What To Do In Case Of An Automobile Accident

If a person is injured in an automobile accident in Florida and suffers permanent personal injuries due to someone else’s negligence, the injured person is entitled to monetary compensation for pain and suffering, mental anguish and inconvenience, along with payment for out of pocket medical bills and lost wages. In order to help ensure that your right to collect against a negligent person is protected, there are several important steps that a person should take after an automobile accident occurs. First and most importantly, it is essential that police authorities are contacted and called to the scene. After an automobile collision, you may be approached by the at-fault party who asks you not to call the police and that he or she will “take care of everything.” Never trust this appro...

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Cecere Santana, PA Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary!

This summer, Cecere Santana, PA celebrates 10 years since partners Michael Cecere and Erick Santana decided to join forces and open Cecere Santana, PA. Attorneys Cecere and Santana met in the early 90s when they were both insurance adjusters for State Farm Insurance Company. Their paths crossed again in 1996 when they attended Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University. After graduating and practicing law for several years, the attorneys decided to combine their years of experience in personal injury and property claims and in 2008 they opened their first office in Sunrise. At the time, the firm consisted of two attorneys and three case managers. Since then, Cecere Santana has moved to a larger office in Plantation and the team has grown to four attorneys and more than 10 paralegals, case managers and support staff, with the sole purpose of offering our client...

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Cecere Santana can Help with Hurricane Irma Claims

Hurricane Irma continues to threaten Florida in the upcoming days. As many of us run around trying to get our home and families ready for the storm, it's equally important to have your hurricane insurance matters in order. This is the time to review your policy and prepare in case you need to file a claim. Following are some important reminders: •Take still pictures or videos of your house and personal belongings to insure there is no doubt as to what you owned before the storm. •Gather receipts for expensive items you may have purchased. •For those without a receipt, create an inventory: make, model, year of purchase and cost. •Save information in a safe place where it cannot be destroyed. •Consider an electronic copy of these documents or sending a copy to a friend or family member out of state. If you have any questions after a loss, our firm can help you with your pro...

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Cecere Santana Supports Food Drive

In collaboration with "Feeding South Florida," Cecere Santana, P.A. is hosting it's 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Please bring non-perishable items, such as stuffing, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, boxed potatoes, etc. to our offices. We will be collecting these items until Monday, November 21st. Items may be dropped-off between 9 am - 5 pm at:

Cecere Santana, PA 13680 NW 5th Street Suite 230 Sunrise, FL 33325

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Attorneys at Cecere Santana Examine Hurricane Preparedness and Protecting Property

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be the most active since 2012. In light of this, attorneys at Cecere Santana, which focuses on cases relating to property damage and personal injury, stress people be prepared to protect not only themselves, but their assets. “People need to prepare now,” said Erick Santana, a founding partner at Cecere Santana. “First and foremost, have a plan to protect you and your family. Don’t wait until it is too late to secure water, food and safety supplies. Once a storm begins, stay inside and ride it out.” In regards to insurance and protecting assets in the event property is damaged or destroyed by a storm, attorney Michael Cecere lists the following three tips: No. 1: Be prepared to document a claim before it occurs. “Take still pictures or videos of your house and personal belongings to ensure there is no doubt as to...

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Disney Bus Crash Results in Florida Fatality

The Orlando Sentinel recently reported that a woman died after she crashed her car into a Walt Disney Bus. Apparently, the driver ran through a red light in her SUV when she collided with the Disney bus, that was transporting guests, and another vehicle. The SUV driver sped through the red light on West Buena Vista Drive and Western Way at around 2:30 a.m. Evidently, the bus and third vehicle were driving south on Buena Vista nearing Western Way. When the SUV driver ran through the light, the bus hit her car on the left side. It proceeded to spin around and only stopped after hitting the third car. The driver of the SUV, unfortunately, passed away. No other passengers were hurt in the accident. Reports indicate that an invest...

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