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When the Numbers Do Not Add Up to Safer Florida Roadways

By Scoma Law Firm |

Most Floridians know that the state has made strides lately in its efforts to reduce traffic fatalities and crashes on its busiest highways. Heavy interstate trucking, unpredictable weather, and the state’s popular tourism destinations make it a hotbed for traffic collisions, and the state’s responsive efforts are noteworthy – though in far too many… Read More »

Why File a Wrongful Death Claim?

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Deciding whether to move forward with a wrongful death claim after your loved one has died unexpectedly – and at the hands of another person or organization – is a difficult decision, one only you and your family can make. The choice is fraught with many factors, and compounded during a stressful time when… Read More »

Hit and Run Accidents in Florida

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If you have been hurt in a car accident and the driver who hit you leaves the scene of the accident without identifying him or herself, you will need to contact an experienced hit and run car accident attorney in Clermont. Florida Hit and Run Accident Facts Hit and run accidents in Florida are… Read More »

Wrongful Death Actions in Florida

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For the families of victims killed by another party’s negligence, there is almost nothing worse than knowing their loved one died a preventable death. No lawsuit or damage award can bring your deceased loved one back, and the idea of seeking monetary compensation for a loved one’s life is sometimes upsetting to family members…. Read More »

Pedestrian Deaths in Florida

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The Orlando Sentinel called Central Florida the riskiest place in America to be a pedestrian, a place in which so many pedestrians – about 850 each year – are struck by vehicles and either killed or seriously injured each year that the “roads run red with pedestrian blood.” If you or your loved one… Read More »

Slip and Fall Accidents in Florida

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Slip and fall accidents sometimes seem like stereotypical personal injury cases, but this actually could not be farther from the truth. No two slip and fall cases are alike, and the circumstances can be as diverse as there are number of ways a person could slip, trip or fall due to someone else’s negligence…. Read More »

Premises Liability in Florida

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Property owners have a duty to those who spend time on their property to make sure that the premises are safe for the purposes for which they are used. If you or a loved one was injured on the property of a private company or another person or entity, you may have a valid… Read More »

Trucking Accident Liability in Florida

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Accidents involving big rig trucks and tractor trailers are some of the most fatal motor vehicle collisions that occur. In fact, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that in 2012, there were nearly 4,000 fatal crashes involving large trucks and almost 80,000 trucking accident injuries. If you or a loved one has been… Read More »

Motorcycle Crash Liability in Florida

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Motorcycle accidents are some of the worst roadway collisions that can occur in terms of serious injuries and fatalities. With Florida’s amazing weather, ocean-view roadways and busy tourist and commercial traffic, motorcycle accidents are sadly a common occurrence. If you or loved one has been hurt in a motorcycle accident, or if you have… Read More »

Overcoming Defenses to Dog Bite Liability in Florida

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Florida law is more generous to dog bite victims than some other state statutes. In Florida, dog owners are liable for any bites, under the doctrine of strict – or automatic – liability. In other words, the victim does not need to establish in court that the dog owner knew or should have known… Read More »

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