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The Most Common Neck and Back Injuries After a Fort Pierce Car Accident 

Car accidents occur every day on Florida roadways. While many of these are minor, others are more serious and lead to pain and injuries. Some of the most common injuries that occur during these accidents are to the neck and back. If you have been involved in car accidents Fort Pierce that led to back and neck injuries, our legal team at Fetterman Law is here to help. Symptoms of Neck and Back Injuries after Car Accidents Fort Pierce After

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7 Common Soft Tissue Injuries in a Car Accident 

Many people involved in a car crash might not seek immediate medical attention for minor aches and pains. This could turn out to be a terrible mistake. It is common for these seemingly insignificant symptoms to be caused by soft tissue injuries, which may worsen over time following an accident. Since soft tissue injuries are more difficult to detect, it’s crucial to get checked out by a doctor to make sure the symptoms you’re experiencing aren’t the beginning of something

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West Palm Beach Head On Car Accident Lawyers

A head-on collision may not be the most common type of car accident, but it’s one of the most severe. This happens when a vehicle collides with the front end of another. These are especially dangerous accidents as neither driver has ample time to slow down before the collision. If you’ve been injured in a head-on car accident in West Palm Beach due to someone else’s recklessness, you have the right to file a lawsuit. Our team at Fetterman &

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Can You Sue for Emotional Distress After a Car Accident?

Did you know your mental and emotional health may be damaged in the aftermath of an accident? Most people are so focused on their physical injuries and the recovery process that they don’t realize until much later that accidents can also have a debilitating impact on their emotional and mental health. Most people understand the process used to recover from losses related to a physical injury; however, recovering from emotional distress can be much more challenging and less straightforward. In

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Head-on Truck Collisions in Florida

Being involved in a head-on collision is an emotionally draining experience. While you may be able to “see” the accident coming, they are often extremely difficult to avoid. If you are facing a large semi-truck coming at you head-on, it can be completely terrifying.  While these accidents are rare when they do happen, severe injuries and fatalities aren’t uncommon.  Even though head-on collisions with commercial trucks only make up 14% of fatal accidents, the numbers are still extremely high.  If

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Understanding School Injuries and Your Rights 

In the state of Florida (and throughout the country), children are often injured while attending school or participating in various school-related activities. Schools and their staff have a responsibility to supervise children who are under their care. Also, they have a duty to maintain an environment that is considered “reasonably safe” for the children. Unfortunately, the negligence and carelessness of teachers, coaches, administrators, maintenance workers, and teacher’s aides (along with other school employees) have resulted in serious and often-devastating injuries

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Scooter Accidents in West Palm Beach

Today, hundreds of cities across the state host their own fleet of electric scooters, including West Palm Beach. While many people enjoy the convenience offered by this mode of transportation, others have witnessed the potential dangers they present first-hand. At Fetterman & Associates, we have seen how dangerous and damaging a scooter accident can be. If you are involved in a scooter accident in West Palm Beach, there’s a good chance you will need an experienced and capable personal injury

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Common Teen Driving Accidents 

Did you know that in the initial six months after a teen gets their driver’s license, the risk of getting into an accident is highest? It’s estimated that one in five teenagers will be in an accident within 12 months of receiving their license. Some of the reasons that new drivers are so much more at risk for an accident are related to distraction and inexperience.  In some situations, the incident will not be your teen’s fault. In these cases,

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Understanding the Wrongful Death Act in Florida 

Have you lost a member of your family in Florida because of the negligence or wrongful act of someone else? If this is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit.  However, the Wrongful Death Act in Florida can be confusing, which is why we recommend getting in touch with our legal team at Fetterman & Associates for help with your case. You can also keep reading to learn more about these cases and how to

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