Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Orlando In Florida, selecting the different coverage options for your motor vehicle can be confusing. However, one of the most important, if not the most important coverage your car insurance should have is underinsured motorist coverage. It’s simple, underinsured motorist coverage (UM) is the only coverage that will make sure you […]
New Year New Laws
It’s a new year and that means new laws have gone into effect in the State of Florida. Below is a review of some of the laws that took effect when Florida rang in 2021. School Buses While a law is already in effect that prohibits motorists from passing a stopped school bus or driving […]
What Does PIP Cover?
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage is a mandatory coverage that all Florida policies for automobiles must have. So if you have Florida car insurance, you have PIP. It provides $10,000 in benefits for medical, disability and death benefits. Who does it cover? The $10,000 is per each covered person. In theory, every person in or […]
Snedaker Spotlight: Breast Cancer Awareness
Attorney Shannon Snedaker had the opportunity to speak with Zach Williams, Lead Radiology Consultant for University Diagnostic Institute (UDI). With offices conveniently located in Winter Park, Orlando, and Longwood, UDI is a full service imaging center that offers MRIs, CT scans, DEXA, and ultrasound. In addition, UDI offers 3D mammograms for breast cancer screenings. During […]
Premises Liability: Slip and Fall
Premises Liability & Slip and Fall Claims A slip and fall or a trip and fall is one type of personal injury claim that falls under the premises liability umbrella. How do you know if you have a claim for personal injury after you experience a slip and fall or trip and fall? Here are […]
What is Mediation?
Mediation in Legal Disputes Mediation is a process in which parties come together to try to resolve a legal dispute. In Florida, mediation is ordered by the court in every personal injury case when a lawsuit is filed. Below is an outline of what to expect during the mediation process. The Mediator A mediator is […]
Attorney Snedaker Receives Recognition
Attorney Shannon Snedaker received an honorable recognition for being the founding member of Seminole County Florida Association for Women Lawyers. As the founding member, she served as the inaugural President for the organization from 2018 – 2020. The organization, which is a chapter of the state Florida Association for Women Lawyers, was established in November […]
Attorney Snedaker Interviewed by CBC News
Attorney Shannon Snedaker, who represents individuals who have been victims of human trafficking, was interviewed by CBC News regarding the class action lawsuit filed against Peter Nygard. Mr. Nygard, a former fashion executive, has been accused of sexually assaulting several women over the course of multiple decades. The class action lawsuit filed against Mr. Nygard […]
What is a Hearing?
You may have heard the term “hearing” before as it relates to law. A hearing is a court proceeding when a particular issue is brought before a judge to determine the outcome of that specific issue. You may have heard this term before and not fully understood it. This article outlines what issues go before […]
What Happens after My Personal Injury Case Settles?
What Happens at the End of my Personal Injury Case? Ninety-seven percent of personal injury claims in the State of Florida settle prior to going to trial. Many clients ask the same questions…’what happens after my case settles?’, ‘when will I get paid?’, ‘what is a release?’, ‘do I have to pay my providers?’ Even […]