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3 Ways To Protect Yourself If Injured At A Backyard Barbeque
Can you believe summertime and barbeque season is finally here? In Florida, where it can feel like summer all year round, backyard barbeques are commonplace. Although most of the time these barbeques and outdoor parties go off without a hitch, serious injuries can occur and it can be important to understand how to protect yourself […]
Florida has traditionally had a no-fault insurance system called Personal Injury Protection (PIP). All Florida drivers were required in the past to purchase PIP coverage when registering any type of vehicle in the state. This type of coverage meant that any Florida individual injured in an accident would be held responsible for covering the cost […]
5 Water Safety Tips for This Memorial Day
Can you believe that we are already approaching the halfway mark in 2021? Memorial Day will be here in the blink of an eye. After the challenging year of 2020, Memorial Day celebrations are sure to include a bevy of friends and family. Will your gathering include a pool, lake or other water? If so, […]
Tips on Recording a Police Encounter
Over the last few years, we have seen that bystander videos can be a critical element in documenting and exposing police misconduct. If you are confronted by the police or come upon a situation you believe merits recording, would you know how to handle it? Let us review some tips on recording a police encounter.  […]
Am I Liable for My Blind Spot?
Am I liable for my blind spot? The short answer is yes, you can be held liable for a blind spot accident. The other driver who entered your blind spot, however, may actually be the liable one, or at least share liability. What exactly is a blind spot, and what should you do, if you […]
Do I Have a Personal Injury Case if I Only Have Minor Injuries?
In many types of accidents, the initial injuries sustained may be considered minor. For example, in a car accident with a multi-car pileup, there can be several drivers and passengers involved and some can sustain major trauma while others walk away with apparently minor damage. Do you know, however, that it is typically best to […]
Can Backup Cameras Really Reduce Accidents?
Did you know that in 2018, a new rule from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) took effect that required all new vehicles to have backup cameras? The purpose of a backup camera is to help prevent back-over crashes. This can include preventing vehicle impact with vulnerable people, including children and the elderly, who […]
Bit By A Stray Dog? Tips On How To Get Help
Did you know that 4.5 million people in the United States are bitten by a dog every year? Given that a dog owner can be held strictly liable for pets, it may be the owner’s responsibility to cover the cost of any medical care and damages his or her dog causes another person. What if […]