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Florida Debating Banning All Distracted Driving

47 states along with the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands have a text messaging ban in place for those behind the wheel. Distracted driving is a major cause of many accidents occurring today. Many of those distractions come from smartphones, and with their rise in popularity also came a… read more

Investigation Discovers Worker’s Comp Was Denied Without Tests In Lakeland

Florida, like many states, has laws governing compensation for those who are injured at work. Florida law requires all employers to purchase workers’ compensation coverage, with a few exceptions. Regardless of fault, employees are compensated for injuries that occur in the course of their job duties. This coverage can allow immunity from some injury lawsuits… read more

State Fails To Prove Intoxication In Fatal Crash Case

Typically, the issue of fault in a drunk or drugged driving case is considered to be open-and-shut. However, Florida has comparative negligence laws when it comes to determining fault in an accident. In essence, comparative negligence means that lawyers determine to what extent each driver was at fault in an accident. For example, if it… read more