Month: January 2020

Time Limits and the Discovery Rule in Wrongful Death Claims

All civil actions, including wrongful death suits, have a time limit for when they must be filed. These time limits, or “limitation periods” are called statutes of limitation. When the statute of limitations period runs out, you lose your right to bring your legal...

The Truth about Florida’s Helmet Exemption

On July 1, 2000, the state of Florida passed an amendment to the Florida Statutes that allowed motorcycle and moped riders to legally ride without the protection of a helmet. It was not designed to be a free pass for anyone who craves the sensation of wind in their...

The Dangers of Driving While Drowsy

Each year, there are approximately 3,000 fatalities caused by Florida car accidents. As traffic increases in our local community, the roads become more dangerous to navigate. In fact, Florida is listed as second among all 50 states for the number of car accidents...

The Best Way to Be Loud on a Motorcycle

Due to a motorcycle’s smaller size and increased agility, it’s extra important that motorcyclists do everything they can to ensure other drivers on the road are aware of their presence. Some motorcyclists ride under the misconception that the more noise they make, the...

Swimming Pool Safety Tips

SWIMMING POOL SAFETY TIPS One of the greatest perks of living in Florida is warm weather all year long. Tropical temperatures mean that pools are a common fixture in hotels, apartments, and in backyards throughout Florida. It is important to balance pool fun with...