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More Motorcycle Crashes Than Usual: Extended Winter Warm Weather Partly to Blame?

By Rafael Romero |

According to The Weather Channel, the current El Nino weather pattern sweeping the nation has resulted in unseasonably warm winter conditions throughout the U.S. In Florida, temperatures have remained well into the 80s all through December. Although this warm winter is slowly winding down, from Maine to Michigan, motorcycle enthusiasts can still be found… Read More »

Wrongful Death vs. Survival Claims: Understanding the Difference

By Rafael Romero |

When a person is injured in Florida, there are several types of legal actions he or she can take in order to be compensated through the court system. When a person is alive, it is fairly straightforward. The plaintiff sues the defendant. However, things get a little more complicated when the case involves a… Read More »

Why Falls Happen in Nursing Homes

By Rafael Romero |

According to the most recent figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with nearly 1.4 million Americans over 65 living in nursing homes, upwards of 1,800 people die from falls while living in nursing homes every year. As such, falls are a serious problem. Personal injury attorneys handle many times of… Read More »

3 Tips for Avoiding Auto Accident Insurance Scams

By Rafael Romero |

Throughout the Tampa Bay area motorists have reported calculated insurance scams where drivers will orchestrate elaborate car crashes to collect insurance proceeds for injuries and property damage. These scams are often difficult to spot and can happen in the blink of an eye. Tampa auto accident lawyers fight for the rights of those who… Read More »

Florida Tops the Chart for Boating Accidents Nationally

By Rafael Romero |

It should come as no surprise that the state with the greatest number of registered vessels – 870,749 as of 2014 – should also lead the nation in boating accidents. There were nearly 700 reported boating accidents in 2014 alone. In particular, Pinellas County has one of the highest accident rates in Florida. It… Read More »

October Crash with a Fire Truck Leaves one Driver Dead

By Rafael Romero |

On October 20, 2015, when responding to an accident scene on US-301 near Franklin Road, a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crew impacted with a 2012 Lincoln, killing the driver of the car immediately. According to local news reports, the fire engine was travelling northbound on the highway and the car was going the opposite… Read More »

Preventing Child Injuries: Car Seat Safety 101

By Rafael Romero |

When people are injured in Tampa automobile accidents, personal injury attorneys often fight to get them the compensation they deserve for their injuries. Injuries are usually measured in medical bills, physical injuries, automobile damages, and lost wages from work. Sadly, nothing is more terrifying than an injury to a child, which can have lifelong… Read More »

Three Easy Tips for Avoiding Bike Accidents in the Sunshine State

By Rafael Romero |

If you travel through the Midwest or New England during the summer or early spring, you will likely see signs posted on lawns, signs in windows, and even car decals, all warning drivers to “watch out for motorcycles.” Some have clever sayings like, “two eyes, two wheels; you do the math!” These aggressive safety… Read More »

What is Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Coverage, and How Does it Help Florida Drivers?

By Rafael Romero |

The National Safety Council estimates the average cost of personal injuries caused by automobile accidents to be between $24,000 and $64,000 depending on location. In the Tampa Bay area, auto accident injuries can run well above these limits. Florida also has one of the highest uninsured motorist rate, with over 23 percent of drivers… Read More »

Florida Still Allows Nursing Homes to Operate Without Specifying Minimum Liability Insurance Coverage

By Rafael Romero |

According to several studies cited by the National Center for Elder Abuse, about 44 percent of nursing home residents report being abused at some point during their nursing home stays. Even more shocking, 95 percent said they had personally been neglected or seen another resident neglected. Moreover, in a 2008 government study, about 70… Read More »

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