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Personal Injury Claims For Back Injuries

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Unfortunately, you can have any of a variety of injuries to your back after a car accident because the human body and spine are simply not designed to sustain that kind of heavy impact. Even a car accident that is considered “minor” can result in a serious back injury which is why you shouldn’t… Read More »

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Avoiding Rear-End Car Accidents

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Car accidents of any kind have the potential to lead to tragic results. Rear-end collisions in particular are a common type of motor vehicle crash in the United States and can have serious implications. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published statistics indicating that of the six million car accidents that take place… Read More »

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Why It’s Important To Get Your Car Accident Settlement Right The First Time Around

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Statistics make it clear that the vast majority of accident claims are resolved through settlement instead of a trial. However, every settlement amount isn’t the same and accident victims sometimes later find themselves realizing that they have settled for too low of a settlement offer. Unfortunately for those in that situation, it is important… Read More »

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The Legal Rights Of Florida Hit-And-Run Accident Victims

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Being involved in any kind of car accident is traumatic, especially when the accident results in injuries. But for those who find themselves injured in a collision where the driver who was at fault left the scene of the accident, it can be even more stressful. In addition to having to deal with injuries,… Read More »

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Safety Tips For Motorcycle Riders

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April showers have given way to May flowers and with them, the beginning of seemingly endless summer Florida sunshine that motorcyclists love to take advantage of this time of year. However, all the beautiful sunshine doesn’t mean that this popular recreational activity comes without risk. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and there… Read More »

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Preventing Distracted Driving Accidents

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Distracted driving is unfortunately one of the most significant issues in the nation these days and is also one of the main causes of collisions. In 2019 alone, distracted driving claimed more than 3,100 lives. Further, even when these accidents aren’t fatal, that doesn’t mean they aren’t serious. Upwards of 1,000 people are injured… Read More »

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Why Driving While “Tipsy” Isn’t A Good Idea

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While the difference between “tipsy” and “drunk” isn’t officially defined anywhere, most adults are likely aware that there is a spectrum when it comes to alcohol consumption and how much it affects the person drinking it. Exactly where this line is varies between individuals and depends on factors such as the person’s alcohol tolerance… Read More »

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How To React If You Encounter A Difficult Driver After A Car Accident

By Douglas & Douglas |

Car accidents happen in this country more often than they should. Approximately six million car accidents occur every day. And unfortunately, statistics indicate that a sizable amount of these collisions lead to someone losing their life. For example, 38,800 people were killed in car accidents in the United States in 2019. Sadly, if you… Read More »

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Four Ways To Document Your Mental Anguish Following An Accident

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Florida law allows accident victims, in certain instances, to receive compensation for any mental distress or anguish that they suffer as a result of an accident. In many cases, mental distress damages may be extreme and entitle you to compensation. At Douglas & Douglas, we work closely with our clients to maximize compensation they… Read More »

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Evidence For A Slip & Fall Case

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If you slipped and fell on someone’s property, you unfortunately do not have an automatic right to compensation. Instead, you will need to prove that the owner or occupier failed to discharge their duty of care toward you. In practice, this means you need proof that the owner either created the hazard or knew… Read More »

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