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Summertime Word to the Wise

June 18, 2021

Although we all have summer fever here in the office, with images of swimming pools and beaches in our heads, we are still working and fighting as hard as ever for our clients. Even though people...


Personal Injury Protection- 4 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

April 19, 2021

If you have been hurt in an accident that was caused by the recklessness of someone else, you may be entitled to compensation. Making a personal injury claim, you can get the justice that you...


Tips to Avoid Off-Road Powersports Accidents

January 5, 2021

Since experts say outside is the safest place to play to avoid exposure to the coronavirus, it is not surprising that the powersports industry is experiencing record sales in 2020. Moreover, with...


Impaired Drivers Create Hidden Holiday Dangers

December 21, 2020

When you get behind the wheel of your car, you may not give a second thought about the mental or physical condition of the drivers around you. Nonetheless, substance abuse studies suggest the...


What Happens When PIP Insurance Coverage Runs Out?

December 8, 2020

According to the Florida No-Fault Motor Vehicle Law, drivers are required to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) as part of their auto insurance coverage. PIP states have an agreement between...


Are E-Bikes More Dangerous?

November 24, 2020

Electric bicycles (also called e-bikes) are at the center of a growing fad among bicyclists. Like all forms of transportation, these pedal-assisted inventions offer cyclists unique benefits as...


Late Appearing Symptoms Are Common After a Collision

November 10, 2020

Delayed symptoms following a vehicular accident can appear hours or days after the crash. For most people, symptoms are minor and usually subside within a few days after a collision. For other...


So, Whose Truck Is It Anyway?

October 27, 2020

If you were recently involved in an accident with a commercial truck, you might be confused as to whose truck caused your bodily injuries and the damage to your vehicle. The fact is, Florida...


Rebuilding Lives After an Unexpected Accident

October 13, 2020

When you woke up this morning, you never thought about being the victim of someone’s reckless actions or negligent behavior. Unfortunately, it can happen without notice and a catastrophic...


Motorists Are Often at Fault for Motorcycle Accident Injuries

September 29, 2020

Although many motorists are surprised to hear that the driver of a four-wheel vehicle is often at fault for a motorcycle collision, any experienced biker already knows this to be true. Moreover,...


Distracted Driving Is a Risky Behavior

September 15, 2020

Were you injured in a car accident by a distracted driver? Many victims have no idea if the person who caused the crash was distracted at the time the collision occurred. After all, distractions...


When Legal Timelines Matter the Most

September 3, 2020

Although no one leaves home expecting to be involved in an accident, they happen every day. Whether it was an embarrassing slip-and-fall or a neighborhood fender bender, you probably will not need...


Wrongful Death Lawsuits: A Painful Side of Personal Injury

August 25, 2020

Although no amount of money can bring back a loved one, Florida allows for a special kind of lawsuit when a defendant’s negligence, intentional actions, or breach of contract results in a...


Do You Know the Leading Cause of Auto Accidents?

August 13, 2020

Distracted Driving: A Leading Cause of Accidents For most Americans, driving an automobile is a daily occurrence, so much so that it almost becomes second nature. This makes it easy to become...


Riding Your Bike to Work? You Still Need to be Careful...

August 4, 2020

Whether it’s for environmental reasons, for exercise, or just for fun, the number of Americans riding bikes to work instead of driving cars is on the rise. But, along with this rise comes an...


 

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