The Florida Legislature is moving toward strengthening the law regarding texting and driving. A bill that does so just passed a key legislative committee and is headed in the right direction toward a final vote by the Senate.
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The longer-term hope for autonomous vehicles, if and only if the technology can be perfected, is to remove the inconsistent/imperfect human decision making that causes so many accidents and deaths.
If you’re injured in a car accident while driving a vehicle you don’t own, you still have rights. Here’s what you need to know.
Facing a criminal charge in can leave your career and job prospects vulnerable. Let’s take a look at how Florida law regarding employment and a criminal defense case or conviction could impact your career.
Accidents are harsh on even the toughest people. Waking up every day and completing daily tasks such as cleaning, going to work, walking the dog, and taking care of your kids can seem impossible. Even doing the things you love can seem like a genuine struggle. Fortunately, there are tried and true strategies for staying upbeat and getting on with your daily life as you recover from your accident.
No one likes to think about getting hurt on the job, but it happens when we least expect it. Work can be dangerous, especially if you work in a place or in a profession that is high-risk, such as construction, hospitality, or anything involving machinery or manual labor. In these high-risk industries, it’s especially important to know what to do before and after a workplace injury.
Partner Dawn Vallejos-Nichols has been honored by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the 10 Best Female Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in North Florida.
A jury in the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida has ruled in favor of Mary Faricy Pardue in a case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA Inc.
The holiday season is a joyful reminder of the blessings of family, friends and enjoyable times together. As people reflect on the year that was and look ahead to 2017, it's often accompanied by a celebratory drink, or two.
Longtime Gainesville-based law firm Avera & Smith today announced it has prevailed in a disputed liability case before the Orange County Circuit Court against Domino’s Pizza LLC and its delivery driver for a 2011 traffic that occurred at night on January 13, 2011 on East Colonial in Orange County.