General

Tractor Trailer Accidents

Tractor-trailers, otherwise known as big rigs or 18-wheelers, can weigh up to 100,000 pounds. It is no wonder, then, that they are inherently hazardous when in transit on Florida roads and highways. The size of the vehicle, the security of cargo inside the trailer, weather conditions, traffic conditions and the

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Tackling Truck Driver Fatigue

Truck driver fatigue is dangerous and prevalent. Truck accidents may be caused by many things. These may include vehicle malfunction, driver error and even driver fatigue. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration established guidelines designed to curb truck driver fatigue and improve public safety. You can find more information about

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medical treatment after an accident

Seeking Medical Treatment After An Accident

Your right to medical treatment after an accident may be altered under Florida’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law: The laws governing your PIP benefits are constantly being revised and in the past few years, have been revised and taken into effect many additional limitations on your PIP coverage. In addition,

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Florida Bicycle Laws

Be sure to remember that a bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle in the state of Florida.   Therefore, bicyclists must obey the same traffic laws as other vehicle drivers. We have broken down traffic statutes down into bite-sized pieces below to further your understanding of bicycle safety and

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FAQ and Answers in a Nutshell

Who Pays My Medical Bills?   Florida’s “No-Fault” law provides that no matter who was at fault in an auto accident case, your auto insurance pays a set percentage of your medical bills and lost wages up to $10,000.   What Is PIP?   PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection.

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Personal Injury FAQs

What can I do BEFORE an accident so that I am prepared when the time comes?   BEFORE AN ACCIDENT, know what your insurance covers. Don’t wait until after an accident to find out that your policy doesn’t automatically cover costs for towing or a rental car, or even worse,

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Medications Checklist

Protect yourself from a medicine-related injury or lawsuit   Almost everyone has used prescription or over-the-counter medication at one point in their lives. Although there are strict procedures that pharmaceutical companies, pharmacists, and medical professionals go through to ensure proper safety, errors may occur. We believe that it’s important to

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Purchasing Auto Insurance Checklist

What to do when you need to purchase auto insurance   Figuring out the fundamentals of auto insurance, determining you and your family’s needs, and exploring your options are all key steps in purchasing a suitable auto insurance policy. This checklist will help you through the process whether this is

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Hospitalization Checklist

What to do when you need a visit to the hospital   Hospital experiences can be frightening and hectic. Even for the calmest patients, a checklist can reduce the often high levels of stress and confusion that come along with being at a hospital. We believe this hospitalization checklist will

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