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Distracted Drivers with Cell Phones Continue to Make Florida Roads Dangerous

Although virtually every state has enacted some form of distracted driving law aimed at discouraging certain uses of cell phones while driving, motorists who are talking and texting on mobile phones continue to claim lives.  States have taken vastly divergent approaches to dealing with distractions involving cell phones. …

Determining Fault Based on Common Florida Accident Scenarios [Part II]

Our experienced Florida car accident lawyers frequently review accident reports prepared by law enforcement, the physical features of the accident scene, and the analysis of an accident reconstruction expert when developing a theory of liability.  In Part II of this two-installment blog, we explore general principles of liability in common situations. …

When and How Fault Is Assigned in a Florida Car Accident Claim [Part I]

While Florida has a “no fault” system for car accidents, this does not mean that the issue of fault is never relevant.  Even if the other motorist caused your accident, Florida drivers generally must look to their own Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage to obtain compensation for lost wages and medical expenses. …

Research Shows Motorcycle Helmets Prevent Neck Injuries without Obstructing Vision or Hearing

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Motorcyclists in Sarasota and throughout Florida face a heightened risk of collisions and catastrophic injuries or fatalities.  Motorcycles are inherently more dangerous than a passenger car because of their lack of stability, small margin for error, and complete absence of structural protection for riders. …

Dealing with Insurance Adjusters Following a Florida Car Accident

Florida Car Crash? How to Deal with Insurance Adjusters

Why are insurance adjusters contacting me?

After a Florida automobile accident, insurance claims adjusters may contact you regarding investigation of your claim.  The adjuster may request that you provide a recorded statement or that you sign a release authorizing the disclosure of your medical or employment records.…

The Best Motorcycle Gear for Safety

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Motorcycles can be thrilling and exciting to ride, but they can also be dangerous. Luckily, that danger can be greatly reduced by wearing the proper motorcycle gear for safety.

Safety gear won’t prevent an accident from happening – you have to do that on your own – but it can offer your body protection from a wide range of common injuries if you are involved in a motorcycle accident.…