Monthly Archives: June 2012

What Are the Rights of an Injured Bicyclists in a Hit and Run in Florida?

Bicycle Accident Victims & Careless Driving In Florida, the weather and terrain allow for virtually year round bicycling. Because of this, bicyclists are on or near the roadways on daily basis. Drivers should watch out for bicyclists and do their best to share the road with bicyclists and when necessary yield to a bicyclist. Common sense dictates that a bicycle is not match for a motor vehicle in any instance. Because of this, drivers should slow down any time that they are near or approaching a bicyclist. Unfortunately, bicyclists are injured far too often due to careless or negligent driving … Continue reading

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What Damages Are Awardable in a Wrongful Death Case from an Automobile Accident?

When a family member dies as a result of the negligence of another person or a company, business, or government, there may be grounds to pursue a wrongful death case. What damages are award-able in a death case? The answer to this question depends on a number of factors including the following: Factors Involved In A Wrongful Death Case The Location of the Incident.   Each State has its own wrongful death laws in place.  In most instances, a wrongful death case must be pursued in the State where the incident took place and pursuant to the laws of the … Continue reading

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What are the Dangers and Risks of Bounce Houses?

Bounce House Injuries What are the dangers and risks of bounce houses?  At many birthday parties, summer camps, day care centers, schools, theme parks, carnivals, and special events, there are bounce houses in place for children to play. There are many risks and dangers to children in or around bounce houses. Some parents are very cautious and do not allow their children to play in bounce houses at all. Other parents take a more moderate approach and allow their children to play in and around bounce houses assuming that there is supervision and control of the bounce house area during … Continue reading

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Do I Need to Report an Automobile Accident to My Insurance Company?

Do I need to report an automobile accident to my insurance company? When a person suffers a personal injury as a result of an automobile accident, there is often a question as to whether the accident needs to be reported to me injury victim’s automobile insurance company. The simple answer to this question is “Yes”. When a person owns or drives an automobile and takes out of an insurance policy, a contract is formed between the automobile insurance company and the insured driver or owner. Under the terms of Florida automobile insurance policies, there is a duty of cooperation. This … Continue reading

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