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Road Rage Incidents: Legal Remedies for Victims of Aggressive Driving Behaviors

Many drivers on today’s roads experience intense frustration and aggressive behavior, known as road rage. It’s also not uncommon for drivers to engage in behaviors such as using obscene gestures, yelling loudly, and using their car’s horns to express their displeasure with another’s driving. Other drivers choose to vent their frustration in different, more dangerous … Read more

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Liability in Bike Accidents Caused by Road Hazards: Legal Protections for Cyclists

While riding a bike is excellent exercise and a wonderful way to commute, bicyclists face many dangers on the road. These dangers often include road hazards, which may be the responsibility of local governmental entities to eliminate. Road Hazards Pose a Threat to Bicyclists Bicycle accidents happen frequently and for several reasons. However, one of … Read more

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The Difference Between Negligence and Gross Negligence in Construction Accidents

Construction sites and work zones present hazards for both workers and bystanders alike. When something goes wrong, and you are hurt, you have the right to file a lawsuit against those responsible and seek compensation. In Florida, such a claim would need to be brought within two years of the date your injury accident occurred. … Read more

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The Right-of-Way: Cyclists or Pedestrians?

Motor vehicles are not the only threats to the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians. Cyclists and pedestrians can each pose a danger to the other. Pedestrian accidents involving cyclists can result in painful injuries for pedestrians and bicyclists alike. Fortunately, right-of-way laws serve to help prevent these accidents in Florida. Right-of-way laws are useful in … Read more

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What to Do if You Witness a Drowning Accident in Florida

More than 10 Americans drown each day, according to information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Tragically, it is the second leading cause of death for children between the ages of 1 and 4. With so many swimming opportunities in Florida, drowning deaths are tragically common. Even accomplished swimmers can be in … Read more

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When To Contact A Brain Injury Lawyer

According to studies, approximately 2.8 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) each year. Head injuries can have long-term consequences for your health and should be treated as soon as possible. The symptoms of a serious head injury are not always obvious immediately following a fall. Many of the symptoms appear almost immediately after a … Read more

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Can Someone Sue Me If the Car Accident Case was Settled?

If a car accident victim accepts an insurance settlement, they can’t sue you for more money later on. However, someone can pursue a personal injury lawsuit against an individual instead of an insurer. The most common reasons at-fault drivers face litigation is not having insurance or the insurance claim exceeding policy limits.  Most claims don’t … Read more

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What Happens if You Reject a Settlement Offer?

Rejecting a personal injury settlement offer can lead to different outcomes, depending on the facts of your case. For starters, you should be aware that after rejecting a settlement offer, it’s not always a guarantee that the insurance company will make another offer.  That’s especially true if they think their offer is fair, and your … Read more