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Halloween Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treaters and Drivers

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Oct 29, 2019 9:55:00 AM

It’s the spookiest time of the year! Many people call Halloween their favorite holiday; with fun decorations and creepy ambiance, grinning jack o’ lanterns, and plenty of sweet treats

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Topics: Community, drivers, Tips

What to Do If Your Child Is Injured at Daycare

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Sep 18, 2019 10:50:00 AM

It can be difficult for working parents to leave their children at daycare. Finding a facility you trust takes time, effort, and a big leap of faith when you say goodbye at the door. Yet for many, daycare is the best or only option for childcare while parents are away from home.

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Topics: Community, personal injury cases for minors, Tips

Know Your Rights Under Florida Statutes

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Sep 3, 2019 12:45:00 PM

If you are injured because of another person’s or company’s negligence, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses caused by your injury under Florida statutes. However, these statutes for personal injury outline specific requirements for filing a personal injury claim in the state. Here is what you should know about Florida’s personal injury statutes if you are considering filing a case.

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Topics: Boating Accidents, Wrongful Death, Truck Accidents, Personal Injury Law, auto accident

Scooter Safety 101

Posted by Steven Bagen

Aug 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: bike safety, Gainesville, Tips

Personal Injury Protection: The Florida Requirement

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Aug 6, 2019 9:15:00 AM

If you have been involved in a car accident, you need to know about PIP insurance. PIP, or Personal Injury Protection, is the generic phrase used in Florida to describe the medical and wage coverage available for the policyholder and others to pay medical bills and lost wages after you have had a car accident.

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Topics: Car Accidents, Personal Injury, auto accident

Losing a Loved One to Wrongful Death

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Jul 26, 2019 9:05:00 AM

The death of a loved one leaves a hole in our lives we can never fill. The pain of a tragic loss is more than enough to bear during the process of grieving, and can make shouldering other responsibilities, like memorial details, overwhelming. Obtaining legal advice, in addition to support, during this time is critical to navigating the difficult road ahead. 

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Topics: Wrongful Death, auto accident

Scooters, Accidents, and Insurance: What You Need to Know

Posted by Steven Bagen

Jul 15, 2019 3:43:59 PM

A motor scooter or moped can offer an affordable alternative to a car, especially around college towns. These smaller vehicles are less expensive than larger, more traditional vehicles, and are often friendlier to the environment. Yet they come with their own challenges regarding insurance matters.

Taking time to learn the laws regarding insurance and personal injury claims is vital if you choose to ride a motor scooter. Should an accident happen, a strong understanding of your rights to insurance claims and compensation will help you to receive all the compensation you are entitled to.

 

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Topics: Personal Injury, Insurance Company, Compensation

Motorcycle Facts and Safety Tips for the Summer

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Jun 28, 2019 2:59:07 PM

Summer is a time to be carefree and enjoy the great outdoors. From beach days to road trips, everyone is out on the roads trying to get from point A to point B safely. With more people traveling, road safety becomes that much more important during these summer months, especially for motorcycles. Already at a disadvantage due to the size and weight comparison between a standard motorcycle and car, drivers and riders must remember to be vigilant on the roads this summer.

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Topics: Motorcycle Accidents, Motorcycle Safety

7 Car Seat and Booster Seat Safety Tips

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

May 3, 2019 12:50:07 PM

It is a tragic fact that road accidents represent the leading cause of preventable injuries and deaths of children in our country. The numbers behind this preventability are sobering: When correctly used, a car seat or booster seat can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71%. One simple yet essential piece of equipment can prolong the lives of children who have just begun to explore the world around us.

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Topics: Car Accidents, Wrongful Death, Car

25 of the Most Dangerous Cars Exposed

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Jan 4, 2019 8:30:00 AM

One very important thing to consider when in the market for a new vehicle is its safety rating. Crash tests are done on most of the vehicles sold in America each year; these tests are what the safety ratings are based upon. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), is a nonprofit research organization that performs several types of crash tests on vehicles.

 

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Topics: Car Accidents, Car