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Will Auto Insurance Changes Really Save You Money?

The Florida Legislature recently made changes to the state-mandated No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage.  Under this new law, which was a top priority of Governor Rick Scott, people injured in motor vehicle accidents in Florida will have some changes in their benefits. The new law will eliminate certain forms of massage therapy and acupuncture treatments, and […]

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Social Security Card Scam

As you probably well know, in addition to Personal Injury and Auto Accident cases, Hoskins Turco Lloyd & Lloyd handles Social Security Disability claims– and I recently heard about a scam involving Social Security card numbers. The Better Business Bureau has alerted the public about scammers telling consumers that the government or another agency will pay […]

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Fun and Dangers of Jet Skis

Personal watercraft can be a lot of fun to cruise the waters, however, they are very powerful and come with many safety precautions. Our beaches, lakes and Indian River Lagoon are popular places this summer to find people enjoying the sun, fun, and personal watercraft. Personal watercraft may seem like a toy, but it is […]

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2012 P.I.P. No-Fault Law Changes You Need to Know

The revised PIP bill passed in May 2012 contains changes that will affect motorists beginning after July 1, 2012. Following are the changes which every driver in Florida should be aware of. New Medical Benefits Restrictions and Limitations “14 Days – Use it or Lose it” – revised PIP coverage requires accident victims to obtain […]

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Teaching Teens about Safe Driving

Recently, it was estimated 3,000 automobile accident fatalities involved drivers between the ages of 15 and 19.  Serving as a trial lawyer for over 30 years, I understand the importance of teaching new drivers about safety, and I have witnessed the horror of thousands of teen accidents. Teaching safe driving to teenagers is not a […]

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New PIP Law Is Bad News for Injured Motorists

What Governor Scott hails as a victory for Florida Drivers may actually be a victory for himself and insurance companies. [Photo credit, Scott Keeler, Times] Since 1971, Florida drivers have been required to carry state no-fault auto coverage known as Personal Injury Protection (PIP).  Recently, Governor Rick Scott signed into law an overhaul of the […]

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Hand-held Cell Phones Banned for Commercial Drivers

New Regulation Bans Hand-Held Phone Use by Commercial Drivers             Distractions caused by cell phones and other devices while driving are increasingly becoming problems on our roadways. Although some of the safest drivers are found behind the wheels of our nation’s large trucks and buses, distracted drivers of commercial vehicles pose a great threat. The […]

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The Growing Rate of Bicycle Accidents: What You Need to Know

The first automobile crash in the United States occurred in New York City in 1896 when a motor vehicle collided with a bicycle and its rider. The recent resurgence in cycling for commuting and recreation has dramatically increased accidents. In 2009 alone, 630 bicyclists were killed and 51,000 were injured in collisions with motor vehicles. […]

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Homeowners Insurance — Do You Have a One Size Fits All Policy?

Having handled thousands of personal injury claims in the last 30+ years involving homeowners policies, I have seen an alarming trend in the past few years. Many homeowners have policies with insurance companies nobody would have had 10 years ago. Most people have found that with these companies they pay much more for much less […]

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