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Rear-End Collisions: Causes and Common Injuries 

Posted by Joe Lowman on Oct 15, 2018 12:25:01 PM




Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of auto accidents in the country, and a leading cause of accidental injuries. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Board (NTHSB), of the more than six million auto accidents that occur every year, an overwhelming 40 percent—or nearly 2.5 million—are the result of a rear-end crash. These injuries are costing Americans millions of dollars in medical fees, rehabilitation, and lost wages every year. 

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Topics: auto accident attorney, auto accident, rear end collision

Only in Florida: 5 More Wacky Stories From 2018

Posted by Joe Lowman on Oct 4, 2018 10:31:00 AM

 

 

Florida is well-known for its strange stories, so to bring some brevity to this blog, we published The Wackiest Stories of the Year (So Far) this past April. Well, we’ve scoured the internet again, and who knew that less than six months later we’d have another batch of crazy to share with you?

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Topics: Only in Florida, florida law

Who Can Sue for a Wrongful Death Case in Florida?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Sep 27, 2018 2:14:40 PM

  

The death of a loved one is a difficult time no matter what; the wrongful death of a loved one, due to due to medical malpractice, an auto accident, or similar circumstances, can be even more trying. Aside from the natural grieving process, those survived by the victim are left with a search for justice, anger toward those they deem responsible, and a whole host of questions.

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Topics: wrongful death claim in Florida, wrongful death, wrongful death attorney

Just the Facts: Cyberbullying Law in Florida

Posted by Joe Lowman on Sep 14, 2018 3:58:58 PM

 

America’s got a bullying problem. According to national statistics, 28% of student in grades 6-12 have experienced bullying, with approximately 30% of students admitting to bullying others. In addition, 70% of young people say they’ve personally witnessed bullying in their schools. But it’s no longer just happening on school grounds. Today, the internet has given students a whole new way to pick on their peers that previous generations didn’t have to worry about.

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Topics: florida law, Social Media in Court, cyberbullying, just the facts

7 Things to Do If You’re Injured on the Job (plus 5 FAQs)

Posted by Joe Lowman on Aug 30, 2018 12:45:39 PM

 

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Topics: Compensatory Damages, workplace injury, Personal Injury Claims, bodily injury coverage, bodily injury, injury lawyers, personal injury lawyer, personal injury law firm, personal injury attorney, worker's compensation

What is a Hurricane Scam? What Every Floridian Should Know

Posted by Joe Lowman on Aug 21, 2018 9:49:57 AM

 

We’re right in the middle of hurricane season, and while Florida hasn’t suffered a devastating storm so far this year, we Floridians know it’s likely just a matter of time. Fourteen named storms are expected this season, which means there’s eleven to go following Alberto, Beryl, and Chris. That means it’s also going to be a busy season for scam artists looking to make a quick buck from storm victims and those wanting to help.

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Topics: hurricane scam, florida law, florida, Lowman Law Firm, Insurance policy

What Happens if I'm Injured as an Uber or Lyft Passenger?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Aug 3, 2018 1:57:34 PM

 

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Topics: ridesharing, uber accident, auto accident fault, brooksville auto accidents, florida auto accident, florida law, PIP insurance, florida, Lowman Law Firm, auto accident tips, auto accident claim, auto accident investigation, auto accident attorney, auto injury, bodily injury coverage, bodily injury, personal injury, personal injury attorney, Personal Injury Case, personal injury lawyer, PIP

What Happens if an Uber or Lyft Hits My Car?

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jul 19, 2018 6:03:43 PM

 

The rapid growth of ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft has brought the taxi industry to its knees and changed the way we get around forever. In fact, in 2016 alone, Uber and Lyft had a combined 52 million active riders per month (fun fact: Uber gave four billion rides in 2017, and if you combine all Uber trips taken in just the past five years, the total distance would equal a round trip to Saturn). With all these rideshare vehicles on the road, there are bound to be accidents.

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Topics: uber accident, ridesharing, car insurance coverage, car accident lawyer, car accident, auto accident fault, how to file your own auto accident claim, Auto Accidents, florida auto accident, auto accident claim, Brooksville Personal Injury, Personal Injury Claims, Lowman Law Firm

6 Causes of Motorcycle Accidents and How To Avoid Them

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jul 13, 2018 10:57:07 AM

 

You’ve undoubtedly seen bumper stickers on cars cautioning drivers to “watch out for motorcycles.” But as a motorcycle rider, responsibility also rests upon your own shoulders. Thankfully, most bikes are built with powerful features to help riders avoid crashes, including strong breaking and extremely grippy tires.

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Topics: motorcycle helmets, motorcycle accident claim, motorcycle accident attorney, motorcycle, motorcycle spring hill, motorcycle brooksville, motorcycle accident news, motorcycle safety, motorcycle accident, motorcycle accident injury, motorcycle hernando county

Funny Florida Laws That Are Still on the Books

Posted by Joe Lowman on Jun 26, 2018 10:45:22 AM

 

Dumb laws. Every state has them (if you’ve been playing bingo for over five hours in North Carolina, or brought your pet flamingo into a barber shop in Alaska, let me see those hands!) So, obviously, I’m not talking about a respectable law that you may just happen to disagree with. I’m talking about completely silly laws that no one follows and no one cares about, but still somehow have a spot in the record books.

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Topics: Only in Florida, florida law, florida, Lowman Law Firm