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Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents

By Meldon Law |

Many Florida residents choose motorcycles as their primary mode of transportation for many reasons. The feeling of being in the open air, particularly with the state’s beautiful weather, is exhilarating to some. However, it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt in a motorcycle accident. Motorcycle crashes can be devastating, as approximately 80%… Read More

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How Long After a Car Accident Can I File a Claim?

By Meldon Law |

When you have been involved in a car accident, you may not immediately think to consult a personal injury attorney, particularly if you feel that the accident was minor. But, as the full extent of your injuries and suffering becomes evident in the months following the incident, you may wonder how long you have… Read More

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Do I Need a Attorney for My Car Crash?

By Meldon Law |

When you have been involved in a car accident, you may wonder when you should engage the services of a Florida personal injury attorney. You are likely overwhelmed thinking of how to pay your medical bills or to repair or replace your car, as well as how you will be made whole again after… Read More

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What to Do After a Car Accident

By Meldon Law |

Let’s say that you have been in a car accident on a country road somewhere in rural Florida. You’ve talked to the other driver, and both cars are in driveable condition. You want to get home quickly because there is no cellular phone reception, and there are no businesses nearby where you can borrow… Read More

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Common Car Accident Injuries

By Meldon Law |

“Man, my back hurts!” “My neck feels really stiff!” “It’s so weird, but I feel sore all over my body!” I often hear these statements from clients after they have been involved in car accidents. Their bodies hurt all over, and the pain usually worsens before it gets better. Even the toughest humans I… Read More

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Rear-End Collisions Are More Serious Than Most People Think

By Meldon Law |

A crossing guard was critically injured after a rear-end accident caused a vehicle to strike her and pin her down. The accident occurred on a Wednesday afternoon when vehicles were stopped at a red light, and the crossing guard was in the intersection. A vehicle collided with the one in front of it, which… Read More

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Top Five Causes of Car Accidents: Driver Actions and Behaviors That Place You at Risk of Serious Injury

By Meldon Law |

Despite countless public safety campaigns and stricter traffic laws that encourage safe driving, more and more drivers take risks when they get behind the wheel. Drunk driving, cellphone distraction, and aggressive driving result in impaired, distracted, and angry drivers. This toxic roadway culture places everyday drivers at risk for serious injury. If you’ve been… Read More

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Rideshare Accidents: If a Lyft Driver Hits Me, Who Can I Sue?

By Meldon Law |

Lyft is a major player in the current rideshare industry. It’s an up-and-coming rideshare choice, second only to Uber, that provides yet another option for catching a ride. With an estimated 1.4 million Lyft drivers on America’s highways and city streets, you face a real chance of being involved in an accident with a… Read More

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The Difference Between Collision and Comprehensive Insurance

By Meldon Law |

Some consumers mistakenly believe collision and comprehensive insurance are the same things. However, each provides important but different protections for a driver’s vehicle and finances. Collision Insurance Under Florida law, all owners of vehicles registered within the state are required to purchase a minimum of $10,000 of Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance coverage, and… Read More

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3 Driving Habits That Commonly Cause Accidents That Aren’t Related To Drugs Or Alcohol

By Meldon Law |

Anytime you either drive or ride in a vehicle, you put yourself at risk. Data gathered by the Association for Safe International Road Travel indicates that vehicular accidents in the United States result in about 37,000 fatalities and 2.35 million injuries each year. While some of these accidents couldn’t have been prevented, most were… Read More

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