Two Die in a 10-Car Accident

Doug / 02-18-2009 / Auto Accidents

Two women lost their lives yesterday in multiple car accident involving 10 vehicles on I-95 near Ocala. One of the accident victims died when she was thrown from her  vehicle just before it caught on fire.  The other woman died when she struck the hood of a car on the road below the overpass where the […]


Insurance Providers to Testify on Using Credit Scores

Doug / 02-17-2009 / Insurance Claim Disputes

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has scheduled a hearing to question insurance companies on their usage of credit scores when setting insurance premiums. Allstate, Geico, Nationwide, Progressive and State Farm Florida have all received subpoenas requesting that a representative attend the hearing.  The representative should be prepared to discuss how their company uses the […]


FHP Looking for 2 Hit and Run Drivers

Doug / 02-16-2009 / Auto Accidents

An early morning auto accident in Orlando last Thursday resulted in a man being run over  6 times on SR 417. The driver of a pickup truck rolled his vehicle on the highway and was thrown the vehicle.  He landed in the outside driving lane where it is believed he was run over by six […]


Text and drive? You Might Get Ticketed in Florida

Doug / 02-12-2009 / Auto Accidents

In an effort to reduce the number of auto accidents in Florida, Rep. Doug Holder, R-Sarasota, has sponsored a bill to make illegal to text while driving.  The dangers associated with texting and driving became apparent to he and his wife last year when several teens died in upstate New York.  Through phone records it was determined […]


Keep Your Medications Safe

Doug / 02-10-2009 / Pharmacy Errors

Has your pharmacist ever made an error with your prescription?  Do you really know what medications you are taking? Do you check your pills after the pharmacist has filled your prescription?  Did you ask your doctor what has been written on the script?  If the answer to these questions is no, then you put yourself at risk every […]


Peanut Butter Recall

Doug / 02-06-2009 / Food-borne Illnesses

Several food companies and retailers including General Mills, Inc., and grocery companies, Kroger Co. and Safeway, Inc., have been pulling items made with peanut butter recently as a result of the current outbreak of salmonella. Recently recalled items are: Safeway: Ready Pack Eating Right Kids Apples with Peanut Butter and Orchard Valley Harvest’s Organic Bark […]


Violations Issued One Year Later in I-4 Pile Up

Doug / 02-03-2009 / Auto Accidents

The Orlando Sentinel reports that the one year long investigation of a seventy car pile up results in 12 tickets for careless driving.  The incident occurred on January 8, 2008, on Interstate 4 in Polk County between County Road 557 and State Road 559.  Five people were killed in the incident.    The Florida Highway […]


Florida Ranks Fifth in Uninsured Motorists

Doug / 02-02-2009 / Auto Accidents

As auto accident attorneys representing crash victims here in Central Florida, we are very concerned about the number of uninsured motorists on our highways. According to the Insurance Research Council, in 2007 23% of all Florida motorists were uninsured.  This is a full 10 points higher than the national average. However, the Research Council is concerned about the current […]


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