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Exploding Takata Airbags Recall: Is your vehicle on the list?

By |June 12th, 2015|

By now you’ve heard the news about what is potentially a horrible personal injury situation–the Takata airbags recall.

Takata has recalled about 33.8 million vehicles to replace frontal airbags on the driver’s side, the passenger’s side, or both.  The Takata airbags recall represents vehicles 11 different automakers manufacture. The Takata airbags were installed in cars from […]

Preparing to Meet with your Defense Attorney

By |June 12th, 2015|

Preparing to meet with your defense attorney can be a stressful time if you don’t know how to prepare. You only get one first impression. When meeting with a potential lawyer who may end up representing you, a good first impression is the difference between the start of a working relationship and a one-time consultation.
How […]

5 Reasons You Need to Know a Good Lawyer

By |April 30th, 2015|

Not every legal situation calls for a lawyer’s help. You don’t always need a lawyer like in instances where you have to handle a ticket or if you are hashing out an issue in small claims court, but there are some times when knowing a solid lawyer can be a lifesaver.
Knowing A Good Lawyer
You don’t […]

Spring Break Season Means Increased Teen Car Accidents in Florida

By |March 23rd, 2015|

This is a time of year I like to call Spring Break Season. It’s a season known for parties and good times as teens and college students from all over the country ascend on Florida. From late Feb thru April, Florida motorists may notice the roadways become a bit more crowded. There is an increased […]

Pedestrian Laws: Is Florida A Dangerous Place To Walk?

By |February 10th, 2015|

While drivers have a responsibility to pay attention to their surroundings to avoid accidents, pedestrians have equal responsibility to be alert and identifiable while walking on sidewalks or crossing the road.
By the Numbers
Between 2003 and 2012, more than 5,000 people were killed while walking in Florida. This represents 17 percent of all traffic related incidents […]

Personal Injury 101: What To Do If You Are Involved In An Auto Accident

By |January 20th, 2015|

Auto accidents are horrible and all too common.
By the Numbers
There are more than 646 crashes each day in the State of Florida, according to the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles, with at least 250,000 automobile accidents occurring each year.

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How to Purchase Affordable and Reliable Auto Insurance

By |December 26th, 2014|

If you drive a car, you need auto insurance. Point. Blank. Period. There is no getting around it. Each state sets requirements for residents to purchase at minimum liability insurance coverage. This ensures that if you damage someone else’s property while operating your vehicle, some of that is at least taken care of.

What you pay […]

Holiday Safety Tips for the Home, Safe Driving Tips

By |November 8th, 2014|

The 2014 holiday season has finally arrived and many will enjoy shopping, gathering with friends and family, and reflecting on the gifts and blessings the year has brought. This is also a time when thoughtfulness and generosity can make us vulnerable to holiday crimes and careless driving.

Whether you’re at home, attending a party downtown, or […]

Our Children Are Suffering – Parents Are Not The Only Victims of Domestic Violence

By |October 16th, 2014|

Our Children Are Suffering – Parents Are Not The Only Victims of Domestic Violence

 

We tend to think marital arguments in a home behind closed doors only affect adults, but in fact, domestic violence has severe and long-term impacts on children. Domestic violence comes in many forms.

Physical
Sexual
Psychological
Emotional
Economic

Children who witness domestic violence face a series of childhood […]

Ex-Offender Employment and Social Service Resources

By |September 30th, 2014|

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, over 10,000 ex-offenders are released from U.S. prisons every week and studies show that approximately two-thirds of ex-offenders will likely be rearrested within three years of release. This places major challenges on the communities where ex-offenders return, including increased poverty and low employment.

Ex-offenders who can’t find gainful employment […]