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Ed Normand

Insurance Companies Denying Payment For Jaws Of Life

Jaws of life are used by fire and rescue personnel as part of their lifesaving work in extricating victims from accident wreckage. The goal is to prevent and minimize injury to victims as part of the medical rescue effort. Amazingly, it seems [...]
Ed Normand

Latest Pedestrian v. Auto Accident Statistics

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the latest statistics on accidents involving pedestrians and motor vehicles in the United States. The report details the number of pedestrian traffic related fatalities and [...]
Ed Normand

More On Recent Orlando Personal Injury Lawyer Ads ?

I have previously posted about lawyer ads on TV for personal injury claims in Orlando. I highlighted ads from a lawyer who is not a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer who is all over the TV soliciting personal injury and auto accident [...]
Ed Normand

State Farm Agents To Suffer From Homeowners Insurance Pullout

Yesterday, State Farm announced it will cease selling property insurance in Florida. This will require about 1.2 million State Farm insureds to find other coverage. It will also result in State Farm agents losing millions in premium revenue [...]
Ed Normand

Lawyer Ads on Television

I was shocked recently to see a television ad from a lawyer expressing his "goal" this year to recover twenty five million dollars in personal injury claims this year. The Florida Bar does have restrictions on legal advertising and [...]
Ed Normand

State Farm Threatens to Leave Florida

State Farm Insurance Company has been trying for a long time to get the State to allow it to raise rates for homeowners insurance. Now they are trying something new–threats. Like a child who does not get to play with the toy he wants [...]
Ed Normand

Peanut Butter Recalls List of Recalled Products

We have been asked to provide a list of the products that have been recalled due to the peanut butter Salmonella infection. Sadly, the list is too long to print here but it is available from the CDC. Check the CDC website at: http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/salmonellatyph.html#products for [...]
Sandy Grinnell, Staff Contributor

Peanut Butter Recalls Expand Daily

I’m sure by now that you all have heard about the peanut butter recall last week. But what everyone may not know is that the list keeps expanding. I receive FDA recall notices via email and I’m still getting several new FDA recall [...]
Ed Normand

Peanut Butter Danger Speads To 491 Infected Persons

The food poisoning outbreak related to Salmonella keeps getting larger and larger. According to the the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) there are now 491 reported cases of people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella [...]
Sandy Grinnell, Staff Contributor

Florida's Number of Uninsured Motorists in the Top Five

Based on a recent report from the Insurance Research Council (IRC), Florida ranks in the top five states for number of uninsured motorists. In 2007 13.8 percent of all motorists in the U.S. were uninsured – in Florida it was 23%. Only [...]