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Injured in a Florida Car Accident without a Driver’s License – Does it Matter?

Posted by Guy DiMartino | Mar 09, 2013 | 0 Comments

Florida car accident lawyer, Guy S. DiMartino, discusses whether a car accident injury case will be negatively impacted because the injured person did not have a valid driver's license.

It could happen by accident or intentionally, you're driving your vehicle with a suspended or revoked driver's license, you're involved in a car accident, and you're injured. Will the fact that you did not have a driver's license impact the settlement or trial of your personal injury case? No. The insurance adjuster may bark about the fact that you did not have a license or the defense attorney may ask you questions about not having a license, but that is as far as it's going to go. A jury will never learn that you did not have a valid license at the time of the accident. The jury's job will be to determine who was at fault for the accident, the nature and extent of your injuries and whether or not your injuries are permanent. The fact that you did not have a valid driver's license is irrelevant to these issues.

Florida car accident law can be complex. If you have any questions about a Florida car accident, you can call me directly on my cell at (352) 267-9168.

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Guy DiMartino

I have loved helping people in need for almost three decades.  It has been my privilege to serve people as their pastor, chiropractor, and lawyer.  The current focus of my legal practice and life’s passion is helping the seriously injured receive complete compensation for their injuries. I am a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. What that really means is that I am no stranger to the courtroom.  I have successfully tried and handled serious cases in state and federal courts.  My backgrounds in both law and chiropractic medicine have given me a unique perspective, extensive knowledge, and wide experience to serve those I represent. For years as a chiropractic physician, I treated my patients to alleviate their pain and suffering. Now as their lawyer, I fight to bring them financial compensation for their pain and suffering. During my years of service, I have handled many traumatic injury cases ranging from the traumatic amputation of a limb to brain and spinal cord injury.  I consider it an honor to serve you and your family. When a person entrusts me and I accept to represent them, I don’t take that relationship and responsibility lightly. My approach is that we work as a team. We are partners and our goal is the best outcome for you and your family with the highest level of communication throughout. I am always available by phone or email to discuss my potential representation of your injury case. I handle cases throughout Florida. Education: National University of Health Sciences – BS (1984), DC (1986) Valparaiso University School of Law – JD, summa cum laude (1999) Bar Admissions: Florida (2000), Indiana (1999), Illinois (2000, expired); US District Courts of Appeals (11th Circuit, 7th Circuit); United States District Courts: Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; Northern and Central Districts of Illinois; and District of Colorado. Certification:  Civil Trial, Florida Bar Guy DiMartino on Google+ – Circle Guy on Google+ Guy DiMartino on Google+

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