Can I file a claim for a triathlon bicycle accident in Florida?

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There are plenty of perks to living in Central Florida — chief among them being the year-round presence of warm, sunny weather. With temperatures rarely dropping below 70 degrees in your traditional winter months like January and February, life is meant to be lived outside in Central Florida. This specifically rings true here in Lake… Read More »

Why the Van Fleet Trail is my favorite

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When my wife Joan and I decided to move to Florida in 2003, I had two requirements. First, that we would not move south of Orlando (I grew up in Ft. Lauderdale), and second, that I would be close to a bike trail. We decided on Lake County, in part, because there were three long… Read More »

Debunking the myth: Florida bicycle lanes are “designed to kill”

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Last year, South Florida newspaper The Sun-Sentinel published a guest opinion piece titled “South Florida bike lanes — designed to kill?” by Larry Horist. Like many Florida residents, Mr. Horist is a northern transplant — specifically from Chicago — who’s come to soak in the sun and has some ideas on how residents should ride… Read More »

Florida Golf Cart Laws: Five things you need to know

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Florida is home to a thriving population of urban and suburban swelling people. There are 30 different metro areas in our state which house over 15 million people, making Florida one of the most urbanized states in the county behind only New York and California. This makes Florida an exciting place to live — constantly… Read More »

Three areas in Florida you have to bicycle and hike

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Before going any further, let’s set the record straight now: Florida is the flattest state in the country. In a study conducted by geographer Jerry Dobson and published in the Geographical Review, Florida was given the crown over some worthy competitors like Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa. This is especially true in South Florida where Broward,… Read More »

Tips for bicycle riders during Leesburg Bikefest

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From Altoona to Yalaha, there are plenty unique pockets of people who live in Lake County. But perhaps nothing is quite as unique as the influx of people Leesburg gets every spring during the Leesburg Bikefest. This weekend thousands of motorcycle riders will flood the streets of Leesburg for three days of drinks, music and some… Read More »

Who are the parties if you’re involved in a car accident with a company vehicle?

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Question: The other day a client wanted to know who is going to make a claim against because the other driver was in a company vehicle grab a piece of paper and a pen. And I’ll give you the answer . Answer: In this scenario there are two and possibly three people or entities that… Read More »

Tips for Cycling Safely on Rural Roads

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If you’re a cycling enthusiast, you know how great it feels to be out in the open road on your bicycle, fresh air blowing through your hair. If you ride on city or relatively urban streets, you may pay attention to different things; here are some safety tips for times when you’re lucky enough to… Read More »

What Information Should I Bring with Me to My First Lawyer Meeting After an Accident?

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After you were injured in a car accident in Florida, you have made an appointment to visit with a lawyer. You are likely wondering what information you should bring with you to your meeting. The more information that you have at the time of the meeting, the more questions the lawyer will be able to… Read More »

What Happens if I’m Pregnant and Injured in a Car Accident?

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If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident while pregnant, there are many costs to consider. Your first order of business is to ensure that the baby is going to be okay. In this case, it is very important to go to the hospital and get checked out. Depending on… Read More »