Blog Posts in September, 2013

  • Judge Rejects 2013 Medical Liability Reform Package in Florida

    || 30-Sep-2013

    Florida legislature created a medical liability reform package for 2013 that could assist doctors in defending themselves in a medical malpractice case. The United States District Judge Hinkle decided that this new reform law violated a federal health care privacy laws. In the package, doctors were given the ability for a lawyer of a doctor to talk with other doctors about the patient that is ...
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  • Common Causes of Semi Accidents in Florida

    || 17-Sep-2013

    Any type of motor vehicle-related accident is capable of causing serious injuries and fatalities. Some of the most deadly types of motor vehicle accidents are truck accidents, particularly those involving semis. It is not uncommon for semi trucks to be carrying massive loads that can cause the semi to weigh in excess of 80,000 pounds. Compared to the average car, which weighs a mere 3,000+ pounds, ...
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  • Florida's New Texting While Driving Law

    || 11-Sep-2013

    It will soon be illegal to text and drive in the state of Florida. Beginning on October 1st, 2013, Florida will be the 41st state to implement a texting and driving law. Recently signed by Governor Scott, SB 52 is a bill that prohibits individuals from driving while typing, entering or sending any letters, numbers, symbols or texts into a handheld wireless device. The reading of texts while ...
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