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Breaking Down an Alcohol-Related Car Crash in Florida

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When the number of alcohol-related crashes spiked during the coronavirus pandemic, many experts hoped the increase was a one-off anomaly. Now, it appears the increase is permanent. The number of alcohol-related crashes has increased, and so has the amount of alcohol consumption. These dual increases are especially bad in Florida, which has one of… Read More »

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The Three Types of Negligence in Car Wreck Claims

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Driver error causes over 98 percent of the car crashes in Florida. This driver error usually falls into one of the three categories discussed below. Sometimes, driver error is a wrong-place-at-the-wrong-time accident. For example, Sam might answer a call on his cell phone at the same moment Jill steps out into the street. However,… Read More »

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Why Is My Lawyer Taking So Long to Settle My Case?

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Most personal injury lawsuits, about 95 percent of them to be exact, eventually settle out of court. As most of us know, “eventually” could be a long time. Delays in the settlement process are inevitable. Insurance companies notoriously drag their feet in these situations. Each day they retain settlement money, they earn interest on… Read More »

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Multi-Vehicle, Alcohol-Fueled Wreck in Seffner

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A 22-year-old man faces serious charges after he drove the wrong way on Westbound Interstate 4 and triggered a multi-vehicle wreck. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the wrong-way vehicle crashed into a westbound Mercedes sedan traveling in the inside lane at Mile Marker 12. A pickup traveling westbound in the center lane braked… Read More »

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What Causes Vehicle Collisions?

By Kobal Law |

Some form of driver error causes over 98 percent of the car crashes in Florida. Sometimes, this driver error is a wrong-place-at-the-wrong-time mistake. Usually, however, this error is negligence, or a lack of care. Most drivers have a duty of reasonable care. They must be at their best, physically, mentally, and otherwise, when they… Read More »

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Governor Handcuffs Lawyers in Injury Cases

By Kobal Law |

Claiming it would “prevent predatory practices of trial attorneys who prey on hardworking Floridians,” Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed the controversial House Bill 837. “Florida has been considered a judicial hellhole for far too long and we are desperately in need of legal reform that brings us more in line with the rest of… Read More »

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What Causes Car Crashes in Tampa?

By Kobal Law |

The short answer is driver error, which  causes over 98 percent of the vehicle collisions in Florida. The two kinds of driving errors, which are outlined below, are usually negligence, or a lack of care. Motorists have a legal duty to be in top condition, physically, mentally, and otherwise, before they get behind the… Read More »

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Evidence In Drowsy Truck Driver Crash Claims

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Recently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has repeatedly watered down key HOS (hours of service) requirements. These rules usually include daily driving limits, usually 11 hours, and weekly driving limits, usually 70 hours. These rules also include mandatory break periods. Because of these dilutions, more drowsy truck drivers are on the road than… Read More »

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Winning Dog Bite Injury Cases In Florida

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Over the last ten years, the average dog bite insurance settlement has almost doubled. Doctors better understand the severe physical and emotional wounds these attacks cause. The physical wounds usually include surface wounds, like severe lacerations and broken bones. Deeper physical wounds, like internal organ injuries and head injuries, are common as well. Emotionally,… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Nursing Home Falls

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Slip-and-fall injuries often send people to nursing homes and keep them there longer. 40 percent of older adult fall victims go to nursing homes, and 60 percent of these residents fall at nursing homes. Usually, the physical and emotional injuries are so bad that these victims cannot ever live independently again. In other words,… Read More »

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