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Consult Our Orlando Claim Attorney If Your Property Insurance Claim Has Been Denied

Few things are more frustrating for homeowners than submitting a property insurance claim and having it denied. Property insurance, or homeowners insurance, is supposed to help you recover after damage has occurred to your home by providing you with compensation so you can afford to make repairs. But many insurance providers will do all that […]

Surgeon’s License Revoked, Court Stays Revocation during Appeal, Woman Dies

The death of thirty year old Lattia Baumeister of IL is shocking because the Florida Board of Medicine revoked Dr. Osakatukei “Osak” Omulepu’s medical license a few short weeks ago. This week, The First District Court of Appeals denied the Florida Department of Health’s request to restrict Omulepu from performing plastic surgeries during Omulepu’s appeal […]

Insurance Claim Denied? Call us today.

If your insurance claim for damage due to hurricane, fire, lightning, water, hail or sinkhole was denied, you may have options. Call us today to determine if there are any benefits under your insurance policy that are owed.

Important CDL Law Changes

Familiarize yourself with current law changes for Florida commercial driver’s license holders. IMPORTANT LAW CHANGES §48.03, Florida Statutes: Adds civil traffic cases to the types of court cases for which service of process may be made on a witness by US mail. §119.0712, Florida Statutes: Customer e-mail addresses collected by the DHSMV while conducting driver […]

I Was Injured in a Car Accident. Should I Hire a Car Accident Attorney?

If you have been injured in a car accident in Florida, you may be wondering if it’s a good idea to hire a car accident attorney. Not all auto accidents require legal representation, but if the accident resulted in personal injuries and/or financial loss, it’s a good idea to at least consult a car accident […]

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Letting Others Use Your Ride? Think Again.

Florida’s Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine states that the owner of an inherently dangerous instrument, which includes tools and vehicles, is liable for injuries caused by its operation. Think twice about who you are letting get behind the wheel of your vehicle. Know the law. Enjoy the weekend.

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Tip of the Day: Use Keywords in Your Email Subject Lines

When you send an email, the first thing your recipient sees is the subject line, so make sure it’s as clear as possible: What is your email’s purpose? What do you want your recipient to do? Take a page from military personnel. Their subject lines use keywords in all caps to note the email’s purpose. […]

Safe and Relaxing Weekend

The Beregovich Law Firm wishes you a safe and relaxing weekend. For emergencies, please call our after hours line at (407) 809-4800 and leave a message. #tellusyourstory #beregovichlaw

Lawyers Advising on Marijuana Laws May Violate Ethics Rules

Have medical or recreational marijuana laws been enacted in your state? While medical and recreational marijuana laws are being passed in various states, it is still illegal to manufacture, distribute or dispense a controlled substance under federal law. Many states are issuing ethics opinions which effectively bar attorneys from advising on state marijuana laws while […]

A Gift for Lawyers 2016

Is there a special lawyer on your list this season? Check out the American Bar Association’s recommendations on 2016’s Gifts for Lawyers. Click here.

First Self Driving Uber in San Francisco Runs Red Light

California demands that Uber obtain permits for its fleet of Volvo self-driving vehicles. On its first day in operation, the autonomous vehicle blew through a red light in San Francisco. Fortunately, no one was injured. Uber claims that self-driving vehicles will make driving safer. Ironically, video of the incident was captured by the dash cam […]

Supreme Court Rejects NFL and Allows $1B NFL Concussion Settlement

Thanks to The Supreme Court, thousands of former pro football players who have been diagnosed with brain injuries linked to repeated concussions will receive a share of the estimated $1 billion settlement with the NFL. The payments could begin in 90 to 120 days. Read more here.

Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier.

Building the best life does not require fealty to feelings in the name of authenticity, but rather rebelling against negative impulses and acting right even when we don’t feel like it. In a nutshell, acting grateful can actually make you grateful. This is a great article by Arthur C. Brooks in the New York Times. […]

Can There Be Personal Liability With Limited Liability Companies?

