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Florida Prohibits Holding a Cell Phone in a Construction or School Zone

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Distracted driving is a killer, and there is perhaps no greater contributor to distracted driving than cell phone use. Florida continues to crack down on motorists who pull out their phones while driving, and a law that went into effect recently prohibits drivers from holding a cell phone when they are in either a… Read More »

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Unusual Turn Signal Prevents Right-Turn on Green

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

In Florida, motorists can typically make a right-hand turn on a red light, provided that they come to a complete stop. The stop is necessary to give motorists a chance to look and make sure that no traffic is coming in their lane. ABC News in Tampa reports on an intersection where motorists are… Read More »

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How Do Building Code Violations Affect Your Premises Liability Claim?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

If you were injured on someone’s property, then you might have a premises liability claim. Florida law requires that property owners take steps to keep their property reasonably safe for those who visit it. This law applies to all businesses, private homeowners, and even the government. There are countless ways our clients get injured… Read More »

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Should You Arbitrate Your Personal Injury Dispute?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Arbitration is a technique for resolving legal disputes that has gained in popularity over the past few years. Many businesses enjoy arbitration and include arbitration clauses in their contracts. If you have dispute involving a nursing home or a fun park, then chances are pretty high you agreed to arbitrate any dispute that you… Read More »

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Obtaining a Crash Report in Florida

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Following an accident, you should call the police so that an officer can swing by the scene and write up a crash report. This report will contain critical pieces of information that could prove vital for your claim. Car insurance companies want to see a crash report, and you can order a copy conveniently… Read More »

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Vietnam Veteran Dies in Nursing Home Covered in Ant Bites

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Out of Atlanta comes a horrifying story of a veteran who was discovered dead in his nursing home bed. Apparently, he had sustained over 100 bites from ants that had infested his room. According to Yahoo, the veteran was staying in the Atlanta Veterans Affairs hospital campus when he died. The veteran’s name was… Read More »

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Underride Accident Flattens Car on I-95

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

One of the most dangerous car accidents involving semi trucks is an “underride.” In this type of collision, a vehicle gets wedged underneath the trailer. Underrides happen because trailers sit higher off the road, thus allowing cars to slide underneath. Underride accidents often happen when a motorist cannot brake in time or when a… Read More »

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Treating a Concussion after an Accident

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Brain injuries are some of the hardest injuries for our clients to make a comeback from. These injuries sometimes take a day or two to manifest, which makes it all the more surprising that their symptoms can linger for months, possibly years. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) stem from any violent shaking of the head,… Read More »

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Woman Struck by Hit and Run Driver in Delray Beach

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Is Florida suffering from an epidemic of hit-and-run accidents? It sometimes feels that way. Stories like this one from MSN News seem to occur every week. According to police, a 91-year-old woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 near Southwest 10th Street and 8th Avenue. The woman was riding… Read More »

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Were You Injured by Defective Gym Equipment?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Most people go to the gym with the hopes of improving their health and getting in shape. Maybe you need to lose weight, or possibly you desire gaining some more muscle mass. In any event, what you don’t expect is that you will be injured by defective gym equipment. However, each year, thousands of… Read More »

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