What Happens When You Get Into An Accident in a Company-Owned Vehicle
Accidents involving company-owned vehicles are more frequent than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of work-related deaths in the United States. In 2019, work-related crashes cost employers $39 billion in settlements.
Can Both Drivers Be At Fault in an Auto Accident?
Sometimes, an automobile accident is caused by an at-fault driver’s negligence. However, in some vehicle collisions, it is not uncommon for both parties to share fault for the accident.
Neck Injury Resulting from an Auto Accident: Steps to Take
Neck injuries following a car accident can be severe, resulting in permanent disability, chronic pain, or a potentially life-threatening condition. Victims of car accidents must be able to identify signs and symptoms of neck injuries and seek medical attention immediately.
Safe Driving Tips for the Holidays
The holidays are upon us, and many Americans plan to travel by car instead of flying and waiting in long lines at the airport. The American Automobile Association (AAA) predicts that 100.1 million Americans will travel by car to their holiday destinations, even with higher-than-average gas prices.
How to Stay Safe on the Road During Hurricane Evacuations
As our neighbors to the south recover from the flooding and catastrophic property damage brought on by Hurricane Ian, we are reminded that evacuations are not something to be taken lightly. Staying put when you are told to evacuate is not only against the law but could also be dangerous.
What Happens During An Initial Consultation?
Drivers in Florida deal with heavy rainfall each year. From mild drizzles to heavy rainstorms, precipitation can quickly change driving conditions, causing them to become hazardous. Use safe driving techniques to avoid accidents when rain is forecasted. Rain Increases Driving Risks Precipitation
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Safe Driving Tips For Rainy Downpours
If you recently suffered an auto accident, in addition to all the stresses that brings, you are probably feeling overwhelmed about next steps, like whether to hire an injury lawyer or auto accident attorney, whether your claim is even legitimate, and if so, how to find the right attorney. Those
Road Trip Driving Tips
If you’re planning a road trip, you’ll want to ensure that you and the passengers in your vehicle stay safe. Whether you’re traveling within the Sunshine State or adventuring out of state, traffic spikes will occur due to people taking road trips. With more cars on the road and drivers
What To Do After A Hit-And-Run Accident
Car accidents are stressful, regardless of the circumstances. However, it can add tension if another person speeds away before exchanging information, commonly known as a “hit-and-run” accident. What is a hit-and-run accident?In Florida, a hit-and-run accident occurs when one driver leaves the
How Florida Motorcycle Accident Liability Is Determined
Determining who is at fault in a Florida motorcycle accident comes down to one crucial factor: negligence. Negligence is an action or inaction that places others at risk, such as speeding, tailgating, and weaving in and out of traffic lanes. An injury case can be characterized as negligence if the
2021 Tampa Bay Driving Stats
As more Tampa Bay residents transition from working at home to working at the office and families venture out to enjoy what the Sunshine State offers, the number of travelers on area roads will increase. Unfortunately, this also increases the risk of fatal car accidents. National Statistics According
What To Expect From A Consultation
If you’ve been injured in an accident, you likely don’t know what your next course of action should be. You probably have questions: Do I have a legitimate claim? Do I need to hire an attorney? If so, who should I hire?You may have seen or heard attorney advertisements for
Is My Employer Liable If I Get Coronavirus At Work?
What happens if you contract COVID-19 at work? Is your employer liable for your illness? These are essential questions that employees are asking as many states are easing masking requirements and employers continue to deal with the pandemic. But if you’re trying to hold your employer accountable if
Texting And Driving Legal Facts
Each year, thousands of vehicle crashes occur due to distracted driving. Even though most people know that they shouldn’t text and drive, nearly 80% of Americans admit doing so. However, recent texting and driving statistics show just how serious this problem is nationwide. Texting and Driving
Contesting Estate Assets
The last thing anybody wants is conflict while grieving the loss of a loved one, but disputes happen and must be handled appropriately. Inheritance disputes create more issues regarding the estate and family relationships can suffer if the will is contested. Unfortunately, contesting a family
Creating A Home Inventory
When homeowners ask us for our biggest tips to help them protect their homes, creating (and regularly updating) an inventory of their personal property tops the list every time. When catastrophic damage happens to a home, such as a fire or flood, much of your personal property can be
The Insurance Company’s Favorite Ways To Deny Or Underpay Property Insurance Claims
Every day, homeowners buy insurance to protect themselves against any potential damage to their home. As such, you expect that when you need help from your insurance company, they will treat you fairly and compensate you appropriately for your damages. Unfortunately, this does not happen as often
Hurricane Season Is In Full Swing: Are You Ready?
As we are all well aware of at this point, hurricane season is in full swing. Potential threats from hurricanes include powerful winds, heavy rainfall, storm surges, coastal and inland flooding, rip currents, tornadoes, and landslides. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Best Of The Best
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2021Doran, Beam, & Farrell Named one of Best of the Best in Tampa Bay DATELINE — Doran, Beam, & Farrell is a winner in the 2021 Best of the Best People’s Choice Awards presented by the Tampa Bay Tamsin the Tampa Bay region, more than
When A Business Can Be Sued For Personal Injury
Every business must keep its customers safe when they spend time on their property, and every customer has the right to be safe on said property. However, accidents do happen, resulting in injuries on business property. These accidents can be minor or inconvenient to serious injuries.If a business
Concealed Weapons License
In the State of Florida, individuals interested in carrying a concealed weapon are required to apply (and be approved) for a license. Fortunately, the Florida Concealed Weapons License (CWL) process is fairly simple and straightforward. Our legal experts have compiled a list of the eligibility
When You Do (And Don’t) Need An Attorney For A Car Accident
Auto accident victims often struggle not only with physical injuries but also with financial and emotional hardships. While victims of “minor” accidents may not believe they require the services of an attorney, accident victims make a big mistake when leaving their fate to insurance companies. If
Non-Injury Auto Accidents
A vehicle accident is one of the most frightening situations a person can experience. This is true for all accidents, whether or not an injury occurred. According to data compiled by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 4,807,000 non-injury auto accidents in the United
If My Teen Causes An Accident, Am I Liable?
For most teens, getting their driver’s license and keys to a car is a rite of passage, bringing them a newfound feeling of freedom and independence. But getting behind the wheel also comes with great responsibility and a level of risk. Due to their inexperience, teen drivers are among the
Florida Is A No-Fault State: What Does It Mean?
“No-fault state” is an expression you have likely heard if you are a licensed driver in Florida. But do you know what the term means? How does it affect you if you’re in a car accident? If you’re involved in a car accident, how can no one be at fault?
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