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Accident Attorney: What Is Driver Negligence and Care of Duty?

Drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicle responsibly and in accordance with the law. They owe a ‘care of duty’ to respect the rules of the road. If they don’t follow the rules and obey the law, then they’re negligent. Negligence leads to accidents, which can lead to legal issues. If you have been [...]

Auto Accident Attorney: How to Protect Yourself Against Distracted Driving

As an auto accident attorney firm in Bradenton, we see many clients come to us after being the victim of a distracted driving incident. Even though it is illegal in many states, people still text while operating a vehicle. However, distracted driving doesn't just apply to texting. The law doesn’t ban drivers from applying makeup while [...]

What Counts as Negligence to an Accident Injury Attorney?

One of the first things your St. Petersburg accident injury attorney will ask you after you have been in a car wreck is, “Who was at fault?” Once it has been determined who caused the accident, your lawyer will then begin to determine what level of error occurred. There are four common law levels of fault including [...]

What Your Auto Accident Lawyer Will Say About Your Cell Phone

We all know how hard it is to resist that notification ding or incoming call ring coming from our smartphones. A call, a text message, a new ‘like’ on your latest Instagram post, a new Facebook message, a re-tweet on Twitter— an endless list of possibilities. You still have a half an hour commute, and [...]