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Did the Truck that Hit You Have an Underride Bar?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Truck underrides are dangerous accidents that are often fatal. In this type of crash, a vehicle traveling behind a semi truck fails to stop in time and rides under the trailer. These accidents are so deadly because the trailer can shear off the roof of the car and possibly decapitate passengers. Fortunately, both state… Read More »

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4 Personal Injury Myths

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

As personal injury lawyers with more than 30 years of experience, we hear all kinds of misinformation from the public. Unfortunately, the rise of the Internet has only spread myths about the personal injury process that are flat-out wrong. If you were injured in an accident, call our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers. We’ll… Read More »

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Did the Truck Driver who Hit You Use a Cell Phone?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recognizes that distracted driving is deadly. When truckers are not paying full attention behind the wheel, they can easily slam into another vehicle out on the highway. What’s worse, these smaller vehicles will end up taking the brunt of any collision, even though their drivers did nothing… Read More »

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Why is Interstate 95 So Dangerous?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

A recent story by the Sun Sentinel highlights one of Florida’s notoriously dangerous roads, Interstate 95. This road regularly rates as one of the most dangerous in the nation, and the Sentinel believes that it knows why: police have not been regularly stopping people. In fact, the newspaper alleges that the highway is being… Read More »

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Recent Florida Boat Crashes Claim Lives

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Boating accidents are unfortunately a fact of life on Florida’s waterways. Just as motorists can accidentally collide with another vehicle, boat operators run the risk of collision when they are not paying attention to where they are going. Add in alcohol or drugs and the risk of a fatal crash increases even more. Florida… Read More »

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Was Your Child Injured on the Playground?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Playground injuries are nothing new. Many of our readers have fallen or struck their heads on the playground as children, especially at school. Bruises, cuts, and scrapes are common and rarely impede a child from rushing to get back onto the swings or jungle gym. However, some playground accidents are serious, and children can… Read More »

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Vehicular Homicide: Victims’ Families Have Rights

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

NFL player James White recently lost his father in a tragic car accident in Florida. Tyrone White, who was a police captain in Miami-Dade, died when a motorist crashed into his Volkswagen Passat, flipping it over. White and his wife were trapped inside as the vehicle caught on fire. Although the wife survived, Mr…. Read More »

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Were You Injured by an “Open and Obvious” Hazard?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Florida law requires that property owners keep their premises reasonably safe for people they invite onto the property. They should also warn visitors of a hazard that is hidden so that people can protect themselves. When property owners neglect these duties, they are often liable for any accident. However, some hazards are “open and… Read More »

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Who Is Liable for a Rideshare Accident?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft continue to grow in popularity in Delray Beach and other Florida cities. However, passengers can get injured in collisions just as they can in any other mode of transportation. At Earnhart Law, we help injured passengers obtain compensation. Often, this means properly identifying the party at fault for… Read More »

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Florida’s Recreational Use Statute

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Property owners owe duties to people they invite or allow onto their property. These duties depend on the status of the person entering the property but typically include a requirement to regularly inspect the property and make repairs to known hazards. If you own a business, for example, you should regularly inspect the aisles… Read More »

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