Advantages to Riding a Motorcycle/Scooter
If you live in a busy city like Aventura, you know how hard it is sometimes to get around in traffic. It is frustrating, to say the least, especially during rush hour. However, some people find a loophole and bypass this headache by riding a motorcycle or scooter. On the surface, it may seem impractical to do so, but it could be a good call, depending on your everyday commute, of course. And of course, you have to think about safety. Although not as common as car accidents, motorcycle accidents...
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February 13, 2017 by admin
Tips For First Time Motorcycle Riders
It’s a great feeling to have; the wind in your hair as you cruise down the open road with not a care in the world. Riding a motorcycle can be fun and adventurous - but it can also be dangerous. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents are extremely common. But unlike car accidents, there is no real protection for motorcycle riders. That’s why you have to be extra careful if you decide to make this your mode of transportation. Everything from the type of bike to the overall weather forecast needs...
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January 31, 2017 by admin
Don’t Text While Driving
We’re all guilty of it...texting while driving. We know it’s dangerous, but there’s just something about that “ding!” on our phones we can’t ignore. We feel we have to respond immediately, no matter where we are. Even if it’s behind the wheel. It’s not the brightest thing to do, but we do it, anyway. Unfortunately, there are consequences to our actions. Texting while driving is now a big cause of car accidents. From teens to adults, no one is immune. In a world of “I want what...
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January 26, 2017 by admin
MLK Holiday Tradition Turns Deadly on Miami’s Roadways
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is meant to honor a man who fought peacefully for civil rights. Unfortunately, not everybody in Miami chooses to honor the man in a peaceful and responsible manner. A dangerous trend has recently taken over South Florida every MLK Day for the last two years. Hundreds of ATV riders and motorcyclists take to the streets of South Florida to participate in a movement known as #Bikesupgunsdown, which has its roots from social media. The movement’s original intent...
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January 20, 2017 by admin
Alabama Woman Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit of Her 6-Week Old Fetus
The issue of reproductive rights has always been a hot-button topic in American politics. During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to nominate a Supreme Court judge that would be pro-life. But now a case involving an Alabama woman is raising new questions about the rights of the unborn. The Alabama Supreme Court recently ruled Kimberly Stinnett can pursue a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her 6-week-old embryo that she claims was terminated due to negligent medical care. The...
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January 13, 2017 by admin
What To Do About Incorrect Car Accident Police Reports
Most car accidents in Miami involve some form of human error. Whether it is the result of distracted driving, improper lane changes or speeding, accidents typically occur when at least one driver uses poor judgment. However, the last people you expect to make mistakes are law enforcement officers who must prepare a police report. When it comes time to file an insurance claim for your injuries and damages, a bad police report can cost a driver the proper compensation they deserve. One of the...
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January 1, 2017 by admin
Two Passengers Accuse Carnival Cruise Lines of Negligence in Slip & Fall Cases
Each day, thousands of people travel to the Port of Miami to board cruise ships for what they hope is a vacation of a lifetime. The last thing anyone wants to experience is a serious injury. Although it is impossible to keep every cruise ship passenger happy, cruise lines are responsible for the safety of their guests. Recently, two women have filed lawsuits against Carnival Cruise Lines, alleging the company’s negligence caused their slip and fall accidents. Felicia Ward and Melissa Nini...
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December 23, 2016 by admin
Parents Receive $260,000 Settlement For High School Football Wrongful Death
South Florida is a hotbed for high school football. Recently, four schools from Miami-Dade and Broward Counties captured state championships, including Miami Southridge, Miami Carol City, St. Thomas Aquinas and American Heritage School in Plantation. But it is also big business.  College scholarships and the prestige of winning state championships are on the line. With so much pressure to win,  many coaches are pushing young student-athletes beyond their physical limits. In some cases,...
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December 15, 2016 by admin
Why Does Miami-Dade County Rank High for Car Accidents?
We all depend on our cars to get from Point A to Point B. But when it comes to car accidents in Florida, where you drive is almost as important as how you drive. Over the years, numerous studies and surveys have been conducted to determine which cities in the Sunshine State are most dangerous for drivers. One of the most comprehensive is conducted annually by the Allstate Insurance Company. While Miami ranks 9th in the nation, you may be surprised to learn Hialeah ranks an alarming third in the...
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December 8, 2016 by admin
Beware of Holiday Drunk Driving in Fort Lauderdale
The holiday season is in full swing in South Florida. Countless people in Fort Lauderdale are hitting the shopping malls and making travel plans to visit family. But the most wonderful time of the year can also be the most dangerous. The amount of car accidents in Fort Lauderdale are known to rise sharply in December. Although South Floridians do not have to worry about roads covered in snow, there are plenty of other hazards and temptations that can make holiday travel treacherous. Here are...
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December 1, 2016 by admin
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