow up and become a high school graduate thanks to Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter.

Our law office is celebrating our 10th anniversary! With over 30 years of experience, we have helped many...

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February 17, 2016

Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter is honored to announce that our Associate, Vanessa Brice, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association (CFTLA). This select group of attorneys helps oversee the non-profit organization. CFTLA was created to bring together lawyers who are driven to uphold the Florida civil justice system and strengthen its foundation.

Ms. Brice has been a valuable part of our team since 2007, when she first joined us as a summer intern. Her connection with so many of our clients gave her the...

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January 18, 2016

When it comes to a personal injury claim, there is not a pre-determined worth. Each case is personal and unique. There are many factors that may be taken into consideration with these cases. In addition to physical injuries and medical treatment, there may be a number of non-physical losses and harms involved.

The best way to determine what your claim may be worth is to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer for a consultation.

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January 13, 2016

We know that when it comes to choosing a lawyer there are a ton of options to choose from. It is important to do thorough research when choosing an attorney and above all make sure that you feel comfortable with who you choose.

The lawyers at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter pride themselves in their personal relationships with clients. Each partner and lawyer we have not only meets with their client personally for a consultation but also handles their case personally. We want each person to feel like they are part of our family, not just a file number. We are...

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December 22, 2015

We are quickly approaching the end of the holiday season with New Year's Eve marking the end of 2015 and the start of a new year! As with 4th of July, New Year's Eve is a popular time for fireworks, which brings about the matter of safety.

The safest thing you can do is to view a public fireworks show, where you are at a safe distance and safety precautions are taken by those putting on the show. However, if you are planning on celebrating with your own fireworks, it's important to be aware of your states specific firework laws.

Many states put certain restrictions, or a full ban on the use of fireworks. While some people...

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December 21, 2015

Nursing home negligence cases are some of the saddest and most difficult cases we see at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter. In many of these cases, the victim has already passed due to neglect on the part of their caretaker, which in these cases would be the nursing home.

In a case where your loved one has already passed, the family is still due to recover compensation. Nathan P. Carter gives insight on what type of recovery is available in a situation where a loved one is still alive, and what may due to the family of a loved one who has already passed:...

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December 16, 2015

When you sustain an injury at work in the state of Florida, there are two possible cases that you may have: workers compensation and/or a third party case.

Workers compensation cases have very specific rules and require a claim to be made within a certain time frame. Due to the nature of the process, it is highly recommend you contact one of our dedicated workers compensation lawyers.

A third party case occurs when an outside company, such as a vendor, is the responsible...

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December 09, 2015

When you have been injured due to the negligence of a city, government, or any other municipality employee, there are many laws that apply to the situation.

For injuries of this sort, the statute of limitations is typically shorter and there may be a cap on damages that you may receive.

Due to the complexity of these cases and the differing laws, it is important you contact an attorney right away if you have sustained injury at the fault of a city or government employee.

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