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Stand Your Ground, Get Sued

October 31, 2017

Stand Your Ground, Get Sued

A controversial Florida law that has let drug dealers, gang members, and killers, walk free, has just been clarified by the state Supreme Court. Stand Your Ground was signed into law in 2005 by then Gov. Jeb Bush with heavy support from the National Rifle Association. It says when you feel threatened you don’t have…

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September 26, 2017

What is the Role of Negligence in Florida Personal Injury Claims?

In Winter Park, Florida, personal injury law guarantees that the injured party is provided relief for injuries incurred due to the negligence of a third party. This relief is generally in the form of monetary compensation or what we call “damages.” When we talk about personal injury claims, negligence plays a critical role in determining…

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September 22, 2017

Water, Water Everywhere in Florida, But is it Safe to Drink?

Florida is surrounded by water and generally there are no concerns about a shortage, but what about clean drinking water? We get a closer look into this precious resource through the work of the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a Washington, D.C. — based research and advocacy group. EWG has created a Tap Water Database that…

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September 22, 2017

Dumbphones Give Parents Control of Kid’s Smartphones

Driving a car generally requires a person be as mature as a 16-year-old. But there are no age requirements with a smartphone. Ten is the average age a child receives a smartphone now, down from 12 a few years ago. For some it is even earlier. Kids have a lot of power with a smartphone,…

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September 13, 2017

What Should I Do After a Florida Car Accident?

Statistics indicate that Florida has the worst drivers in the country. Floridian drivers look at their phones 1.4 times per car trip as compared to the national average of 1.1 times. Florida has a large volume of cars on its highways, which increases the risk of getting in a car accident when you get behind…

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August 22, 2017

Legislation Addresses Hot Cars That Kill Kids

It is that time of year again and you’ve heard this story before. On average, 37 children die every year in hot cars after the driver walks away. The caregiver was distracted or out of his usual routine leaving the little helpless baby strapped into the back seat of the car. It is amazing, but…

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August 22, 2017

Flying this summer? You May Want to Rethink that!

Smaller Airline Seats Spell Safety Concerns Just in time for your summer vacation, the “Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat,” has come to an airline near you. That is what a federal judge calls a petition by the consumer group, Flyers Rights, that the court has directed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to address….

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July 31, 2017

We Believed in Our Client When Others Didn’t

Sometimes you have to believe in your client even when no one else does. That happened recently in the case of Farah and Farah client, Robert Jackson, 56. Jackson was turning left at the St. John’s Town Center just before Seasons 52 to pick up a present for his wife. About 200 yards away, an…

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