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Car Accidents Involving Out-of-State Drivers

By Steven G. Lavely |

With summer vacation travelers right around the corner, residents of our area need to brace themselves for the steady increase in traffic over the next few months. While some drivers vacation here often, others are new to town and their unfamiliarity with our roads and where they are headed increases the risk for car… Read More »


Play It Safe to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

By Steven G. Lavely |

Now that spring is here, motorcycle events and bike rallies will increase in and around our area. With more local motorcyclists and out of town biker enthusiasts taking to the roads, it is a good time to review some basic safety tips. Motorcycle accidents and injuries continue to impact thousands of riders and their… Read More »


Five Important Tips for Dealing with Car Accidents Involving Uninsured Motorists

By Steven G. Lavely |

You are driving down the road, out running errands or headed home from work, when suddenly you hear the sound of a horn or the screeching of brakes. Another vehicle hits yours and after taking a few moments to get your bearings, you step out of your car to inspect the damage. You go… Read More »


Raising Awareness During Distracted Driving Month In April

By Steven G. Lavely |

While multitasking may be an efficient and effective way of eliminating tasks off your to do list, there are certain situations which demand your complete attention. Anytime you are driving, it is important to keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel at all times. Not doing so increases your… Read More »


Give Yourself Time to Recover from Car Accident Injuries

By Steven G. Lavely |

A car accident is a sudden, traumatic event. Even a minor crash or collision can leave you suffering potentially serious injuries, the ramifications of which could impact your ability to work and provide for yourself and your family for months and even years to come. In the aftermath of a car accident, it is… Read More »


How Insurance Companies Deny or Downplay Your Claim

By Steven G. Lavely |

In the aftermath of a car accident, getting the amount you are entitled to in a claim plays a key role in recovering from your injuries. In addition to compensating you for any current medical expenses and lost wages you suffer, it should also cover any future costs you are likely to incur. Remember,… Read More »


Controversy Over Bill that Could Help Prevent Distracted Driving Accidents In Florida

By Steven G. Lavely |

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents and injuries, cell phone use has been identified as a particular area of concern. While drivers in Florida are prohibited from texting behind the wheel, it is not a primary offense and the penalties are relatively minor. A bill was introduced that sought… Read More »


Lack of Crosswalks May Be to Blame for Pedestrian Accident that Killed Tourist

By Steven G. Lavely |

Bradenton police conducted investigations into a recent pedestrian accident that occurred in our area. It involved a couple visiting from Canada, and left one dead and the other with potentially life threatening injuries. While these types of accidents often involve reckless driving behaviors, such as speeding, driving under the influence, and texting or using… Read More »


Common Types of Car Accident Collisions

By Steven G. Lavely |

Car accidents are the type of unexpected event you generally do not see coming. For drivers and their passengers, being involved in a crash or collision can be traumatic, leaving you with serious and potentially disabling injuries. As experienced Bradenton car accident lawyers, we help clients who have been injured in these crashes get… Read More »


Steps to Take and to Avoid after a Car Accident

By Steven G. Lavely |

Car accidents can result in serious, potentially disabling injuries that have the potential to impact you for years in the future. Injuries suffered in crashes and collision often end requiring ongoing medical care, while lasting impairments could prevent you from working or engaging in hobbies and activities you previously enjoyed. Getting the maximum amount… Read More »