Category Archives: distracted driving

Texting and Driving Wrecks: What You Need to Know

Follow Us Smartphones and other mobile devices have become so ubiquitous in today’s society that it seems like nearly everyone has one. As the use of such devices has become more widespread, distracted driving has become a serious problem. There … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Usage While Driving and Florida Accident Law

Follow Us Driving while distracted can be a leading cause of serious injuries and accidents on Florida roads. If you’ve been injured, it’s important that you understand your options for pursuing compensation. An experienced St. Augustine auto accident lawyer can review the … Continue reading

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St. Augustine Personal Injury Attorney explains Parking Lot Accident cases

Follow Us This story brought to you by Canan Law, voted best St. Augustine Attorney 2012. In the state of Florida, premises liability laws hold property owners accountable for the safety of the premises that they directly manage and/or own. … Continue reading

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How Helmet Laws Impact Motorcycle Injury Claims

Follow Us This story brought to you by Canan Law, voted best St. Augustine Attorney 2012. Unfortunately, helmet laws are among the only safety regulations that have lost strength in recent years. In many states, motorcycle groups have campaigned to … Continue reading

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Court Defends Right to Lawyer in Florida Car Accident Cases

Follow Us Howard v. Palmer This story brought to you by Canan Law, voted best St. Augustine Attorney 2012. A person who is injured in a florida car accident not only has the right to an attorney, but also the … Continue reading

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Court Reverses Florida Motorcycle Accident Ruling on Comparative Negligence Grounds

Follow Us Diaz v. FedEx This story brought to you by Canan Law, voted best St. Augustine Attorney in 2012. Car accidents happen. Sometimes they are caused by one person’s fault; other times the negligence is spread among several drivers. … Continue reading

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Texting while Driving: SB 52 back before Florida Legislature

Follow Us This story brought to you by Canan Law, voted best St. Augustine Attorney in 2012. A bill that would outlaw texting and driving in Florida is progressing through legislature with companion bills to follow. The Senate Communications committee … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Accidents: Share the Road Safely During Bike Week

Follow Us This story brought to you by Canan Law, voted best St. Augustine Attorney in 2012. Each year motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the world flock to Daytona Beach, Florida for Bike Week. Dubbed as the world’s largest motorcycle … Continue reading

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Leaving the Scene: Florida’s Growing Hit and Run Problem

Follow Us This story brought to you by Canan Law, voted best St. Augustine Attorney in 2012. There are new and startling statistics from the Highway Patrol about Florida hit and run crashes. Last Year, police responded to nearly 70,000 … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Accidents: jogging or walking can be hazardous to your health!

Follow Us This story brought to you by Canan Law, voted best St. Augustine Attorney in 2012. Florida is notorious for its outdoor activities and thus walkers, runners, and bicyclists are common on our roadways. Pedestrians are struck in walkways, … Continue reading

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