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What You Need to Know About Survivor Rights and Property

Experiencing the death of a loved one, especially when unexpected, can be emotionally crippling.  And yet, life marches on.  Often times, it is imperative for surviving dependents and loved ones to take steps to secure certain rights in the aftermath.  One critical set of survivor rights has to do with the allocation of the property after death. Real Estate  Technically, any property held in joint tenancy, tenancy by the entirety, or community property with right of survivorship automatically passes to

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Why Pedestrian Accidents Are on the Rise

The numbers don’t lie.  Since 1990, the number of pedestrian deaths in the United States has increased by 46%.  This is coming on the heels of an all-time record low back in 2009.  In fact: In 2015, 5,397 pedestrians died This number spiraled to 5,987 in 2016 In 2017, it’s estimated that over 6,000 people lost their lives These numbers are staggering, and this is before you factor in the roughly 129,000 pedestrians who are injured on an annual basis. So

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5 Tips for Staying Safer on the Water

Boating is a popular past time in Florida. Unfortunately, the large volume of boats on the water increases the likelihood of a boat accident occurring. According to Statista, Florida has the highest number of boat accidents per year.  2559 injuries occurred as a result of boating accidents in 2019, and there were 613 fatalities. The key to preventing boating accident is safety.  Here are 5 tips that’ll keep you and your loved ones safer. Tip 1: Keep Tabs on Your

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4 Reasons Why You Should Appeal Your Social Security and Disability Denial

Of the 11 million people living in Florida, about 450,000 claim social security and disability benefits. To do so, they must meet the requirements that the Social Security Administration (SSA) has established. And while it may seem like a simple process, it’s not uncommon for legitimate claims to be denied.  Unfortunately, many people who are denied social security and disability benefits simply give up, assuming that an appeal will just result in another denial. Here are 4 reasons why you

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The 4 Most Common Causes of Limo Accidents

A limo accident can have devastating effects, both physically and psychologically. What started out as a fun adventure can quickly turn into a tragedy that affects passengers, pedestrians, and other motorists.  If you have been injured in a limo accident, here are some of the most common causes, as well as how each may affect your ability to file a claim. Reason #1 – A Lack of Safety Features Given the size and structure of limos, most people assume that

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3 Steps You Need to Take Immediately Following a Burn Injury

Despite all of our technology and safety standards, there are still many things that could lead to a burn injury. In fact, over 480,000 people experience such an injury every year in the United States alone. And according to the World Health Organization, burns account for about 180,000 deaths per year. Depending on the severity of a burn, the moments immediately following the injury are critical, especially since serious burns can have life-threatening consequences. If you or someone you love

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