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How Victims Suffer Burn Injuries in Florida Car Accidents

By John Piccin |

Burns may not be the first type of injuries that come to mind in a car accident case, as you expect more victims would suffer from broken bones, traumatic brain injury, whiplash, and injuries to internal organs. However, burn injuries are more common than you think: According to the American Burn Association, there were… Read More »

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Fatal Car Accidents and Florida’s Wrongful Death Laws

By John Piccin |

According to Insurance Institute of Highway Safety statistics, there were 2,933 fatal car accidents in Florida during 2016 resulting in the deaths of 3,174 people. The deaths of  loved ones always have grave impacts on many families, and cause indescribable grief. Plus, the void left by a family member’s passing created financial difficulties for… Read More »

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Dangers of Multiple Vehicle Car Accidents

By John Piccin |

Multiple vehicle crashes are common on US roadways, causing 12,428 deaths in 2016 according to data collected by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In Florida, these chain reaction auto accidents raise numerous legal issues regarding causation and liability for injured victims. When one vehicle is affected, other drivers in the immediate area may… Read More »

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What is the Statute of Limitations in a Florida Medical Malpractice Case?

By John Piccin |

Every state has rules that limit the amount of time a person has to bring a lawsuit, whether for breach of contract, losses due to personal injury, fraud, or other legal claims. This law is called a statute of limitations, and it prohibits you from suing someone if the time period related to your… Read More »

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Take Concussion Injuries Seriously After a Florida Car Accident

By John Piccin |

You may not think of a concussion as one of the more severe injuries you can suffer in a car accident, but this type of trauma is still quite dangerous. According to the Mayo Clinic, a concussion actually falls under the medical classification of a traumatic brain injury that affects your brain function. You… Read More »

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Will Tougher Florida Laws Decrease Car Accidents from Texting and Driving?

By John Piccin |

Texting and driving accidents are a serious problem across the US, but Florida may soon join many other states in making it easier for law enforcement officers to identify and apprehend motorists who engage in this risky behavior. If passed, Senate Bill 90 will make it a primary offense to text while driving, which… Read More »

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Overview of Whiplash-Related Injuries in Ocala, FL Car Accidents

By John Piccin |

Broken bones, bruises, cuts, scrapes, and lacerations often come to mind when you think of car accident injuries, and these types of obvious trauma certainly require immediate medical treatment. However, one of the most common types of auto collision injuries is not so easy to see: Whiplash. University of Florida Health medical professionals define… Read More »

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Injury Claims After an Uber or Lyft Accidents in Florida

By John Piccin |

Uber and Lyft have quickly become extremely popular ways to get around town, whether for running errands, heading to the airport, or getting home safely after a few drinks with friends. Still, while these rideshare arrangements offer a number of benefits, they are not without drawbacks. There is always the risk of being involved… Read More »

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Rain is the Biggest Threat for Car Accidents in Florida

By John Piccin |

The dusting of snow that hit some areas of northern Florida in early January 2018 created quite a stir, with some cities seeing white flakes for the first time in nearly 30 years. The buzz carried throughout various social media platforms, as well: The Tampa Bay Times reported on the #SnowInFlorida hashtag that had… Read More »

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Recovering for a Child’s Car Accident Injuries: Options for Florida Parents

By John Piccin |

It is a parent’s worst nightmare when your child is injured in a car accident, so you would do everything you can to make things right after the incident. Still, as medical bills add up, and you watch your little one endure pain and suffering, you may be wondering about your options to recover… Read More »

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