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What To Do After A Car Accident

February 11, 2019

Being involved in a car accident is one of the most terrifying situations you can experience. That’s not to say this will ever happen to you, but car accidents happen all the time. Each time you get into a vehicle, you assume a serious risk of being involved in an accident. While you never want…

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Is It Worth Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney?

February 6, 2019

In Florida, an accident can happen anywhere and at anytime, and many of those accidents can lead to personal injuries. When someone suffers a personal injury, one of the things they need to think about is whether they need to hire a personal injury lawyer or not. That is because there are some cases where…

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What To Do When You’ve Been Hit By A Car

February 6, 2019

On Thursday afternoon, I was hit by a car while walking in the crosswalk, and I had no idea what to do about it.The person who hit me was turning into the lane. She should have stopped to let me pass, and the assumption that she would stop at literally any second is why I…

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Rand Paul Awarded More Than $580K After Neighbor’s Attack

February 5, 2019

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was awarded more than $580,000 in damages and medical expenses on Wednesday in his lawsuit against the neighbor who tackled him and broke several of his ribs in a dispute over lawn maintenance. A jury in Bowling Green, Kentucky, deliberated less than two hours before delivering the award to the Republican…

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Small Boat Handling

February 4, 2019

When maneuvering your boat, some basic boating skills will keep you safe on the water. A lot’s been said about small-boat handling. Unfortunately, because of the nature of the beast, whatever anyone says is likely to be at least a little bit inappropriate, at least sometimes, depending on the circumstances. I’ve been handling small boats…

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10 ways to prevent frozen pipes & avoid costly insurance claims

February 4, 2019

1. Drain water from pipes that are likely to freeze. This includes your swimming pool and sprinkler water supply lines. 2. Disconnect any hoses from the outside of your home, drain the hoses and store them in the garage. Make sure to close the indoor valves supplying these outdoor access points. 3. Insulate the area…

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Missouri Ranks Third Worst for Driver Safety Law

January 30, 2019

A new report ranks Missouri near the bottom of all states for driver safety laws, at a time when distracted driving is happening at a high rate. Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, a national roadway safety coalition, has released a new report ranking states on how many of 16 key safety laws each state…

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Scooter risks? Popular transportation fad brings accidents & liability questions

January 29, 2019

(Bloomberg) – Bird Rides Inc. and other scooter startups have drawn fire from pedestrian advocates, politicians and annoyed citizens. Now they have a new nemesis: personal-injury lawyers. In recent months, people hurt riding (or hit by) scooters in San Francisco and Los Angeles have been calling legal firms to file claims. Smelling opportunity, firms have…

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Opioid overdose deaths have increased to fifth-most likely cause of death

January 28, 2019

Take a look at the four causes that are more common, as well as five others rounding out the top 10. 10. Motorcyclist incident. Deaths in 2017: 4,832 Lifetime odds: 1 in 858 9. Pedestrian incident. Deaths in 2017: 7,450 Lifetime odds: 1 in 556 8. Gun assault. Deaths in 2017: 14.542 Lifetime odds: 1…

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What Benefits Can I Receive for My Florida Workers’ Compensation Claim?

January 28, 2019

Workers’ compensation is an insurance program that is designed to provide workers who injure themselves on the job with financial support and medical care. In Palatka, Florida, every employer who has four or more employees is required by law to offer workers’ compensation coverage to their employees. These employees can be full time or part-time…

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