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What to do if you are in a car accident

According to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles FDMV , there are approximately 14 million drivers on the road in the State of Florida. Each year, the FDMV issues an estimated 800,000 new licenses . Additionally, new residents account for 400,000 more drivers annually. With all of these vehicles and drivers, it is not surprising that many people will be involved in a collision this year. Here is what you need to do if you are in a car accident: Assess the Situation and Call for Help The fir...

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Workplace Safety: What you need to know

Millions of Floridians go to work each day with the legitimate expectation that they will be able to work in safe environments which do not have any known dangers. However, workplaces, like any other environment, can have hidden and visible conditions which present a threat to the workforce staff. Here are some considerations regarding workplace safety that you need to know: Ordinarily, when an employee is injured on the job their sole recourse is to file a worker’s compensation claim. How...

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Common Nursing Home Injuries

Nursing home residents ordinarily have an array of medical conditions and mobility issues. They require daily assistance with routine tasks and round-the-clock support. Unfortunately, members of this medically fragile population can experience injuries in the nursing home environment. Here are some common nursing home injuries: Slip and Fall Accidents A common injury seen in nursing homes are fractures and wounds which are the result of a resident losing their balance and falling. These injuries...

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Preparing for an Effective Mediation

Divorce can bring to mind images of dramatic legal battles in front of a judge. However, in reality, most divorces will be settled outside of the courtroom. One way that a divorcing couple can reach a settlement is through the mediation process. Designed to be a form of alternative dispute resolution, mediation can be a useful means to reach agreements on even the most complicated aspects of a divorce. Here are some ways you can prepare for an effective mediation: What is Mediation? Mediation is...

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What to do After a Pedestrian Injury

Motor vehicle accidents in Florida frequently involve pedestrians. In fact, according to a 2017 report by the Governors Highway Safety Association GHSA Florida ranked second in the nation for pedestrian deaths. Additionally, Florida has consistently been found to be one of the most unsafe places for pedestrians. Some of the reasons for these accidents could be distracted driving, a lack of safe sidewalk areas, and even the pedestrian’s failure to observe crosswalk signals or decision to wa...

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I was referred to Draper Law by my father in-law after being hit from behind in an auto accident. I didn't realize, at the time, what an important decision I was making by hiring a personal injury attorney to represent me. Charles Draper took the time to explain the process and what I could expect. His professional team was there for me every step of the way through a long, and often complicated, legal experience. I just want to express my sincerest gratitude for all the efforts that were taken by Charlie and his team on my behalf in obtaining a settlement on my case.