People usually open Florida Limited Liability Companies not only to obtain beneficial tax treatment but also to ensure the members can avoid personal responsibility of corporate obligations. Florida law generally provides for limited liability for owners and managers by stating that members and managers of a limited liability company “ [are] not personally liable, directly […]

U.S. Foreign Investor Program Funding Luxury Projects, Provisions Set to Expire December 9

The federal EB-5 immigration program meant to encourage investment in the United States from wealthy foreigners is increasingly supporting large luxury real estate projects, not the development in the rural and downtrodden districts that some say were the original targets of the program. Portions of the EB-5 program are set to expire December 9. Read […]

USCIS Announces Increase in Fees for Immigration Applications Effective December 23, 2016

On October 24, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announces a final rule published in the Federal Register adjusting the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. The new fees will be effective December 23, 2016. This is the first fee increase made by USCIS since November 2010. USCIS is almost entirely funded by the […]

Socioeconomic Status & Location Increase Risk of Bicycle Injury to Kids, Study Finds

A new study finds that kids with lower socioeconomic status and kids riding on the sidewalk or in rural areas have an increased risk of bicycle injury. Authors of the study who compared bicyclists under 20 years of age, from 1990 to 2015, in 5 different countries urge drivers to stay alert on roadways. Read […]

Protecting Your Homestead Proceeds Upon Sale of Property

In a ruling which is useful for sellers of their primary residences, the Supreme Court of Florida affirmed the protected status of funds generated by the sale of a homestead property. The issue was whether proceeds from the sale of a debtor’s homestead retain their Article X, Section 4 Florida constitutional protection against a writ […]

Alternatives to Pain Pills Often Denied by Insurance Companies

Its discerning that insurance companies often deny coverage for alternatives to strong pain pills when nerve simulators, biofeedback, acupuncture, cognitive therapy, prolotherapy and PRP are so widely available with tremendous results. Watch the NBC Nightly News Report here

Big Tobacco Slapped with $6.4 Million Verdict, $0 in Punitive Damages

The question of addiction was at the heart of Prentice v. R.J. Reynolds, 2008-CA-000386 where a jury returned a verdict of $6.4 million to the family of a Florida smoker who died of emphysema. No money was awarded for punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds. Read more here.

You’ve Got Mail: Misconceptions about Email Delivery

Have you, your staff, or a client ever sent an important email that the recipient claimed he or she did not receive? Understanding the common misconceptions about email delivery, i.e. ‘read receipt’ and ‘delivery receipt’ notifications, will help your business. It will also reinforce the importance of follow-up. Read more here.

Hurricane Matthew Damage Assessment for Orange County

Based on an email from Rick Singh, Orange County Property Appraiser, the rough estimate of total damage inflicted by Hurricane Matthew is assessed at approximately $552,129.00 (subject to change). If you have any questions or concerns about property damage, you can contact the OCPA at (407) 836-5044.

Florida Approves 14.5% Workers’ Comp Rate Hike in Response to Court Rulings

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) has given contingent approval for an overall statewide workers’ compensation rate increase of 14.5 percent to take effect Dec. 1, 2016. The rate increase is in response to two recent Supreme Court rulings undoing reforms passed in 2003 and rocking the state’s workers’ compensation system. Read more here.

Dealing with Your Insurance Carrier in the Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew – Practice Tip

Hurricane Matthew threatens Florida and  its effects will be felt far beyond the eye of the storm, including potential impact to buildings and structures by devastating wind, rain, storm surges, snapped or uprooted trees, roadway signs and large airborne projectiles. Regardless of whether you OWN or RENT, take pictures and/or video of the interior and […]

The Disturbing Rise in Traffic Deaths in the First Half of 2016

Experts say that self-driving vehicles drive more safely than humans, a theory contradicted when several Tesla Model S vehicles crashed this year while in autonomous driving mode. The number of roadway deaths spiked by 10% in the first half of 2016. Read on here.  

‘Quiet on the Set’ with Johan Hernandez

A very special ‘thank you’ goes out to our photographer and videographer, Johan Hernandez @ Media Mercy, for producing distinctive visual material consistent with our unique brand and mission. You are a true professional with a “sure shot.” You can browse more works and connect with Johan here.

A Growing Industry: Insurance for Shooting Someone in Self-Defense

Programs like U.S. Law Shield promise to defend gun owners for free if they shoot someone in self-defense. Click here to read more.

Feeling Vulnerable? Orlando Police Department Offers Free Residential Security Surveys – Watch Video

Feeling vulnerable these days? Orlando Police Department is offering free on-site security surveys of your home to give you and your family tips on how to better secure your home from intruders. Watch the video here and call 407-246-2369.

