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Monthly Archives: April 2021

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Will Florida Finally Abandon No-Fault Car Insurance?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Currently, Florida is one of a handful of states that require no-fault insurance in the form of personal injury protection (PIP) policies. However, this system has come under sustained criticism ever since it was first put into place. Now, The Ledger is reporting that the Florida Senate is considering whether to return to a… Read More »

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What Is A Florida Survival Action?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

When a loved one dies from an accident, family members might bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the person or business responsible for the death. However, the estate might choose to bring a survival action instead. This is a particular type of lawsuit found in Fla. Stat. § 46.021. At Earnhart Law, our Delray… Read More »

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Alarming Drug Use Statistics For Truck Drivers

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has authority for regulating the trucking industry in interstate commerce. Because so many large trucks drive across state lines, the FMCSA is the primary government agency in the United States dedicated to protecting the public from large commercial trucks. In 2020, the agency created a clearinghouse where… Read More »

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Did You Slip & Fall In A Grocery Store?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Virtually everyone shops for groceries each week, so it is not surprising that many slip and fall accidents happen in grocery stores. In addition to foot traffic, grocery stores have been additional hazards that can easily send a person tumbling end over end. At Earnhart Law, we will fight to get our clients the… Read More »

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Why You Need A Local Lawyer If Injured During Spring Break

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Earnhart Law welcomes all spring breakers to Delray Beach. We hope your stay is fun, peaceful, and safe. Unfortunately, every year many visitors suffer injuries, whether in traffic accidents, slip and falls, or assaults. If so, we encourage everyone to receive immediate medical assistance. You should also schedule an appointment to meet with a… Read More »

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Escalator Accidents

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Many people use escalators at the airport, mall, or hotels. Although they are designed to make it easier for people to travel between floors, many escalators malfunction due to improper repairs or negligence. In fact, thousands of people are seriously injured on escalators each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. At Earnhart… Read More »

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Accidents when Merging on the Highway

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Merging with traffic on the highway can be a terrifying experience. When traffic is heavy, there might not be any obvious room to scoot in and join the flow of traffic. Many drivers hesitate to actually stop at the foot of the on-ramp, but often there is no choice. Traffic accidents when merging are… Read More »

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Rental Bicycle Accidents

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Riding a bike is an excellent way for visitors and residents to see Delray Beach. Many people don’t own their bicycle but instead rent it, which makes sense even for residents who do not want to spend the money to maintain or store a bicycle. Unfortunately, there are many hazards awaiting those who decide… Read More »

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Will Homeowner’s Insurance Cover a Slip & Fall?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Many people think of slip and fall accidents happening only in stores. But falls are a surprisingly common injury on private property, and any visitor could slip and fall on a driveway, walkway, or staircase, suffering serious injuries in the process. Fortunately, homeowners’ insurance will cover a slip and fall accident on private property…. Read More »

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What to Do Following a “No Damage” Car Accident

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Some car accidents are dramatic. A tractor trailer shears the roof off your car, or another vehicle slams into your side, punching a deep depression into the body. Other accidents cause your car to roll over and leave you with compound fractures, facial wounds, and bleeding. From 100 yards away, anyone could tell you… Read More »

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