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Will Travel Insurance Provide Additional Protection if I Am Injured on Vacation?

Some cautious individuals may consider purchasing traveler’s insurance prior to leaving on a long-awaited vacation. This can provide valuable peace of mind, but is it actually worth the cost? Will traveler’s insurance truly provide additional protection while you’re on vacation? There’s no simple answer, as your benefits will be commensurate with your level of coverage.

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How Can I Protect Myself During Hurricane Season in Florida?

In the aftermath of powerful Hurricane Irma, citizens of Miami puzzle about how to better protect themselves in the face of a natural disaster. Hurricanes have always been a risk of living in Florida. With flooding, evacuations, and property damage still fresh from the recent storm, however, there is no better time to brush up

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Who Is Liable After a Shark Attack?

According to data from the Florida Museum of Natural History, there have been 244 reported shark attacks in the State of Florida from 2007 to 2016 – one of which was fatal. Shark attacks may be less common than other types of personal injury accidents, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a place in

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Florida Good Samaritan Act and How It Affects You

  Most Americans are familiar with the fable of the “Good Samaritan,” which tells of a man who renders aid to a wounded stranger. Many American lawmakers have created “Good Samaritan” laws designed to encourage citizens to go out of their way to help others by protecting these individuals from suffering legal repercussions due to

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Who is Liable for Self-Driving Car Accidents?

One of the most exciting technological innovations on the horizon is the self-driving car. Tech giants Tesla and Google are leading the industry in developing self-driving car technology. While the ultimate goal of self-driving cars is safer, more efficient travel, there are legitimate concerns about liability issues in accidents with self-driving cars. If a self-driving

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Cyclists Beware: Dangers of Biking in Miami

Cyclists face the risk of catastrophic and fatal injuries in the event of collision with larger and more powerful motor vehicles. A cyclist’s lack of protection in the event of a crash leads to hundreds of emergency room visits and deaths in Florida every year. A Florida Department of Transportation study found that bicyclists are

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10 Leading Causes of Construction Site Accidents in Florida

Florida’s warm weather is prime for construction year round, but that doesn’t mean the Sunshine State is any safer for workers. On the contrary – 747 construction workers died on the job in Florida over the course of just four years. Knowing the leading causes of construction worker deaths in FL can help industry professionals

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Bounce House Related Injuries on the Rise for Children

FEBRUARY 28, 2016: As a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer, children injuries are typically the most emotionally difficult cases to litigate.  In most situations, comparative fault can be applied to plaintiffs, but it is much more challenging to blame a defenseless child for an accident.  For attorneys helping those injured in bounce house accidents, the plaintiff

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Children’s Hoverboards May Lead to Products Liability Actions

JANUARY 16, 2016: Being a North Miami Beach personal injury lawyer that helps those hurt in a variety of accidents, without question the most common are slip and falls and car crashes.  However, some of the most severe injuries occur as a result of defective products or product liability.  And often times products that are

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