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The Most Common Bicycle Accidents

Many people use bikes for transportation to work, school, or recreation, but bicyclists face risks. Florida has by far the highest per-capita bicyclist death rate in the country. A recent Florida Traffic Crash Facts Annual Report indicates that there were 9,356 bike crashes, with 720 fatalities and 1,543 incapacitating injuries, in the state in one …

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How Will My Family Be Taken Care of in the Event of an Accident with a Truck?

If you have a family to support, you may worry about what it will mean for your family if you suffer severe injuries or die in a truck accident. Consider these options. Your Insurance Policies The insurance policies you carry can have a substantial impact on the compensation and assistance you receive following an accident …

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How to Tell Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident

Determining liability is one of the most critical aspects of ensuring that you receive insurance benefits, a settlement, or court-awarded damages after a car accident. However, proving fault often proves difficult for investigators, insurance adjusters, and the police. Making matters worse, not all drivers tell the truth about the events leading up to a car …

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How to Get Paid After a Car Accident

When you’re injured in an auto accident, it can send your life into survival mode. Make your first priority getting medical care, but consider your financial survival as well. Serious injuries require costly treatment and follow-up care. Disabilities often diminish your ability to earn an income. During a time when you should concentrate on recovery, …

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What Is Considered Pain and Suffering in an Accident Caused by a Semi-Truck?

The scene was grizzly after a recent accident involving a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle. The semi-truck was traveling down I-75 when it crossed the median and hit the smaller vehicle head-on. The crash trapped two passengers in the car while firefighters fought to pull back the mangled front end. Once firefighters got into the …

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How Much Does a Lawyer Cost?

This is the most frequently asked question that we hear from clients. It’s also one of the most difficult to answer. Every personal injury claim is slightly different, and the costs will vary greatly depending on the exact circumstance of your accident. While we understand why clients want to know what their cases will cost, …

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How Long After An Accident Do You Have to Seek Compensation for an Injury?

One of the most common questions that we hear from potential clients is, “How long do I have to file my injury claim?” The fact is, you generally have four years under Florida’s statutes of limitations law, but you should never wait that long. In fact, the sooner you contact a car accident lawyer, the …

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Soft Tissue Injuries That Result From Accidents

Many people have heard of common injuries that result from accidents, such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and bone fractures. However, another common—and commonly misunderstood—accidental injury type is soft tissue injury. Read on for more information about this type of injury, the complications that it may cause, and the legal process of pursuing compensation …

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What Is a Jackknifing Truck Accident?

Commercial trucks serve an important role in society, ensuring that our grocery shelves are stocked and that other essential goods make it from their places of production to their places of purchase. Unfortunately, semi-trucks also pose a serious risk out on the road. There are few sights on the road as terrifying as an out-of-control …

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What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Personal Injury Lawsuit Process A personal injury lawsuit occurs when one individual or entity’s negligence causes an injury to another. It provides compensation to the victim of that accident that can cover medical expenses, lost wages due to the accident, and pain and suffering. The plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit suffered an injury at …

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Head Injuries From Bicycle Accidents

With abundant sunshine and store-lined tourist areas, bicycles provide a physically and environmentally healthy mode of transportation for both Florida residents and visitors. However, this mode of transportation involves certain dangers, including the risk of head injuries suffered in an accident. Head injuries are among the most common reasons for emergency department visits following bicycle …

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What Happens When You Get Into An Accident With A UPS Truck

UPS Auto Accident Claims The United Parcel Service, more commonly known as UPS, is the world’s largest package delivery service, with more than 495,000 employees, serving more than 200 nations and territories. As consumers, we rely on the people in brown to deliver such items as books, household supplies, and even chicken feed. This accounts …

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