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Category Archives: Auto Accidents

5 Reasons To Call A Personal Injury Attorney

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You never thought it would happen to you. You are sitting at a traffic light, minding your own business, waiting for the light to turn green. All of a sudden, with no warning, your car is rear-ended by another vehicle. You immediately feel pain to your neck and your back. You get out of… Read More »

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AERIAL RIDESHARE – IS THE CONVENIENCE WORTH IT?

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In January, Uber announced that it is “Entering the Next Phase” of its aerial rideshare project. In short, Uber is moving towards the use of flying cars. More importantly, Uber reports that the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) is on board. The current phase called Elevate is all about the preparation of cities for supporting… Read More »

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Teenage Drivers – It is still the parents’ responsibility…

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The freedom that comes with a teenager getting a driver’s license comes great with responsibility for that teen, as well as the parents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents are the leading cause of death for teens nationally. Furthermore, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and… Read More »

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Top Five Car Accident Myths

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Through the years we have handled thousands of car accident cases. Our experience has taught us that many people get off on the wrong foot following a car accident because they take the advice of laypeople. Unfortunately, while well-intentioned, this advice is often simply wrong. Here are some of the myths we encounter regularly:… Read More »

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Insurance Company Stonewalls

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Sadly, many insurance companies are happy to take our premiums but stonewall when it comes time to fulfill their end of the bargain. Big Insurance knows that many will not have the patience or resources to hold their feet to the fire. A recent case the Firm tried proves that persistence pays off. Last… Read More »

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Be alert! December 3 – 7 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

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Be alert! December 3 – December 7 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week. One of the most important things, as we age, is independence. However, with increasing age comes a decline in physical, mental and sensory abilities that can challenge a person’s continued ability to drive safely. Here are a few warning signs to… Read More »

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Avoiding Holiday Season Accidents

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

The holiday season is upon us and for most, it is a joyous time with festivities and fun for all. However, the holiday season unfortunately statistically brings many serious injuries and deaths. Every holiday season, hundreds of lives are lost due to drunk drivers. Nationally, over the past 5 years, an average of 300… Read More »

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New Revision To Texting While Driving Affects School Zones and Work Zones

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The statistics on cell phone-related automobile distracted driving deaths are staggering. Moreover, most would agree that if the driver was not distracted with a phone, an accident and death would not have occurred. Accordingly, lawmakers have struggled to pass reasonable laws to fix this problem. Overall, in 2015, there were 3,263 distracted driving deaths,… Read More »

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When You Are A Passenger In A Car Accident – Who Pays The Bills?

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Navigating through the water of Florida’s insurance laws can be murky. Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith Partner Glenn Siegel clarifies what to do if you are a passenger who is injured in a motor vehicle accident and who will cover your medical bills. The first thing you want to do if you are a… Read More »

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Will Florida’s No-Fault Car Insurance System End?

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Since the 1970s, Florida has had a no-fault car insurance system in place. It is one of a small minority of remaining states with a no-fault system like this, and it impacts how injury victims in car accidents seek and obtain compensation after a car accident. In no-fault states like Florida, drivers are required… Read More »

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