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AAA Tow to Go Program That Saves Lives

New Years is a notoriously hazardous time to be on the road. Sadly, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that around 30 people die per day in the United States in alcohol related motor vehicle accidents. During New Years that number nearly doubles to about 54 fatalities per day. A common excuse from…
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You slipped and fell on a puddle of water at a business establishment and tore your ACL – is the establishment liable for your injuries?

Every day unsuspecting business customers across Florida find themselves seriously injured in a slip and fall incident that should have– and could have — been prevented by the business establishment had they acted with reasonable care. It happens so often, that the Florida legislature created a specific statute, Fla. Stat. 768.055, to deal with such…
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Stryker Hip Replacement Settlement

Every year hundreds of thousands of Americans undergo total hip replacement surgery to alleviate pain and restore function in their hips. Florida alone accounts for nearly 10 percent of all total hip replacement surgeries performed every year. These surgeries are rather complex and if the implanted device fails the symptoms can be debilitating. Stryker Corporation…
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Is your safety at risk when you get into an Uber or Lyft?

As more and more Uber and Lyft vehicles dominate the roadway, Floridians should be aware that ride share drivers are not required to undergo fingerprint background checks, and are not required to pass comprehensive driving tests or undergo training, as most other commercial drivers are required to do. Some rideshare drivers are even driving with…
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Tropical Storms/Hurricanes and Property Loss

Photo Credit: Phyllis B. Dooney for NPR https://www.npr.org/2018/09/13/647358237/hurricane-florence-weakens-a-bit-as-it-closes-in-on-north-carolina-coast Florida is in the peak of hurricane season. Although it had been a few years since we had experienced a devastating hurricane, we were quickly reminded just how susceptible our community is to these storms when Hurricane Irma struck in September, 2017. Just recently, Tropical Storm Gordon…
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