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Delayed Pain After an Accident

You hop in your car to set out for work or to meet friends for lunch and suddenly you’re rear-ended or struck in the side by another vehicle. You definitely feel the effects of the blow – your body gets jerked around and maybe an airbag pins you to your seat – but otherwise, you feel no pain, just the shock of what happened.
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Avoid Posting on Social Media After Your Accident

In this age of social media, many of us feel the urge – if not the need – to share virtually every detail of our lives with others. We do this through posting messages, uploading photos and videos, and interacting with others online, some of whom we may never even meet.
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Is My Injury Serious Enough to File a Personal Injury Claim?

Just going about daily activities, you can be injured unexpectedly and often not because of something you did. For instance, you could be walking down the aisle of a supermarket searching for products when you suddenly slip and fall because of a wet spot on the floor. In another scenario, you could back out of your driveway to go to work, you get on the highway, another car strikes yours, and you end up being thrown back and forth in your seat.
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Low-Impact Accidents That Cause Serious Injury

You often hear the terms “fender bender” or “just a scratch” when someone describes a minor car accident they’ve been involved in; however, a scratch or dent on the outside of a vehicle is not always indicative of what happens to the people inside. The impact can cause a violent jerking of the people’s bodies and can result in injuries that are neither minor nor temporary.
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Common Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

What you do – and don’t do – at the scene of the accident can go a long way in determining the outcome of your insurance claim or your personal injury lawsuit. Here are some mistakes to avoid.
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What to Know About Negligent Security & Personal Attacks

Negligent security refers to the measures and protections that building and business owners owe toward third parties who enter their property. This category includes apartment building owners as well as shop owners and mall operators who cater to the public.
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Bicycle Accidents & Your Rights

Florida is the sunshine state, which means that on most days of the year, the weather is perfect for bicycling. Unfortunately, Florida also has some of the worst statistics in the nation for cycling accidents and, yes, fatalities too.
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What to Do If You Are a Pedestrian Struck by a Car

If you’re driving along one of Florida’s highways and another vehicle runs into yours, causing you injuries, state law requires you to turn to your own auto insurance to cover medical expenses and other losses unless the injuries are serious. But what if you’re a pedestrian who is struck by a vehicle and injured? What recourse do you have?
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