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Florida’s Surge in Hit and Runs Threatens Pedestrian Safety

Florida’s Surge in Hit and Runs Threatens Pedestrian Safety
Florida is home to a disturbingly high number of fatal hit and run accidents. The Florida Highway Patrol estimates more than 84,000 hit and run accidents were reported in Florida in 2014. That includes any accident where the driver at fault fled the scene – from fender benders to fatal car-pedestrian accidents.…

How to Talk to Your Kids about Distracted Driving

How to Talk to Your Kids about Distracted Driving


Though most would never admit it, teens look to the adults in their lives for guidance and behavioral cues.

66 percent of teenagers say their parents influence their use of mobile phones while driving more than laws. As a parent, you can have a tremendous impact on your teen’s ideas, attitudes, and habits when driving.…

Have You Been a Victim of Unfair Employment Practices?

Have You Been a Victim of Unfair Employment Practices


Whether you are a high-grossing investment banker, middle school science teacher, or fast food fry-cook, you are entitled to certain rights as an employee in Florida.

Employees in all positions and industries are protected under Florida labor laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA).…

Don’t Just Get It Right, Get It Written!

Personal Injury Lawyer Patrick Songy

When I first started practicing law, one of my trial advocacy teachers often said, “You’re only as good as your evidence.” It was his way of teaching students that evidence, and not fancy words or impressive presentations, won court cases. When I started practicing as a criminal attorney, I saw the truth of this teaching demonstrated again and again in the courtroom.…

Smartphones, Social Media, and the 21st Century Auto Accident

Personal Injury Lawyer Patrick Songy

Imagine this: you are out driving and someone hits your car, frightening you, injuring you, and effectively derailing whatever plans you had for the foreseeable future.

Frustrating, right?

The temptation is to do what thousands, if not millions, of Americans do each day when bad things happen: go on social media and vent about what happened. …