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June 2017 Archives

Dealing with insurance after a car accident

One of the worst parts of any car accident is dealing with your insurance company. Car insurance companies, as with most insurance companies in general, are stingy and will do everything in their power to mitigate their liability. But there are necessary steps you need to take as a car accident victim after the wreck -- and one of those things is dealing with your insurer.

Truck accident leaves 1 dead in Florida

A tragic car crash in Parrish, Florida claimed the life of a 27-year-old woman. The wreck occurred as the woman was driving southbound, and a tractor trailer was traveling west bound. They approached an intersection that had blinking lights. The woman was faced with a flashing red light, while the driver of the truck was faced with a flashing yellow light.

Injuries from sidewalk slip and falls can be terrible

More than a month ago, we wrote a post that talked about premises liability. Today, we want to get a bit more specific and talk about sidewalk accidents. A story out of Santa Monica has caught our eye, as it exemplifies the dangers of sidewalk accidents and the role that cities and municipalities can play in them.

Distracted driving remains a serious problem in Florida

An interesting report was released recently by EverQuote, an online insurance firm, about distracted driving. According to EverQuote, they used the EverDrive motion sensing app to calculate how many people took out their phone while driving in the last 30 days. The app said that 92 percent of drivers had done so. What's worse is that Florida ranked second-worst in the country in these terms, only ahead of Louisiana.

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