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Halloween is arguably the most popular holiday of the year given how so many kids dress up and trick or treat around their neighborhoods. Even adults get into the act by dressing up themselves, throwing parties, and gatherings that celebrate this most unique time of the year. Unfortunately, Halloween is also a time of an increase in accidents and injuries. Understanding that a Halloween injury may happen is only part of the preparation that you will need to understand. You may find yourself in a dispute about the cause and need the services of a personal injury lawyer or accident lawyer.

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Over the last couple of years, Florida has consistently been at the receiving end of Mother Nature’s wrath, from high magnitude hurricanes to tropical storms. Only recently, Southern Florida was the victim of yet another tropical storm.  Carefully consider consulting a tropical storm damage insurance claims attorney. For anyone unfortunately familiar with such natural disasters, it is common knowledge that flooding is an unequivocal part of the equation. After the hurricanes, and tropical storms come intense winds and floods to “finish up the rest”. Thankfully, our society is structured to ensure that losses associated with such natural disasters are mitigated to the barest minimum by the manner of insurance policies. Insurance policies tend to help create a covering against the effects that these natural disasters may have on our economic positions. However, there are different types of insurance policies for…

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What is AutoZone? AutoZone like many of the retailer outlets in the US, has seen tremendous growth over the years. From humble beginnings as a single store in Arkansas just over a couple of decades ago, it has grown to become one of the biggest auto part retailers in the United States. AutoZone provides parts in varying categories with regards to automobiles. Some of the categories include: Performance Products Tools & Equipment Fluids & Chemicals Exterior Accessories Interior Accessories Replacement Parts Fixing Your Car DIY Fixing your car in DIY fashion can be one of the most rewarding skills you can actually acquire. This is especially true since car repair technicians and dealers are mostly out to empty your wallet with outrageous sums. Hence the reason why most of us have decided to tread the path of fixing or…

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After you have been hurt in a car accident, you may want to know exactly what you are entitled to for your pain and suffering. By talking to a personal injury lawyer, they can help you to know what your next steps will be. You need a car accident lawyer to handle this type of case as they will have the knowledge and experience that is needed to get you what you deserve. The reality is that insurance companies have their own approach to calculating the values of a pain and suffering or personal injury claim. These calculations include the compensation for any medical bills, your lost wages, as well as some money to help with your pain and suffering. By reading on, you can see how to calculate the value of the claim using 2 different approaches: the per…

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Let’s face it, getting into a car accident is an inconvenience. Not only do we need to deal with car damage and potential injuries on the day, but it can be a process that drags on for weeks and even months. When you aren’t even behind the wheel, this can get even more confusing (and frustrating!). Today, we want to talk about what happens when you’re in an Uber accident or a Lyft accident. While these apps are brilliant for getting around town quickly, there seem to be lots of confusion about what happens after an Uber accident or a Lyft accident. Will you be entitled to compensation? What if the driver is responsible for the collision? Professional Assistance with The Injury Firm First things first, we urge you to get in touch with our brilliant team of lawyers if…

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As major cities make an effort to “go green”, and more people look to transport sharing companies for cheap ways to get around without the need for public transport, companies like Lyft monopolize on the change. However, this move toward shared transport isn’t without its hazards. Recently, the ride-share company Lyft pulled its electric bikes from city centers after customers complained about brakes that are too strong. While strong brakes are definitely better than no brakes, customers in New York, Washington D.C and San Francisco have all had problems with the Lyft e-bikes. The bike-sharing companies owned by Lyft that have been affected include Citi Bike, Capital Bikeshare, and Ford GoBike. It wasn’t just the complaints that got Lyft to take action, however. Many major news outlets reported cyclist injuries after being thrown from the bikes upon braking, and Lyft…

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One of the most confusing things about ordering an Uber is how much the fare will cost you. While it might be difficult to calculate exactly, there are a few factors that control how much the journey will cost. Let’s look at some of these elements and how they affect the price. Let’s start by looking at some of the standard costs that you will incur in every Uber taxi journey. First, you have to pay a flat fee for the driver to pick you up. Also, you will need to pay for the time that you are in the vehicle. Additionally, the fare will include the distance traveled by the driver. Finally, every journey will include a booking fee. The booking fee goes to Uber, which is how they make their money. Now that we know some of the…

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Never ordered your ride-share before and don’t know where to start? Stuck with wondering how to order an Uber taxi for yourself but too embarrassed to admit that this is one current trend you are not up-to-date with? Don’t worry about it! We have all you need to know about how you actually go about ordering your own Uber taxi service so you will never need to admit your shame! Read on for more… What Does Uber Actually Do? Uber is a ride-sharing platform that allows both passengers and drivers to hook up and go places together. Many people have taken to making an entire business out of providing Uber taxis for others. It is a good business opportunity for the self-employed cab driver as it allows them frequent jobs for only a small service fee. Likewise, passengers are able…

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Evеrу уеаr, mоrе than 16,000 people аrе hurt in a ѕliр аnd fall accident across thе соuntrу. Cоmmоnlу disregarded аѕ hаrmlеѕѕ аnd laughable, thеѕе simple fаllѕ can асtuаllу саuѕе ѕеriоuѕ аnd lifе altering dаmаgеѕ. These kinds оf ассidеntѕ mоѕt frеquеntlу occur in рlасеѕ with hеаvу foot trаffiс, ѕuсh аѕ a ѕuреrmаrkеt, mаll, ѕсhооl, оr wоrk оffiсе, аnd typically invоlvе еithеr some kind оf ѕliрреrу оr unеvеn ѕurfасе оr аn unseen, protruding obstacle thаt iѕ imрrореrlу noted аѕ ѕuсh. Fеdеrаl lаw dictates thаt аll property оwnеrѕ have a responsibility to uѕе rеаѕоnаblе care in thе mаnаgеmеnt аnd mаintеnаnсе оf their fасilitiеѕ, and tо kеер their viѕitоrѕ safe from роtеntiаl dаngеrѕ. Aссоrding tо Flоridа Stаtutе 768.0755 оn Prеmiѕеѕ liаbilitу fоr trаnѕitоrу fоrеign substances in a buѕinеѕѕ establishment, “If a реrѕоn slips аnd fаllѕ оn a trаnѕitоrу fоrеign substance in a business еѕtаbliѕhmеnt,…

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We ѕреnd a lоt оf timе tаlking аbоut hеаlth inѕurаnсе аnd life insurance, but whаt about car inѕurаnсе? Who’s going tо рау for rераirѕ оn thаt “rеmоdеlеd” SUV when your tееnаgеr ассidеntаllу drives it through thе garage door? Or what if уоur uncle forgets tо рut your car in раrk аnd it rоllѕ intо the nеighbоr’ѕ brаnd-nеw соnvеrtiblе? Wоuld уоu be covered, оr would уоu have аn аngrу nеighbоr аnd a finаnсiаl mеѕѕ оn your hаndѕ? Whеthеr уоu drive a niсе саr оr a beater, you wаnt tо make ѕurе уоu’rе соvеrеd in саѕе lifе dесidеѕ tо hit уоu…or уоur car. Tо рrоtесt уоurѕеlf, it’s imроrtаnt tо know the types оf inѕurаnсе, hоw car inѕurаnсе wоrkѕ, аnd how muсh саr inѕurаnсе уоu rеаllу nееd in Flоridа. Flоridа iѕ a peculiar ѕtаtе for саr insurance. Wе are оnе оf the fеw…

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