Category: Florida

Pokemon Go is a No-Go When Driving | September 2016 Be Safe - Don't Pokemon Go & Drive! - Tripp Law Firm

Pokemon Go is a No-Go When Driving | September 2016

FLORIDA—Don’t Pokemon Go and Drive. Pokemon Go is an “augmented-reality” game in which users visit real-life locations in search of virtual creatures that appear superimposed on smartphone screens. The game was released just over two months ago and recently earned the title as the most-downloaded app since July 6, 2016, its first day of availability…

DRIVERLESS CRASH TRUCKS AIM TO IMPROVE SAFETY FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION CREWS – Lake Panasoffkee | Sumterville | Bushnell | Coleman

DRIVERLESS CRASH TRUCKS AIM TO IMPROVE SAFETY FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION CREWS – Lake Panasoffkee | Sumterville | Bushnell | Coleman

FLORIDA – According to the associated press, Florida’s first self-driving car will not be a glamorous sports car or an ultramodern vehicle produced by one of the global tech giants, but will instead be a modest roadside construction truck that is “meant to be hit.”  The nation’s highways are a key part of its infrastructure….

CROSSING THE STREET: A BACK TO SCHOOL GUIDE – Orlando | Tampa | Clearwater | Jacksonville

CROSSING THE STREET: A BACK TO SCHOOL GUIDE – Orlando | Tampa | Clearwater | Jacksonville

It’s that time of year again. Parents all over the nation are swarming local stores and loading up on school supplies in preparation for the upcoming year. In Florida, residents have more to worry about than navigating the crowded aisles and making it out of their favorite big-box store alive. Floridian parents have to worry…

DOLLAR TREE FAILS TO KEEP ITS STORES SAFE – FLORIDA – TRIPP LAW FIRM – Personal Injury Law – STATEWIDE – SLIP AND FALL LAWYER • TRIP AND FALL LAWYER • TOLL FREE (888) 392-5297 • Speak to an attorney NOW!

STATEWIDE – Injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall at a Dollar Tree Store? Dollar Tree has a history of failing to follow industry standards for stocking merchandise and failing to properly build merchandise displays. If you were injured because of the negligence of Dollar Tree, you may have a case and may…

PIP BENEFITS DENIED IF NO TREATMENT WITHIN 14 DAYS AFTER CAR ACCIDENT – FLORIDA – TRIPP LAW FIRM – Personal Injury Law – STATEWIDE – CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY • TOLL FREE (888) 392-5297 • Speak to an attorney NOW!

STATEWIDE – The TRIPP LAW FIRM wants to remind all FLORIDA drivers that the $10,0000 in PIP benefits under your own insurance policy will be denied if you do not seek medical care within 14 DAYS after your CAR ACCIDENT! This new part of Florida’s PIP law went into effect January 1, 2013. Don’t get stuck…

TRIPP LAW FIRM – Personal Injury Law – FLORIDA – STATEWIDE • TOLL FREE (888) 392-5297 • BRAIN INJURY LAWYER – CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY – Speak to an attorney NOW!

FLORIDA – STATEWIDE – CAR ACCIDENTS can result in a number of devastating injuries, including TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated March as BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH. A brain injury, even one designated as being mild, can disrupt the normal functions of the brain and in severe cases…

FLORIDA – Chinese Drywall Problems – Builders may have known as early as 2006

In a 4300-word column in the Broward (FL) New Times (1/5), Tim Elfrink discussed the Chinese drywall problem in Florida. A New Times investigation, “with reporting from a freelance writer in Beijing, has found that some of the Chinese manufacturers who made the tainted drywall are still producing it by the truckload – likely without…

Seat belt law becomes a reality today – BELTS OR ELSE!

STATEWIDE – Florida’s new seatbelt law goes into effect today and the Florida Highway Patrol plans on enforcing the rule. Not buckling up will cost violators a $30 ticket for first time violators. Officials say there will be no grace or warning period. Officials are optimistic the new law can help avoid scenes like the…

FLORIDA Ι PARKING LOT ACCIDENT Ι PARKING GARAGE ACCIDENT Ι MALL PARKING LOT Ι OUTLET MALL Ι PEDESTRIAN Ι HIT & RUN Ι RAN STOP SIGN

Parking lots can become a place for tragic accidents not just a minor “fender benders.” Each year thousands of car accidents are reported in parking lots across Florida. Driving in a parking lot or parking garage demands your undivided attention. There are other vehicles parking, backing, loading and unloading. In addition there are young and…

FLORIDA SEAT BELT LAW – 2009 – NHTSA says would save an estimated 124 lives, avoid 1,733 serious injuries and save $408 million dollars annually

The Florida Senate has recently passed a measure that toughens the state’s seat belt law. The Senate voted 33-4 and the House passed the bill (SB 344) with a 95-20 vote to allow police officers to pull over drivers who fail to buckle up. Gov. Charlie Crist indicated he was ready to sign it into…