Labor Day Driving Tips- Hancock Injury Attorneys

Labor Day Weekend Driving On holiday’s such as July 4th, Christmas and Memorial day, most people are aware that there might be a lot of traffic and in general, more accidents happen on those holidays. Labor day is no different. In 2015, over 35,000 people have died in traffic crashes according to the NHTSA. The
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Premises Liability: Car Damaged by Tree

Tree Falls On Car: What To Do? If you’ve been following the news lately, you will see that hurricane season is ramping up fast. This week we might see severe storms move through Tampa. During storms like these, trees that have weak integrity are prone to falling, or at least branches. These trees might be
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Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Top Ten Reasons to Carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Florida

Top Ten Reasons to Carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Florida Approximately 23% of drivers on the road in Florida are uninsured drivers.  That’s nearly one out of every four drivers. Florida law does not require drivers to carry bodily liability coverage. Meaning that Florida drivers are not required to carry insurance which pays for the personal injuries
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Playground Concussions

Concussions on the Playground: What are the facts surrounding the incident?

Playground Concussions A few weeks ago we wrote a blog about head injuries from playing football. While concussions from sports are what most generally think of, thousands of children get concussions every year. How? From doing what they do every day, playing. Brain and head injuries can happen anytime and these head injuries have happened
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personal injury and car accident news

Dangers: Drunk Driving & Drowsy Driving & Dog Bites

Personal Injury and Car Accident News Roundup- August 19, 2016 Driving Drowsy Killed 5,000 in Related Crashes in 2015 A new report recently released by the CDC showed that people who are getting a lack of sleep are the ones responsible for the growing number of drowsy drivers. Almost 84 million Americans have admitted to sleeping
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Driving Drowsy Is Worse Than You Might Think

Driving Drowsy Killed 5,000 in Related Crashes in 2015 Picture this: You wake up at 6 A.M. get ready for work, get the kids off to school then head to work yourself. By the time you leave work at 5 P.M. You’ve been awake for almost 12 hours. Let’s also say that you went to bed
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Dog Bit By Another Dog In Florida

My Dog Bit By Another Dog This is a question we recently got, related to a dog bite injury case. “We were at the dog park, my dog was swimming in the water.  A lady walked in with her dog. She pulled her dog off the leash and he ran straight for my dog. He
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Wrongful Death Accidents in Football & Theme Parks- Personal Injury News

Tampa Personal Injury News Roundup- August Football Head Injury Wrongful Death Case The news of football players (and other sports) at the high school, college and pro level dying from brain injuries have come into the spotlight more and more recently. The NCAA has just settled a case, which gave $1.2 Million dollars to the parents of
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Football Head Injury Wrongful Death Case

Wrongful Death from Football Head Injury The news of football players (and other sports) at the high school, college and pro level dying from brain injuries have come into the spotlight more and more recently. These football head injury deaths range from instantaneous, secondary after previous head trauma and even months or years after playing from a
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