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The Florida legislature adopted no-fault auto insurance in order to allow injury victims to file claims more easily, regardless of liability, and to avoid undue red tape during the time they should focus on healing. However, sweeping insurance fraud created the need for some common-sense changes — directed specifically at those abusing the insurance system…. Read More »
The majority of rear-end collisions in Fort Myers, and elsewhere in Florida, involve negligence by the driver of the rear vehicle. However, as with all auto accidents, establishing liability in the case of rear-end collisions requires further investigation, because appearances may not reveal the true causes. Anyone who drives on Florida roads must take measures… Read More »
Florida law requires truck drivers and their companies to maintain high standards when driving. While Florida laws serve to protect all vehicles sharing the roads with these massive commercial vehicles, they also create some complications for injury victims involved in truck accidents. This does not mean that the laws should change, but it does mean… Read More »
With hundreds of beautiful beaches and marinas, boating is a favorite pastime of many Florida residents. However, safety is a major concern for boating enthusiasts, especially for parents of young children. All recreational vessels in Florida are required to carry personal flotation devices (PFDs), otherwise known as life jackets, on board. In the event of… Read More »
Florida does not require motorcycle riders to carry insurance for their vehicles — but Fort Myers motorcycle accident lawyers always recommend purchasing a comprehensive policy. The monthly or bi-annual payments are minimal compared to the amount of financial protection you can receive in the event of an accident. Additionally, although you are not mandated to… Read More »
When your parent, grandparent, friend or family member becomes unable to care for him or herself, you may consider an assisted-living facility. Nursing homes can be warm, caring places offering exceptional service and supervision. On the other hand, less-than-suitable facilities can be dangerous because of neglectful or abusive employees providing sub-standard care. If someone you… Read More »
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