Month: April 2016

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The Best Apps to Help After a Car Accident

After you have been in a car accident, it’s not easy to focus on every detail of what has happened or what is going on around you. In the moment, it may be hard to remember the best questions to ask and information to gather.
However, each detail is crucial if there have been damages to you or your car and you want fair and just compensation. Forgetting to collect personal and insurance information from the other driver is a big mistake – but it’s just one piece of “evidence” that can help your case.
Is there anything that can make this process easier? As you probably gathered from the title, there’s an app for that – several, actually!…

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Category: Negligent Security

FAQs About Negligent Security Laws in Florida

When people think about hiring a personal injury attorney, they think about car, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents. Maybe slip and falls, defective products, and medical malpractice. A few might even consider dog bites. But almost no one thinks about negligent security.
What is it? You might have heard the phrase “negligent security” recently in the news regarding sportscaster Erin Andrews. Last month, Andrews was awarded $55 million for a lawsuit against the Marriott hotel in Nashville. She claimed – and the jury agreed – that the hotel was negligent in its security when a stalker was able to book the hotel room next to hers and rig her door’s peephole to take nude video of Andrews and post it on the internet.…

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Apr. 13, 2016
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The Worst Times to Drive

Driving brings independence. It allows you to feel free and in control. You can go from one place to another whenever you want. But driving can also be a dangerous activity that may result in injuries – and even fatalities – if drivers aren’t cautious.
How can you be a cautious driver? We know there are certain driving behaviors that can increase the likelihood of a car accident such as drinking and driving, distracted driving, speeding, not following the rules of the road, and many others.
But did you know that when you drive can also increase the likelihood of a crash?
Below we’re going to look at the most dangerous and worst times to drive or be on the road depending on which demographic you fall into.…

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Exploding Batteries and E-Cigarettes

Cigarettes are bad for you. It has been proven over and over again. And yet, people still need to get their nicotine fix. So e-cigarettes were developed.
E-cigarettes – including e-pens, e-pipes, e-cigars, and e-hookah – are known as electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). They are devices that allow users to inhale vapor containing nicotine or other substances. Some of them are designed to look like real cigarettes, while others are a bit more decorative.
The vapor from an e-cigarette comes from e-liquid contained in cartridges. To create an e-liquid, nicotine is extracted from tobacco and mixed with a base – usually propylene glycol – which often includes different flavors, colors, and other chemicals.…

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