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Neck Injury & Cervical Spine Injury Settlements in Florida

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A car, truck, bicycle, or pedestrian accident in Florida can be a traumatic experience for any victim. Whether you’re rear-ended, slip and fall, or are hit while crossing a street or parking lot - the injuries you sustain can stay with you for a long time. Cervical spine injuries can be particularly hard to diagnose and treat - and something as simple as a small fender bender can actually cause victims quite significant neck and back pain as they try to recover. Our team is experienced with all types of accidents that can be the cause of cervical spine injuries...

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Traumatic Brain Injury Settlement Amounts in Florida

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’re researching traumatic brain injury settlements in Florida, or wondering how much is a traumatic brain injury worth, you’re in the right place. Our personal injury lawyers in Ocala and The Villages have compiled this guide to help answer your questions about traumatic brain injury lawsuit settlements in the state of Florida. Due to the severity of a TBI, brain injury settlements typically involve high dollar payout amounts. If you or someone you care about has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) which can be effectively argued that it was caused as a result of someone else’s negligence, the case...

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Average Car Accident Settlement Florida: Typical Car Accident Settlement Amounts in Florida

What is the Average Car Accident Settlement in Florida? How much compensation you get for a car accident settlement in Florida varies based on the unique circumstances of each situation and the severity of your injuries. Based on the settlement amounts listed below, the average car accident settlement is between $125,000 to $350,000. Car accident settlements are highly dependent on the unique circumstances of each case, which is why there is no single accurate average settlement amount. Factors That Can Affect Florida Auto Accident Settlement Amounts Some of the factors that can affect the typical amount of a car accident settlement include: The...

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How to Get a Lady Lake Police Report in Florida

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you were in an accident in Lady Lake, near The Villages in Florida - it may be confusing where you can obtain a copy of your police report. Ultimately - the jurisdiction that responded to the accident and wrote the report will be where you need to request the report from. In Florida - this can be quite easy - because all online reports come from the state database. Here, we’ll outline the steps you can use to get a Lady Lake car wreck report.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1699297551207{margin-top: 32px !important;margin-bottom: 32px !important;}"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1699032237109{background-color: #eaeaea !important;border: 3px solid #595959 !important;border-radius:...

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How to Get a Marion County Accident Report Online in Florida (Free for Injured Victims)

Been in an accident in Marion County, Florida? You will need to obtain your police accident report. In this guide, you will find the exact steps you need to get your Marion County accident report online in Florida - as well as in person and over the phone. Learn how much it costs, how long it takes, and what information is included in your Marion County Sheriff's accident report. Injured in a car accident? Let us help you get your report for FREE. ...

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How to File a Police Accident Report in Florida

Wondering how to file a police accident report in Florida? Check out our guide to self report a car accident in Florida. Learn why you may need to file a police report yourself for an accident in Florida. Need help? If you have been injured in an accident in Florida, contact us for a free consultation. ...

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How to Get Your Florida Car Accident Report Online

Wondering how to obtain an accident report online in Florida? Our helpful guide on how to get your Florida car accident report online gives you the step by step process for ordering and downloading your police accident report in Florida. Need help? If you have been injured in an accident in Florida, we will pull your report for you for FREE. ...

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How to Get Sumter County Police Reports Online in Florida (Free for Injured Victims)

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’ve been involved in an accident in The Villages or Sumter County, Florida, obtaining a copy of the police accident report is one of the first steps you need to take to file a claim for your own insurance, or the other party’s insurance. Police reports record the details of anyone involved in the accident, as well as location, weather, vehicle positioning, and more. A copy for your own records is one of the first steps in establishing a claim, contacting a lawyer, or even just getting your car repaired. Note that if you were in an accident in...

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How to Get an Ocala, FL Police Report (Free for Injured Victims)

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you've been in an accident in Ocala, FL, you may need to obtain a copy of the police report for a variety of reasons. You may need to file an insurance claim, file a lawsuit, explain the circumstances in a court appearance or hearing, or just have a copy of the records for your own files. Whatever your reason for needing a police report in Ocala, Florida, the following steps will tell you how to obtain one via instant online access, by mail, or by appearing in person.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1699297551207{margin-top: 32px !important;margin-bottom: 32px !important;}"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1699032237109{background-color: #eaeaea...

