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Construction Site Injuries: What You Need to Know

Cities are expanding, and suburbs are growing thicker wherever we turn. It’s difficult to walk a short block without finding yourself wandering onto a construction site. Construction companies have a duty to keep their sites safe for their workers as well as any passing pedestrians. If you’ve been hurt at a construction site, you may [...]

February 21st, 2017|Worker Injury, Workplace accidents|0 Comments

The Truth About Road Construction Accidents

Road construction can be a traffic-causing pain, but it can also be dangerous for motorists and the construction workers. Road construction accidents often result from negligence on the part of the construction company to ensure safe construction zones. If you’ve been injured in a road construction accident, you may be able to seek compensation for [...]

February 16th, 2017|Car Accident|0 Comments

How Do Personal Injury Attorneys Negotiate Settlements?

In a personal injury case, having to negotiate with the insurance company can prove to be very stressful. Insurers are often very skilled in negotiation, and will have an expert legal team on their side to help limit their potential payout. In order to protect your interests, it’s important that you have an attorney on [...]

December 29th, 2016|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Is the Car Owner at Fault for the Car Accident?

When you’re in a car accident, it’s a traumatic time. Of course, you don’t think you did anything wrong, and you just want to be compensated for your injuries. Proving liability, however, can be tricky, especially when insurance companies fight for the other side. In fact, there are times when the owner of a vehicle [...]

December 20th, 2016|Car Accident|0 Comments

2015 is Shaping Up to Be a Dangerous Year for Car Accidents on Florida Highways and Across U.S.

An improving economy and lower gas prices are leading to more motorists on the nation’s highways and more fatal car accidents, the National Safety Council (NSC) says. The NSC said in a news release that the 18,630 motor vehicle deaths from January through June 2015 represent a 14 percent increase from the same six-month period [...]

August 25th, 2015|Car Accident|Comments Off on 2015 is Shaping Up to Be a Dangerous Year for Car Accidents on Florida Highways and Across U.S.

Spring Break Brings Increase in Traffic and Car Accidents

Many college students from across the nation flock to Florida and other warm weather destinations during spring break to take a breather from studies and enjoy the sun and fun. The mix of youthful energy and a party atmosphere, however, can be a dangerous combination and lead to serious accidents. A new study by researchers [...]

March 30th, 2015|Car Accident|Comments Off on Spring Break Brings Increase in Traffic and Car Accidents

Proposal to Enhance Penalties for Boating Under the Influence in Florida

Florida is a water lover’s paradise because it is surrounded by water and filled with numerous lakes and rivers. Fishing, swimming, skiing and boating are all popular activities for both tourists and year-round residents. However, any type of water recreation can be dangerous when alcohol is involved. Deaths from boating accidents – including those where [...]

February 27th, 2015|Boating Accident|Comments Off on Proposal to Enhance Penalties for Boating Under the Influence in Florida

New Cars to Have Rear-View Technology

Cars manufactured on or after May 2018 will have to be equipped with rear visibility technology under a rule announced recently by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The requirement will reduce the risk of deaths and injuries from backover accidents, the agency said. An average of 15,000 injuries and 210 deaths occur each year [...]

May 22nd, 2014|Accident App, Car Accident|0 Comments

Florida Leads Nation in Motorcycle Deaths

In Florida, there were a total of 491 motorcycle fatalities in 2012— more than any other state. Of the bikers killed in motorcycle accidents in Florida, more than half (252) were not wearing helmets, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In Hillsborough County, 30 of 42 motorcyclists who died in 2012 were not [...]

December 10th, 2013|Motorcycle Accidents|0 Comments

Unemployed Workers Not Relying on Social Security Disability

Contrary to a notion held by some, people who run out of unemployment benefits are not just turning to Social Security Disability benefits, the Huffington Post reports. This is a misconception that some have used to malign the disability benefits program. Research by Jesse Rothstein at the University of California, Berkeley, found no rise in [...]

July 12th, 2013|Social Security Disability|0 Comments