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FL Laws Around Headphones While Driving and Biking

It may seem harmless to listen to your favorite song or podcast via your personal headset while driving or riding your bike. After all, your hands are still on the wheel/handlebars and your eyes are on the road. It can even seem like a safe, hands-free alternative to talking on your cell phone while operating… read more

How to Get a Car Accident Report in Florida

In the days following a Miami traffic accident, your idea of what happened may change or grow fuzzy. You might mix up details or forget things. It’s important to phone the police after an accident to receive an accurate write-up of the event. The officer will write down the names and contact information of everyone… read more

What Is Demonstrative Evidence, and How Do We Effectively Use It?

During almost any trial or hearing, you’ll hear your Miami personal injury attorney talk about “demonstrative evidence.” This is evidence such as objects, photographs, videos, models, and other items that an attorney can use to explain things he or she is trying to prove. Demonstrative evidence can be extremely important in a personal injury case,… read more

What to Do If You’re Injured in a Target

A Target shopping trip may seem harmless enough, and, in most cases, it is. Unfortunately, negligent employees, property owners, and other shoppers can turn your shopping experience into a calamity. Slippery floors, unsecured shelves, lack of crowd control around the holidays…there are numerous risks shoppers face every time they shop at Target and its competitors,… read more

Self-Driving Cars: Safer or Riskier Than Traditional Cars?

According to industry projections from BI Intelligence, semi-autonomous and completely autonomous vehicles will account for 10 million vehicles on roadways in 2020. Championed to reduce accidents and improve transportation experiences, self-driving cars seem to be the answer to roadway woes. However, recent accidents involving self-driving cars show another side to the story. Concept vs. Reality… read more

Air Toxins May Shorten Your Lifespan – What You Should Know

Some industrial facilities release more toxins and greenhouse gas emissions into the air than others. Scientists call them “super polluters,” and these facilities contribute to environmental pollution and adverse health effects. Those who live near super polluters may experience higher rates of cancer, chronic illness, and death. Super Polluters Release High Concentrations of Toxins Every… read more

Stay Safe While Driving in the Rain

In Miami, drivers deal with extensive rainfall every year. From mild sprinkles to full shower deluges, the onset of rain completely changes driving conditions. When the forecasters predict increased chances of rain, use safe driving skills to protect yourself from an accident. Rain Increases Driving Risks Precipitation directly affects visibility and roadway friction. Combined with… read more

Explaining Florida’s Changes to Medicare for 2017

Change is in the air for Floridians, who may have to deal with significant Medicare reform in the next few months. While updates in the past have only led to subtle changes in the state’s Medicare coverage – most of which were beneficial to citizens – a new major reform could reduce Florida senior citizens’… read more

What to Do When Injured in Cuba (Or Another Country)

Taking a flight to Cuba from Miami is now possible for the first time in more than 50 years. Mass travel between the U.S. and Cuba reinitiated after a half-century embargo when President Obama announced a restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time since 1961. Today, people visiting family members and those… read more

Twenty Florida Towns are Drinking Toxic, Cancer-Causing Water

The Sunshine State is making headlines again and not for a positive reason. Contaminated drinking water, a public health and safety issue thrust into the spotlight by the 2000 movie Erin Brockovich, is alarming thousands of Tampa Bay residents. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently published a new study  that reveals Tampa Bay’s drinking water… read more