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Steer Clear Of Aggressive Drivers To Prevent Car Accidents and Injuries

By Steven G. Lavely |

Most of us have had the unfortunate experience of coming across an angry, aggressive driver on the road. Whether in response to traffic conditions or as the result of your actions as a driver, their actions can put you and your passengers at risk. Aggressive driving is one of the leading causes of car… Read More »


Car Accident Risks Increase During ‘100 Deadliest Days of Summer’

By Steven G. Lavely |

Summer is the time of year when people are more likely to be on the move, either traveling to other vacation destinations or simply enjoying all the local offerings available in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. With children being out of school, it is also a time when more teen drivers are on the road,… Read More »


What To Do If You Are Stopped By Police

By Steven G. Lavely |

As Florida criminal defense attorneys, we respect our local police and state highway patrol officials. We appreciate the work they do to protect our safety in Bradenton and throughout the state, but we also know it is important for you to be aware of your rights in any encounters with law enforcement. Even otherwise… Read More »


Protecting Yourself Against Bicycle Accidents and Injuries

By Steven G. Lavely |

Riding a bike is an excellent way to get exercise, in addition to being an environmentally friendly and inexpensive form of transportation. While Florida’s year-round climate and flat terrain make it a perfect place to pedal on your way to run errands or when headed to work and school, traffic conditions and the sheer… Read More »


How A Board Certified Trial Lawyer Can Assist You In A Car Accident Claim

By Steven G. Lavely |

When car accidents occur, the results can be devastating. In addition to the damage to your vehicle, you can end up suffering serious and potentially debilitating injuries. Even a seemingly minor injury can require ongoing medical care and treatment, leaving you with lasting disabilities that can impact your ability to work, while preventing you… Read More »


Uninsured Motorist Claims

By Steven G. Lavely |

Car accidents can happen to even the safest of drivers. Having insurance to cover your own or another driver’s damages and injuries is not only a good idea, it is also required by law. Unfortunately, many Florida drivers continue to drive uninsured and when auto accidents do occur, they can be held personally liable… Read More »


How Minor Car Accidents Can Result In Major Injury Claims

By Steven G. Lavely |

You are driving down the road, on your way to or from home, work, or school, and you are involved in a car accident. Someone hits you from behind or side swipes you in your lane, and you get out of your vehicle to inspect the damage. Your car’s damage is minimal, so you… Read More »


Statistics Rank Florida Highest In the National for Pedestrian Accident Claims

By Steven G. Lavely |

Florida’s temperate climate and flat terrain are ideal for walking. Unfortunately, Florida is also one of top states in the nation for pedestrian accidents and injuries to occur. In St. Petersburg, Bradenton, and the surrounding areas, these accidents are a common occurrence, leaving victims with injuries that are potentially debilitating and, in some cases,… Read More »

Fraud on the Court

By Steven G. Lavely |

Just a reminder to whomever reads this blog and is in litigation; just like the political candidates your past is important. So is your recall. There are many attempts by insurance defense lawyers to destroy your claim. This is of course their job and fair game. Your past personal history and more importantly your… Read More »

permanent drivers’ license revocation

By Steven G. Lavely |

As we know many of us when we were younger made decisions that were without much thought of what we were doing or the long term consequences. Lately in my practice I’ve seen many people with significant drivers’ license suspensions with little relief available. Sadly, had they retained the right lawyer years ago the… Read More »