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Is Recording Videos or Live-Streaming While Driving Illegal?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Despite all the texting bans and numerous awareness campaigns warning against distracted driving, many people still use their cellphones while operating a vehicle. Some text and drive, while others talk on the phone while driving. And there are also those who record videos and live-stream while driving. But does live-streaming while driving count as… Read More »

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What Evidence is Needed for a Florida Personal Injury Claim?

By The Turnbull Firm |

If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence, proving your injury and recovering damages may seem like a daunting task. After all, insurance companies are not willing to pay out claims without a fight. When it comes to building a personal injury claim in Florida, you need to gather many types of… Read More »

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What Are Examples of Emotional Distress and How Much Compensation Can You Get?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Following an auto accident or any other accident, physical injury is not the only thing you will have to deal with. Serious injuries can also result in emotional distress and mental anguish, which are compensable under Section 627.737, Florida Statutes. Emotional distress, commonly referred to as negligently inflicted emotional distress in personal injury cases,… Read More »

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Can Someone Sue Me for a Car Accident in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Have you been in a car accident and are wondering if the other party can sue you for the crash? The answer to the question depends on the circumstances of your case. In most cases, suing someone for a car accident is not necessary since Florida is a no-fault auto insurance state that allows… Read More »

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When Can You Sue a Business for a Slip and Fall Accident in a Public Restroom?

By The Turnbull Firm |

If you need to use a public restroom at a place of business but get injured in a slip and fall accident, you might wonder whether you can sue the business for failing to prevent your injury. Contrary to popular belief, a business is not automatically liable for all slip and fall accidents in… Read More »

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Can I Still Sue for Medical Malpractice if I Signed a Waiver of Liability?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Most patients are required to sign a waiver of liability and other release forms prior to receiving medical treatment or undergoing surgery. Those waivers warn patients of all the risks associated with the procedure and verify their informed consent. But can you still file a medical malpractice lawsuit if you signed a waiver of… Read More »

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FMCSA Updates Hours of Service (HOS) Rules: What’s Changed for Truck Drivers?

By The Turnbull Firm |

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) updated its Hours of Service (HOS) rules earlier this year. Still, many truck drivers and trucking companies may not be aware of the new rules. The FMCSA published the revised HOS regulations in 49 CFR Part 395 back in June 2020, but the new rules did not… Read More »

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Do Liability Waivers Hold Up in Court in Personal Injury Cases?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Many businesses are aware of liability waivers, and a large percentage of them require their customers to sign waiver agreements prior to participating in an event or activity organized by the business. In a nutshell, liability waivers are designed to protect businesses from lawsuits arising from certain injuries or death. But do those liability… Read More »

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When Should You File a Personal Injury vs. Workers’ Compensation Claim in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

When you sustain a work-related injury, filing a workers’ compensation claim may be the first thing on your mind. However, in many cases, an injured worker can maximize their compensation by pursuing a personal injury claim. In some cases, they may even file both a personal injury and workers’ compensation claim. While Florida’s workers’… Read More »

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7 Critical Steps to Take After a Car Accident in Lakeland, Florida

By The Turnbull Firm |

Being involved in an automobile accident is often a stressful and life-changing experience. Most people panic and do not know what to do next. This is a natural reaction to a stressful situation. However, the steps you take after a car accident are going to affect the outcome of your personal injury case, which… Read More »

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