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Common Causes of Florida Motorcycle Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) lists approximately 596,000 motorcycles registered in Florida, putting it at the second highest in the U.S., behind California. This does not include the thousands of bikers who come to the state every year for events like Bikefest and Daytona Bike Week. With so many motorcyclists… Read More »

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What To Look For In A Florida Personal Injury Lawyer

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If you have been injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, it can be overwhelming to try and decide on how to move forward. Enlisting a personal injury lawyer is the first step, but even that choice can seem confusing unless you have some idea about what to look for. There are… Read More »

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Pedestrian Accident Statistics Show Disturbing Trends

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Florida’s beautiful weather leads to people out and about at almost all points of the year. However, this does mean that the likelihood of accidents is higher than it might be in other states, simply because there are more people on the roads. Many Florida metro areas, Tampa included, are markedly dangerous for pedestrians,… Read More »

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Recovering In A Wrongful Death Case

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Wrongful death cases in Florida are always difficult and emotionally draining to go through, and it does not help that in most situations, losing a loved one can also lead to financial problems. Damages in wrongful death cases can be simple, or they can be extremely complex. A lot will depend on the number… Read More »

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Funeral Homes & Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress

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Funeral home negligence is a particularly difficult brand of ill treatment for most people to swallow, given that funeral homes are supposed to be in the business of treating our loved ones with honor and respect. Most claims against them are brought under a legal theory of negligence, but sometimes people will try to… Read More »

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Florida Spring Brings Rain … And Wet Roads

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Spring in central Florida has brought steady rain, as spring in the Sunshine State often does. While many Floridians are used to rain, many are not, and even those who think they’ve seen it all can get lulled into a false sense of security about how to drive in constant precipitation. Wet pavement is… Read More »

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To Settle Or Not To Settle After A Car Crash?

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When you have been in an auto accident, sometimes all you want to do is heal, rather than focus on legalities and paperwork. In those situations, a settlement can look very appealing – however, it is important to evaluate any settlement offer through a wider lens, given that insurance companies are rarely altruistic. Sometimes… Read More »

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Recovering For Spinal Injuries in Florida

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The spinal cord is one of the most important organs in the human body, but paradoxically, it is also one of the most fragile. There are many ways that a spinal injury can occur in day-to-day life, and if it happens to you, the effects can be devastating. Recovering compensation for a spinal cord… Read More »

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Should I Give a Statement to the Insurance Company After a Car Accident?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Even safe and attentive drivers can still end up in a major car accident. According to Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), there are nearly 400,000 traffic collisions reported in Florida each year. Following a crash, injured victims should expect to receive a phone call or a letter from an insurance company representative…. Read More »

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Florida Leads U.S. In Unsafe Metro Areas For Pedestrians

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There are a lot of pedestrians in Florida, given its tourism numbers and its beautiful weather year-round. However, multiple studies have ranked Florida as a decidedly unsafe place to be a pedestrian. Whether due to the volume of traffic, to poor urban planning or something else, statistics have consistently ranked Florida as a less… Read More »

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