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What You Need to Know About the New Distracted Driver Laws in Florida

Distracted driving: it’s a dangerous problem, and it keeps getting worse every year. According to the most recent distracted driver data from End Distracted Driving (EndDD), 10% of all fatal crashes in 2015 were the result of distracted driving. In 2017, 3,166 people died in accidents involving a distracted driver. As these numbers continue to…

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What is Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and why do you Need it?

Today, most Florida residents carry car insurance to cover vehicle damages or claims. Most people also carry health insurance, which covers major medical bills. After a car accident, though, many drivers discover gaps in those policies. These gaps require them to pay out-of-pocket for post-injury expenses. Fortunately, that’s where personal injury protection comes in. Personal…

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The Most Common Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits in Florida

Each year, thousands of personal injury lawsuits are filed throughout Florida.  While car accidents are the most common type of personal injury lawsuits filed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports there are about 17,000 slip and fall accidents annually. While not every personal injury claim ends up in court, some types of…

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The Current State of Rideshare Lawsuits: Uber, Lyft and Others

Most of us remember a time when our parents gave us their sage advice: DO NOT, under any circumstances, get into a stranger’s car. With that kind of upbringing, it seems more than a bit confounding that there is now an entire industry dedicated to doing just that. It’s called ridesharing, and it has revolutionized the…

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Signs of a Traumatic Brain Injury and Why Hiring a Lawyer Can Help

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a painful, devastating personal injury that can happen to anyone, any time. People who have experienced a traumatic brain injury know how frightening the situation can be. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), TBIs account for about 30% of all injuries that lead to death and affect more than 2.8 million…

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