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What Happens if I was Injured in an Accident by Someone without Insurance?

According to the Insurance Information Institute, a staggering 26.7% of Floridians do not have car insurance. When these drivers collide with pedestrians or other motorists, they often flee the scene knowing that they have no way to pay out compensation to injured victims. Fortunately, those injured have some options for…

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Large Blind Spots: What You Should Know about “No Zones”

Commercial vehicles like tractor-trailers are a highly-visible feature on Florida’s highways. These mammoth vehicles weigh several tons and travel at high speeds, often racing to get to their destination. Traveling on the highway with these large, dangerous vehicles is a challenge. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has compiled…

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Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

Commercial trucks are big vehicles. Under federal regulations, they can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, which is 20-40 times heavier than many passenger vehicles. Unsurprisingly, these commercial trucks can cause horrific injuries when they slam into smaller vehicles. What are the most common reasons for truck accidents? Helpfully, the federal…

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What are Florida’s Laws about Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs?

When people think about a DUI accident or just driving under the influence, they immediately think of alcohol. But someone can be picked up for DUI if their impairment has a more innocent source, such as prescription drugs. Famous golfer Tiger Woods, for example, was stopped for driving erratically, which…

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