Month: August 2016



It’s Back to School Time – Be Extra Careful on the Road
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It’s Back to School Time – Be Extra Careful on the Road

Whether you have children, live near a school, or have just walked into a Walmart or Target recently, you have to know that it’s back to school time. But the start of the school year means a lot more than longer lines at stores and frequent stops behind the big yellow bus. To keep both you and students safe, it is more important than ever to be extra careful on the road now that school is back in session.

 

Even though the summer is the most dangerous season for drivers, there are new and separate cautions you need to take while driving during the fall and winter.…

How Common are School Bus Accidents?
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How Common are School Bus Accidents?

It’s almost time to send your children back to school. Even though a lot about education has changed since your day, there’s one thing that remains the same: the big yellow school bus. You remember the days of the school bus: it may have been your favorite part of the day – or your least favorite – but those are memories that stick with you.

 

Back in your day, though, you probably weren’t wearing seat belts. You may have even been jumping around from seat to seat.…

Why Slip and Fall Cases are So Serious
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Why Slip and Fall Cases are So Serious

To some people, the idea of filing a lawsuit because you slipped and fell on someone’s property may seem ridiculous. Everybody slips and falls from time to time, right? You just pick yourself back up, bandage your wounded pride, and move on.

 

Why would you ever need to sue over a slip and fall? Because sometimes just picking yourself back up isn’t an option.

 

While minor falls do occur, many slip and falls cause serious – even life-threatening – injuries.…

Did You Know You Can Be Fined For Having an “At-Risk” Boat?
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Did You Know You Can Be Fined For Having an “At-Risk” Boat?

If you have a boat or vessel in the state of Florida, you’d better make sure it’s still in pretty good condition. A new law signed earlier this summer allows law enforcement officials to fine you for having a boat deemed to be “at-risk.”

 

But what exactly does that mean?

 

Understanding the Definition of an “At-Risk” Boat in Florida

 

Previously, law enforcement could only take action against a boat’s owner for having a boat deemed to be “derelict.”

 

This meant that the boat had probably been neglected or abandoned and was in a concerning state of disrepair or sinking to the bottom of the water.…

A New Kind of Distracted Driving: Pokemon Go
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A New Kind of Distracted Driving: Pokemon Go

Have you started playing Pokemon Go yet?

 

The new smartphone app has quickly taken the country by storm. It is estimated that over 9 million Americans are playing the game every day.

 

Based off of the popular trading card game and television show from the early 2000s, Pokemon Go uses GPS mapping technologies to lead you around your town or city to catch Pokemon and visit different Pokestops. As evidenced by the 9+ million users, it’s become an instant hit with smartphone users of all ages.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The Injury Law Firm of South Florida handles cases throughout Florida from their Fort Lauderdale office. Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve:

Martin County

Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Stuart Sewall’s, Point Ocean, Breeze Park.

St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, Port St Lucie.

Lee County

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, East Dunbar, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel.

Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and throughout the greater Palm Beach area.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Miramar, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Springs and throughout the greater Broward area.

Miami-Dade County

Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles, and throughout the greater Miami-Dade area.

Collier County