Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd Blog

Toys: Are They Safe?

I recently read an article about toy safety and wanted to share some information with you.  In 2008, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) established safety requirements for toys, but numerous children continue to be exposed to and injured by toxic toys. Lead, cadmium, phthalates, flame retardants, and formaldehyde are harmful chemicals often found […]

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Benefits of Hiring a Local Law Firm

If you’ve been injured as the result of an accident and are considering hiring an auto accident attorney to represent you, selecting an attorney or law firm can be confusing.  Local radio and television commercials abound with lawyers advertising that they are the best ones to handle your case.  Perhaps there is a temptation to […]

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Boating Injuries and Safety

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, there will be more boats in the water along the Treasure Coast and in Lake Okeechobee.  More boats in our local waterways may signal the beginning of summer, but they also increase the risk of boating accidents and injuries.  Unfortunately, there are more boating fatalities […]

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Why Hire a Board Certified Attorney?

I have been practicing law in the Treasure Coast and Lake Okeechobee areas for 33 years, and from the beginning of my career, I focused on representing injured victims in accident cases.  When the Florida Bar began its Board Certification process in the 1980s, I made it a personal priority to meet the rigorous requirements […]

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Bicycle Safety on the Treasure Coast

The weather is beautiful here in south Florida, and more and more people are biking for exercise or pleasure.  I recently purchased a bicycle and enjoy riding it every evening after work.  Although biking is a great way to exercise and relax after a long day at work, bicyclists are the most vulnerable people on […]

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Before Exploring Florida, Discover Changes to Your Auto Insurance

The St. Lucie County Fair recently concluded, and there was a record attendance for the ten-day event.  The fair theme this year was “Celebrate 500 Years” since 2013 marks the 500 year anniversary of Ponce De Leon stumbling upon our great state of Florida while in his search for a fountain of youth.  As a […]

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Don’t Get Squeezed at Gas Pumps

Gas prices are on the rise again  In addition to the increasing actual prices of more than 25¢ per gallon over the past couple of weeks, you must pay close attention so you don’t pay more for gas than you expect to pay. Many gas stations use a clever method of advertising their gas prices […]

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Discover Insurance Changes Before You Discover Florida

This year, Florida will celebrate the 500th anniversary (quincentennial) of Ponce de León’s “discovery” of Florida while he searched for a fountain of youth. Since that time, millions of other people have come to Florida in search of something. In recent months, signs have sprouted up along major roads announcing our quincentennial and encouraging all […]

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The New PIP Law — Tips All Florida Drivers Need to Know

In 1971, Florida adopted a No-Fault Auto Insurance System.  As a result, all Florida vehicle owners are required to carry Personal Injury Protection coverage which is commonly called PIP.  All owners must carry at least $10,000 in PIP coverage which is available to pay 80% of your accident-related medical expenses and 60% of any related […]

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What is triskaidekaphobia–a new law, a new disease, a new food trend?  Actually, triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13, a fear that has been around for centuries.  Hotels don’t have a 13th floor, many airlines omit the 13th row of seating, some cities don’t have a 13th street, some people don’t travel on […]

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Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd Helps the Marines & Toys for Tots

Our firm is proud to partner with the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program by utilizing our four offices throughout the Treasure Coast and Lake Okeechobee areas as collection centers for toys. Marine Staff Sergeant Nate Wells, the local coordinator for Toys for Tots, and his staff of volunteers take the new, […]

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You Need a Lawyer If You Fall in a Retail Store

Unfortunately, many people throughout Florida sustain serious injuries as a result of falling in retail stores. Many times, the fall occurs because retail stores fail to adequately inspect and/or clean up spills on their floors.   In the legal community, trip and fall cases which occur in stores are called premises liability cases. Many attorneys are […]

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Ft. Pierce, FL 34950
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1555 NW St. Lucie West Blvd
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Okeechobee, FL 34974
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Vero Beach, FL 32960
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