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Recent Herniated Disc Car Accident Settlements In Florida

Injuries resulting in herniated discs can cause a variety of painful symptoms including back pain, neck pain, numbness in extremities, weakness, muscle spasms, and more. Untreated, those symptoms can go on for years, sometimes becoming more and more painful until quality of life and ability to perform simple tasks are impacted. If a car accident causes those herniated discs, there are a host of treatments that might be necessary - from rest and physical therapy all the way up to invasive back or neck surgery. [lwptoc] How Much is a Herniated Disc Car Accident Worth in Florida? According to the car accident herniated disc...

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Hit by Uninsured Driver in Florida (What Happens if Someone Hits You Without Insurance)

Florida Car Accident Without Insurance in Florida

Getting in an auto accident in Florida can be overwhelming and scary enough. Getting in an accident with an uninsured driver in Florida when they're at fault adds another level of stress and frustration. What happens if someone hits you without insurance in Florida? In most cases, your insurance will cover an accident with an uninsured motorist in Florida. Who will pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain when you're hit by an uninsured driver? The answer depends on a variety of factors, including your auto and medical coverage, who is at fault, how many vehicles were involved in...

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Rear-End Settlements

What Is the Average Payout for a Rear-End Collision Settlement in Florida? Settlement amounts in rear-end collision cases can vary a great deal depending on a variety of factors. Namely, the severity of your injuries and the proficiency of your chosen accident & injury lawyer will likely be the most significant factors that can impact the value of your settlement. Determining exactly how much can someone sue for a car accident in Florida is difficult to determine for rear-end motor vehicle accidents - and really for any other type of personal injury claim. This is due to the fact that the causes, effects, and...

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Recent Back Injury Settlement Amounts in Florida

Wondering about a potential lower back injury settlement amount, or questioning how much should you settle for a back injury sustained in a traffic accident? Our personal injury lawyers have compiled this guide to help answer your questions. Whether you’ve injured your lower back in a car accident in Ocala or a car accident in The Villages, suffered a devastating spinal injury due to someone else’s negligence, or you’re awaiting a lower back pain truck accident settlement, you are entitled to compensation. The goal of a settlement offer is to provide sufficient compensation to the victim for the damages they have...

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Golf Cart Laws in Florida

Golf Cart Laws in Florida

Florida Golf Cart Laws Here are some FAQs about golf cart laws in Florida. As golf carts become an increasingly popular mode of transportation in the Sunshine State, it is essential to understand the rules and regulations governing their use. We'll cover a range of topics about golf cart usage in Florida, such as legality, driving in neighborhoods, operating hours, street requirements, age requirements, and more. Is It Legal to Drive a Golf Cart on the Street in Florida? Yes, Florida golf cart laws permit you to drive a golf cart on the road under certain conditions. You may only drive a golf cart...

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The Villages Golf Cart Rules and Injuries

Golf carts serve as a convenient way to not only play nine or 18 holes of golf on a hot summer day but also to get around in one’s community. In fact, here in Florida, and within The Villages in particular, golf carts are a common sight and regularly used for commuting short distances, and are allowed on public streets. The Villages has an extensive golf-cart-specific path network with over 90 miles of paved paths, according to Villages News. The downside of using a golf cart is their lack of safety design and crash protection technology. As they are not...

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Florida Golf Cart Insurance Requirements & Golf Cart Accidents: Who Pays For Damages?

Golf Cart

Who pays for the damages in a golf cart accident? In Florida, a golf cart is considered a "dangerous instrumentality," which means that in most cases the golf cart owner is liable for damages caused by negligence. If you were hurt in a golf cart accident due to someone else's negligence, contact a golf cart accident attorney near you in The Village. We also have golf cart accident lawyers near you in Ocala to serve you. Florida Insurance Requirements for Golf Carts Many people in The Villages and throughout Florida who own a golf cart or low-speed vehicle are confused with Florida’s insurance...

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Golf Cart Accidents: How Often Does a Golf Cart Crash Occur?

How Often Do Golf Cart Accidents Happen?

