Liability in a Boating Accident in Florida

There are over 12 million registered boats in the United States, and every year more than 4,700 recreational boating accidents happen, causing the death of over 700 people. Even if these accidents are not fatal in most cases, the boat operators and passengers can suffer severe injuries ranging from bone fractures and broken limbs to traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and loss of limbs. Generally, there are different causes of boating accidents. Some of these causes include malfunctioning equipment,

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Avoid Cycling Accidents on Florida’s Roads

M.D: Learn how to avoid traffic accidents involving cyclists and pedestrians in Florida. Cyclists often find themselves sharing a road with a multitude of vehicle drivers with the extra protection of their vehicles’ safety measures. Unfortunately, cyclists and pedestrians are overly-exposed to the impact of traffic accidents. This is why accidents involving vehicles and cyclists are fatal. Here are tips to help you avoid these accidents. Before you start cycling… Cyclists, no matter their age and abilities, should use a

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What is Personal Injury Fraud?

Engaging in personal injury fraud in Florida has serious ramifications. You can face personal injury fraud charges if you provide false information while filing a claim. Fraud mainly involves acts intended to deceive the insurance company and make it pay for exaggerated or non-existent injuries. It is fraudulent to seek compensation for injuries or damages unrelated to an accident covered by the insurance policy.  It is important to note that you do not have to make a false representation or

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Reasons Your Airbag May Not Deploy

Advancement in automotive technology has made driving more enjoyable and safe. Lane departure, backup cameras, automatic braking systems, and tire pressure monitoring systems – all these innovations have helped prevent accidents and save lives. However, although seat belts are still the most effective safety devices, they may not prevent the driver’s head from striking the steering column in high-speed crashes. According to the NHTSA, airbag technology helped save more than 50,000 lives between 1987 and 2017. This makes them an

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Florida No-Fault Insurance Laws and PIP Insurance

In Florida, the no-fault auto insurance law has been in place since 1972. This law requires a driver to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage as part of their auto insurance. The PIP coverage covers the insured person’s bills irrespective of the party at fault in an accident. This means that your insurance coverage pays the medical bills and other financial losses up to the policy limits in case of an accident.  In Florida, all motorists must purchase a minimum

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