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A man with his hand extended to shake someone else's hand. You can shake someones hand after hiring them for a job, but can you be held negligent?

What is negligent hiring?

Hiring a new employee can be a daunting task at times. It is an employers responsibility to be aware of the background and qualifications of a potential employee. Knowing a new hire's past could help…

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What types of injuries can be claimed in an auto accident?

Every day, our experienced Tampa auto accident attorneys deal with a variety of cases. From highway collisions to tailgating accidents, horrific wrong-way driving crashes to pedestrian crosswalk injuries, each personal injury case is different. The damages suffered by these…

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A tailgating accident can have deadly injuries or consequences.

Tailgating Accident: What To Do If You’ve Been Involved In A Rear-End Collision

Following another vehicle too closely can have deadly consequences. It can take the length of a football field to stop a vehicle traveling at 60 mph. The required distance could be longer in adverse weather…

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Common Car Accident Injuries

The squeal of brakes, blaring of a horn and a deafening crash - there's no mistaking the sound and feel of a collision. Even a major car accident is over in a moment, but the…

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Someone pictured in handcuffs. If arrested, it's important to understand your rights including your right to remain silent

How and when should you invoke your right to remain silent?

Most of us have heard of our "Miranda rights" from television shows and movies, "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of…

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Backover Accidents Prompt Back-up Cameras To Now Be Required by Law

The alarming number of fatalities and injuries from backover accidents - accidents in which a person is struck by a passenger vehicle traveling in reverse - prompted the federal government to study ways to improve driver…

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What not to do after a car accident

The minutes that follow an auto accident can be an adrenaline rush. You might be stunned, frightened or even injured. In this video blog, Marcus Fernandez, from Kinney, Fernandez & Boire, P.A. covers some of…

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Teen Driving Apps that Reinforce Safe Habits

Many of us remember the excitement and newfound freedom that came with driving our first car. Maybe that’s why as parents we immediately become fearful when our kids begin to drive. Afterall, it wasn’t that…

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Should You Trust Your Personal Injury Case To Lawyer Referral Services?

According to the National Safety Council, traffic accidents resulting in people injured or killed have increased nationwide. During the first six months of last year, nearly 1,600 people lost their lives in highway accidents in…

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Drunk Driving Accidents: What You Need to Know

It's no secret that alcohol and driving don't mix. Despite decades of education and significant progress in reducing this crime, drunk driving is still a serious issue. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor…

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The Top Five Auto Accident Causes

Despite substantial progress in raising awareness about traffic safety, auto accidents are a harsh reality throughout Tampa Bay. According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT), 2.35 million Americans are injured in car accidents…

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Holiday Travel Safety: What to Know Before You Hit the Road

During the holiday season, you'll typically want to enjoy spending time with family members, sharing meals with friends, and traveling to see loved ones. Whether you plan to travel down the road or across the…

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How to Avoid Distracted Driving

Each year, a large number of roadway accidents occur due to distracted driving. In 2014, of the 431,000 distracted driving accidents, nearly 4,000 resulted in fatalities. As the prevalence of smartphone ownership increases, these numbers…

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Self-Driving Car Accidents: Who is at Fault?

Auto emergency braking. Air bags. Electronic stability control. Car manufacturers continue to develop ways to ensure that both car drivers and passengers remain safe in the case of an accident. One of the latest innovations…

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What to Do When Faced with a Wrong Way Driver

It’s an instance where you only have seconds to react. Faced with the bright lights of a vehicle as it approaches you, you are witnessing a wrong way driver in action. It’s an unfortunate situation…

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