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At the risk of getting sidetracked by all the ways in which social media (SM) exasperates me but at the same time, draws me in, I’m going there anyway. Simply put, my ambivalence really reflects my love-hate relationship with SM. At times, I find myself annoyed by — and envious of — those who seemingly […]

It’s happened. You were in a car accident. You have an injury. It wasn’t your fault, but it also wasn’t catastrophic.  You decline treatment by the paramedics and skip the ambulance ride. A few hours later, though, your neck starts to bother you. Then your shoulder starts to ache, too.  The nagging injury pain doesn’t […]

Not long ago I wrote a blog post about the value of “but it’s not fair” damages. To recap, just, no. There is no jury instruction on, or inherent value to your case in, an “it’s not fair” argument, where there is no one to assume liability. I am compassionate and empathetic and will hold hands […]

Do you really know your own medical history? I know you think I can’t be seriously asking that question because of course, you do … right? Personal injury cases involve past and present medical records Have you ever really inspected a diamond? What gives it that magical sparkle is all of the individual facets. Each […]

After years of helping folks injured in car accidents, one thing we’ve come to notice — at least here in our Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Florida, area backyard — is that women experience more serious injuries than their male counterparts who are involved in similar types of crash. The ongoing research out there verifies our […]

 Uber recently made news with the implementation of a limit to the length of its drivers’ shifts. The mandate, which requires that drivers must take at least six hours off every time they work at least 12 consecutive hours, could have a dual purpose. Uber maintains that the focus is on preventing drowsy driving. Others […]

It’s a nightmare scenario: A loved one has been involved in a fatal car crash, but you aren’t alerted until hours later. Law enforcement officers are unable to contact you, and consequently your child, spouse, parent, etc. passes away without you knowing. This is what happened to Bradenton resident Christine Olson in 2005. Her 22-year-old […]

A few weeks ago, I was driving home from a lovely dinner and evening on Anna Maria Island. I had enjoyed some time on the beach with my two young children and my mother, who was visiting from Ohio, We were tired, covered in sand and on our way home after a long, fun day. […]

It’s that time of year again for sharpened pencils, blank notebooks, new bookbags and meet the teacher nights. Tomorrow is the first day of school of the 2017-2018 school year for the Manatee County public schools, and Monday, school begins for Sarasota County kids. Consequently, there will be more school buses on the roads. My […]

As I have previously mentioned, I am not a native Floridian. However, I fully recognize and appreciate that many Floridians own and use boats. The proximity to beautiful water, however, comes with the dangers of boating accidents and deaths. My experience with boating is limited mostly to my childhood. My grandparents owned a large piece […]