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Sarasota Injury Law Blog

The Sarasota accident attorneys at Mallard Law Firm are dedicated to educating victims of serious injuries in Florida about their legal rights. Visit our blog often and subscribe for the most up-to-date information for Florida accident victims.


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11/27/2014
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Riding Into the Sunset…Safely

Want to take a motorcycle ride into the beautiful Sarasota sunset? Follow these safety tips to ensure a smooth ride!

Category: Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents

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11/21/2014
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Are Truck Driver Rest Rules Making Us Safer?

Recent changes to rest rules for truck drivers—aimed to improve their rest—has many drivers saying that they are more tired.

Category: Car & Truck Accidents

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11/20/2014
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Sleep Apnea Rules for Truck Drivers

Truck drivers are facing employment difficulties as regulations boil over sleep apnea in the transportation industry—are you at risk?

Category: Car & Truck Accidents

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11/17/2014
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Safety Translations for Young Pedestrians

Young children are at an increased danger of being hurt by cars when walking, and the standard safety rules may not be enough to help them avoid danger.

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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11/17/2014
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Florida Murder Case Involved Shaken Baby

A Florida man is being charged with first-degree murder for the death of a baby, and detectives suspect that shaken baby syndrome is the key to their case.

Category: Child Abuse

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11/15/2014
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Manipulation of Nursing Home Patients

Nursing home abuse claims can often be very tricky, because your loved one may insist that they are not being abused—why is this?

Category: Nursing Home Abuse

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11/12/2014
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Reporting Your Sarasota Car Crash

If you have been in an auto accident—even a minor fender-bender—you will need to tell a few people about it.

Category: Car & Truck Accidents

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11/9/2014
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Right Turns on Red: Bad News for Bicyclists

Have you broken your beach cruiser bicycle out of storage yet? Read this article before you hit the road!

Category: Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents

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11/6/2014
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Motorcycle Visibility and Accident Prevention

What is one of the number one things that motorcyclists can do to prevent accidents without doing anything at all? Keep reading to find out!

Category: Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents

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11/5/2014
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Motorcycle Appeal Is up, and So Are Crashes

Sarasota snowbird season has arrived, and with it, so should an extra err of caution among motorcyclists.

Category: Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents

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11/2/2014
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Walk Smart This Holiday Season

Alcohol impairment is a major contributor to pedestrian deaths, and it is not just the drivers who are impaired—learn more here.

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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10/30/2014
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Is Florida’s Motorcycle Helmet Law Setting a Bad Example?

Several years ago, Florida repealed its law on motorcycle helmets. Read here to find out why other states are using Florida as an example.

Category: Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents

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10/27/2014
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HAWK Pedestrian Crossings Increase Safety

A technology that started in Tucson, Arizona, is sweeping the nation and helping pedestrians cross the road safely—read more about it here!

Category: Car & Truck Accidents

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10/24/2014
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Bobtail Trucks Are Vulnerable to Accidents

The trucks you see on the road without trailers may look less intimidating, but they may actually be more dangerous.

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10/21/2014
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Daycare Faces 23 Violations After Claims of Child Sex Abuse

An Indiana daycare faces a total of 23 violations after a 4-year-old child reported sexual abuse by one of the workers.

Category: Child Abuse

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10/17/2014
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Some Nursing Homes Still Not Equipped With Sprinkler Systems

Fires have long been a threat to nursing homes. Yet, despite nationwide efforts to install sprinkler systems, many facilities are still noncompliant.

Category: Nursing Home Abuse

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10/15/2014
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What a $1,000 Settlement Means to an Auto Accident Victim

What does a $1,000 settlement offer mean to an injured car accident victim? Find out here before accepting any offer from the insurance company.

Category: Car & Truck Accidents

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10/12/2014
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Hand and Wrist Fractures: Painful Bicycle Accident Injuries

Following a bicycle crash, it is common for a cyclist to suffer hand and wrist injuries. Learn more about these types of injuries here.

Category: Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents

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10/9/2014
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When a Motorcycle Crash Changes Your Skin’s Appearance

If your skin color or texture has changed after your motorcycle crash, you need to read this blog and seek immediate medical and legal help.

Category: Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents

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10/6/2014
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Debunking Myths to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Do you know the difference between myth and fact when it comes to pedestrian safety? Find out here.

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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10/5/2014
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Ten Safety Tips for Older Pedestrians

Concerned about pedestrian safety? Find out some ways that older adults can stay safe when they walk near traffic.

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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10/2/2014
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Beware of These Four Red Flags After a Truck Crash

Have you been involved in a truck accident? Watch out for these red flags when the insurance adjuster calls.

Category: Car & Truck Accidents

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9/30/2014
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Keeping School Children Safe Starts With These Five Tips

As school is back in session, it is important that children are kept as safe as possible as they travel to and from school. Learn five safety tips here.

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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9/27/2014
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Why Tour Buses and Large Motorcoaches Rollover

Large buses are often involved in rollover crashes. Click this link to find out why this happens and how you can protect your rights as a bus passenger.

Category: Car & Truck Accidents

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9/24/2014
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Preventing Child Abuse Starts With These Talking Points

When parents talk with their kids, children are better prepared for how to handle situations—helping reduce their chances of being victims of child abuse.

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