How often does a golf cart accident happen? According to The Villages Department of Safety, there were 86 golf cart-related accidents reported in 2018 with most of these involving injuries. Many of these golf cart crashes involve a passenger or the driver jumping off or being ejected from the vehicle due to a tip over or a collision with another vehicle. Traditionally, golf carts are to be used within the golf course to allow for transporting golf gear and players. However, their use outside of the golf course is becoming more common. With approximately 50,000 golf carts roaming its roads, many...

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Can I Sue For Wrongful Death Due to Coronavirus?

UPDATE (1/3/2023): There is no cause of action in Florida regarding COVID hospital deaths. However, if a wrongful death happened in a hospital (or elsewhere) for another reason, it might be worth consulting a wrongful death lawyer in Florida, medical malpractice lawyer in Florida, or a nursing home abuse lawyer in Florida. Glover Law Firm has experience with all of those case types. Call us today at 352-484-0775 or email us to schedule a free wrongful death or medical malpractice case evaluation. Blog Post from 4/6/2020: There are over 2,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus here in Florida as of March 25th,...

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Unique Problems for Victims After a Pedestrian Accident

Everyone probably knows that car accidents are a common occurrence in America. But there is something uniquely terrifying about a pedestrian accident. Some towns have a bigger problem than others. The Villages, Florida is one of those towns where pedestrian and similar accidents are on the rise, and the damage caused can be catastrophic and fatal. Here are a few of the common problems that can arise in a pedestrian crash and how our The Villages personal injury lawyers handle them. Liability Disputes The question of who is responsible for an auto pedestrian collision is often very challenging. For one, pedestrians tend...

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Common Causes of Pedestrian-related Accidents

In 2016, according to reports by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), just shy of 6,000 pedestrians lost their lives due to car crashes. While that number may appear to be relatively small when compared to all of the car accidents, the percentage of pedestrians that die or suffer severe injuries measured up against occupants of vehicles was significantly higher. More than 13% of all vehicle related accident fatalities involve pedestrians. Thus, while it may seem like walking somewhere is a healthier alternative to driving, it is not always the safer choice.  Common Causes of Pedestrian-Related Crashes Generally, there are several frequently...

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Parents’ Liability in Accidents Involving a Minor Driver

The risk of car accidents in The Villages or car accidents in Ocala (or in Florida in general) is higher for teenagers than any other age group. In 2017, 3,255 teen drivers were involved in fatal car accidents in the United States. In 2013 only, 371,645 people were injured and 2,927 died as a consequence of car accidents involving a teen driver. This includes drivers, passengers, and pedestrians as well as occupants of another vehicle. This higher rate of risk is attributed to several factors. Statistics show that the main reasons for this higher rate of risk are inexperience, speeding, drinking...

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Sharing the Road: Bicycle Accidents

For many years, Florida has been the state with the highest number of accidents involving bicycles. The causes of these accidents range from failure to yield to making turns in a proper manner, failure to obey traffic laws, or even the cyclist wearing clothing that makes it difficult to see him or her at night. It is important to keep in mind that bicycle riders are subject to the same traffic signals and rules as motor vehicles when using public roads, as they are considered vehicles. Therefore, accidents involving bicycles are considered road accidents where drivers and bike riders are subject...

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What to Do When in an Accident at Work

When an employee has an accident at their work site, they may suffer extensive damages. These damages can be physical but also financial. Like many other states, Florida provides statutes to allow workers to recover damages caused by work-related accidents. Most employers are required by law to contract workers’ compensation insurance. These insurance providers are involved in the evaluation of the claim and are usually the ones paying for any compensation determined to be owed to the injured employee. As soon as possible (within 30 days after the accident) after the accident you should: Inform your employer; See a doctor authorized...

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How Did Your Bicycle Crash Happen?

In 2017, there were 783 cyclists killed across the country and, according to the Orlando Weekly, 125 of those victims were from Florida. For years now, Florida has topped the lists as the most dangerous place for cyclists to ride. For every fatality, there are many more crashes that result in severe, life-changing injuries for the victim. If you or a loved one has been hurt while riding a bicycle in any of the following scenarios, it is critical you seek help from a qualified personal injury attorney. Right hook - These crashes occur when a driver attempts to make a...

