Bicycle Accidents And Personal Injury: What Victims Need To Know

It can be extremely dangerous to ride a bicycle when sharing the road with motor vehicles. In 2015 alone, approximately 467,000 American bicyclists suffered an injury, and 1,000 lost their lives in a fatal accident. Even biking in the designated lanes for bicyclists can be… read more

Damages That You Can Seek After An Auto Accident Injury

Injuries happen all the time. From car accidents alone, approximately 3 million people are injured every year on roadways in the United States. If you have been injured in an auto accident, it’s important to consider seeking legal assistance so that you can receive fair… read more

Can One Phone Call Really Make A Difference?

Someone stopped by our office the other day and asked us if talking to the ‘other insurance company’ was a good idea. We often get ‘walk-ins’ at our office, and even though we make appointments in the interest of efficiency, we love when people feel… read more

Accident Checklist For Your Glove Compartment

Be prepared:  Keep this checklist in your glove compartment along with an instant camera if you do not have a smart phone. Immediately after the accident: Your immediate safety needs attention.  If there is potential for risk to you, please stay in your car. Move to… read more

What is a Diminished Value Claim?

At Allen Law Firm, we often get questions about Diminished Value Claims.  Diminished Value (DV) claims involve a claim for the difference between what a pre-accident car was worth, and the market value of the car, post-repair.  If the accident was clearly caused by another… read more

5 Reasons You Need Allen Law Firm-Personal Injury Attorney in Gainesville

We are often asked by our client’s why an attorney is so important for a personal injury case.  It may be that the driver at fault is insured by a large, familiar insurance company that the client feels is a good company and therefore, must… read more

Trampoline Parks -What You Need To Know

Trampoline parks are popping up all over the place.  While we all want to allow our children to enjoy themselves in many forms of exercise, we can’t always predict the outcome of an event that may end in an injury.  Trampoline parks have what insurance… read more

Are there Dog Bite Laws in Florida?

Dogs are great companions. In fact, we love dogs so much, our dog Dexter is Allen Law’s own mascot! But sometimes, when dogs are trained incorrectly or when they are scared and vulnerable, they can lash out at humans and bite. If a dog bites… read more

Top 5 Most Common Personal Injury Claims

One would think that this is a huge variety of claims that a Personal Injury Lawyer in Gainesville might experience, but it’s actually not the case.  While each case is different with respect to injury or personal experience, there are really 5 common cases that… read more

What Happens After A Personal Injury Claim Is Finalized?

It is common in personal injury claims that the negotiation of the value of your case does not begin until you are finished with any medical treatment and all of your injuries and damages have been identified, evaluated and addressed. The claim process begins when… read more