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What You Need To Know About Roundabouts

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The battle is ongoing to make the roadways throughout this country as safe as possible for those traveling along them and different methods are incorporated in an attempt to accomplish this. An increasing number of cities throughout the United States have incorporated roundabouts as one such attempt to better traffic conditions. Roundabouts are circular… Read More »

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Should I Go To The Emergency Room Or Urgent Care After A Car Accident?

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that there are typically more than 130 million people who seek treatment each year at an emergency room (ER). While this number declined greatly at many points during spikes in the COVID-19 pandemic, it will likely increase again to more normal numbers as things continue… Read More »

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Avoiding A Summertime Teen Car Accident

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Summer may have just officially started but officials are already warning parents of an increasingly dangerous time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when many fatal accidents unfortunately occur during the height of summertime. And while this is always a dangerous time of year for younger drivers, this year may end up being… Read More »

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Tips For Talking To An Insurance Claims Adjuster After A Florida Car Accident

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Life after a Florida car accident doesn’t just return to normal if you unfortunately suffered injuries in the collision. And while you are working to heal both physically and emotionally from your injuries, you will likely also have to deal with another part of the post-accident process – being contacted by an insurance claim… Read More »

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Memorial Day Weekend Driving Safety Tips

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The Memorial Day Weekend unofficially signals the annual start of summer and many Americans look forward to celebrating. Every year on the last Monday of May, the men and women who have given their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces are honored through this national holiday. For some people, Memorial Day comes… Read More »

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Reacting To A Minor Florida Car Accident

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We all try to stay away from car accidents as much as possible by keeping ourselves alert on the road and looking out for cars that are operating erratically. However, car accidents are an unfortunate part of life and cannot always be avoided. As a grim example of this, there were roughly 12 million… Read More »

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Shoulder Injuries after a Car Accident

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The shoulder is a complicated joint, and even a small injury to one of its component parts can lead to excruciating pain. When a person suffers a shoulder injury, they can suddenly struggle getting dressed, bathing, driving, and working. Depending on the injury, a person might be out of commission for months and even… Read More »

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Right on Red Collisions

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Making a right turn on a red light is legal in Florida unless specifically prohibited by signage. There is a reason for this: the federal government in 1975 included a requirement in the Energy Policy and Conservation Act that states allow right turns on red as a condition for receiving federal funds. However, a… Read More »

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Florida Car Accidents Cut in Half due to Pandemic

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According to state data, the number of car accidents has dropped dramatically in the state due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Tampa Bay Times analyzed the data and found that the number of accidents dropped by 25% in March compared to the year earlier, but then dropped 50% in April. This is good news… Read More »

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Left-Hand Turn Accidents

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Making a left-hand turn is riskier on the road than a right-hand turn because the motorist needs to cross oncoming traffic to get to his destination. For this reason, we tend to see more left-hand turn accidents than right-hand ones. At Halpern Santos & Pinkert, P.A., we work to obtain compensation when motorists are… Read More »

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