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How PIP Insurance Works in Florida Personal Injury Claims

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) was created in the 1970s to reduce the number of personal injury claims and to free up the courts from the tens of thousands of minor to moderate traffic collisions that happen in Florida every year. According to the Florida Association of Insurance Agents, legislatures created a mandatory no-fault motor vehicle insurance law that required each driver to have PIP coverage—coverage that protects the policyholder (not the other party), or the “first party.” Today, drivers are required to hold a minimum PIP policy that covers up to $10,000 in medical, funeral, and occupational disability benefits should...

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Common Types of Motorcycle Crashes

Motorcycles are inherently more dangerous than cars because they lack the protection of a car’s steel body, crumple zones, and airbags. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reported 4,985 motorcyclist fatalities from crashes in 2018. Those who do survive often suffer substantial injuries that take years to recover from. Below are some common types of motorcycle crashes along with tips to avoid them. A Driver make a Left Turn In Front of You Intersections are particularly dangerous for motorcycles because a driver may glance up, not see another car approaching and begin making a turn while you are also progressing through the...

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Traffic Injuries Caused by a USPS Driver

For the most part, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) drivers drive slow, are cautious, and are, more often than not, the victims of traffic collisions, not the at-fault parties. Three of the most common causes of traffic collisions are speeding/aggressive driving, distracted driving, and intoxicated driving—three things that few USPS drivers engage in on the job. However, USPS drivers are still human, and not perfect. There are plenty of cases where USPS drivers are at fault. Whether you were a pedestrian who was hit by an attentive USPS driver or an occupant of a vehicle that collided with a USPS...

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Are Motorcycle Helmets Mandatory in Florida?

While your driver’s license is enough to operate a vehicle in any state, motorcycle regulations vary depending on where in the United States you are driving. Particularly, each state has its own rules for helmets. Before deciding whether or not to wear a helmet on your next ride down the coast, it is important to understand what the potential consequences will be of leaving it at home. If another driver causes you to crash and suffer injuries, your decision could impact the compensation you receive from a personal injury claim. Florida’s Helmet Law  Florida Statute 316.211 states that helmets are mandatory unless...

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Surgery and Recovery of a Fractured Hip or Pelvis

The hip is one of the most complex, painful, and expensive types of fractures that a personal injury victim can receive. Common in car collisions, trip and falls, dog attacks, bike and pedestrian injuries, and work accidents, a fractured hip will leave the victim unable to walk, run, or get around on their own for quite some time. For elderly victims, a hip fracture can be the beginning of the end; sadly, seniors who fracture their hips have a very high rate of death. If you were injured by a negligent party and suffered a fractured hip as a result,...

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New Ocala Golf Cart Ordinance

June 22, 2020 - Just recently, the city of Ocala made it legal for golf carts to drive through much of southeast Ocala, including the majority of the historic district, according to the Ocala Star Banner. The new ordinance is seen as a win for those who prefer to drive a golf cart, instead of a car, for short distances to get access to parks, restaurants, shops, and the square. While golf carts are not permitted to drive or park downtown, this law allows them to park close enough for a short walk the rest of the way. New Golf Cart Boundaries ...

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Complications of Multi-Vehicle Collisions

Whether an impact from a traffic collision involves a single vehicle or half a dozen, the injuries that victims sustain can be substantial. With multi-vehicle collisions, however, the chances of being injured rise substantially compared to a single-vehicle crash. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 40 percent of fatal crashes are multi-vehicle collisions. Furthermore, when three or more parties are involved, filing a personal injury claim becomes more complicated than if it is just between two parties. An experienced Ocala multi-vehicle collision attorney can help determine who is at fault and what insurance policies are at play, and...

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Why Talking to the Other Party’s Insurance Company Hurts Your Claim

After getting in a car crash, being taken to the hospital following a slip and fall, or suffering an injury from some other type of incident, it can be tempting to just put the whole thing behind you as fast as possible and move on with your life by either “forgiving” the other party who caused the incident, or by accepting an offer from them directly, or their insurance company. The problem with just “letting the incident slide” and forgiving the negligent party is that you are then left with a very big unknown bill that will come months down...

