Insurance Companies Are Trying to Limit Florida Personal Injury Claims

By |2019-03-16T08:36:53-04:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: AUTO ACCIDENT LAW, BICYCLE ACCIDENTS, City of St. Petersburg, IN THE PRESS, INSURANCE LAW, PERSONAL INJURY LAW, PREMISES LIABILITY LAW, PROPERTY INJURY LAW, WRONGFUL DEATH LAW|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Representative Tom Leek is seeking to impose huge limits on what can be recovered in personal injury cases in the form of HB 17.

Will 2019 be the Year That Florida Eliminates PIP Insurance?

By |2019-03-12T13:07:49-04:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: AUTO ACCIDENT LAW, City of St. Petersburg, IN THE PRESS, INSURANCE LAW|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

At least three bills have been filed that all aim to end the PIP system. It is a strong possibility that 2019 will be the year that Florida eliminates PIP.

Pedestrian Safety to Be Improved in Pinellas Park

By |2019-04-02T10:10:36-04:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: BICYCLE ACCIDENTS, City of St. Petersburg, IN THE PRESS, PERSONAL INJURY LAW|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pedestrian safety along Park Boulevard in Pinellas Park is set for significant improvement as plans to upgrade the sidewalks will get underway this spring (2019), says the Pinellas County Public Works. The changes, which are being made through the county's Capital Improvement Program, aim to significantly improve pedestrian safety along Park Boulevard N. (CR 694) from east of Starkey Road to West of 66th Street. Pinellas County is believed to suffer around 77 car crashes each day, with many of these being hit-and-run incidents. Improvements to the sidewalks and roads are welcome news for those of us who are familiar [...]

Have you been a Victim of Abuse by a Catholic Priest?

By |2018-10-22T16:35:30-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: IN THE PRESS, PERSONAL INJURY LAW|Tags: , , , , |

Have you been a victim of abuse by a Catholic priest? This is the question that Florida’s Attorney General, Pam Bondi, has recently made headlines with. The Attorney General’s office has developed and launched a website which serves as a tip line called MyFloridaLegal.com/stopabuse. This tip line is directly focused on helping investigate and prosecute complaints of abuse at the hands of church representatives. While the tip line is not directly focused on the Catholic Church, Attorney General Bondi’s action comes on the heels of a Pennsylvania investigation which led to a Grand Jury indicting more than 300 Catholic priests. [...]

Is Pinellas County, Florida the Most Dangerous Place to Bicycle in America?

By |2018-10-08T12:15:45-04:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: AUTO ACCIDENT LAW, BICYCLE ACCIDENTS, City of St. Petersburg, IN THE PRESS, PERSONAL INJURY LAW|Tags: , , |

Is Pinellas County, Florida really the most dangerous place to bicycle in America? According to an article published by the Wall Street Journal on September 25, 2018, based upon their analysis of data, they came to this conclusion. Specifically, they stated that Pinellas County, Florida has the highest bicyclist death rate in the Tampa Bay metro area. Based upon their comparisons, this was the highest death rate of any United States metro area. This classification and article by the Wall Street Journal raised the concern of local news outlets. After being published, the Tampa Bay Times reviewed this classification by [...]