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Thomas Dennis

Could You Be Paying Your Own Insurance Company to Fight Against You in Court?

The answer is maybe – if you have Uninsured/Underinsured motorist “UM” coverage. In Florida, UM coverage is supposed to protect the policyholder when they are involved in an…

Orman Kimbrough

Student Texts Friend About ‘Need to Quit Texting’ Right before Driving Off Bridge

On January 24, 2012, Chance Bothe was texting a friend while driving home from college. “I need to quit texting because I could die in a car accident and then how would you feel…

Thomas Dennis

Florida’s New Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Law – What It Means To Accident Victims

As part of every Floridian’s automobile insurance coverage, consumers pay a portion of their car insurance premium towards Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage. PIP coverage pays…

Council Wooten

Will MAP-21 Make It Impossible to Drive Drunk?

Readers offended by foul language may want to mute the video above, which shows a drunk driver crashing into oncoming traffic in Cocoa Beach. According to the YouTube user who uploaded…

Ed Normand

Study Says Drivers Overconfident About Texting Abilities Same Week NHTSA Reports Fatalities Increase

When CNN reported on July 23, 2012 that the number of traffic crash fatalities in the first months of 2012 had increased 13.5 percent from the same quarter in 2011, both the National Highway…

Ed Normand

Texting + Drunk Driving = ‘Perfect Storm’

A 33-year-old construction worker whose wife was out of town had consumed three Miller Lite beers in 90 minutes the night of July 2, 2012. Later that night, his Dodge Ram struck a stopped…

Council Wooten

Three Ways to Avoid DUI on the Fourth

Authorities say 22-year-old Demetrius Jordan had been smoking marijuana and drinking a caffeinated alcoholic drink called “Four-Loko” the night in August 2010 that he ran a red…

Ed Normand

Think You’re Good at Multitasking? Take This Test

Dave Crenshaw is an author and speaker whose first book was entitled, “The Myth of Multitasking: How ‘Doing It All’ Gets Nothing Done.” The video above featuring…

Ed Normand

Who is the Lawyer Beholden …To the Client or the Doctor?

This is the typical scenario:

A person is involved in an accident.

That person is injured.

The injured person calls a lawyer referral service.

The referral service…

Ed Normand

Recent Cases Demonstrate Companies Need to Prevent Employees from Driving While ‘Intexticated’

David Teater is the senior director of Transportation Initiatives at the National Safety Council (NSC), and in the video above, he explains how organizations can implement cell phone…