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Unqualified Drivers Are a Threat to Port Richey and Tampa

Unqualified Drivers Are a Threat to Port Richey and Tampa
With so many port cities shipping freight into and out of the country, it’s no wonder Florida has one of the country’s highest numbers of professional truck drivers. Eighteen-wheelers are a common sight on Florida highways. But for people involved in a collision with a semi-truck, these vehicles are anything but mundane. Cars and SUVs often come off much worse than the semi-truck, and drivers and passengers in the smaller vehicle often suffer catastrophic, life-changing injuries after a wreck. If a semi-truck collision injured you, a truck accident lawyer can help you recover compensation from the driver that hit you. Contact an experienced...
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Florida’s Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Florida’s Motorcycle Helmet Laws
Florida’s beautiful weather makes it a great place to own a motorcycle, whether you wish to have a faster commute or ride during the weekend as a hobby. Although driving a motorcycle is exciting and fun, it can also be very dangerous if you’re involved in a collision. What are Florida’s motorcycle helmet laws? Wearing a helmet protects riders and passengers from serious head injuries, permanent brain damage, and even death. But many riders prefer the feeling of the wind in their hair and the sunshine on their faces. Should you wear a motorcycle helmet in Florida? Many people may ask a Port...
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What Types of Injuries Can a Lawyer Help Me Recover Compensation For?

What Types of Injuries Can a Lawyer Help Me Recover Compensation For?
It can be stressful and overwhelming when you or someone you love has sustained a personal injury. Many injury victims are unsure how to proceed in the aftermath of an accident. If another person’s negligent behavior was the cause of your accident, you might be able to recover compensation with the help of a personal injury attorney. A skilled Port Richey brain injury lawyer can help you determine your options and pursue justice. A personal injury lawyer can be useful to you regardless of the type of injury you’ve sustained. All civil accident claims are distinct, but some types of personal injuries occur...
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The Role of Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Protecting Road Rash Victims

The Role of Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Protecting Road Rash Victims
Many motorcycle drivers know how they can get hurt on their bikes, from a head injury to friction abrasions, more commonly known as road rash. The colloquial name belies the severity of road rash, damage to the epidermis that can be serious and require surgery or skin grafts to treat. There is an important role motorcycle accident lawyers have in protecting road rash victims. Extensive scarring, high infection risk, and a lot of pain are common from road rash injuries. Learning more about road rash—how it happens, how to treat it, and how severe it can get—can help you make more informed decisions...
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Speeding Is a Factor in 29 percent of Fatal Accidents

Speeding Is a Factor in 29 percent of Fatal Accidents
Did you know speeding is a factor in 29 percent of fatal accidents? Every day, you likely see at least one car speeding, weaving in and out of lanes to get ahead faster. While it happens all the time, speeding is often more dangerous than many realize. Speeding is a factor in a large percentage of car accidents every year, and these collisions often result in deaths. If you’ve experienced a car accident with a speeding driver and suffered injuries, or if a loved one has passed away due to a speeding accident, a Port Richey car accident lawyer can help you pursue...
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How to Get the Most Money from a Car Accident

How to Get the Most Money from a Car Accident
Understanding how to get the most money from a car accident is important. Nobody wants to get into a car accident. Even if you are not injured, you will likely be without transportation for days or weeks. And if you are injured, you could face serious hardship. Regardless of what harm you suffered in a car accident, you need money to recover quickly and completely. Money pays for your medical bills and car repair bills, replaces lost income, and pays for the assistance you might need while recovering. For more information, reach out to a Port Richey car accident lawyer. Schedule A Free...
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What to Do After a Tractor-Trailer Accident in Florida

What to Do After a Tractor-Trailer Accident in Florida
Understanding what to do after a tractor-trailer accident in Florida is important. Thousands of tractor-trailer accidents occur in Florida each year. Many of them result in life-altering injuries or death. Even when a full physical recovery is possible after truck accident injuries, victims often find themselves saddled with medical bills they can never hope to pay off. When a negligent truck driver causes an accident in Florida, the victims qualify for compensation to cover the damages. However, no one hands out money to a truck accident victim. You need to know what to do after a Florida truck accident to protect yourself from...
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In a 3-Car Accident, Who Pays?

In a 3-Car Accident, Who Pays?
When a car accident happens, someone usually has to pay. When three cars are involved, more than one person may be on the hook, leading to confusion in the claims process. If you have experienced an injury in a three-car accident, then speaking with a car accident attorney is advisable for help proceeding with your claim. What Kinds of Three-car Accidents Are Common? Three-car accidents may have all types of causes, but they tend to follow the same patterns. In some cases, bicyclists and pedestrians may also suffer injuries during a three-car accident. Most accidents involving three cars are either rear-end collisions or...
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I Had a Car Accident in Which Someone Was Injured—What Should I Do?

I Had a Car Accident in Which Someone Was Injured—What Should I Do?
It is not uncommon for parties involved in a car accident to suffer injuries. However, how you handle the moments after your collision and your car accident claim will depend on who the injured party is. After a car accident that injured someone, discuss your case with a car accident attorney. Common Car Accident Injuries Car accidents can result in different types of injuries, and the severity of the injuries usually depends on the details of the collision. Some of the most common types of car accident injuries include: Cuts and lacerations Burns Fractured and broken bones Head and neck injuries Brain injuries...
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How Do Car Accident Settlements Work?

How Do Car Accident Settlements Work?
If a Florida vehicle collision injures you, it may leave you with significant medical debt from the emergency treatment and hospital stay right afterward. You may have had a lengthy healing time or required surgery, physical therapy, or chiropractor care to help you regain your mobility and abilities. You may have missed work because injuries made it difficult to do your regular job. The damage to your car could even have you out of a vehicle. In addition to your expenses, you may be experiencing emotional trauma and pain and suffering after your accident. It is crucial to understand how car accident settlements...
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