This month, Martindale-Hubbell announced that our very own Keith Ligori achieved a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, awarded only to lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability. Only approximately 10% of attorneys have achieved this prestigious honor. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ have been in existence for over 140 years. It is a
Nursing homes are supposed to be safe environments where elderly Floridians can live in security and dignity, but too often that’s not the case. In fact, Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program reported over 7,500 complaints concerning residents living in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and adult family-care homes. Due to the breadth of the problem,
We all know some of the more prominent signs of drunk driving such as swerving, driving down the middle of the road, or even going the wrong direction. But subtler signs such as taking large turns, erratic breaking, and …… can also indicate that a driver is impaired. According to the NHTSA, almost 29 people
Ready or not, your teen is ready to start driving. Giving them that much responsibility and freedom can be nerve racking. However, setting a positive example and stressing a few key safety precautions can make all the difference for your teen driver. Limit the Number of Friends in the Car According to the AAA Foundation,
Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and candy as far as you can walk; it’s a kids dream. For parents however, Halloween fun can seem dangerous with children going up to strangers houses, large crowds clogging the sidewalks, and the sugar rush that leads to bad decisions present. Did you know children are more than twice as likely
As a customer, the odds of sustaining a serious injury are relatively small. However, those who do suffer in retail store accidents may spend time out of work or need rehabilitation.
That’s why it is important to know what to do in the case you an accident does happen while in a store. Even if you don’t think you sustained an injury, some injuries may manifest days or weeks after the incident.
Looking out for aggressive and agitated vehicle drivers, anticipating traffic lights, preparing for the vehicle in front of you to make a turn, and determining how slippery a painted line or pool of water might be. Motorcycle riders have a lot to think about as “snowbirds” come back to town and traffic picks back up
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are on average more than 950,000 automobile crashes each year due to wet pavement, resulting in approximately 4,700 deaths and 384,000 injuries. However, these safety and insurance tips below should help guide you to a safe and knowledgeable driving experience. Take it seriously. Slow down, turn on
If you’ve been injured in an accident, a personal injury attorney can help you deal with insurance companies and ensure that you receive fair treatment in settlement negotiations. On top of the benefits of experience and legal advice, you gain your biggest advocate throughout this process when you hire a personal injury attorney. If you’ve
Your home isn’t only where your heart is — it’s where your money is. It’s probably your most valuable investment, which is why you have a homeowners insurance policy to protect it. But what was once a straightforward arrangement has become less generous and more complicated insurance companies shifted risks and costs onto customers. Hurricane
Dogs can be our closest companions – in the United States, over 36% of households own at least one dog. Dogs have been proven to decrease stress, increase our exercise levels, and are playmates for children. But sometimes man’s best friend will bite. Although the idea of being bitten by a dog is scary, it
Riding a bicycle is a fun, healthy, and great way to be independent, but it is important to remember that a bicycle is not a toy; it’s a vehicle! In fact, the statistical report on unintentional injuries created by the National Safety Council reported that 488,123 people were treated in emergency rooms in 2015 after