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Top 7 Causes of Pedestrian Injury

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Pedestrian injuries are generally more common in heavily populated areas with a lot of foot traffic. However, some communities seem to buck the trend. In 2014, the Tampa Bay Times reported that the Tampa Bay area was ranked second-most dangerous place in America for pedestrian deaths. Pedestrian injury statistics According to the Centers for… Read More »

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Understanding Florida’s Strict Liability Dog Bite Statute

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Americans love dogs. The ASPCA estimates that with about 78 million dogs living as members of the family, roughly 44 percent of all households in the country have a dog. So, it can be a very touchy subject when someone is bitten and seriously injured by a beloved member of the family. Indeed, man’s… Read More »

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Five Top Causes of Fatal Car Crashes

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On October 2, 2017, yet another fatal car crash took place in Clearwater, when a car became airborne and flipped onto its side. Tampa Bay Times reports that a 52-year-old woman died in the collision. Fortunately, no one else was killed in the collision. This once again underscores just how dangerous it can be… Read More »

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Understanding Your Rights When Pulled Over by a Police Officer in Clearwater

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The flashing red and blue lights of a Florida police vehicle often strike fear and anxiety in many Florida motorists. You may feel a rush of panic and confusion when you are pulled over and you may not have a proper grasp of your legal rights in this moment. Below is an overview of… Read More »

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Drunk Driver Causes Horrific Accident in Pinellas County

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A deadly collision occurred at the intersection of McMullen Booth Road and Curlew Road in Pinellas County. The collision resulted in one person’s death and eight people suffering serious injuries. The collision occurred when the driver of a Dodge Caliber failed to stop at a traffic light on McMullen Booth Road at the intersection… Read More »

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Drunk Driver Leaves Clearwater Resident Critically Injured

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A serious car crash occurred on the Courtney Campbell Causeway resulting in a 52-year-old Clearwater resident suffering life-threatening injuries. Reports indicate that a motorist was driving under the influence in the westbound lanes on the Causeway when they crashed into the back of a van driven by the 52-year-old victim. This caused the van… Read More »

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Pedestrian Hit and Seriously injured in Clearwater

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A 61-year-old Clearwater resident was attempting to cross the street at the intersection of Missouri Avenue and Turner Street when he was hit by a motorist. The pedestrian had to be transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg due to life-threatening injuries, according to wfla.com. Unfortunately, accidents like the one described above are quite common… Read More »

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Hurricane-Related Nursing Home Deaths Serve as Tragic Reminder of Continuing Neglect in Florida Nursing Homes

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In the wake of Hurricane Irma, reporting by the Washington Post is now uncovering the tragic circumstances that led to nine deaths in a south Florida nursing home. According to those reports, the power went out that Sunday, during the storm, yet the first 911 call was not until sometime in the early morning… Read More »

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Can I Refuse to Testify in My Personal Injury Case?

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Lovers of courtroom dramas should be intimately familiar with the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution as nearly every individual on television who is charged with committing a crime invokes this provision to avoid having to testify. The Fifth Amendment is indeed a powerful protection for those accused of committing a crime. By… Read More »

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What Makes for an Unlawful Interrogation?

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The interrogation scene is often the climax of any good police drama or movie. Usually set in a dimly lit room that is sparsely furnished with a table and a few chairs, two cops (invariably one of them is the “good cop” trying to help the cuffed suspect and the other is the “bad… Read More »

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