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Roadside Safety in Florida

It's no secret that Florida roadways are routinely found to be dangerous for motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. With its growing population, the state's infrastructure is not built to sustain the heavy traffic in some of its most populated areas. Additionally, Florida has seen increasing numbers of accidents involving distracted drivers and those driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. While it is critical that everyone be safe behind the wheel, it is also important to exercise goo...

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Parent Driving Habits Influence Teen Drivers

According to a recent news report , Liberty Mutual Insurance found in a study that when parents have poor driving habits, teen children are more likely to develop the same tendencies. Of the parents surveyed, almost half admitted to talking on their phones while driving and 37% confessed to going over the speed limit by at least ten mph. The study also found that similar percentages of parents and their teens engaged in the same unsafe driving habits such as using apps, taking selfies, and drivi...

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Asleep at the Wheel Accidents

Each year, thousands of Florida motor vehicle accidents occur due to drowsy driving. When a driver is fatigued or falls asleep at the wheel, the consequences can be serious and even deadly. In Florida, the Legislature voted to officially have Drowsy Driving Prevention Week each September to educate the public about this problem and to honor 8-year-old Ronshay Dugans who was killed when her school bus was hit by a driver who was asleep at the wheel. Causes of Drowsy Driving According to the Flori...

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Beginning Exercise After Your Slip and Fall

Depending on the extent of your injuries, recovering from a slip and fall accident can take a long time. This can be especially true when you have broken bones and suffered serious soft tissue injuries. During your recovery, you probably had to significantly restrict your movement and avoid being physically active. When you finally have your doctor's okay to exercise you may be eager to jump back into your routine, or you could be scared of re-injuring yourself. Whatever the case may be, there a...

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Florida Parking Lot Accidents and Injuries

We have all seen that person speeding through the parking lot, running shopping center stop signs, or cutting off another car to get a parking space. A driver may also fail to carefully back out and crash into another vehicle or even a shopper walking behind the vehicle. Unfortunately, this type of reckless behavior can sometimes result in severe consequences for innocent pedestrians and drivers. Here are some considerations regarding Florida parking lot accidents and injuries: Distracted Drivin...

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Common Slip and Fall Injuries

A slip and fall accident can happen almost anywhere and can result in various injuries. Depending on the situation and the health of the victim, some of these wounds can be serious. In some instances, a person who has fallen may not recognize the extent to the damage until hours, days, months, or even years after they were harmed. That is why it is important to get prompt medical attention after a slip and fall incident and to see your doctor for any pain or problems which develop after you have...

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How an Expert Witness can Help During Your Personal Injury Case

Being injured due to someone else’s negligence can abruptly and negatively affect your physical and mental health, ability to work and function, and relationships with your loved ones. In a perfect world, the responsible party and their insurer would admit their liability quickly and give you the compensation you need to recover and take care of your needs. However, in many instances, the other side will do all they can to deny their culpability and minimize your damages. Fortunately, thro...

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How Long Will my Car Accident Case Take?

Being involved in a serious car accident can make you feel like your entire world has been turned upside down. This event can cause you to miss work, lose wages, and be overwhelmed by medical bills. You may also be severely injured and facing a long road of medical treatment and rehabilitation before you can recover. It could also be that your injuries are so substantial that you may never return to the same physical condition as before. In the midst of all of this, you may also be wondering how...

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Documenting Your Injuries After a Car Accident

According to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle Department FHSMVD , there were 402,385 crashes on Florida roads last year. Of those collisions, 166,612 were categorized as injury crashes and 254,310 involved injuries. Given the rate at which Florida drivers and their passengers are being hurt in car accidents, it is important to know how to document collision-related injuries. Medical Attention Someone seriously injured in a car accident needs to be seen by paramedics at the scene and ...

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Kissimmee Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Crossing Orange Blossom Trail

Just prior to the start of summer, a Kissimmee pedestrian was fatally struck by a car attempting to cross Orange Blossom Trail. Around 5:10am, 56 year-old Jose Torres of Davenport, was driving a 2014 Nissan vehicle eastbound on Orange Blossom Trail near Pleasant Hill Drive when 66 year old Kenneth Livingston of Kissimmee attempted to cross the Orange Blossom Trail using the marked crosswalk. According to Florida Highway Patrol, Torres had a green light and fatally struck Livingston as...

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