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Troopers Target Bradenton to Raise Awareness of Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents

By Steven G. Lavely |

On a recent weekend in Bradenton, troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) visited the area to raise awareness among residents regarding the risks of bicycle and pedestrian accidents. These accidents end up causing serious, disabling, and potentially life threatening injuries to hundreds of residents of our area each year, and are often due… Read More »


Four Reasons to Take Your Personal Injury Case to Trial

By Steven G. Lavely |

When car, bike, and pedestrian accidents happen, the ramifications you suffer can be severe. While there may be the potential to get compensation for your injuries and damages through an insurance claim settlement,  there are also situations in which you may need to take the at fault party to court. At the Law Office… 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 »


Deciding to Take Your Car Accident Claim to Court

By Steven G. Lavely |

For drivers and passengers injured as the result of car accidents in which another driver is to blame, the first response generally is to seek compensation through a car accident insurance settlement. Unfortunately, dealing with insurance companies proves to be challenging for many people, as they often attempt to save money by denying or… Read More »


Why You Need a Professional to Negotiate Your Insurance Claim

By Steven G. Lavely |

When you are involved in a car accident or other type of motor vehicle collision, you depend on your insurer to get compensation for your injuries and losses. These companies rely on insurance adjusters, highly trained professionals assigned to investigate your case. Unfortunately, their job is to make money for the insurance company by… Read More »


Common Types of Bike Accidents and How to Avoid Them

By Steven G. Lavely |

Riding a bike is an excellent form of physical fitness, and it can also be a cost effective way to get around town. Unfortunately, there is little to protect bicycle riders against collisions with other motorists, and injuries sustained in these accidents tend to be severe. To protect yourself, whether you ride for fun… Read More »


Keep Your Children Safe on Halloween and Every Day

By Steven G. Lavely |

Halloween is a fun time of the year for children, with the opportunity to dress up and indulge in all of their favorite sweet treats. For parents, it is important to realize the potential dangers that lurk over the holiday and to take the steps necessary to keep young trick or treaters safe. Pedestrian… Read More »


Rash of Hit and Run Accidents Jeopardize Pedestrians In Bradenton

By Steven G. Lavely |

Pedestrian accidents and injuries are an unfortunately common occurrence throughout Florida, but a recent rash of incidents involving hit and runs in Bradenton is raising alarm. Over the month of September 2017, hit and run accidents claimed the lives of two people, one of whom was a four-year-old boy, while leaving a third critically… Read More »


Stress, Alcohol Use, and Car Accidents Post-Hurricane Irma

By Steven G. Lavely |

With so much of Bradenton and the surrounding areas still without power and struggling to clean up debris post-Hurricane Irma, stress levels are naturally running high. Unfortunately in these types of conditions, people are apt to turn towards alcohol as a means of ‘calming the nerves’, making car accidents and injuries more likely to… Read More »


Post Hurricane Irma Safety Tips

By Steven G. Lavely |

As residents of Bradenton and areas throughout Florida begin the long process of clean up post Hurricane Irma, safety continues to be a top priority. Amidst flooding, structural damages, continued power outages, and debris strewn roads, it is important to keep your guard up against accidents and personal injuries that can occur. At the… Read More »