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Florida Parents: Why Having the Right Car Seat is so Important

If you are a parent in Florida, the safety of your child is vitally important. Choosing the right child seat for your child is not only important, but it is the law. When we look nationally, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says that during their latest reporting year, there were 723 children 12 and… read more

Understanding How Dental Malpractice Cases Work in Florida

Some of the most important medical professionals we see on a regular basis (or maybe not so often) are dentists. We have all heard that we should visit the dentist twice a year, but what happens when the dentist makes a mistake? Who is on the line for an error made by our dentists of… read more

What is an Expert Witness?

If you have been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person or entity, you may need to pursue compensation through a personal injury case. For a personal injury lawsuit to be successful, you will need to present plenty of evidence to back up your claims. Winning these cases requires you to:… read more

Common Road Hazards That Can Cause Car Accidents

Road hazards not only cause inconvenience – they can lead to serious accidents. Florida roadways can be perilous, and anyone who has driven here knows that. During the latest reporting year, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) says that there were over 400,000 total crashes reported. Out of those, there were:… read more

Boating Tips for Boaters Visiting Florida

Boating is a major activity in the state of Florida. Considering the state’s climate and beautiful wonders, this shouldn’t come as any surprise. However, having a good time on the water requires people to take care in keep both boaters and those around them safe. Here we will mention a few tips that will make… read more

What Is Florida’s New Texting and Driving Law?

Astute followers of the news may be aware that Florida has had laws against texting while driving for years. However, it has been largely toothless, as officers have not had authorization to pull over drivers for this offense unless it was part of another infraction. The state recently closed this loophole by recently passing a… read more

[Study] Memorial Day Weekend Fatal Crashes from 2012-2017

The upcoming Memorial Day weekend is one of the deadliest holiday periods on U.S. roadways. From 2012-2017, there were 2,506 fatal crashes during the holiday weekend, killing 2,776 people. This represents an 18.6 percent increase in fatal crashes over a typical four-day period during those years. At Flanagan P.A., our Miami car accident attorneys worked… read more

How Are Electric Scooters Impacting Florida?

Electric scooters have boomed in popularity thanks to dockless rentable scooter apps such as Bird, Lime, Skip, and Spin. Scooter sharing allows riders to rent and use electric scooters around the city quickly, easily, and for a low price. Riders can use the apps to find scooters near them. They can then deposit the scooters… read more

What Are Florida’s Move Over Laws?

As a driver, it is your constant responsibility to exercise reasonable care for the safety of others. This duty includes obeying all state and federal traffic laws. Florida’s Move Over Law is an effort to prevent tragedies that occur when a driver strikes a vehicle parked on the side of the road. It is a… read more

How to Seek Compensation for a Chemical Burn

Burns are incredibly painful and often permanently damaging injuries, and burn injuries can happen from various sources. When most people think of burns, they think of injuries from open flames, explosions, hot surfaces, and hot liquids. However, one of the most damaging types of burn is a chemical burn, when a corrosive substance comes in… read more