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Making Sure Your Vehicle Is Road Ready Helps to Prevent Car Accidents

By Steven G. Lavely |

With summer right around the corner, many of us will be planning more frequent road trips. Whether a drive involves visiting nearby beaches or traveling to scenic spots in other states, it is important to take the proper precautions before you go. Faulty auto parts and improper vehicle maintenance are among the leading causes… Read More »

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May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

By Steven G. Lavely |

Motorcycles present unique challenges on the road, both for riders and for other motorists. In addition to being harder to control and having slow reaction times, motorcycles also offer little in the way of physical protection. This means that when motorcycle accidents do occur, the injuries riders suffer have the tendency to be severe…. Read More »

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Rollover Accidents: How They Happen and How You Can Protect Yourself

By Steven G. Lavely |

Car accidents caused by a vehicle rollover are one of the least common but most potentially dangerous types of crashes. They commonly occur among trucks, SUVs, and other tall vehicles, and can have major impacts for other drivers on the road. A recent rollover accident highlights the potential dangers. It is important to understand… Read More »

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Four Reasons You Need a Bradenton Trial Lawyer to Handle Your Car Accident Claim

By Steven G. Lavely |

Car accidents are major events and even a minor collision could leave you suffering serious injuries. The impacts could affect you and those you love for years afterward, preventing you from working while requiring ongoing medical care and treatment. It is important to recognize in these situations that you have only one chance to… Read More »

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How Daylight Savings Time Increases Car Accident Risks

By Steven G. Lavely |

At 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2019 daylight savings time went into effect. As a result, you may have lost an hour of sleep. While this does not sound like much, studies show that it can have serious impacts on people and may prove deadly for drivers, due to an increase in car… Read More »

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Drunk Driving Suspected in Fiery Wrong Way Crash

By Steven G. Lavely |

Wrong way car accidents are among the least common types of collisions, but they are also among the most potentially fatal. While there can be a variety of reasons why a motorist travels the wrong way on a one way street or highway exit/entrance ramps, alcohol is often to blame. In a recent St…. Read More »

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Downplaying Car Accident Injuries Can Cost You in the Long Run

By Steven G. Lavely |

When car accident injuries occur, the first instincts of victims is often to downplay the damage. They may refuse to get medical care and treatment and immediately begin engaging in their usual activities. If they are entitled to compensation in a claim, many are willing to settle if an immediate offer is made. Unfortunately,… Read More »

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Videos Provide Valuable Evidence in Car Accident Claims

By Steven G. Lavely |

Motor vehicle accidents are complex events. Numerous factors may be involved, which are not immediately apparent and drivers often have conflicting versions of events. When serious injuries result, determining how and why the crash occurred and who is to blame plays a crucial role in getting the compensation you need to cover your medical… Read More »

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Fatal Bradenton Motorcycle Accident Highlights Safety Concerns

By Steven G. Lavely |

Riding a motorcycle is a fun form of transportation and a popular hobby for many people. Bikers enjoy a real sense of camaraderie with other enthusiasts and there are numerous events planned throughout Florida designed specifically with them in mind. However, as motorcycles provide little in the way of protection on the road, it… Read More »

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Driver Fleeing Car Accident Causes Second Crash That Kills Bradenton Woman

By Steven G. Lavely |

Being involved in a car accident can come as a shock and your first impulse may be to panic. However, most drivers are aware of what their obligations are in these situations, which includes stopping at the scene, notifying police, checking for injuries, and exchanging information with others involved. Unfortunately, there are cases in… Read More »