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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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2/19/2015
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Ten Tips to Help Prevent Driver Distractions

Many drivers participate in distracted driving and don’t even know it. Find out 10 ways you can prevent distractions during Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

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2/13/2015
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Be Careful What You Post on Social Media

Insurance Fraud investigators are now using Facebook posts and Tweets against those who are suspected of filing fraudulent claims.

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1/15/2015
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Increasing the Financial Responsibility in a Truck Accident

Victims of trucking accidents often suffer very serious and costly injuries, which is why FMCSA is proposing an increase in insurance rates for motor carriers.

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1/12/2015
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Your Rights When Defective Airbags Cause Injuries

Did your airbag system malfunction? Find out your rights when defective airbags cause injuries in a collision.

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12/30/2014
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Why You May Be at Great Risk from Faulty Airbag Injuries

High humidity conditions can put drivers at great risk for suffering injuries from defective airbags. Learn more about the Takata airbag recall here.

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12/23/2014
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Safe Driving Is Sober Driving This Holiday Season

Avoid being in a crash this holiday season by following our holiday party-going safety tips here.

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12/17/2014
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Rural Road Risks Facing Motorists

Find out the risks you face when driving on rural roads with large trucks.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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!

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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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10/15/2014
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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.

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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.

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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.

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9/18/2014
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Common Types of Injuries to Kids in Cars

Find out why children are more vulnerable to suffering injuries in car accidents and what some of the common types of injuries are. Learn more here.

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9/9/2014
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Four Ways to Reduce Your Chances of Being in a Truck Crash

Since trucks are large and heavy, it is in your best interest to follow these four tips in order to avoid being in a truck crash.

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9/9/2014
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New Study Reveals Crash Risks Involving Vans

Do you know what your risk is when driving or riding in a van? A new study reveals the crash risk. Click here to learn more.

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8/29/2014
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Driving Defensively Can Help You Avoid a Truck Crash

Sarasota motorists are encouraged to drive defensively to reduce their chances of being injured in a truck accident. Learn defensive driving tips here.

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8/20/2014
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Injuries From an Uncontrolled Intersection Car Accident

When a crash occurs at an uncontrolled intersection, it is usually a T-bone accident. Learn about some injuries that often occur in these types of wrecks.

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8/8/2014
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Types of Ear Injuries Victims of Truck Accidents Suffer

If you have suffered an ear injury in an accident with a truck, you should learn about the factors that could determine the amount of compensation in your case.

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7/23/2014
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Reading Text Messages at the Wheel Can Lead to Crashes

You may have heard that sending text messages at the wheel can lead to crashes, but can reading texts while driving cause a wreck? Find out here.

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7/13/2014
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Tired Truckers: The Cause of Drowsy Driving Truck Accidents

When truck drivers are on the road for too many hours, they can become tired at the wheel and cause trucking accidents—injuring motorists.

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7/2/2014
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Don’t Overlook Nerve Damage: Signs of Nerve Injuries

If you have been in a car crash, you should learn about the many signs and symptoms of nerve injuries so that nerve damage isn’t overlooked.

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6/26/2014
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Why You Should Disclose Prior Injuries After a Car Accident

Find out why you need to reveal your pre-existing injuries following an auto accident to make sure you get the compensation you deserve.

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