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How to Handle a Parking Lot Accident

July 7, 2019

How to Handle a Parking Lot Accident

Many people think of fender benders or parking lot accidents as not being a big deal. However, these incidents can lead to both injuries and property damage. Being involved in any kind of Jacksonville car accident can be stressful, and you need to know what to do when they happen. You have responsibilities in the…

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July 5, 2019

Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Accident?

There are so many things you have to think about when a vehicle accident occurs. If there are no injuries and the property damage is relatively light, you may be wondering if you need an attorney. This is a good thing to consider because there is a good chance you will be involved in a…

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March 7, 2019

The Underride Slide: Truckers Running without Side Guards Endangering America’s Highways

As of their last tally, the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Services Administration (FMCSA) found there was a staggering 2,752,043[i] registered tractor-trailers traversing across America. By themselves, these trucks count for nearly 10% of all the miles driven by American vehicles per year[ii]. With tractor trailer’s presence on the road remaining a ubiquitous portion of virtually…

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January 28, 2019

Florida Auto Accidents Involving Uninsured Motorist

You’re driving home from a long day at work and just want to get home, change into some PJ’s, and binge watch some Netflix. But just before turning on your street – bam! A car plows into your rear fender. Your neck and head hurt but you shake off the cobwebs and get out to…

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January 14, 2019

Deadly Crash on I-75: Will Sudden Medical Emergency Defense Apply?

Earlier this week, audiences across Florida watched in horror as news channels showed the fiery remains of the vehicles involved in a head-on collision on I-75, near Gainesville, FL. The recent accident involved a semi-tractor trailer suddenly veering sharply left, striking another vehicle, and then both vehicles ending up in oncoming traffic. Colliding with another…

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January 14, 2019

Work-Related Deaths in the US

Fall, slip, fire, exposure to harmful substances, struck by equipment, and caught in, or compressed by an object. These are all categories the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) uses to neatly accomplish the grisly task of tallying and categorizing workplace-related deaths in the U.S. each year. According to the BLS’s annual report, 5,147 workers died on…

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January 7, 2019

Uber’s Autonomous Vehicle Death Case Settlement

This year, Uber has become the first peer-to-peer ride-sharing company to be sued and to have settled for a death involving an autonomous vehicle. Uber’s self-driving vehicle struck and killed Elaine Herzberg, a 49-year old Arizona woman, as she attempted to cross a street with her bicycle. While the autonomous vehicle had the redundant safety…

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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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June 20, 2017

Statute of Limitations For Florida Car Accident Claims

Individuals who are injured in a car accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence can recover compensation in Florida by filing a personal injury claim against the negligent driver. While injured parties are entitled to sue those who negligently harm them, this right does not last forever. This is because Florida has a statute…

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