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The Truth About 411-Pain and Lawyer Referral Services

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Just this morning I was driving in my car listening to local radio (94.1 FM) when a very bizarre advertisement was aired. A non-attorney spokesperson for 411-Pain came on and stated the exact number of licensed members of the Florida Bar,…

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A Comprehensive Look At Cyber Bullying, Sexting & Revenge Porn In Law

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Florida’s Legislature passed 227 laws during its annual session and 27 of those became law on October 1st. They address issues ranging from revenge porn to prostitution to training law enforcement officers on how to recognize health emergencies brought on…

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Supreme Court Of Florida Expresses Disapproval Over Lawyer Referral Services

02.10.2016 by | Injuries

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We’ve all heard it, “After 911, call 411”. It’s that catchy tune on the radio that tells you to call 411-PAIN if you’ve been injured in an auto accident. They promise to put you in touch with an “experienced attorney”…

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Product Recalls: February 1 – February 8, 2016

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Products in our cabinets, garages, and pockets can be faulty in ways that we would have never imagined. Those faults can easily lead to irreparable damages and serious injuries. Because of that, companies who unknowingly release these defective products often…

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Vehicle-Into-Building Crashes

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** Note: Shallow depth of field

Late Wednesday night was particularly surprising for Carmen Hidalgo and her husband. She was on the second floor of her West Tampa home getting ready for bed with her husband when a black sedan crashed into their front bedroom at…

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Montanile V Board Of Trustees Of The National Elevator Industry Health Benefit Plan

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In late 2008, Robert Montanile was involved in a car accident where he was severely injured due to a drunk driver. Due to this, he had medical expenses, amounting to about 121,000 that was evidently covered by the elevator industry’s…

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Use Your Smartphone After a St. Petersburg’s Accident

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The Florida Highway Safety [1] and Motor Vehicles provides that distracted driving accidents in Florida increased 25 percent since 2012. Even though teens represent only five percent of licensed drivers, they were responsible for 12 percent of distracted driving accidents….

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Work Related Knee And Ankle Injuries

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Job injuries can occur to any part of your body.  Joints such as knees and ankles are prone to injuries due to their frequent use and the resulting stresses such joints are exposed to.  If you sustain any job injury…

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Can a Prior Injury Affect An Auto Accident Injury Claim?

Car collision. Driver man and upset woman in front of damaged automobile cars after crash accident in city

Getting into an auto accident with a prior existing injury can be stressful and puzzling experience. Insurance companies will claim that your new alleged injuries are just an aggravation of your pre-existing injury. Many clients who need to use personal…

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Product Recalls: January 25 – February 1, 2016

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The safety of a product, after it has been on the market, is the utmost important part of an evaluation that products most pass through due to continued testing by federal agencies. Without such passage, products such as foods, medicines,…

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Truck Accidents At Night

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Lack of sleep is a common cause of big rig accidents. In fact, the US Department of Transportation estimates that up to 28% of truck drivers could have sleep apnea. Additionally, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that…

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