Boating Tips for Boaters Visiting Florida
June 18, 2019 • Our Blog
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?
June 11, 2019 • Our Blog
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
May 20, 2019 • Crash Data
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., we worked with data visualization firm… read more
How Are Electric Scooters Impacting Florida?
May 20, 2019 • Our Blog
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?
May 13, 2019 • Our Blog
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
April 16, 2019 • Burn injury
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
I Was Injured at a Theme Park in Florida
April 9, 2019 • Premises liability
Florida is one of the most popular tourist states in the U.S., and the many theme parks are one of the biggest attractions for families. However, injuries can and do happen at Florida theme parks, and anyone who suffers an injury at a Florida theme park should know what to do about recovering his or… read more
Top 5 Factors That Raise Your Florida Car Insurance Rates
March 29, 2019 • Car Accident Lawyer Miami
When you apply for car insurance, your provider will determine the monthly premiums you will have to pay. However, these amounts are not random. The higher your chance of getting into an accident is, the higher your car insurance rates will be. These calculations, based on a number of factors gained from crash data, tested… read more
What’s the Difference Between Comprehensive and Collision Insurance in Florida?
March 14, 2019 • Car Accident Lawyer Miami
Comprehensive and collision insurance are two common types of car insurance coverage in Florida and are very important to help repair any damages to your vehicle after an accident. However, many Florida residents see these insurances as interchangeable, although each cover different types of damages. Collision Insurance in Florida Under Florida car insurance laws, collision… read more
If I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit, Is It Public?
February 25, 2019 • Personal Injury Lawyer Miami
Many court proceedings become public record to keep the public informed about recent developments that may affect their lives. Almost all criminal matters become public record; the public has the right to know of potentially dangerous individuals and criminal activity in their areas. When it comes to civil claims, state law determines which cases become… read more