Tampa Motorcycle Safety Tips – Staying Safe on Your Bike

These motorcycle safety tips can help keep you safe while allowing you to enjoy your ride.  While you want to experience the wind in your hair and sun on your shoulders, keep in mind that motorcycle pleasure comes with motorcycle responsibility. There are some certain motorcycle safety tips and road etiquette rules to follow while on your bike. A healthy knowledge of Florida’s laws, plus a little common sense about motorcycle safety will not take away from the freedom of …

Teens and Distracted Driving: How Parents Can Teach Them to Drive Safely

Recent studies consistently show that parents underestimate the dangers of distracted teen driving. AAA Foundation for Traffic and Safety researchers have analyzed the six seconds leading up to a crash in nearly 1,691 videos of crashes involving drivers ages 16-19 and found that distraction was a factor in 58% of crashes. Distraction played a role in 89% of road-departure crashes and 76% of rear-end crashes. As parents, it is critical to educate our children who drive about distracted driving and its …

What Makes A Good Personal Injury Attorney?

If you’ve been seriously injured, you will need a knowledgeable personal injury attorney to file a lawsuit on your behalf or to negotiate a fair settlement. But how can you determine if your choice is a good personal injury attorney? What questions do you ask to be sure you get the best representation for your case? Initially, it is important to know the answers to questions like: What is their skill and experience in the courtroom? How many cases have they …

Negligent Security – One Size Does Not Fit All

There is no set definition for what can be considered “adequate” or “inadequate.”  A business owner must interpret the risk and take measures to keep their patrons safe. Sometimes it is as simple as adding extra locks, while other times having on-site security guards and video monitoring are required. No matter what, property owners are required to maintain a safe environment for anyone they allow on their property. When considering Negligent Security claims, it is good to keep in mind …

What Is Negligent Security?

Negligent Security law protects the rights of victims who are injured due to violent or criminal acts taking place on someone else’s property. Business owners have a responsibility to make sure that conditions are safe for anyone who might enter his or her establishment or premises. Negligent Security is outlined as follows: There was a dangerous condition on the property or a danger was foreseeable (ie a history of crime on or near the premises). The owner knew or should …

Alternatives to Designated Drivers

With the holidays upon us we’ll all be attending office and holiday parties at various places in the Tampa Bay area. By now most of us are smart enough to have a designated driver but what about those times that one isn’t available or maybe everyone partakes in the festivities a little too much and imbibes more than they should? We have assembled a list of alternatives here for your convenience. We have separated it out by those times you …

What Is a Contingency Fee?

If you are pursuing a civil lawsuit, you may have heard the term “contingency fee.” Read on to find out all you need to know about contingency fees and if that kind of agreement is right for you. What Is a Contingency Fee? Simply put, when an attorney works on a contingency fee agreement, the client will only pay fees if the lawyer is successful. In essence, payment is contingent on a favorable outcome of the case. In this kind …