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More vehicles are back on the road, and remember, pedestrians have the right of way

In April, when the term quarantine was a thing and most of us were under stay-at-home orders, most roads were much quieter when it came to car traffic. It was a great time for those who choose to ride a bike or walk our urban areas. In short, it was a great time for the Best Foot Forward Coalition, which works with police and outreach groups to keep those who cross streets and mingle with car traffic safe. During the quarantine phase, more people were biking and walking. The proof of...

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Keith 6/27/2020 Comments(0)

Draper Law Office, Open for Business Safely and Virtually Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As we all know, this is a time of great uncertainty, concern, confusion, and even fear as we attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, Florida, and in Osceola County. At Draper Law Office we’re well aware of the current stress level in the community, and the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, so we're doing the things we do differently, so our clients and the community that still need our help, can be confident that we are all doing things to keep everyone safe, and hea...

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The Draper Firm 4/20/2020 Comments(0)

What is PIP and How Does it Work in Florida?

Personal Injury Protection PIP is an auto insurance coverage that is mandatory in Florida. PIP covers lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses that may arise if you’ve been injured in an accident regardless of who was at fault. While other states also have PIP, Florida has specific rules when it comes to this coverage. How does PIP work? PIP coverage pays a percentage of certain expenses which are incurred if you are in an automobile accident. In Florida, PIP coverage will pay 80% of ...

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Keith 4/1/2020 Comments(0)

Coronavirus and common sense go hand-in-washed-hand

During this time of unrest and uncertainty as our nation's and world's health leaders tackle the Coronavirus issue, here are some common-sense facts and ideas to carry out calmly and matter-of-factly. According to Osceola County's leadership, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county is a fluid situation that will most likely change. In the county and its two cities, all gatherings over 10 people have been canceled through March 31, and public schools will extend Spring B...

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Keith 3/18/2020 Comments(0)

What To Look For in a Personal Injury Attorney

When you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you can suddenly find yourself requiring serious medical care, having property damage, and missing work for an extended period of time. The stress of this emotionally jarring experience can be compounded by the need to find competent counsel to advocate for you. By focusing on key characteristics, you can help ensure that you have the right attorney at your side during this vulnerable time. Here are some qualities to look for in ...

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Keith 2/28/2020 Comments(0)

Use the last week of February -- American Heart Month -- to get healthy

Since proclaimed by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, February has been celebrated as American Heart Month. And while this is the last week of the month, it's a perfect time to take stock of your heart health and make doctor's appointments, even if they're in March. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of Americans; Johnson made the proclamation nine years after he had a heart attack. That led to local initiatives about preventing heart disease, like the Kissimmee 5K race held Valentine's Day we...

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Keith 2/27/2020 Comments(0)

Crossing guard struck by truck while helping child cross street, FHP says.

A truck driver recently hit an Orange County crossing guard who was assisting a child cross the street, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Florida Troopers reported that 78-year-old crossing guard Margarita Martinez was in a crosswalk with a child on Chickasaw Trail shortly after 8 am when a Chevrolet pickup driver made a right turn and hit her. Thankfully Martinez only suffered minor injuries, and the child was not injured. The truck driver, 57-year-old Joel Garcia, was n...

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Keith 2/9/2020 Comments(0)

What Kind of Attorney is Right for me?

Choosing an attorney to represent you in your personal injury case is a critical decision. Your chosen advocate will be someone you trust to look out for your best interest and help you to secure the compensation you need today and in the future. In many ways, you are putting your life in their hands. That is why it is vital that you explore what kind of attorney is right for you. Personal Injury Experience The law is a vast area in which different attorneys can develop specializations. W...

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Keith 1/15/2020 Comments(0)

Kissimmee to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with Unity Parade and Festival Saturday Jan. 18, 2020

Celebrate diversity, unity, and community at the City of Kissimmee Martin Luther King Jr Unity Celebration! This energetic parade and festival features live performances from Gospel, R&B, and Soul artists including Mary Wilson from the Supremes , along with food trucks, craft vendors, the KUA Kids Zone, and a unity parade through Historic Downtown Kissimmee. Unity Parade The festivities begin with Kissimmee's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Parade at 10 am. This community p...

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Keith 1/15/2020 Comments(0)

Florida Motorcycle Safety and Accident Prevention

You probably have seen a popular bumper sticker which reads Pay attention: Motorcycles are Everywhere! When it comes to Florida roads, that statement is a big deal. According to recent studies, 20 percent of all motor vehicle deaths on Florida roads take place on motorcycles. The report also found that Florida had the most motorcycle-related deaths in the country. The good news is there are ways to improve Florida motorcycle safety and prevent accidents. While some may believe that motorcyclists...

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Keith 1/14/2020 Comments(0)


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.