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Florida Texting and Driving Law

Car Accidents

The Florida governor recently signed a bill to make texting and driving a primary offense. Here are some of the main points of this new Florida texting and driving law: Florida Texting and Driving Law Main Points – Driver can hold their phone while driving and talking There is one exception to this general rule…

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Best Local Attorney at Readers’ Choice Awards 2019

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Jodat Law Group was voted as ” Best Local Attorney ” for 2019. The Herald-Tribune Media Group holds a public voting contest annually for the readers of their publication and website. Jodat has won “Best Local Attorney” for consecutive years now, dating back to 2014. The Herald-Tribune gives the readers a grocery list of local…

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Divorce Preparation: 6 To-Do’s

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If you are thinking about filing for divorce, there are several things to keep in mind before starting the process. Divorce preparation is one of the most important things to do before filing. Below are six tips to help you get ready. Divorce Preparation in 6 Ways Organize Your Financial Documents When preparing to file…

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Golf Cart Injuries: How to Avoid an Accident

Car Accidents

Golf cart injuries are common in the Sunshine State. There is a wide-spread interest in the game of golf due to the favorable conditions and year-round emphasis on outdoor recreation. According to the National Golf Foundation, there are an estimated 1,050 golf courses and 25 million golfers in Florida. Golf Cart Injuries Are Common In…

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Scooter Injuries Are On the Rise

With companies like Uber and Lyft leading the way in the motor-vehicle transportation revolution, there’s a new type of service that is looking to take the next step at innovating the market. Scooter rentals. Customers can simply approach a scooter, unlock it, and rent it using their smart phone. Companies such as Bird Rides, Inc….

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Preventing Playground Injuries

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According to The Center for Disease Control, an average of two-hundred thousand children age 14 and under sustain playground injuries every year. The CDC also states that 45% of playground injuries are concussions, broken bones, dislocations, amputations, or internal injuries. The consequences of playground injuries can be tragic. How to Avoid Playground Injuries Next time…

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Self-Driving Uber Car Accident Kills Pedestrian

Car Accidents

Self-Driving Uber Car Accident Death in Arizona Unfortunately, an Uber car accident involving the companies self-driving (autonomous) vehicle model has caused it’s first pedestrian death in Arizona. Uber said it would work directly with the police to address the matter. The Uber car, a Volvo XC90-like utility vehicle equipped with the organization’s detecting framework, was…

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Lawsuit claims Wells Fargo auto insurance charges were a fraud

Car Accidents

Lawsuit says Wells Fargo auto insurance charges were fraudulent A new lawsuit against Wells Fargo & Co. accuses the third largest U.S. bank of fraud and racketeering violations after admitting to charging several hundred thousand borrowers for auto insurance without notice or permission, causing many accounts to go delinquent. This class action lawsuit, filed on…

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Takata files bankruptcy after air bag recalls and lawsuits

Car Accidents

Takata files bankruptcy after the largest automotive recall in history Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata files bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The…

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How do weather conditions impact roads?

Car Accidents

How Do Weather Conditions Impact Roads? Weather conditions impact roads in a variety of ways including visibility impairments, precipitation, high winds, vehicle performance issues, pavement friction, roadway infrastructure, crash risk, traffic flow, and more. Weather is a major contributor to vehicle crashes, with over 5,748,000 vehicle crashes annually. About 22% of these crashes – nearly 1,259,000 –…

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