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Car Part Malfunctions Can Happen In Electric Vehicles, Too

By Douglas & Douglas |

Research into ways to make motor vehicles safer is a lucrative industry, and it appears to be a successful one, too.  Fatalities from traffic collisions are much less frequent than they were several decades ago, and the fact that cars are safer now than they were when your parents first learned to drive is… Read More »

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Golf Cart Accidents In Florida

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Almost every day of the year in Florida, it is sunny enough for at least part of the day to want to head to the golf course, but in the summer months, it is too hot for the walk from one hole on the golf course to the next to be enjoyable, hence the… Read More »

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The Daubert Standard And Florida Personal Injury Cases

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The saying that you should believe half of what you see and none of what you hear predates the internet.  In an era where clickbait and hysteria are at your fingertips on multiple devices at every moment of the day and night, it is difficult even to know how to figure out what to… Read More »

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Accidents Related To Vehicles In A Driver’s Blind Spot

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One of the most important skills you learn in driver’s ed is how to be aware of vehicles and objects near your vehicle on all sides, even the ones that are in places that it is hard to see from the driver’s seat.  Driver’s ed teachers are constantly reminding students to check their rear-view… Read More »

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Do Smart Motorcycle Helmets Make Motorcycle Riding Safer Or More Dangerous?

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The safest safety features in motor vehicles are surprisingly low tech.  No other feature introduced since the advent of the automobile has prevented more deaths and serious injuries in collisions than the seatbelt; the airbag comes in at a distant second.  Likewise, the safest safety feature on motorcycles is the motorcycle helmet.  Before you… Read More »

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Most Of The Nation’s Most Dangerous Cities For Pedestrian Accidents Are In Florida

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New York City and San Francisco are famous for being walkable cities, and parts of Philadelphia and Chicago are pretty good on that front, too.  The costs of living in those metropolises are prohibitive, though, and it is nothing unusual for New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago to get winter storms that leave more than… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions About The Collateral Source Rule In Florida Personal Injury Lawsuits

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Personal injury lawsuits that go to trial represent only a small fraction of the total cases, and those trials that result in a ruling in favor of the plaintiff are only a fraction of those, but when plaintiffs win their personal injury cases, the amount that the court orders the defendant to pay is… Read More »

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How Retro Features Of Your Car Can Affect Your Car Accident Case

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Some people subscribe to news feeds about newer and safer features for cars that we can expect to see in the upcoming model year.  Making cars safer is a full-time job for some and a full-time hobby for others, but the biggest advances in vehicle safety are the ones we take for granted; the… Read More »

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Driver Faces Charges For Hit And Run, But Not For Vehicular Homicide, After Crash That Killed Pedestrian

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The law requires you to stay at the scene of the accident until you have provided your contact information to the other parties involved in the collision and, if anyone was injured in the accident, until first responders have arrived and begun to render assistance.  Why, then, would someone leave the scene of an… Read More »

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People Injured At Explosion At Shopping Center Get $2 Million Insurance Settlement

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On July 6, 2019, a gas leak led to an explosion at a Broward County shopping center called the Market on University.  Most of the people injured were working out at the L.A. Fitness gym at the time of the blast.  The other injured people were dining or working in restaurants at the shopping… Read More »

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