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Negligent Security Bar/Nightclub Injury

All businesses have a duty to keep their premises safe for invitees; bars and nightclubs are one of the most common types of premises for brawls, robbery, sexual assault, spiking drinks—of which there are over 320,000 cases annually—and even kidnapping and murder. This probably comes as little surprise. Research published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine  has shown a correlation between alcohol establishment density and violent crime; the more available alcohol is in a neighborhood, the more assault, rape, robbery, and overall violent crime that neighborhood has. The alcohol establishments themselves are often the epicenters for these types of...

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Ocala High School Sports Brain and Spine Injury Lawyer

High school sports offer a great opportunity to teach young people teamwork, get exercise and create healthy habits that will follow them into adulthood, and instill a work ethic. However, playing sports, particularly football, comes with a risk. In fact, according to research 40.5 percent of all high school sports concussions comes from one sport: football. Moreover, for every year of high school football played, individuals double their chances of developing the deadly neurodegenerative disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), the disabling and fatal results of which are seen later in life, according to the New York Times. Football is also...

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Ocala Speeding Collision

It is something that can be avoided as easily as applying slightly less pressure on one’s foot, yet almost every driver does it every time they get behind the wheel of a car. Speeding increases the likelihood of crashing, increases the severity of injuries sustained in a crash, and increases the chances of a fatality occurring in a collision. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), for the past two decades, speeding has been involved in one out of every three fatal crashes. Men are much more likely to be involved in fatal speeding collisions than women, and...

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The 7 Types of Fractures Caused in Personal Injury Accidents

There are seven types of fractures that can occur in a personal injury accident, such as a car accident, work accident, or slip and fall, according to InnerBody, OrthoInfo, and PBMC Health. One type of fracture is not necessarily “worse” than another; the severity of the fracture, the location of the break, the age and health of the patient, and other circumstances often have more to do with a patient’s outcome than the type of break itself. However, some of the following fractures tend to be more devastating for long-term recovery and mobility than others. Transverse Fracture The bone breaks at a...

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Can I Sue For My Dog’s Injuries Caused in a Car Wreck?

Dogs, cats, and other pets are part of the family. They lift you up when you are feeling down, protect you and your family in ways that show the ultimate loyalty, bring happiness on a daily basis, and are always there for you at the end of a long work day. It comes as little surprise that a poll by Pet Food Industry shows that 95 percent of pet owners say their pet is part of the family, and half of all pet owners consider their pet a part of the family as much as another person in the family,...

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Hit By a Car While Riding an E-Scooter or Other E-Device in Florida

E-scooters offer a great alternative to driving when you just have to go a mile or two, or need to get from the bus stop back home. Scooters are slowly transforming the way that people in large cities get around. While we currently do not have any large e-scooter companies like Byrd, Lyft, or Lime in Ocala, e-scooters are already in use in Gainesville on a trial program, according to the Ocala Star Banner. In the meantime, many individuals are purchasing their own electric scooters, hoverboards, bikes, and other devices to do errands and commutes, for exercise, to walk the...

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Ocala Trampoline Injury Lawyer

Many parents who own trampolines set them up for their kids and promptly forget about them. This comes with serious dangers, as trampolines need to be routinely inspected for signs of dangerous wear and tear. They should be placed on even ground away from objects and structures that could worsen a fall. Trampolines should also be equipped with safety nets, which can reduce fall injuries by 50 percent, according to CBS News. However, these nets need to be replaced frequently, or they serve no purpose at all. Younger children should be supervised when using a trampoline, and certain aerial maneuvers...

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Complications of Bus Collision Claims

As a passenger of a bus that collided with another vehicle, occupant of another vehicle, or non-occupant such as a pedestrian, you have the right to seek financial compensation from at-fault parties who caused your injuries. Bus accident claims can be complicated, which is why working with an experienced Ocala personal injury attorney is crucial to your claim’s success. Passengers on the Bus As an injured passenger, you can file a claim with the bus operator if the driver caused the collision or if the collision was a result of a mechanical failure, or a third party if another driver caused the...

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“Right Hook” Bicycle Collisions

Bike collisions are all too common in Ocala as well as throughout the United States, where drivers are either distracted, speeding, intoxicated or simply aggressive towards cyclists. While most fatal collisions occur from a motor vehicle hitting a cyclist from behind, collisions at intersections can be just as dangerous, and are extremely common. One of the most typical ways drivers run into cyclists is by committing a “right hook,” which we describe shortly. Being hit by a car, no matter the speed at which it or you were traveling, is a traumatic experience, and one that usually leaves the cyclists...

