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What to do after a hit and run in Florida

Move with the flow of traffic to get your car to a safe place. Try your best to stay close to the spot the accident occured.  Check all passengers and call 911. If you have been in a car accident of any kind, you should call the authorities immediately, even

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How Covered Are You, Really?

HOW COVERED ARE YOU, REALLY? Don’t wait to think about this question until after you’re involved in a car accident. A recent study showed that 20% of drivers in the state of Florida are not insured. What does this mean? If you were in an accident tomorrow, and the at

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Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety starts with both car drivers and motorcyclists sharing the road, actively practicing safe driving techniques, and staying alert at all times. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, per vehicle miles traveled in 2019, motorcyclists were about 29 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to die

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Wrong-Way Drivers

While wrong-way drivers (WWD) are not the top reason for crashes in Florida, they do account for a large amount of fatalities and serious injuries when they happen. If you see a wrong-way driver, here is what to do:  Use immediate caution and move to another lane Reduce Speed  Pull

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Uber/Lyft Safety

As ride-sharing (ie: Uber, Lyft, etc.) becomes more popular all over the world, it’s important to be proactive about rider safety. Here are a few safety precautions to follow: Review the driver profile before you step into their car. Find out their name, how well they’re rated, comments from previous

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Pedestrian Rights in Florida

Did you know that in Florida vehicles must yield or stop for individuals legally crossing the street at an intersection? This also applies to bicyclists and motor vehicle drivers. Failing to yield could result in a citation and/or three points on your driver’s license. Not to mention, you could severely

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Legal Options After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

If you’ve been injured due to a drunk driving accident, we’re here to help you feel confident about the legal process.  Our attorneys have an understanding of how insurance companies work, and what your case needs in order for us to recover the monetary damages you deserve as the victim

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Compensation After an Injury

If you or someone you know has been injured because of another person’s negligent conduct, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. When seeking compensation after an injury, it’s important to find an attorney who specifically handles personal injury claims. Types of personal injury lawsuits: Car or

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What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

What does a personal injury lawyer do?   When you’re injured in an accident, a personal injury lawyer is there to help handle the case at hand. Although recovery should be the main focus after an accident or crash, it can feel impossible to do while also handling medical bills,

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Feeling Pain After An Accident? Here’s What To Do.

Feeling some pain after an accident? Immediately following a crash, adrenaline can increase so quickly that it shadows the true sensations of pain coming from any underlying issues. When the adrenaline wears off, pain is often the first indicator of potential injury. It is important not to wait for pain

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