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Accidental Vehicle Submersions and What You Can Do to Help Avoid One

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We all know that driving holds a certain amount of risk. And we also know that much of our beautiful Sunshine State consists of natural bodies of water. However, the combination of driving and the water present by roadways throughout Florida can be a terrible one. A 2011 report published by the National Highway… Read More »

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Why Cell Phones and Driving Don’t Mix and the Proposed Bill That Could Bring Legislative Changes Our Way

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These days, there is no question that cell phones are an important part of our everyday lives. After all, for most people, cameras, alarm clocks, and even computers have been replaced by the portable devices that we carry around and use to communicate in both our personal and professional lives. For this reason, it… Read More »

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Using Technology to Help Teens Form Safe Driving Habits

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As children evolve into teenagers, driving is a rite of passage that every teenager looks forward to. However, there is a dark aspect of this bright spot in every childhood. Here in America, teen motor vehicle crashes, unfortunately, lead the way among all teenage fatalities. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention,… Read More »

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Seeking Compensation after a Hit-and-Run Accident

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Almost one-quarter of all car crashes in Florida involve a hit-and-run, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. In fact, hit-and-run accidents are on the rise across the country, with Florida among the top-three worst states for hit-and-runs, according to a AAA study. Four years ago, Florida increased the penalties… Read More »

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The Safety Risks of Texting and Driving

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Texting while driving may be looked upon years in the future as the new “drunk driving” of our era. So many people mistakenly view texting as an option when they are behind the wheel of a vehicle. This mindset needs to be changed because we are losing so many people each year to deadly… Read More »

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Overview of Florida’s Comparative Negligence Standard

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Determining who was at fault is one of the most important issues in the aftermath of a serious auto accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, etc. It is important because determining who was at fault in an accident can greatly affect your compensation in a personal injury lawsuit. According to Florida law, in order to… Read More »

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Overview of PIP Benefits You Can Access in a Jacksonville Car Accident

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In Florida, every car owner is required to have Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage. PIP benefits help cover certain expenses related to injuries sustained in auto accidents, regardless of who was at fault. Like other states with PIP, Florida also has its unique laws regulating PIP benefits.  What Does PIP Cover?  PIP benefits in… Read More »

Who Is Liable When A Car Accident Is Caused By Poor Road Conditions?

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In a typical Florida car accident, it is fairly easy to determine liability, especially in rear-end collisions and right-of-way accidents. However, sometimes no one person is at fault, and instead, a pothole, lack of signage, or missing guardrails can be the cause of a serious accident or injury. In these instances, the victims of… Read More »

When Bicyclists Are Responsible for a West Palm Beach Car Accident

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Because of Florida’s warmer climate, bicyclists are out and about year-round. While bicycling is significantly better for the environment than driving, Florida drivers never get a respite from having to share the road with smaller, more fragile commuters. They must instead remain vigilant year round in order to avoid hitting, sideswiping, or otherwise harming… Read More »

Understanding Florida’s “Dram Shop Law”

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When an intoxicated minor gets into a car accident and injures another individual or themselves, people always ask, “Well, how did they get the alcohol?” Or when a notorious drunk causes a devastating accident, people want to know who served his last drink, and why they did not think to say, “You’ve had enough.”… Read More »

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