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Slip and Fall Outside of Premises

Falls keep hospital Emergency Rooms (ERs) busy year round here in Florida and across the country. Falls account for over eight million ER visits annually and comprise 22 percent of all ER visits, while slip and falls result in over one million ER visits each year, according to the National Floor Safety Institute. Injuries range from lacerations, whiplash, contusions, traumatic brain injury, broken hips, back injuries, spinal cord injuries, and even death. While most falls end up only bruising younger, healthy people, they are often fatal for elderly victims, according to the CDC. Moreover, five percent of people who suffer...

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Dog Bite: Who is At Fault?

Dog bites can range from the smallest nip that does not break the skin, to vicious malling that leaves the victim permanently disfigured, or even dead. It is important to seek medical treatment for any dog bite that breaks the skin and causes a moderate amount of bleeding, as the bacteria in dogs’ saliva is likely to cause an infection. If you were attacked by someone’s dog and your injuries are serious, you may wish to file a personal injury claim to be compensated for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and permanent injury or disfigurement....

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How Much is My Injury Worth?

One of the first questions that many victims have for their lawyers is, “How much are my injuries worth in a lawsuit?” The answer to that is impossible to know without delving deep into the case and often waiting months after the car crash or slip and fall to find out if the injuries are healing properly, whether there is any permanent damage, and what the future medical expenses and lost working capacity may be. As an injured accident victim with bills to pay now and real financial fears about the future, this can be difficult to hear. Below is...

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Injuries Caused by a Drunk Boat Operator

Intoxicated driving is reckless, selfish, and immoral. This is just as true for drivers of cars as it is for motorized boats. Unfortunately, many water vessel operators believe that they can either get away with it because of the lack of law enforcement out on the water, or that their behavior just is not as risky and dangerous as it truly is. While there may be more space per water vessel out in the ocean or on a lake than there is per motor vehicle on land, the hazards are equal, if not more, for intoxicated boat operation, and the...

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Is a Liability Waiver Enforceable?

Liability waivers are used for everything from entering amusement parks and signing up for gym memberships, to skydiving lessons and wine tours. While most people do not read all of the fine print in these multi-page documents, according to the New York Times, once you sign such a document, the contract is likely valid. Most liability waivers hold up in courts of law. Whether a plaintiff files a personal injury lawsuit for an accident that they caused themselves, or if the injury was caused by negligence on behalf of the tour company, organizer, guide, or gym, more often than not...

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The Villages Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer

Swimming pools are a way of life in Florida. With hot, humid weather most of the year, swimming pools offer a great respite from the heat, provide a great opportunity to get the kids outside and exercising, and make family get togethers and dinner parties all the more entertaining. In fact, Florida ranks 2nd in the country in terms of swimming pools per capita, according to Porch Data. But swimming pools are not all fun and games. Swimming pool accidents can result in head injuries, fractured limbs, and drowning fatalities. If you or a loved one were injured in a...

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Uber/Lyft Collision

Uber and other ridesharing companies—the main competitor of Uber being Lyft—have made it easy to hail a car with the push of a button, and are cheaper than conventional taxis. However, they have also caused safety and street congestion problems. Cities across the U.S. are suffering from the congestion issues caused by 10s of thousands of extra cars driving around for hours on end, often with no passengers. In San Francisco, for example, Uber and Lyft cars make up 13 percent of all traffic, according to Streets Blog. Even in Boston, where Uber and Lyft make up ‘just’ 7.7 percent...

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Is Subpoenaing Cell Phone Records Necessary?

Driving and Cell Phone Use Laws in Florida Drivers, law-makers, and anyone with common sense has known that driving while talking or texting on the phone is dangerous. Anything that requires that a driver looks away from the road, or take their hands off the wheel to dial or text increases the chances of crashing. Furthermore, even talking on a phone hands free is distracting, as it places the driver’s mind somewhere else—in the conversation instead of driving. According to studies, drivers talking on hands free devices “see but fail to see  up to 50 percent of the information in their...

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