Leaving the ‘Big Fish, Small Pond’ Mentality Behind

More challenging ponds allow you to exercise in ways small ponds never allow. Don’t limit yourself and never say never. Learn more here.  

Medicare Eligible? Open your Mail and Read it Carefully

A special Medicare provision called “seamless conversion,” allows private health insurance companies to automatically enroll individuals who become eligible for Medicare. Some health insurance companies are automatically signing members of its non-Medicare insurance plans into their Medicare plans when they reach 65, the age of Medicare eligibility. You can opt out. Read your mail carefully. Click […]

Self-Driving Cars to Slash Auto Insurance Rates by 40%

With major car manufactures embracing self-driving technology, experts predict that insurance rates will drop 40% by 2050 as automation makes driving vehicles safer. For more information, click here.  

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Exploding onto the Market … and while Charging. Feds recall

Feds recall Samsung Galaxy Note 7 amid reports of exploding devices. Read more here.  

Andres Beregovich featured in Orlando Style Magazine’s ‘Legal Elite’

Orlando Style Magazine features prominent local lawyers in a section dubbed, ‘Legal Elite.’ Andres Beregovich is grateful for the opportunity to be recognized and join other distinguished colleagues in this celebrated forum. Pick up a copy of the September issue or click here to view the article!

Driving For Uber Could Invalidate Your Personal Auto Insurance Policy

Florida Statute 324.021 requires minimum insurance on all road vehicles. Review your personal auto insurance policy to determine if there is an exclusion for “driving-for-hire.” If you are in an accident while driving an Uber or using any ride-share app, coverage under your personal auto insurance policy for property and/or bodily injury damages under Florida […]

Need Plans for Saturday & Sunday? Experience Pop Art Prints at Mennello Museum of American Art

Pop Art took the American art scene by storm approximately 50 years ago. Pop Art Prints presents a selection of 37 prints from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection and is part of a series that highlights objects from the Smithsonian’s collection that are rarely on public view from artists such as Robert Indiana, Jasper […]

Sham Accounts Meet Internal Quotas at Wells Fargo

At Wells Fargo, widespread illegal banking practices by employees secretly ripped off customers to meet internal quotas. Approximately 1% of Wells Fargo employees systematically engaged in a practice of opening 1.5 million fake bank and credit card accounts from real customers without their consent. Customers often accumulated late fees in the hundreds of thousands. Read […]

Will Short-Term Rentals/Airbnb Adversely Affect My Homeowner’s Insurance?

Your short term rentals to strangers on Craigslist or Airbnb may have long-term consequences. Know the risks before you rent out a room or apartment. Review this page for helpful tips to all homeowners who are considering renting out their space.  

Customer Service is Gold, Tell Us Your Story

Questions after a car accident? You can call or email us immediately at concierge@beregovichlaw.com #beregovichlaw #tellusyourstory

Pulse Shooting OneOrlando Fund Claim Forms Deadline September 12, 2016 – for Deceased Victim, Injured Victim & Present at Pulse

OneOrlando Fund claim forms are now available online for deceased victims, injured victims and persons present at the Pulse nightclub shooting. Please be advised that the deadline to file a claim is September 12, 2016. The OneOrlando Fund Administrator intends to review all claims by September 26, 2016. It is recommended that families of the […]

September is National Preparedness Month

Hurricane season is here. Do you have an emergency plan in the case of disaster? Take time to learn and prepare now by reviewing the City of Orlando’s Emergency Management page and available resources. It takes a second for disaster to strike – be prepared. Call us today. #tellusyourstory #beregovichlaw

New Mexico high court urges judges to be discreet on social media

While Judges are not banned from judicial use of social media, online comments and befriending may be misconstrued by the public. The New Mexico Supreme Court’s opinion parallels the position expressed by the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Formal Ethics Opinion 462, issued Feb. 21, 2013. “A judge may participate in […]

Your Network is Your Net Worth

You are not an island. Encourage yourself to extend yourself and to express yourself. Networking is important! read here.

