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car accident3If you or someone close to you has been injured due to the negligence of another person, you can seek compensation for your injuries through a negligence claim. Issues of liability can be complex, and insurance companies can often be a nightmare to deal with. This is precisely where we come in. Robert Dixon is a highly skilled Miami personal injury lawyer who is well versed in this area of law and can help you get the compensation you deserve.

In Hubner v. Old Republic Insurance Co., the Fifth District held that a Boy Scouts of America Volunteer who was injured in a car crash when returning home from an Eagle Scout Project was deemed to be within the scope of his duties as a “registered volunteer” at the time of the accident for the purposes of insurance.

The facts of the case are as follows. Alan Norton was a registered volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America. He routinely participated in Boy Scout activities. Prior to the accident, Norton was helping a scout complete an Eagle Scout project. The project entailed cleaning up a cemetery that had become messy because of overgrown trees and debris. The cleanup effort took a few weeks in total. Continue reading →