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When a car accident causes an open fracture

Any type of serious injury could cause you to experience pain, accumulate medical bills and deal with many other difficulties that you may not have imagined. Unfortunately, planning for such an event can prove challenging because of the numerous factors that often cannot be accounted for until the incident occurs. As a result, even if you have a plan for dealing with an injury, you may find it lacking.

How to recover when you can't steer clear of a drunk driver

There's no telling when a drunk driver will catch you off guard while navigating a busy Florida highway. Even if you are on the lookout and are extremely cautious behind the wheel, you just never know when another car is going to veer into your lane or hit you from behind. In fact, many people who survive drunk driving accidents say they didn't even realize they were at risk until it was too late.

Who gets to make decisions for my kids after the divorce?

It is no secret to Florida parents that child custody matters are some of the most complex in a divorce. Parents want to have an active role in the lives of their children, yet even the most amicable of couples may have a hard time addressing the complex legal issues that pertain to their children.

The hazardous scenarios facing Florida's cyclists

While cooler temperatures may be rolling into other parts of the country, we in Florida continue to enjoy the perks of warmer weather -- including cycling. With additional benefits such as avoiding the costs of fuel and skipping out on traffic, along with many others, cycling might even be your preferred means of transportation.

A distracted truck driver is a danger to everyone

Without truck drivers, grocery store and department store shelves would probably remain empty. Every day, thousands of trucks travel the highways and byways here in Florida and throughout the country delivering goods to fill those shelves. Anyone who has ever driven across the country knows how boring these trips can be.

Who pays for damages suffered in a commercial truck accident?

It was a typical day. You were driving yourself to work on your normal route when, all of a sudden, you were in an accident with a commercial truck. The injuries you suffered were severe, and you really don't even remember much about the crash. You just know that now your life is not the same as it once was, and you are unsure of what the future will bring.

A brain injury really is a family affair

If you have a loved one who has experienced significant head trauma, you know that the injury did not just affect him or her. A brain injury really is a family affair. Florida residents who find themselves caring for a loved one with a head injury that resulted from the negligent actions of another person may have the right to seek compensation for their losses.

5 keys to a strong prenuptial agreement

Do you assume that you don't really need a prenuptial agreement because you are not wealthy or have significant assets? This is a common misconception, but in reality, many Florida couples could benefit from the protections provided by a prenuptial agreement. You do not have to be rich or famous to find this step both practical and smart.