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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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THE HAZARDS OF NOT WEARING A SEATBELT

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Most of us follow the same procedure when we get into a vehicle.  The first thing we do is put our seatbelt on. Why do we do this?  For most of us, it’s become a matter of habit.   The reason that it became a habit is because of the effectiveness of a seatbelt in… Read More »

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School Start Times and Teen Car Accident Prevention

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Do school start times impact a teen driver’s risk of being involved in a car accident? Or to put it another way, if high schools started later and teens got more sleep, would we see an overall reduction in the rate of teen car crashes? Like adult drivers, teens can be involved in drowsy… Read More »

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Can Florida Parents Prevent Teen Drunk Driving Crashes?

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If you have a teen driver in West Palm Beach or elsewhere in South Florida, it is always important to think about teen driving safety and car accident prevention. While many parents set certain rules for teen drivers, such as banning other teen passengers and limiting driving time after dark, a new study from… Read More »

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Social Media Can Hurt Your Personal Injury Case – Keep It Quiet

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With everyone glued to social media these days, after a car accident, it may seem natural to post about it.  After all, that may be the quickest and most convenient way to reach out to the most people. However, it is important to realize that anything you post on social media may be accessed… Read More »

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Could Florida Become an At-Fault State for Car Accident Claims?

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Most drivers in Florida know that Florida is a no-fault state for auto insurance purposes. Accordingly, if you are involved in a car crash and suffer personal injuries—even if the other driver is clearly at fault for the auto collision—you must seek compensation through your own insurance company. Indeed, Florida drivers are required to… 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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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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Are Cars Fatally Injuring More Pedestrians?

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Pedestrian and bicycle injuries happen more often in Florida than in other states across the country. Moreover, pedestrian accidents are on the rise at the same time that car accident rates are declining. According to a recent article in The Guardian, pedestrian deaths used to be “much more common in poorer countries,” but over… Read More »

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Florida PIP- Past, Present, and Future

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You are in a car accident in Florida.  The other vehicle is at fault.  You are injured and require medical treatment.  Who pays your medical bills? Florida is a “No Fault State”. This means that Florida historically has required vehicle owners to carry personal injury protection insurance which covers a portion of their medical… Read More »

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