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TOP 5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

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It can be intimidating to decide which personal injury law firm is best equipped to handle your case. The attorney you hire should be experienced and someone who has your best interest in mind. When you are searching for a personal injury attorney, you will be scheduled for a consultation to allow you and… Read More »

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Types of Personal Injury Claims

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Some of the other personal injury lawsuits we handle are: Boating Accidents – Florida is home to some of the greatest waterways to enjoy boating. Consequently, Florida leads the country in both total fatalities and accidents. Some of the most common causes of boating-related accidents in Florida are alcohol use, excessive speed, carelessness/inattention, operator… Read More »

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Recent Trends in Recreational Boating Accidents

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Now that summer is here, many Floridians and visitors to South Florida are planning recreational boating trips. For some people, recreational boating involves the use of your boat. Yet, for many others, recreational boating involves renting a vessel and, in many cases, failing to go through recommended safety training courses that are recommended for… Read More »

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When Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

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After an accident, you should hire a personal injury attorney immediately. When you, a friend, or a loved one are injured in an accident, there are many important questions to be answered. For many, depending on the severity of the injury, it can be a shocking and even confusing time. Hiring a personal injury… Read More »

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Boating Safety Tips (Part 2)

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Once you are ready to head out on the water there are some important safety measures to remember to protect you and your passengers from injury. 1. Don’t overload the boat with people or equipment Always follow your boat’s capacity restriction. Overloading your boat with passengers or equipment can unbalance your craft. 2. Use… Read More »

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Boating Safety Tips (Part I)

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Being out on the water is a perfect way to relax and stay socially distant during the pandemic.  With more than 40,000 vessels registered in Palm Beach County, it is important to take certain safety measure before taking your boat out on the water.  Here are some important steps to consider before your next… Read More »

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What Should Be In Your Boat Safety Kit?

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With more than 11 million recreational vessels registered in the U.S., millions of Americans are enjoying time on and in the water. Just be sure safety is foremost in your mind.  You can’t always predict an emergency, so be prepared for any situation. Your boat safety kit should be kept on board no matter… Read More »

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Safely Observing The Holidays

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has issued a statewide stay at home order as the state records more than 12,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, following President Donald Trump’s decision to update the social distancing guidance from “15 Days to Slow the Spread” to “30 Days to Slow the Spread.” “The goal is to reduce contacts… Read More »

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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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More Boats in Florida, More Boating Accidents

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Did you know that there are more registered boats in Florida than in any other state in the country? According to a report from ABC 7 News, Florida leads the nation in registered vessels, with more than 950 currently registered throughout the state. While many Floridians enjoy boating year-round, and numerous visitors to the… Read More »

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