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Casey Gartland featured on TheLawQ.com’s Top Rated Lawyers List

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Casey Gartland of the Pendas Law Firm was recently featured on TheLawQ.com’s Top Rated Lawyers list.  The article that he wrote for the magazine answers many of the questions people often have when facing a wrongful death claim.  A PDF version of the magazine as well as the FAQ article are below. TheLawQ.com Top… Read More »

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Car Accidents And Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is often seen as a condition that occurs due to aging or a person being exposed to loud environments for a long time. Indeed, hearing loss can occur due to aging and prolonged exposure to too much noise. However, those two are not the only known causes of hearing loss. Car accidents,… Read More »

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Steps To Take After A Ride-Share Accident To Ensure You Protect Yourself And Your Rights

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Undoubtedly, ride-share companies such as Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the transportation system in Florida. Ride-share companies offer convenience, safety, and affordability. Unfortunately, while ride-share companies offer all these benefits and take time to verify drivers, accidents involving Uber or Lyft drivers are quite common. However, unlike the case of an accident involving a… Read More »

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So You Were Just in a Car Accident. Now What?

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Every driver’s worst nightmare is a car accident – and one that many drivers here in the Sunshine State eventually experience. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, there were almost 400,000 car accidents here in the State of Florida in 2018 alone. Fortunately, many of these accidents involve only property damage to the… Read More »

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Understanding Property Management Company Negligence

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Our homes should be our sacred space where we feel more safe than anywhere else in the world. But sadly, when a property management company is negligent, this threatens everything that we all near and dear and provides a very real risk of injury. The Palm Beach Post recently reported that a 92-year-old Boynton… Read More »

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The Risks of Skateboarding

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From the young to the young at heart, sports can be a great way for people of all ages to exercise while concurrently serving as a form of entertainment. All sports carry the potential for injury. However, some sports are more dangerous than others – and skateboarding falls under this umbrella. One of the… Read More »

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Understanding Medical Device Requirements

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Millions of Americans rely on medical devices to either save their lives or improve the quality of their lives every year. While most medical devices perform properly and provide doctors with the means to maintain their patients’ quality of life, other devices fail and either do not help the patient, or tragically, actually cause… Read More »

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The New Toll Roads Coming to Pinellas County

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The Tampa Bay Times recently reported that Pinellas County is constructing two new toll lanes that are scheduled to open by 2022. This project, which is part of the $580 million Gateway Expressway plan connecting I-275 to U.S. 19 and the Bayside Bridge, reportedly includes two new elevated roadways. Thus far, it has already… Read More »

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As Age Decreases, Drunk Driving Fatalities Increase: What You Can Do to Help the Young Drivers in Your Life

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According to a report published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2010, 1 in 5 teen drivers involved in fatal crashes had some alcohol in their system. Significantly, 81 percent of these drivers had a blood alcohol concentration level higher than the legal limit for adults at the time of the… Read More »

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The Dirty Side of Toxic Waste

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Toxic waste is, well, toxic. It comes as no surprise that it can therefore be extremely harmful to humans, animals, and plants. This was demonstrated in the late 1990s movie A Civil Action which centered on a lawsuit brought by a group of Massachusetts families whose children had died from pollutants in the water…. Read More »

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