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LIGHTS-OUT INTERSECTION ACCIDENTS

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As a result of the devastating winds and torrential rain from Hurricane Ian, many traffic lights across Florida are not working properly. If you find yourself at an intersection with broken stoplights, please make sure to treat the intersection as you would any four-way stop. That is the law. Here are steps you should… Read More »

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The Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine and Florida

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Knock Knock… “Who is it?” You ask from behind the door. “The police.” A voice answers. Oops! Your eyes widen as your mind starts to race, wondering what you might have done. Well, it turns out that the car you lent out to your best friend Joe was involved in an accident, injuring a… Read More »

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Can a Car Accident Lawyer Help With Claiming Insurance Benefits?

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When you’ve been involved in a car accident, it can become an overwhelming situation that creates other anxiety-inducing scenarios. You’ll probably be injured, meaning that seeking medical assistance will be high on your priority list. But while you do that, you might be thinking about getting justice for what happened to you. After all,… Read More »

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Can You Sue for a Car Accident if You Are Not Hurt?

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In Florida, the roads can be a hot mess. Whether you’re a tourist visiting Disney World or an everyday commuter, you’re bound to experience some of the craziest drivers on the planet. And with all of those tourists driving rental cars, the chances of getting into a car accident increase exponentially. According to The… Read More »

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5 Reasons Young Drivers Can Be Dangerous On The Roads

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When you’re young, you may not understand the consequences of your mistakes, especially where vehicles are involved. Many young adults see vehicles as a comfort tool. More than that, they see it as a status symbol and may not understand the responsibility of sitting behind the wheel. With the increasing rate of young drivers… Read More »

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Florida Hit-And-Run Injury Claims

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Hit-and-run accidents are back on the roads again, and Florida is no exception. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported about 600,000 hit-and-run accident cases between 2015 and 2020. A Sarasota Florida Truck accident lawyer stated that the number of hit and run claims cases has also jumped in the last… Read More »

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Should I Hire A Lawyer After A Minor Car Accident?

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Most people are hesitant to contact a lawyer following an accident, mainly if the accident was minor. Minor automobile accidents are common in densely populated areas such as Miami, Florida. Therefore, if you live in one of these cities and are involved in a minor automobile accident, whether it is a side collision or… Read More »

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Identifying Fault And Liability After Traffic Accidents

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According to the latest statistics done by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are approximately 30,000 deaths every year caused by car accidents. From this number, 2,400 traffic-related deaths were reported from Florida, making it the third-highest state in the United States for fatal traffic accidents. Most of these accidents are caused by… Read More »

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Fatal Crash on US 41

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Please be advised, according to the Sarasota Police Department, a fatal crash occurred on January 12, 2022, around 7:00p.m involving one car and one bicyclist. Witnesses reported to law enforcement that the crash happened after the bicyclist (an adult female) was cycling across U.S. 41 from the 16th Street intersection. The driver (an adult… Read More »

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Vehicle to Pedestrian Accident in Sarasota on Beneva Road

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On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, it was reported by the Sarasota Police Department that a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Beneva Road in Sarasota, Florida. The driver stayed on the scene and cooperated with police officers. The injured pedestrian was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital. No updated reports on the injured person’s… Read More »

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