February 14, 2014

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Truck Accident Statistics Show Truckers Responsible for Less Fatalities than You Might Think

When most of us think about common causes of truck accident fatalities in the United States, we’re likely to focus on things like overworked truckers spending too much time behind the wheel and truck driver errors. However, truck accident statistics show that truck drivers are actually only at fault for a fairly low percentage of […]

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February 7, 2014

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Five Common Injuries from Car Accidents in Sarasota

Car accidents can result in wide range of injuries that can vary considerably in terms of severity. However, some types of injuries from car accidents are particularly common and account for the majority of the injuries that personal injury victims seek compensation. Back, Neck & Spine Injuries Many car accident victims suffer from whiplash due […]

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February 5, 2014

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Types of Brain Injuries from Car Accidents that Sarasota Drivers Should Know About

The force of impact in a car accident can result in a blow or jolt to the head that is strong enough to cause a traumatic brain injury in even relatively minor car accidents. What is a traumatic brain injury? A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is an injury that results in a temporary or […]

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February 2, 2014

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What to Do After a Sarasota Slip and Fall Accident

For many personal injury victims, it can be unclear who is to blame or who should be responsible for their expenses when they are injured on someone else’s property. When it comes to premises liability, however, property owners and managers have a duty to ensure that their premises do not present a threat to the […]

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January 16, 2014

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How Do Personal Injury Lawyers Approach Proving a Distracted Driving Case?

With more than 660,000 distracted drivers using a mobile device at any daylight hour in the United States, it’s no surprise that distracted driving accidents are on the rise. When innocent people are hurt due to a distracted driver’s negligence, they may be able to obtain compensation for their injuries by pursuing a personal injury […]

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January 7, 2014

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Is Texting While Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?

A variety of new laws, studies and educational campaigns have appeared in recent years in an effort to reduce distracted driving accidents caused by texting while driving. While these efforts have been successful in increasing public awareness of the problem, there are plenty of drivers who still don’t realize just how dangerous this behavior really […]

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December 27, 2013

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Study Claims Driving with a Hangover may be as Dangerous Than Drunk Driving

Thanks to educational campaigns and stiff penalties, most drivers are well aware just how dangerous drunk driving can be and know better than to get behind the wheel under the influence. However, according to a recent study, driving with a hangover can be very dangerous as well. Dutch Study of Hung-over Drivers The findings come […]

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December 13, 2013

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How Lack of Regulations Lead to More Workplace Accidents and Personal Injury Lawsuits

When asked, most people will say that less government regulation is better. In some cases, that can be argued. However, in regards to workplace safety, state and federal regulations are crucial to ensuring the safety of workers and the surrounding community. What happened in West, Texas, is an example of what can happen when regulations […]

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December 5, 2013

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Understanding the Link Between Speeding and Sarasota Car Accidents

When it comes to traffic safety in our area, some drivers make the mistake of assuming that speeding is not particularly dangerous so long as they are otherwise driving responsibly. The truth of the matter, however, is that speed plays a major role in all too many tragic car accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety […]

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December 4, 2013

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The Link Between Truck Driver Fatigue & Commercial Trucking Accidents

Most truck drivers are under considerable pressure to arrive at their destination as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, some drivers choose to stay at the wheel for far too many hours in order to reach their destination on time. Without proper rest, drivers pose a significant safety risk to the public due to the role truck […]

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