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All of these short videos discuss topics relevant to civil trial law, such as: insurance coverage, personal injury protection, comparative fault and premises liability, just to name a few. Video subject matter and run-time are listed below.  Click on the image to play.

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Video Icon Board CertifiedBoard Certified Attorneys – Is it important to hire a Florida Bar Board Certified attorney? What does it mean to be “Board Certified?” Are the attorneys at Kerrigan Estess Rankin McLeod & Thompson, LLP Board Certified?

Features attorneys Randy Thompson and Mike McLeod. (2:13)

 

Video Icon Uninsured Motorist CoverageUninsured Motorist Coverage – Auto insurance coverage in Florida can be confusing.  Uninsured Motorist or “UM” coverage is optional coverage in Florida.  What is “UM?”  Do you need it?  What are the risks of not having UM coverage?

Features attorneys Randy Thompson and Mike McLeod. (2:48)

 

Video Icon Personal Injury ProtectionPersonal Injury Protection – Florida is called a “No Fault” state.  Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance is sometimes referred to as “No Fault” insurance.  What is PIP?  How does legislation enacted in 2013 change PIP coverage?

Features attorneys Randy Thompson and Mike McLeod. (2:49)

 

Video Icon MediationMediation – The procedure or program where the wronged party and his/her attorney meet with an insurance company representative and a trained mediator in an effort to resolve a claim and avoid a trial.

Features attorneys Randy Thompson and Mike McLeod. (3:15)

 

Video Icon Premises LiabilityPremises Liability – People can be injured in a variety of different ways, predominantly in vehicle accidents. But sometimes injuries occur because of a dangerous place or premises. What are the basics of premises liability?

Features attorneys Randy Thompson and Mike McLeod. (3:15)

 

Causation-thumb-100What is Causation? – A critical legal link between establishing responsibility for an event and recovering money for a particular client. How is causation established? Why is it important?

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan. (2:22)

 

Damages-thumb-100What are Damages? – Broadly defined, damages can be described as anything that has happened as a consequence of a negligent act which causes a particular outcome.

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan. (1:25)

 

Video Icon Sovereign ImmunitySovereign Immunity – At Common Law, you could not sue the King of England. Later, in the USA, each state passed laws allowing a claim against the government of that state, its counties and cities. A claim against the state must be properly pursued.

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan. (5:53)

Video Icon Florida Wrongful DeathFlorida Wrongful Death or Accidental Death Statute – A claim made by family members for a loved one accidentally killed provides that certain relatives of the deceased may be entitled to damages. This video explains the Florida Wrongful Death Statute.

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan. (4:23)

VideoThumb Dog Bite Dog Attack Bob KerriganDog Bites & Dog Attacks – We love our dogs, but when one bites someone the owner is responsible for the harm caused. This video explains the function of the Dog Bite Statute and who should post a “Bad Dog” yard sign.

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan. (4:34)

 

Video Icon Medical Malpractice Bob KerriganMedical Malpractice – Cases dealing with medical malpractice involve a very complicated and difficult area of the law, requiring special knowledge and expertise on the part of the lawyer.

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan (5:49)

 

Video Icon Comparative Fault Bob KerriganComparative Fault – What is comparative fault? How does it work? If I am partly at fault may I recover for my injuries? These questions and others are answered in this short video discusses comparative fault in accidents and other claims.

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan (4:56)

 

Video Icon Dram Shop Act Bob KerriganDram Shop Act in Florida – Are bar owners responsible for allowing customers to get roaring drunk, leave the bar, drive and then cause the death of another person?

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan (6:44)

 

Video Icon Motorcycle Accidents 100Motorcycle Accidents“Look for Motorcycles”… a catchy slogan, but people riding motorcycles are injured or killed every day and we have extensive experience with these type of cases.

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan (5:47)

 

Video Icon Commercial Truck Accidents 100Commercial Truck Accidents – Accidents involving vehicles used in the commercial trucking industry require a lawyer’s specialized understanding of the many rules and regulations of the trucking industry.

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan (5:38)

 

Video Icon Preparation-Preservation Evidence 100Preparation & Preservation – When any accident occurs, so much evidence is lost with time. Adequate preparation and investigation is extremely important in all kinds of accidents.

Features attorney Bob Kerrigan (4:23)