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Can A Disc Herniation Resulting From A Car Accident Add Value To Your Case?

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You may have been involved in a car accident that has now caused you severe pain. You go to the doctor, you explain your symptoms and they order an MRI scan of the area in which you feel injured. After the MRI scan, your doctor tells you that your severe pain is arising from a disc injury known as a disc herniation. But what exactly is a disc herniation and how can it be treated? What Is A Disc Herniation? After an accident, injuries to the cervical spine, meaning the neck, and the lumbar spine, meaning the back, can appear in the...

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How You Can Prepare For A Personal Injury Consultation

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At Nicoletti Law Firm, we offer a FREE no-obligation consultation. We want you to have a full understanding regarding the merits of your personal injury claim so you can make the best decisions for you and your family without having to worry about paying a consultation fee. But, how can you make the best of your personal injury consultation? Here are some tips to consider. Bring Questions. Our attorneys can give you an overview as to the merits of your case, but if you have specific questions regarding your claim, make sure to list them and bring that list with you....

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Morning Traffic Accident Updates: Friday, October 26th

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We all know that traffic in the morning can be quite hectic, especially in the Tampa Bay Area. That is why we want to keep you up to date, from time to time, to make sure that your commute runs smoothly. We also provide these updates on our Facebook page. Traffic 🚗🚙 Updates 10/26: HILLSBOROUGH | Accident reported on the Westbound Selmon Exwy at 78th St N. BRANDON |Accident reported on West Brandon Blvd at Gornto Lake Road. WESLEY CHAPEL | Accident reported on SR-56 at I-75.   Personal Injury Attorneys Here For You! If you or someone you know has been involved in an accident during their morning commute, call...

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5 Tips For Traveling Down U.S. 19

Port Richey Bus Accident Lawyer

The Pasco County Commission is revisiting a proposal from 2016 that included an overpass over U.S. 19 for pedestrians and bicyclists. Due to our main office in Port Richey being on Ridge Road, just a few moments away from U.S. 19, we understand firsthand how much this is needed. Not only do pedestrian and bicyclist accidents often occur on U.S. 19, but also car accidents and motorcycle accidents. We commend Pasco County for taking steps to protect travelers on U.S. 19. But, until this happens, we wanted to provide a few tips that you should consider when traveling down U.S. 19. 1....

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Tips for Halloween and Trick-Or-Treating

Port Richey Personal Injury Lawyer

At the Nicoletti Law Firm, safety is our number 1 concern, especially on a holiday such as Halloween. Children all across the country embark on an evening of fun collecting treats from door to door in festive costume. But, even though Halloween is a very fun holiday, safety should still be a top priority. Therefore, we wanted to provide tips that you and your children should consider before going out on this year's fun-filled Halloween. While Trick-Or-Treating 1. Plan your route and go to neighborhoods that you are familiar with. 2. Carry a flashlight and/or glow sticks. 3. Do not let young children trick...

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WHAT IS A PERSONAL INJURY CASE BASED ON?

Port Richey Accident Attorney

Typically, a Personal Injury claim is based on a tort theory known as negligence. Negligence occurs when one fails to take reasonable care and because of that failure, damage or injury is caused to another. There are four requirements that need to be met in order for one to have a claim under the theory. Below we will define the requirements of negligence and will explain those definitions using an example. Example: You are driving on Highway I-75 in 5 o'clock moderate moving traffic and are rear-ended by the car behind you because they looked down to adjust the radio. They...

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CAN A LOW IMPACT ACCIDENT STILL CAUSE INJURY?

Port Richey Accident and Injury Lawyer

Many might think that just because a low impact car accident has occurred due to a low speed, there will either not be an injury or the injury will be too minor to address. However, that is not always the case. Speed is defined in three categories. 1-2 miles per hour up to 20-25 miles per hour is considered a “low speed” impact. 25-40 miles an hour is considered a “moderate speed” impact and finally, a “high speed” impact occurs at 40 miles per hour and over. Studies have shown that a rear-end impact at as little as 5 miles...

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5 TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE THIS NEW YEAR’S EVE

Port Richey Personal Injury Lawyers

Christmas Day has come and gone. Now, it is time to prepare for New Year’s Eve. Although it may be a time for excitement due to the welcoming of the new year, you still should be vigilant and keep safety in mind. Here are a few tips we recommend to review prior to your celebrating. 1. Plan Your Ride. If you plan on drinking on New Year’s Eve, be sure to have a ride planned out. Taxis, Limos, Ubers, Lyfts or even riding with friends can be difficult to organize. Make sure to have a plan in place not only to...

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TIPS FOR DRIVING IN A PARKING LOT

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With the holiday season upon us, parking lots can be loaded with cars in every spot and parking garage. People are moving at a faster pace and cars are in a rush to get the holiday shopping over with. Car accidents can happen and even at a low speed, severe injuries can occur. Therefore, it is up to you to make sure that you do everything you can to prevent an accident from happening. Here are a few tips to remember this holiday season when driving in a parking lot: Back out of your spot slowly. Often times people can dart...

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Consultation Vs. Hiring An Attorney

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Often times, we get asked what is the difference between a consultation and actually hiring an attorney. A consultation is when an attorney will review your claim with you and will explain the strong and weak points of your case. They may need some additional information or may have to do research in order to give you a competent assessment, especially if there are multiple legal issues or your claim is complex. During a consultation, you have not actually hired an attorney, you have just sought advice. But do not feel as though your dealings are not confidential as there...

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