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Burn Victims and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Severe burn injuries often result from traumatic events. Beyond the horrible physical pain of suffering a burn injury, a burn victim and his or her family could also suffer from a different malady ...
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How to Prove Liability in a Car Accident

After being in a car accident, the first thing you should do is ensure that everyone is all right. If you are lucky, no one was seriously injured. But even if everyone is unharmed, there’s going ...
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Can I Recover Compensation for a Dog Bite Injury?

Who doesn’t love dogs? They’re faithful companions, energetic playmates, and often feel like a family member It may be for these reasons that we sometimes forget that even a well-trained ...
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Truck Driver Fatigue Causing Accidents

There is no doubt that truck drivers have a tough job. But what happens when these drivers get behind the wheel when they are tired or fatigued? Unfortunately, tired driving can often lead to serious ...
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Common Bicycle Accident Injuries

Bicycle accidents are becoming more and more common. With many more cyclists taking their bikes to the road, drivers are having trouble adjusting. While bicyclists do take some risk riding on the ...
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How Do You Prove Liability in Your Car Accident?

Car accidents happen every day. The tricky part is determining who was at fault for the accident. In some cases, both drivers were equally at fault, while other accidents may be solely caused by the ...
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Types of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycles can provide many benefits, including fast and easy transportation, minimal gas usage, and leisure riding. On the flipside, motorcycles also leave riders very vulnerable when accidents ...
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Motorcycle Accident Prevention Tips From A Sarasota Injury Lawyer

According to the NHTSA’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System, 4,502 motorcyclists died in motor vehicle accidents in 2010, including 396 in Florida. Unlike vehicle occupants, motorcyclists are ...
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Preventing Child Injuries: A Sarasota Injury Attorney Discusses Recent Toy Recalls

Estimates put the number of toys and games sold in the United States at more than 3 billion annually. Parents often assume that toy manufacturers have taken adequate measures to ensure the safety of ...
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The Causes And Consequences Of Traumatic Brain Injury

In addition to being a vital organ, the brain contains so much of who we are as people – our skills, memories, talents and personalities. It is arguably the organ that makes us individual, for ...
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How Frequent Are Boating Accidents In Florida?

Contact Our Venice Injury Attorney Four people recently lost their lives in a boating accident that occurred off the coast of Miami. Meanwhile, a collision near Clearwater claimed the lives of two ...
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What Is Underinsured Motorist Insurance?

A Sarasota Injury Lawyer Explains Florida law mandates that every driver carries $10,000 in personal injury protection and $10,000 in property damage insurance. Unfortunately, not all drivers carry ...
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A Sarasota Injury Lawyer Offers Tips For Coping With A Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury occurs when a sudden blow to the head, or a penetrating head injury, disrupts normal brain function. TBIs can range from mild to severe, potentially having long-lasting or ...
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A New Discovery For Burn Victims: Spray-On Skin Cells

Traditionally, physicians have used the skin graft process for replacing skin for victims of severe burn injuries, which involves taking uninjured skin from other parts of the body or growing skin ...
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What If I Get Hurt In A Florida Car Accident While On Vacation?

Call Our Venice Accident Attorney After A Car Crash Florida has sunshine, warm weather and beautiful beaches, which is why so many tourists visit every year. Our state also has many resorts, theme ...
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Avoiding Dangerous Slip And Fall Accidents

A Sarasota Injury Attorney Explains Slip and fall accidents may seem like harmless misfortunes, but the truth is that even a minor tumble can cause unimaginable amounts of harm to a person. A slip or ...
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Recent Changes To Florida's PIP Law

In 1971, Florida became the second state in the nation to adopt a statewide policy concerning no-faultinsurance, also known as personal injury protection (PIP). In the event of a motor vehicle ...
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What Should I Do If I Was Hurt In A Theme Park?

Our Venice Accident Attorney Is Here For You After An Amusement Park Accident Although we expect all theme park rides to be safe, the reality is that more than one thousand ride-related injuries occur ...
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What To Do Following A Hit-And-Run Accident

A hit-and-run accident occurs when one or more of the parties involved flee the scene without stopping to render aid or exchanging the legally required information. In 2006, there were 1,583 ...
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How Can I Detect And Avoid Drunk Drivers?

A Sarasota Injury Lawyer Explains The Centers for Disease Control estimates that close to 10,000 people die every year in automobile accidents caused by drunk drivers. Over the same period of time, ...
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Drunk Driving Accidents In Florida

Thousands of people die in alcohol-related car accidents every year in the United States. According to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety ...
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Sinkholes In Florida Causing Increase In Insurance Disputes

Sinkholes are a common problem in the State of Florida. In 2013 alone, there have been multiple reports of homes suffering from sudden and serious damage due to sinkholes. A recent sinkhole caused the ...
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Truck Underride Accidents

Underride collisions are an extremely dangerous type of truck accident in which a smaller vehicle passes beneath a large truck. In these crashes, the smaller vehicle’s roof can be crushed or ...
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BP Claims Still Ongoing

Contact Our Sarasota Injury Attorney To Learn About Your Rights The Deepwater Horizon spill was one of the worst ecological disasters in history, and it continues to affect much of the Gulf Coast to ...
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Preventing Dog Bites: A Sarasota Injury Lawyer Discusses Leash Laws In Florida

Dog bites are not only physically painful, but also emotionally traumatic. Victims of severe dog bite injuries may require extensive rehabilitation or surgery. They may suffer from permanent scarring ...
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