Personal Injury Lawyers Sarasota & Southwestern Florida

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Sarasota & Southwestern Florida

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How small increases in speed raise the risk of a serious or fatal crash

It’s a common occurrence to see drivers zipping down Florida highways at dangerous speeds. Far too many drivers fail to recognize the potential consequences of driving too fast. Each year in Florida, speeding results in hundreds of traffic fatalities. Like many other states, the highway speed limit in Florida is 70 mph, but state lawmakers have considered …

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How severe injuries can change the lives of car accident victims

If you were involved in a car wreck, it’s likely that you sustained an injury, no matter how minor your crash seemed. The attorneys at Farrow & Pulice often see crash victims sustain whiplash, concussions, bone fractures and soft tissue injuries in crashes. These injuries often disrupt peoples’ ability to work and engage in daily activities, and recovery …

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What should I do if I’m a passenger injured in a crash caused by a family member or friend?

In many cases, passengers are injured in crashes while riding in a car being driven by a family member or friend. When this happens, it may be necessary to pursue a claim to recover compensation for your damages. Many people hesitate to do this when the accident involves a family member or friend. But it’s …

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New study reveals ways drivers justify their distracted driving

Safety advocates and transportation officials have been warning drivers about the dangers of distracted driving for years. Yet, it continues to be one of the leading causes of crashes and more than 2,800 traffic fatalities each year in the United States. Some drivers do it because they don’t think they’ll ever get caught or because they believe …

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Pedestrian Safety Needs to be Included in New Car Assessment Programs

Across the U.S., traffic collisions involving motorists have gone down annually for the third year in a row, but not for pedestrians. According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), there were 17 pedestrian deaths each day in 2018 – a 43 percent increase from 2008. The GAO has an explanation as to why we’re seeing such a …

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What are the most critical safety tips for motorcyclists?

Operating a motorcycle isn’t the same as driving a car or truck. Motorcyclists aren’t protected by the structural frames of motor vehicles. Nor are they protected by seatbelts and airbags. Even when wearing helmets and protective gear, motorcyclists sustain serious (and sometimes fatal) injuries in traffic collisions.   If you or a loved one is …

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