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How to Prepare for Teen Drivers

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This is the most comprehensive guide for parents with teen drivers in Florida.

I’m going to share with you the pros and cons of scenarios like buying a separate insurance policy for your teen versus adding them to your existing family policy.

Assault & Battery

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Assault & Battery Personal Injury Claims Assault and battery is the crime of threatening a person together with the act of making physical contact with them. The law allows victims of crimes and intentional acts to hire an attorney and sue the wrongdoer for damages and losses caused by the wrongdoer. For every wrong there is …

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Top 27 Kids’ Safety Blogs for Parents (Lawyer-Approved)

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This article features the top 27 kids’ safety blogs for parents that have been vetted and approved by a Nationally Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar. One of the hardest challenges parents face is keeping their children safe and …

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Pharmacy Error (When Pharmacist Gives Wrong Medication)

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A pharmacy error could cause many adverse effects to a person or even lead to death. Pharmacy Malpractice happens a lot more than most people think. The statistics according to Health Affairs,, indicate that pharmacy errors cost upwards of 17 billion dollars. Sadly, these mistakes result in needless deaths to patients who are trusting their pharmacists …

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Attractive Nuisance Cases (Childhood Injury Prevention)

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Keeping children safe is always on parents’ minds. Anyone with children is, or should be, very aware of children’s curiosity and their inner nature to explore and learn new things. Businesses Create Dangerous Conditions that Attract Children Unfortunately, too often, businesses create situations that are very attractive to children. These types of scenarios involve things …

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Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms (Easy-to-Understand Guide)

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The Center for Disease Control says, on average, approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury each year in America. It’s important to identify traumatic brain injury symptoms as soon as possible to avoid worsening the condition. Definition of Traumatic Brain Injury: A traumatic brain injury is caused by a bump, blow or jolt …

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What Does Underinsured Motorist Mean? (Ultimate UM Guide)

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People commonly ask, “what does underinsured motorist mean?” The term, “underinsured motorist,” is defined by your insurance contract. In most Florida insurance contracts, Underinsured Motorist means the at-fault party doesn’t have enough, or adequate, insurance to fully compensate you for your losses and injuries caused by their negligence. For example, let’s assume there is a …

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What is UM Insurance? (Ultimate Guide to Uninsured Motorist)

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UM Insurance is the MOST Important Insurance You Can Buy: UM insurance stands for both Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist insurance. It’s the MOST Important insurance you can buy. It protects you and your family if you or they are injured in a motor vehicle accident. Why is UM or Uninsured Insurance So Important? Because …

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How to Give a Deposition in Personal Injury (Step-by-Step)

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1. What is a Deposition in Personal Injury Cases? If you make an accident claim, you will probably have to give a deposition at some point. It is extremely important to know how to give a deposition in personal injury cases. First, a deposition is a statement taken from a party or a witness under …

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What to do After a Car Accident (A Simple Guide)

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Protecting Your Rights After a Car Accident is Vital This article explains what to do after a car accident. It also explains why you should do these things to protect yourself and your family. My name is Matt Powell and I am a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar who has helped …

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