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Don’t stick your hand out (and other dog greeting myths)

For most people, the sight of a wagging tail and a furry face is a welcome sight. You may even have the habit of reaching out to pet dogs before checking with the owner. Depending on the dog, attention can be more stimulating than they…

Florida is home to some of the nation’s most dangerous roads

Those who live and work in Florida are unfortunately familiar with the risks of using some of the state’s roadways. Motor vehicle accidents occur in this region with alarming frequency, leaving residents with sometimes catastrophic injuries. If you could know what roads come with the…

What does the statute of limitations mean for your injury claim?

Maybe you were hit by a car when you were trying to cross a busy street – or maybe you were bitten by your neighbor’s aggressive dog. Either way, you’ve got some significant injuries and some significant hospital bills. You’re also likely to be off…

2 primary causes of brain injuries

Brain injuries are often catastrophic and can have a major impact on the way a person lives their life. There are many causes of brain injuries, but two causes stand out above the rest: For people who are under 65 years of age, the primary…

Exposure to exotic pets in Florida can result in attacks or bites

We all understand that dogs and other domestic pets can sometimes attack, resulting in a bite or another personal injury. However, as owning exotic pets continues to rise in popularity in and near Orlando, it is wise to practice caution when encountering these animals in…

Is a dog’s owner responsible if it hurts a person in Florida?

The laws about personal responsibility and injuries are different in every state. That can make it really hard for people to figure out what their rights are when they get hurt on someone else’s property. For example, suppose a dog turns aggressive and bites you…

Florida has a power problem

Florida residents are no stranger to power outages, between issues with high winds and hurricanes much of the year. However, there’s another issue that both interferes with the electrical supply and puts people in danger: power companies that don’t do their jobs. The Florida Public…

Is an owner responsible for a dog that bites in Florida?

Dogs, like children, are often a product of their environment. Although certain breeds are at higher risk of biting attacks, it is usually previous interactions with humans that dictate how dogs behave around people. Still, even a well-trained animal can be very unpredictable. Some states…

Can you hold a store or restaurant legally accountable for your slip and fall?

When you do something routine like going out to eat or to a store to shop in Florida or anywhere in the nation, you never anticipate slipping and falling. But it happens with notable frequency. In fact, “falls are routinely listed as one of the leading…

Did a dog cause your accident?

There are many distractions for drivers today. Everything from complex driver assistance technology and cell phones to the old-fashioned radio and fast food can cause distractions that lead to serious motor vehicle accidents. One distraction that does not get a lot of press is the…

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