Category → Personal Injury

Are smart cars making us not so smart drivers?

Half a century ago, the common wisdom among Detroit automotive engineers was that it was possible to trace nearly all road crashes to a single component, or nut: the “nut” behind the wheel.1 Fast-forward to today and cars have evolved to become smarter. Sensor-driven technologies and advanced imaging capabilities help drivers stay in lanes, pass safely, […]

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Teens are 16 times more likely to use JUUL than older age groups

Teens use JUULs everywhere—in school bathrooms and hallways, during class, at parties, and on social media. The sleek USB-shaped e-cigarette is a “nicotine delivery device” that can be concealed and used in public places. Originally intended for adults who are trying to quit smoking, JUUL attempts to mimic the nicotine hit of a real cigarette […]

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More Delivery Truck Deaths May Be Caused by Drivers Racing the Clock

Deaths from delivery truck crashes have reached their highest level in three decades, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In a nationwide survey, truck accidents of all types have been steadily increasing; however, crashes involving delivery trucks have noticeably skyrocketed. The reason? There’s a massive surge in deliveries to residential neighborhoods, one […]

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Uninsured/ Underinsured motorist insurance…here’s a scary truth for you: 1 out of every 8 drivers has no insurance.

Have you ever been in an accident? Remember that gut wrenching feeling? Now, imagine the same gut-wrenching feeling multiplied when you discover the person who just totaled your car didn’t have insurance. So, what happens if you are hit by a driver without insurance? If your insurance does not cover this instance, all of your […]

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State Road 60 is an accident magnet. Important information for anyone who drives this dangerous highway.

Accidents can happen anytime and anywhere in Indian River County, but there are certain roads that are considered “accident magnets” because of the high frequency of car accidents that occur there. In Indian River County, this road is State Road 60 (SR-60). A 160-mile long trans-peninsular route that connects Clearwater to the west with Vero […]

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I got hurt in a golf cart, should I call an attorney?

Golf carts are more common now on Treasure Coast roadways, and so are accidents and injuries. Throughout the Treasure Coast, people are driving golf carts off the green and along public roads. Golf carts are a cheap, more energy-efficient method for cruising around town. And in South Florida, where there’s beautiful weather year-round and miles […]

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Scooter accidents on the rise across South Florida

Electric scooters have taken the country by storm. In the last six months, scooters primarily from three startups—Bird, LimeBike, and Spin—have flooded the streets of South Florida. The idea behind the scooters is simple: the internet-connected, GPS-enabled scooters are managed through smartphone apps that show nearby available scooters, from which you can select one, scan […]

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Five Social Media Tips to Protect Your Personal Injury Claim

Our online presence is public, and the things we put online can never really be removed. No one wants private photos or information made public. However, even seemingly innocent information can cause big trouble if you’re involved in a personal injury lawsuit. Stop posting. Don’t put up fun pictures with your friends and family. Don’t […]

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Hosting a Holiday Party? Review These Premise Liability Laws Before You Do

The holiday season is in full effect, and it’s the perfect time to host friends and family for parties and gatherings. But remember, whenever you choose to host an event, safety should be your top concern. Business owners, building owners, landlords, homeowners, and even tenants, have an obligation to make sure their premises are reasonably […]

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Hit-and-run accidents on the rise, which increases the importance of having UM insurance.

A hit-and-run accident can have devastating consequences not only to the victim, but to the members of the victim’s family. Recently, an English professor and past-teacher at Storm Grove Middle School in Indian River County and Southern Oaks Middle School in Port St. Lucie was killed by a hit-and-run driver while she was out training […]

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COMING TO A HEAD: Father sues football helmet makers over son’s CTE-related death

The father of a star high school football player who allegedly died of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)-related injuries has filed the first lawsuit on behalf of a CTE-afflicted youth player against football helmet manufacturers. This summer, Darren Hamblin filed a suit against Riddell and the owner of Schutt Sports on behalf of his late son, […]

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There’s safety in numbers when it comes to hiring a Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer for your injury case.

There are over 1,000 auto accidents every day in the state of Florida (more than 400,000 per year). And while there are hundreds — possibly thousands — of injury attorneys across this state, less than 1% are actually Board Certified Civil Trial attorneys. Think about that: less than 1%! A Board Certified Civil Trial injury […]

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Verdicts and Settlements


$1.2 Million

Auto Accident Settlement

$1.6 Million

Wrongful Death Settlement

$11.1 Million

Settlement for motorcycle accident

Locations


Ft. Pierce Office
302 South Second Street
Ft. Pierce, FL 34950
Phone: (772) 464-4600
Fax: (772) 465-4747
Port St. Lucie Office
1887 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
Phone: (772) 344-7770
Fax: (772) 344-3838
Okeechobee Office
402 NW 3rd Street
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Phone: (863) 357-5800
Fax: (863) 763-2237
Vero Beach Office
2101 15th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 794-7774
Fax: (772) 794-7773