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Restaurant Liability Issues Can Wreck A Nice Dinner Out

  • February 22, 2017

What’s your favorite restaurant? No matter what kind of food you like, most people enjoy going out to eat from time-to-time. Going to a restaurant provides a break from cooking and cleaning, and offers the chance to have a dish that you might not make at home. Unfortunately, though, without proper sanitation or safety procedures, restaurants offer high chances of injury, too!...

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Florida’s Stand Your Ground Laws Are Complex and Tense

  • February 21, 2017

“Stand Your Ground.” If you live in Florida or watch Florida news, you’ve heard this term many times before. You probably first heard it in 2012, when George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch member in Sanford, shot and killed Trayvon Martin, an African-American teen, sparking outrage and racial tension across the country. You heard it again when one neighbor shot another o...

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What Is the Vision Test For Driving?

  • February 20, 2017

Even if you’re mature, experienced, and responsible, you can’t be a good driver if you can’t see the roads! This is why vision tests are an integral part of the process of getting or renewing a driver’s license. The Vision Test You’ve probably heard references to 20/20 vision, but what does it actually mean? To test eyesight, eye doctors (ophthalmologists) use a visio...

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Rubbernecking Only Causes MORE Accidents

  • February 17, 2017

Flashy billboards. Unique bumper stickers. A cute dog in a passing car. While driving, there are a plethora of distractions. Yet, one thing seems to distract drivers more than anything else — other car accidents. In-car distractions, like texting, talking, or changing a CD, account for the majority of distracted driving accidents. Outside distractions, however, are sometimes...

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How To Get A Handicapped Parking Permit

  • February 16, 2017

Have you ever driven around and around a busy parking lot, searching for a spot, and jealously watched a person with a handicapped parking permit get a front row spot? Next time you’re jealous of their “special perks,” think again. For people with disabilities and chronic illnesses, life is often filled with pain, financial struggles, and extensive medical treatments. Clo...

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What Does “No Pay Unless You Win” Actually Mean?

  • February 15, 2017

“No pay unless you win!” You’ve seen this phrase before on billboards, or heard it on TV or the radio. But what does it actually mean? When you hire an attorney to represent you, you don’t pay them up front. Instead, attorneys typically use a contingent fee, or the “no pay unless you win” fee. A contingent fee is a fee that is only payable if the client wins a favo...

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