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Distracted driving involves more than just texting at the wheel

Most trips in your vehicle are uneventful. Although the risk of a crash is always there, it’s easy for drivers to ignore because only a tiny percentage of trips in a vehicle ever involve a close call, let alone a serious collision. Unfortunately, complacency while…

Personal injury claims and bankruptcy in Florida: What to know

What happens in Florida when a personal injury lawsuit and a bankruptcy petition collide? This is a common problem for a lot of folks who find themselves in a financially difficult situation following a car crash or another accident. Understanding your rights and obligations isn’t…

Medical malpractice concerns with telehealth medical care

Last year, many people began relying on digital health care services to meet their medical needs. Some have been using telemedicine for years. Having the ability to obtain a diagnosis and treatment advice over the Internet is convenient, but it is not without medical malpractice…

Which bankruptcy is better for you: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13?

You know you probably need to file for bankruptcy, but the whole process seems confusing and intimidating — especially when you’re trying to decide whether Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 is right for your situation. Learning a little more about the differences between the two can help…

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…

Can I discharge my student debt if I declare bankruptcy?

If you are suffering from financial distress caused by your student debt, you are not alone. Many Americans have a considerable amount of debt that they cannot pay without a severe struggle, which is why some seek help from the bankruptcy system. As a rule,…

Medical Debt and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Studies show that medical debt is the leading cause of bankruptcy in our country, as evidenced by the trending search phrase “problems paying my medical bills.” For the millions of Americans struggling with this burden, filing for bankruptcy with a local attorney can be a tool…

Why Should I Hire A Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

In the United States, medical errors have become quite widespread. In fact, a recent Johns Hopkins study showed that medical errors are the third leading cause of wrongful death. This is only surpassed by cancer and heart disease. When an injury occurs due to medical…

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…

Do creditors have a way to prevent you from discharging their debt in bankruptcy?

Individuals who find themselves owing more each month than what they can afford to pay file bankruptcy to reduce their debt obligations. Creditors must stop trying to aggressively collect debts from the moment you file your case. While the bulk of your unsecured debts are eligible…

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