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3 tips for avoiding Black Friday car accidents

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Black Friday is almost here, too. If you are excited to stuff yourself with some turkey and do some holiday shopping, you should drive safely because this is one of the most dangerous times on the road. In fact, according to Time Magazine, there are 34 percent more car collisions on Black Friday in comparison to the two weeks before and after. 

Common police officer hazards and injuries

As a police officer, you spend your days keeping your community safe by patrolling the streets and apprehending criminals. You play a crucial role in the community of Palm Beach County and put yourself at risk each day because your job is inherently dangerous. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, police officers and sheriffs experience over 30,000 nonfatal injuries resulting in time away from work on average each year. 

How should insurance matters be handled after a car crash?

Following a car crash, any injury you may have sustained is usually the first thing on your mind. Then you will think about the damage to your car. You will likely feel dazed, even if the accident was only a fender-bender, but you will eventually begin to wonder what your next steps should be.

Why you need a lawyer for a car accident with only vehicle damage

When you get into a motor vehicle accident, one of the most important things to do afterward is speak to a personal injury lawyer. An attorney can help you receive fair compensation for your injuries from insurance providers and the responsible motorist.

How can cyclists avoid vehicle collisions?

Cyclists need to be careful no matter where they ride, but they particularly want to be careful in the state of Florida. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that between 2008 and 2012, Florida had the highest rate of cyclist fatalities on roadways out of any other state. 

A guide to defensive driving

The greatest way a person can avoid being in a vehicle collision is to reduce the risk entirely. However, that is easier said than done. According to data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, nearly 375,000 traffic crashes occurred in 2015 in the state, an 8.77 percent increase from the previous year. 

Determining liability with golf course injuries

Most people go to golf courses for an afternoon of relaxation and fun. No one expects to go to a course only to leave in an ambulance, but it happens every year. In fact, an article in Golf Digest states that over 40,000 people go to emergency rooms every year as a result of injuries sustained on a golf course. 

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