Researchers Able to ‘Hack’ into Tesla’s Self-Driving Autopilot Feature

Tesla’s autopilot feature is in the spotlight again as it experienced its first crash outside of the U.S. last week in Beijing, China. Tesla suffered its first autopilot fatality in Florida this past May. Researches have also stated that they have found a way to remotely hack the Tesla autopilot feature, essentially jamming the radar […]

Which State Has the Worst Drivers in the U.S.?

New research and data from SmartAsset points to states with the worst drivers living in the Southeast region in the United States. Read this article to see which state tops the list for worst drivers in the U.S. Are you surprised?  

City of Orlando Adding New Bicycle-Friendly Routes

Bike share ridership in Orlando is up! The City of Orlando has made it easier for bicyclists and automobiles to co-exist by adding shared lanes. The “sharrows” are shared-lane roadway markings and have been added to Orlando Urban Trail to Cady Way Trail, Bike Share Station Connection and Gertrude’s Walk/Bike Share Connections. Click here for […]

Burgers or Caviar? Do You Know the Level of Customer Service Your Lawyer is Serving?

No two law firms are the same. As a client, think about how many phone calls and messages you’ve left your lawyer. Do you get a call back? How quickly? Does your lawyer know who you are and what your case is about? Certainly, answers may vary. Nonetheless, in a market saturated with law firms, […]

6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Suspects Have Privacy Interest in Mug Shot

One small step forward for internet privacy. Federal suspects awarded privacy interest in their mug shot. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) does not automatically trigger release of said photos. Read more here.

Meet ‘Graham,’ Life-size Human Body Designed to Absorb High-Impact Car Crashes

Our human bodies are vulnerable to injuries from high-speed and high-impact motor vehicle crashes. ‘Graham,’ is an interactive human model developed to demonstrate and better understand the effects of car crashes on the human body as part of a safety campaign by the Transport Accident Commission of Victoria, Australia. Learn more and check out the […]

Self-Driving Bus of the Future by Mercedes Benz Tested in Amsterdam

Mercedes Benz, pioneer in the development of autonomous trucks, creates a modern and efficient self-driving bus which recognizes traffic lights, pedestrians and bicyclists using cameras, radar and GPS. Read more here.  

Car ‘Accident’ or Car ‘Crash’? Advocates Push to Change Semantics

Historically, state statutes governing roadway negligence by default use the word ‘accidents’ to describe roadway incidents. However, safety advocates are pushing legislatures to stop trivializing the word ‘accident’ by recognizing that most traffic collisions are caused by human error, and, therefore, should be referred to as ‘crashes.’ Almost all crashes stem from driver behavior like […]

Looking For LAW In All The Wrong Places: 5 Tips For Finding The Right Attorney Relationship For You

How do you choose a lawyer? Read “Looking For LAW In All The Wrong Places: 5 Tips For Finding The Right Attorney Relationship For You” compliments of our awesome ghost writer.  

Suze Orman and U.S. Army Reserve Command team up to provide soldiers with financial saavy

Support our troops! Suze Orman, renowned financial expert, and Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command are devoted to strengthening soldiers’ financial goals through informational videos, town hall discussions, barracks visits and publications by signing a four-year gratuitous services agreement. What have you done lately to […]

Court at The Hague issues harsh maritime law decision rejecting China’s claim to South China Sea

An unprecedented legal decision was handed down by a permanent tribunal at The Hague, rejecting Beijing’s controversial territorial claims to the South China Sea. The ruling was based on the United Nations conventions on maritime law is considered legally binding. This case and long-awaited maritime law decision precludes China the right to military expansion, harvesting […]

Florida’s 511 Traveler Information System – download free app

Did you know that you can check traffic information in Florida from any device using Florida’s 511 Traveler Information system by the FLDOT? This system allows you to check roadways for crashes, congestion, construction and view traffic cameras. Register for My Florida 511 to plan custom routes and receive personalized alerts. Summer is in full-swing […]

‘Slowpokes’, move over or, ticket!

Most of the articles and information that we post are aimed at educating our clients and community about driving for the safety and protection of others, auto accidents and insurance law. The Beregovich Law Firm is your premier, boutique personal injury law firm! States like Tennessee, New Jersey and Florida have recently started to pass […]

Florida SunPass Newsletter Published

Florida SunPass customers offered interoperable use in NC, GA and SC and new Centralized Customer Service Center. For more information, check out the link here: http://www.floridasturnpike.com/sunpassages/16.summer/steering-column.html