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How do Railroad Accidents Happen?

Florida has more railroad accidents than many other states in this country. When a rail accident occurs, it is not uncommon for serious injuries to occur. A recent article in the Miami Herald points out that Florida ranks sixth out of all states in the US for railroad crossing accidents. Train travel has remained popular,… read more

Can I Sue for Car Accident Injuries Caused by Another Driver’s Seizure?

Being able to recover compensation in the aftermath of a car accident usually depends on determining fault. This is especially the case when there are serious injuries involved. However, there are times when a medical emergency, such as a seizure, occurs and causes a driver to crash their vehicle. If you have been injured in… read more

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

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

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

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

Whenever a person receives a windfall from either winning the lottery or a receiving a settlement from a lawsuit, tax implications always exist. Everyone must declare certain types of income by law, and personal injury plaintiffs who secure settlements and jury verdicts for damages may wonder about their tax obligations. Ultimately, the nature of the… read more

Suing Disney Cruise Lines – Explained By A Cruise Ship Lawyer

Filing a case against Disney Cruise Line is different than filing a case against all of the other major cruise lines.  It all starts with the ticket contract.  Any time that you go on a cruise, you enter into a ticket contract. It happens when you get an email from the cruise line with the… read more