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The Tragic Implications of Motorcyclists and Rear-End Accidents

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Due to Florida’s seemingly endless highways and near-constant sunshine, it is unsurprising that motorcycles are so common here in the Sunshine State. But unfortunately, riding a motorcycle inherently carries serious risks and motorcycle accidents can lead to some of the most devastating and tragic consequences for a rider. In particular, a rear-end accident is… Read More »

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What Florida Motorists Need to Know About Florida’s New Texting and Driving Law

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Who doesn’t see a benefit in texting? Regardless of whether it’s your preferred method of communication, most people can likely agree that texting can be an extremely effective and efficient way to quickly deliver a message. The convenience associated with texting is likely the main reason for its popularity. However, this behavior has trickled… Read More »

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Understanding Hit-and-Run Accidents

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The prospect of a serious car accident is a scenario out of every driver’s worst dreams. However, being involved in a hit-and-run accident is a real-life nightmare. We all share certain responsibilities and duties when we climb behind the wheel of a car and hit the road. But unfortunately, sometimes accidents happen and one… Read More »

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Cruises and Civil Liability For Sexual Assault

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Most people associate cruises with sunny weather and clear blue water at their island destinations along with multiple theme park-like activities that take place onboard the ship itself. It probably seems like the worst thing that can happen is a bad sunburn. But unfortunately, cruisers sometimes get more out of their vacations than what… Read More »

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The Risks of Not Using a Seatbelt

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Wearing a seatbelt while driving or riding in a motor vehicle may seem like common sense to you. However, and unfortunately, common sense is not so common when it comes to this simple measure. Seat belt use is one of the most effective ways to save lives and reduce injuries in crashes. But tragically,… Read More »

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Back-to-School Tips For School Bus Safety

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The end of summer is almost here, which means it is time for children in the Sunshine State to head back to school. Almost every Floridian would likely agree that one of the most important priorities for our youngest loved ones is ensuring that they receive exceptional education in a safe learning environment. And… Read More »

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Staying Safe After a Car Accident

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As we all know, car accidents are a part of life and unfortunately, many of them are unavoidable. For example, in 2017 there were over 400,000 car accidents here in the Sunshine State according to Florida’s Department of Highway and Safety Motor Vehicles. And sadly, this staggering number represents a trending increase in the… Read More »

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Understanding How a Car Accident Can Affect Your Life

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If you have just been in a car accident, it might be too soon yet to know exactly how this collision will affect your life. However, unfortunately, many drivers will eventually end up in an accident here in Florida. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, there were almost 400,000 car accidents in the… Read More »

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Safety Tips For Bicyclists

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Many residents of the Sunshine State enjoy bicycling because it is environmentally friendly, provides excellent exercise, and the beautiful year-round weather here provides an ideal setting for this activity. But unfortunately, bicycling isn’t always a safe method of transportation. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, almost 800 bicyclists were killed in traffic… Read More »

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Understanding Heat-Related Illnesses

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The Tampa Bay Times recently reported that a new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists predicts that by mid-century the Sunshine State will experience some of the highest frequencies of extreme heat in the nation. Rising heat indexes will be most pronounced in South Florida, but North Florida will have more hot days… Read More »

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