PROOF OF THE PUDDING?

March 25th, 2024|

By Daniel L. Hightower It’s no secret that car insurance companies for careless/reckless drivers who cause motor vehicle crashes that injure innocent people want to settle the injury claims as cheaply as possible. That’s

Until I . . .

March 21st, 2024|

Until I . . . By Daniel L. Hightower Over the last 40 plus years, I’ve probably heard thousands of new clients say to me at their first office conference, “I didn’t

YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT, TOO?

May 11th, 2023|

When one of our recent prospective new injured clients first called our office, she insisted that she wanted to first meet and talk with a lawyer in person about her case, not a paralegal,

SUE HAPPY SOCIETY?

October 4th, 2022|

BY DANIEL L. HIGHTOWER As a lawyer who has been helping and representing people seriously or severely injured, or family members of people killed, in motor vehicle crashes and work accidents since 1976, I

New Name; Same Service

September 15th, 2022|

NEW NAME; SAME SERVICE I’m pleased to announce that after 35 years of Daniel L. Hightower, P.A., its lawyers and staff helping and representing the seriously injured in Marion County, Florida and Statewide, the

MOVE OVER

January 21st, 2022|

Two different tow truck drivers were killed in the line of duty/assisting at motor vehicle crash scenes in Marion County, Florida by other motorists in the last eight years. One tow truck driver on

OLD SCHOOL LAWYERING?

September 20th, 2021|

When I started helping and representing people with their injury cases in 1976, my philosophy was that I wanted to be the kind of lawyer for others that I would want to represent me

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED

April 28th, 2021|

DANIEL L. HIGHTOWER, P.A., LAWYER FIGHTING FOR ACCIDENT VICTIM JUSTICE SINCE 1976 For over 30 years, I and now my Senior Associate Attorney, Mark Tipton, have been representing and helping people who applied for

Congratulations!

December 22nd, 2020|

Congratulations to Daniel L. Hightower Personal Injury Lawyer Voted “Best Attorney” in 2020. Thank you to the Voters and to Ocala Magazine/OM From the Office Staff at Daniel L. Hightower, P.A.

SOMETIMES LESS IS MORE

June 30th, 2020|

The first time I heard this phrase years ago, it was confusing to me. And then over time, I saw and heard certain circumstances that made me better understand the wisdom in this

FULL VALUE?

May 21st, 2019|

Sometimes, it’s easy for a personal injury law firm to settle a severe injury or death case for a big number. It’s harder for a personal injury law firm to recover a full

HAVE BRIEFCASE; WILL TRAVEL

August 3rd, 2017|

Some time ago, one of my clients asked me if I help and represent people injured in work accident cases and motor vehicle crash cases that happen in places other than Marion County, Florida.

TRACTOR-TRAILER CRASHES

July 24th, 2017|

Most owners of tractor-trailers keep them well-maintained. Some don’t. Most drivers of tractor-trailers are alert and rested while they drive. Some aren’t. Since tractor-trailers can legally weigh up to 80,000 pounds loaded, tragic things

EXPERIENCE IS A DEAR SCHOOL

January 3rd, 2016|

My grandmother, Karrie Law, used to say that… “Experience is a dear school.” Of course, as a child and a young man, I didn’t fully understand the wisdom in that old saying. Now I

JURY SERVICE

October 21st, 2015|

When my friend asked me if I could get him out of his jury summons, I responded by saying, “Iraq or Ocala? Where do you want to serve your country?” It’s not quite that

DON’T PET THE SKUNK

August 10th, 2015|

My friend, Jack Knight, says, “The only way some people learn not to pet a skunk…is by petting a skunk.” And I see an analogy between that profound statement and automobile insurance coverages in

BABY OR BATHWATER?

March 17th, 2015|

Somebody asked me if I thought there are too many frivolous lawsuits today. I, like most people, define a frivolous lawsuit as one whose claims are supported by little or no evidence and so