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Florida Bill Moves Forward to Affect Roof Claims

Posted by Christopher Keller | Mar 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Florida Senate recently moved along a bill that could affect future insurance claims on roof damage. Sen. Jim Boyd's SB 1728 would allow policies to limit many homeowners by offering to pay in cash, instead of offering a full replacement. With a similar bill (HB 1307) recently passed, it's un...

Florida Residents Suffer Panhandle Wildfires

Posted by Christopher Keller | Mar 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Florida Panhandle wildfires recently torched thousands of acres near Panama City. Firefighters continued their attempts to quell the fires as they spread to cover three separate counties. Hurricane Michael left enough dry debris on the ground to cause the fires to spread at such a speed that ...

Brightline Train Kicks Off Return With Accident

Posted by Christopher Keller | Nov 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Last week, Brightline resumed its services after pausing service since the onset of the pandemic. On the first day of its return, a Brightline train crashed into a car containing a 71-year old woman and her granddaughter. The accident took place in Pompano Beach near the intersection of Northeast...

How Safe is Your Home With an Electric Car Nearby?

Posted by Lindsay Karten | Oct 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

The idea of an electric vehicle is appealing to a lot of people. If you owned an electric car, you could take advantage of a more sustainable option for the environment, the lowered amount of required maintenance, and the tax credits provided for such car owners. The possibilities are endless, bu...

Arbitration is the Pandemic Gamechanger

Posted by Christopher Kellam | Sep 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

Like so many other aspects of everyday life, legal matters and the processes they bring have all been affected by the pandemic. All of a sudden, the entire world fought to pivot into a new normal that required less physical interaction with each other. Relatives celebrated holidays online, teache...

The Dangers of Road Debris

Posted by Christopher Keller | Aug 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Driving on any major highway or interstate runs the risk of car accidents. While many accidents are due to poor driving decisions, some accidents are caused by random debris. Last month, Mike Zelnar of Treasure Coast experienced exactly this kind of scare. While on his way home on Florida's Turnp...

NHTSA Urged to Improve Booster Seat Standards

Posted by Christopher Keller | Aug 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

Last month, 18 attorneys general called for federal regulations for side-impact crash-tests for children's car seats. In addition to the regulated standards proposed, they are also demanding an improvement for specific labeling requirements for car seats. Specifically, concerns have been raised a...

Children Fall Victim to Peloton Treadmill+

Posted by Christopher Keller | May 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

Children Fall Victim to Peloton Treadmill+ When the pandemic hit last year, many aspects of everyday life changed for everyone. One of those changes included how fitness enthusiasts continued their physical upkeep and health. Without normal access to gyms and in-person classes, an emphasis on h...

Florida Passes COVID Immunity Legislation

Posted by Christopher Keller | Apr 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Florida recently passed CS/SB 72, Liability for Damages Relating to COVID-19, which will ultimately protect businesses, medical facilities, and nursing homes from COVID liability lawuits. With this legislation in place, it will now be much harder to sue for claims that are linked to COVID-19 and ...

The Repercussions of Florida SB 76

Posted by Christopher Keller | Apr 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

Senate Bill 76 cleared its second senate committee, making it a stronger possibility that the proposed property insurance legislation becomes law. If it makes its way through, Florida homeowners can expect to see major changes to the way their insurer handles damaged roof claims. Additionally, at...

Small Plane Crashes Plague Florida

Posted by Christopher Keller | Mar 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

The beautiful skies in Florida make it easy to take up outdoor activities and hobbies. You won't have to look hard to find boat enthusiasts, avid surfers, or seasoned golfers. In addition to these hobbies, many in the area are licensed to fly their own small planes. However, like with any persona...

A Call for Motorist Safety in Jupiter

Posted by Christopher Keller | Feb 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

There are plenty of steps to take when involved in a car accident. Most people understand you should call the police, seek medical attention, and document as much evidence as you can. Generally, time is of the essence in these initial moments as you react to all that has just happened. However, s...

Fatal Morning Jog for Jupiter Resident

Posted by Christopher Keller | Feb 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

Losing a loved one is never easy, but it can be even more difficult to bear if the loss is sudden and unexpected. Unfortunately, this was the case for the family of Dawn Bajak who lost her life unexpectedly while exercising one morning in late November of last year. Right before sunrise on a Mond...

Are Your Ceiling Fan Blades Secure?

Posted by Christopher Keller | Jan 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Residents in Florida are no stranger to heat or the many ways one can cool off at home. In addition to using the air conditioning inside your house, you probably also run your ceiling fans in each room. Some people even sleep better when they are able to turn on a ceiling fan. But, for some unluc...

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