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Articles by: Philip Snyder

Why There Are So Many Trucking Accidents and How An Experienced Attorney Can Help!

By Philip M. Snyder Posted in Personal Injury

After a recent wave of articles concerning an increase in trucking crashes, I wanted to shed some light as to the importance of hiring a personal injury attorney with experience in these types of crashes as opposed to a “jack-of-all-trades” personal injury attorney. Trucking crashes are much more complicated than typical car crashes.      Assume you’re involved in a crash with a tractor-trailer or box […]

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How Cases Are Valued?

By Philip M. Snyder Posted in Law Blog, Personal Injury

Many car accident victims have a misconception as to why car accident cases settle for certain dollar amounts.   A lot of the misconception revolves around stories of “what others have received” for “similar” car accident cases. This article will shed some light as to how INSURANCE COMPANIES value your car accident case.  Spoiler alert: it is not what you think.   […]

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Top 10 Car Accident Mistakes Victims Make Do During Holiday Season

By Philip M. Snyder Posted in Law Blog, Personal Injury

Due to the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, Thanksgiving and Christmas is not only the time of “giving” but of car crashes. In advance of the holidays, and back by popular demand, here is my list of top 10 mistakes car accident victims make before hiring a personal injury attorney. Top 10 mistakes […]

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How To Handle Rape or Sexual Violence on College Campus

By Philip M. Snyder Posted in Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Law Blog, Personal Injury

If you are a victim of rape or sexual violence on a college campus, it is imperative you speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. Rape is a horribly traumatic event which can leave an indelible mark on one’s life. In addition to harsh criminal penalties, the assailant should be responsible for compensating you for […]

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How To Deal With Delayed Pain After A Car Crash

By Philip M. Snyder Posted in Law Blog, Personal Injury

As a personal injury attorney, I am oftentimes advised by new clients that they began to suffer from back and neck pain THREE days following a car crash. For some reason, THREE seem to be the magic number on when a client’s injuries surface post-crash, regardless of the type of impact (low impact or high impact). Here […]

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What Is A Contingency Fee Agreement In Personal Injury Cases?

By Philip M. Snyder Posted in Law Blog, Personal Injury

As accident and injury attorneys in Plantation, Florida, we oftentimes receive inquiries from prospective clients involved in automobile accidents and slip or falls regarding our fee structure. More specifically, these prospective clients ask, “What is a “contingency fee agreement”?” and “Will you take the case even if I cannot afford to pay a retainer?” Personal […]

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