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The Biggest Mistakes People Make After a Car Accident in Orlando

A car accident does not need to result in a totaled vehicle to make you feel shaken up and shocked once it happens. After any kind of impact, it can be difficult to focus on what you need to do to protect yourself legally. Unfortunately, while most people know the basics of what to do …

How are Drones Changing the Insurance Industry?

The evolution of drones began more than 100 years ago. At first, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) were developed for military use. In fact, one of the first recorded uses of drones involved the Austrians, who sent 200 unmanned bomb-filled balloons to Venice in 1849. The idea of aerial surveillance bloomed in the Spanish-American War of …

What Happens If You Get Injured While In The Hospital?

A stay in the hospital can be extremely draining, both emotionally and physically. Afterward, you may still need time to recover from your injuries and the stress that surgery or other medical procedures placed on your body. A stay in the hospital can be made even worse, however, if you sustain an additional injury while …

What the Typical Personal Injury Timeline Looks Like

If you’re familiar with the city of Orlando, there’s much more to it than delicious dining, theme parks, and a hotbed of family-fun activities. Driving along I-4 is a spider web of confusing exits worsened by ongoing construction. Not to mention, the city experiences a spike of visitors from mid-December through early January, when many …

All About Boat Accidents and How They Compare to Car Accidents

At nearly 1 million registered boats, it’s no surprise that the Sunshine State has the most registered boats in the United States. With no shortage of pristine waterways to explore, riding a boat is a favorite outdoor activity throughout Florida. Boat ownership is a rewarding experience, but it’s not without risk. Just like owning a …

The Opioid Crisis Endangers Drivers

The misuse of opioids has gained considerable attention in recent years. We’re in the midst of an opioid epidemic. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, more than 130 people in the U.S. die each day from overdosing on opioids. Opioids are a class of drugs that aid in pain relief. Prescription opioids block …

Head Injuries More Prevalent in Motorcycle Crashes

In Florida, many residents depend on alternative transportation to get to and from work, their favorite hotspots, and simple errands. As a result, motorcycle use has boomed in the Sunshine State, but many riders haven’t followed through on keeping themselves properly protected from accident-related injuries.  In 2017, there were more than 5,000 fatalities attributed to …

Driver Strikes and Kills Pedestrian in Electric Wheelchair

Before sunrise on a Wednesday morning, an unfortunate traffic incident occurred involving a collision between a woman in a motorized wheelchair and a passenger vehicle. The crash took place at the busy intersection of South Semoran Boulevard and Lake Margaret Drive, in an area where the intersection extends across multiple lanes going opposite ways. According …

Daycare Centers Should be Required to Use Video Surveillance

A simple Google News search of “daycare abuse in Florida” uncovers a stream of disturbing headlines describing individual instances of child abuse throughout the state. It’s enough to make any working parent second-guess her decision to place her children in daycare, even though she took the time to find a clean, reputable, and effective facility …

Things to Know for a Successful Truck Accident Claim

Large commercial trucks often crowd Florida’s major highways and city streets. From delivery trucks to gasoline tanker trucks, these heavy vehicles often pose a risk to drivers of passenger vehicles. Large trucks typically weigh between 10,000 and 80,000 pounds, whereas today’s standard car weighs approximately 4,000 pounds. When a large truck strikes a passenger vehicle, …

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