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All of us have been stuck behind a garbage truck, and it’s not all that fun. The snails’ pace, the near impossibility of passing safely, the constant stops, and, of course, the wafting, putrid, smell are all enough to make a driver want to turn around and go home.  As frustrating as this can be, it pales compared to the true dangers presented by these enormous vehicles. Our Florida truck accident lawyer knows that, while…
In order to assist a Florida car accident attorney with your accident claim, there are certain terms of which you should be aware. This will allow you to speak with your attorney more effectively and save valuable time. Legal Terms Every Accident Victim in Florida Needs to Know Some of the most important terms include: Adjudicate: To resolve a legal case. Assumption of Risk: When a person voluntarily proceeds with a risk despite obvious and…
If you’re afraid of driving on Interstate 95, you’re not paranoid. You have every right to fear driving on America’s most dangerous highway. Five years of highway fatality data have found that Florida’s 382-mile stretch of road is the most dangerous road in the country with the worst rate of fatal accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you have been injured in a car accident on one of Florida’s dangerous…
Car accidents are, by nature, potentially severe, as tons of metal collide at what is often a very high speed. If you are able to walk away with a few minor scrapes and scratches, you should consider yourself fortunate. If you have been injured, contact a Florida accident lawyer at Searcy Denney for help, even before you contact your insurance company. Unfortunately, despite what the insurance companies say in their media commercials, your insurance…
In Florida, the temperate climate, numerous tourist attractions, and size of the state all lead to more drivers than usual being out on the roads. One of the premier research agencies for the automotive aftermarket industry, ranks Florida third in the country with over 14.6 million licensed drivers. When living in Florida, there is a good chance you will witness a car accident at some point in your driving career. If you are involved in…
No amount of money can erase, or even substantially ease, the pain of losing a loved one, especially to an accident that could have been prevented. Still, unpaid bills, along with an uncertain financial future, can increase the affected family’s difficulties tenfold.  A wrongful death lawsuit can provide a family with much-needed funds at a difficult time, especially when it has so many other issues with which to be concerned. These lawsuits may also help…
Ted Babbitt and Joe Johnson join the firm in the new year  The law firms of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A. and Babbitt & Johnson P.A. are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2021, Ted Babbitt and Joe Johnson became shareholders in the Searcy Denney firm. Together with members of their present staff, Mr. Babbitt and Mr. Johnson joined the Searcy Denney team and have relocated to the Searcy Denney offices in…
A slip and fall injury, also known as a “slip or trip and fall” injury, is a particular type of personal injury tort, caused by a person slipping (or tripping) and falling on the property of another and, as a result, suffering an injury. This particular type of personal injury tort claim is known as a “premises liability” claim. If you have been hurt by slipping, tripping, and falling on another’s property,…
A study by the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine regarding the cost of crashes related to road conditions in the U.S. reveals some startling statistics. Nearly a third of all car accidents in the U.S. were related to poor road conditions, resulting in more than two million injuries and 22,000 fatalities. The estimated total cost of crashes caused, at least in part, by road conditions was $217.5 billion. If you have…
Slip and fall accidents are among the most common causes of injuries suffered by people of all ages. Too often, store owners and managers have many day-to-day activities to deal with and may not notice dangerous conditions on their premises or may simply adopt an “I’ll get to it later” approach. If you have suffered a personal injury, contact the slip and fall attorneys in Florida at Searcy Denney for help. Do I Need…