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5 Reasons to Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident

Did you know there were over 6.3 million car accidents in the US in 2016? That same year, a record-breaking 40,200 people died in such accidents–a 6% increase from 2015. If you were recently involved in a car accident, we hope it was a minor crash. And if you walked away with minimal injuries or damage to your car, you may feel there’s no need to contact a lawyer. But when it comes to hiring an attorney after a car accident, the severity of the crash makes no difference. In this post, we’ll discuss five reasons why you should contact an attorney after a car accident–any car

Competitive Softball Promotions vs. Yasser Ayub

Yasser Ayub is a member of a softball team that participated in a softball tournament hosted by Competitive Softball Promotions or CSP. The softball tournament was held on softball fields at a public park owned by Miami-Dade County. Although CSP paid Miami-Dade County for the right to use their softball fields, the park features common areas, outside of the rented fields and dugouts, that are open to the public. On the morning of the tournament, Ayub’s softball team became involved in a heated argument with another team. As a result, the umpire asserted that both teams forfeited the game. Later that evening,

A Closer Look at the Target vs. Kaufer Slip & Fall Case

Lazaro Kaufer was shopping at Target when he slipped on some liquid laundry detergent on the floor and faced costly medical bills as a result. The testimony at trial showed that an unidentified individual was walking in front of Mr. Kaufer and carrying a bottle of leaking laundry detergent that Mr. Kaufer slipped on. Mr. Kaufer and his wife, Katia sued Target for negligence. The jury discovered that Target was partially liable for Mr. Kaufer’s fall and awarded him $250,000 in damages and his wife $30,000 for loss of of consortium. Mr. Kaufer Made a Case for Negligence Under the Theory of

Five Vehicle Safety Technologies That Can Help You Avoid a Crash

We’re on the cutting-edge of vehicle safety, with new technologies being released or updated all the time. These are five technologies that can help you avoid a car accident in Miami. Automatic Emergency Braking Not reacting quickly enough is the cause of many accidents. Automatic emergency braking is a system that hits the brakes for you if a vehicle or obstacle is in your path and you haven’t started slowing down. Lane Departure Alert and Prevention This system alerts the driver when the vehicle starts to drift out of a lane. Some also have a prevention feature, which can automatically guide the car back

What to Do If You Are in a Rideshare Accident?

Rideshares have revolutionized how we get around, but they’ve also introduced some sticky legal problems. Follow these steps if you’re involved in an Uber or Lyft rideshare accident. Call the Police Like any type of car accident, you should call the police if there’s significant damage and once it’s safe to do so. The officer will file an official report, which will be crucial evidence if you intend to pursue damages against the parties responsible. Document the Event The police will gather evidence in an official report, but you should also make note of what happened for your own records. Again, when it’s safe