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Reasons for Traffic Fatalities

5 Reasons for Traffic Fatalities

July 26, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Top Reasons for Car Accident Fatalities We recently looked at some industry reports and statistics and were surprised to see the following listed as top reasons for fatalities on the road. This is so important right now as traffic fatalities have risen for 2 consecutive years. Spoiler alert, most are things can we can easily
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Speed Limit deaths, Biking tips & New Employee

July 21, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Increases in Speed Limits Causing Increase in Fatalities In a study completed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), it was found that in two decades, 33,000 U.S. lives have been lost due to an increase in speed limits. According to Charles Farmer, IIHS Vice President for research and statistical services said, “Although fatality
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Bicycle Safety Tips: How to Avoid a Bike Accident

July 19, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Florida cyclists know how important helmets are for biking safety. However, there is much more to staying safe on a bicycle than just wearing a helmet. There are many precautions cyclists can take to avoid common bicycle accidents that cause serious injuries. Responsible Riding The main safety goal when bicycling is to avoid getting hit by a
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Are Higher Speed Limits Causing More Fatal Accidents?

July 17, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Increases in Speed Limits Causing Increase in Fatalities In a study completed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), it was found that in two decades, 33,000 U.S. lives have been lost due to an increase in speed limits. According to Charles Farmer, IIHS Vice President for research and statistical services said, “Although fatality
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LGBTQ+ Friendly Injury Attorneys

LGBTQ+ Friendly Injury Attorneys

July 12, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Hancock Injury Attorneys are LGBTQ+ Friendly Attorneys At Hancock Injury Attorneys, we want to make sure everyone knows that we are attorneys for all.  We ARE LGBTQ+ friendly car accident attorneys. No matter what race, religion, or sexual identity/preference, we treat all our clients the same: with respect. At our firm, we want you to
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Marijuana Legalization Linked to Claim Rates Hike

July 10, 2017 | Hancock Injury Attorneys

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Results in Increased Crashes In an analysis by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, Oregon and Washington has resulted in 3% higher overall collision claim frequency than would have been expected without the legalization. This is the first time HLDI has done a report on
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