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Category Archives: Personal Injury


Compensation in a Car Accident Personal Injury Case

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Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury in this country. According to data published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americans spend more than 1 million days in the hospital each year from car accident crash injuries. In addition to being harmful, car accidents are also very expensive. The CDC has… Read More »


Keeping Teenagers Safe on Bicycles

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Bicycles and cars don’t mix in the best of circumstances. And given the lack of bicycle lanes and the abundance of heavy traffic present in much of Florida, collisions are, unfortunately, bound to happen. This risk is magnified when the person on the bicycle happens to be a teenager. After all, those in this… Read More »


What Should I Do If I Think My Doctor Has Committed Medical Malpractice?

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Sadly, medical malpractice is more common in the United States than any of us would like to think about. A Johns Hopkins study indicated that medical errors are the third-leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. That means that more than 250,000 people in the U.S. die every year from medical errors,… Read More »


Safety Tips for Jet Skis

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Water sports are especially popular here in the Sunshine State where we enjoy beautiful weather for most of the year. One of the most popular options for both locals and vacationers are jet skis which are much easier to operate than boats and are less expensive to rent. These features make jet skis an… Read More »


Understanding and Preventing Dog Bite Attacks

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Dogs can be our best friends but they can also become our worst enemies when they bite. The prospect of a dog bite is one that no one wants to deal with. Even the smallest of ankle biters has sharp teeth that can do damage when they make contact with the right part of… Read More »


The Dangers of Nighttime Accidents

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Local 10 News has reported that a 24-year-old man and his 19-year-old girlfriend were killed in Margate in a recent nighttime car accident. The crash took place at approximately 1 a.m. when the young man’s Honda Civic veered off the road and slammed into a tree, splitting the vehicle in half. Both occupants of… Read More »


Happy New Year! Texting and Driving Tickets Are Here

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The Miami Herald recently reported that Florida Highway Patrol troopers and other law enforcement agencies are now ticketing drivers who are caught texting and driving. As of Jan. 1, 2020, drivers who are caught texting while driving will receive a ticket instead of a warning. The tickets are the final phase of a new… Read More »


Safety Tips for Good Samaritans

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Local 10 News recently reported that a Good Samaritan died trying to help a driver in a fiery wreck. The 63-year-old man reportedly stopped to help put out a fire following a fiery crash on a recent Friday afternoon. A short time later, the man went into cardiac arrest. Sadly, both he and the… Read More »


Misconceptions About Personal Injury Claims

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There is a lot of uncertainty in the aftermath of a personal injury especially when dealing with unexpected injuries. Additionally, personal injury claims can be complicated. This is heightened by the fact that personal injury law is widely misunderstood. Therefore, today we are attempting to clarify some common misconceptions about personal injury claims. Minor… Read More »


Helping Teenagers Avoid Road Rage Confrontations

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Local 10 News recently reported that a 44-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a road rage incident involving a teenage girl. The arrest came weeks after the man reportedly blocked off the teenage girl’s car with his Nissan Xterra and punched one of the rear-view mirrors of her vehicle, breaking it in… Read More »

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