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Tips to Avoid an Accident on Your Bike Commute to Work

Florida offers the perfect weather to ride your bike to work most days. However, as a cyclist, you face unique risks that others on the road do not. Because of this, it’s best to take the right steps to protect yourself and avoid an accident.  If you are involved in a bike accident caused by someone else’s negligence, our team at Fetterman & Associates is here to help. You can count on our West Palm Beach bicycle accident attorney to

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Getting to Know the Most Common Causes of Head Injuries

If you experience a serious and severe head injury, it can have a devastating impact on your life. It can also have consequences for your family and friends. A head injury may impact the ability you have to work, enjoy life, and spend time with the people you love. Also, the cost of medical treatment, needed medication, ongoing rehabilitation, and more can be high.  At Fetterman & Associates, we believe that no one should have to pay out of their

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Knee Injuries from Auto Accidents: What You Need to Know

If you are involved in a car accident, one type of injury you may suffer is to the knees. You may have simple cuts or bruises to more severe burns, soft tissue, or ligament injuries. In some cases, injuries to soft tissues are more complicated than other types and, as a result, may require ongoing treatment.  Sometimes, serious knee injuries come with a physical and psychological burden. Because of how this type of injury can impact your life, it’s a

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6 Things to Do after a Port St Lucie Slip and Fall Accident

Poor lighting, torn carpeting, wet floors, and uneven surfaces are just a few of the dangerous conditions that may lead to a slip and fall accident. A slip and fall injury can occur while you are at work, at shopping malls, in stores, at a pool, and even on the sidewalk outside your apartment. No matter where the accident occurs, if you want to recover damages for your injuries, there must be a negligent party involved. Falls are expensive and

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What Fee Do Port St Lucie Attorneys Take in a Personal Injury Case?

When you are injured in an accident caused by another person or entity, you may wonder what options you have. There’s no question that this can be an overwhelming and confusing situation. If you are like some people, you may think your options for legal representation are limited due to your financial situation. However, with personal injury lawsuits, this isn’t the case. At Fetterman & Associates, we work on a contingency fee basis. This means that we don’t get paid

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Most Common Causes of Florida Pedestrian Accidents 

Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are extremely common in Florida. The high levels of tourism and outdoor activities result in thousands of people walking to their destination. If you are involved in an accident as a pedestrian, you are at a higher risk of serious injury – much more than those who are inside the vehicle that strikes you. Pedestrians don’t have outside protection. Also, their bodies will take the full blow of the impact. The injuries that occur in a pedestrian

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School Bus Safety and Laws 

The news of school bus-related accidents is far too common in Florida. On the 28th of March, a 15-year-old Royal Palm Beach student was struck by a car while at the bus stop This came just two days after another student was struck and killed in a similar situation. News stories like these highlight the importance of reviewing school bus safety and laws. Situations like this happen across the state and are devastating to families and communities. Family members of

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