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Is It Illegal to Ride a Bicycle While Wearing Headphones in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Riding a bicycle with your headphones on is considered a distracting activity that increases the risk of an accident. But is it actually illegal to ride a bike while wearing headphones in Florida? Riding a bicycle is a thrilling experience whether you are 7, 37, or 77. Many people want to make cycling even… Read More »

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Who’s Liable in an Electric Scooter Accident in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

If you have been involved in an electric scooter accident in Orlando, Tampa, Lakeland, or Winter Haven, do not hesitate to speak with an attorney. At The Turnbull Firm, our auto accident attorney is committed to providing you with the best legal representation to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Personal injury… Read More »

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5 Things to Avoid Saying Immediately After a Car Accident

By The Turnbull Firm |

Being involved in a car accident is always a stressful and anxiety-inducing experience, not to mention the physical injuries that may be sustained in the crash. No one is ever prepared for a car crash. Knowing what to do after the collision is not enough to protect your rights following the crash. It is… Read More »

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Am I Liable for the Accident if Someone Borrows My Car?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Generally speaking, when you let someone borrow your car and they get into a car accident, your auto insurance will cover the resulting damages and losses as long as you carry valid insurance in Florida. However, your liability for the crash depends on your insurance coverage as some policies do not provide coverage to… Read More »

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Who’s Responsible for My Driveway Accident in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Many car accidents happen in residential areas when drivers are backing out of driveways. When a vehicle collides with another car or pedestrian, bicyclist, motorcyclist, or truck when backing out of a driveway, it can be challenging to determine fault. For this reason, you should consult with a Lakeland auto accident lawyer at The… Read More »

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Can I Seek Compensation If My Car Was Damaged While Being Towed?

By The Turnbull Firm |

A tow truck may tow away your car if it was involved in an automobile collision or illegally parked. It’s always disheartening to find out that your vehicle was towed away. But it’s even more frustrating to learn that your car was damaged while being towed. How do you seek compensation for vehicle damage… Read More »

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Should I Handle a Car Accident Without Insurance?

By The Turnbull Firm |

If you were involved in an auto accident, the question, “Should I settle my car accident case without insurance?” might have crossed your mind immediately after the collision. In other words, what are the risks if you handle your accident without getting insurance companies involved? While you can handle your car accident case without… Read More »

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Who’s at Fault When a Driverless Car or Bus is Involved in an Auto Accident?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Once imagined only as science fiction, self-driving vehicles are slowly becoming a reality. Driverless shuttles have recently appeared on public roads of Tampa Bay in Florida. Self-driving shuttles launched in downtown Tampa Bay on October 12, 2020, according to The Tampa Bay. Residents now have a chance to ride in driverless shuttles deployed by… Read More »

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Who’s Liable for Injuries in SunRail Train Accidents in FL?

By The Turnbull Firm |

While thousands of people in the Orange County use the SunRail as a convenient form of transportation to commute to and from work, accidents involving SunRail trains are not unheard of. Determining liability for a SunRail train accident can be tricky, especially considering that an accident may involve multiple liable parties. If you were… Read More »

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Who’s at Fault in Improper Passing Accidents in Florida?

By The Turnbull Firm |

Passing another vehicle is a common maneuver on U.S. roads. Under Florida law, motorists can lawfully pass other vehicles when they exercise due care to avoid causing improper passing accidents. The dangers of improper passing were evident in a recent fatal auto accident in Pasco County. As reported by The Ledger, a motorcyclist was… Read More »

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