Auto Accidents and Uninsured Motorist Coverage

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Auto Accidents and Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Auto Accidents and Uninsured Motorist Coverage Have you been injured in an auto accident due to someone else’s negligence? Does the other policy involved have insurance? While having car insurance is legally required in some states, not all drivers adhere to this rule. It may benefit you to look into uninsured motorist coverage. Uninsured motorist…

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Navigating Medical Malpractice

Navigating Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice cases can be challenging, both emotionally and physically, as well as legally intricate. Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider fails to provide the standard level of care that is expected in their field which results in the patient being harmed. For a claim to be filed, there must be…

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The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Dangers of Distracted Driving According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, “driver distraction is believed to be a factor in a substantial percentage of collisions”. Research conducted by the NHTSA found that 10-50% percent of rear-end collisions may be related to distracted driving. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident due to someone…

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Alarming Rise in Pedestrian Accidents

Navigating the Alarming Rise in Pedestrian Accidents Being a pedestrian on roads has gotten increasingly dangerous over the years. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, 824 pedestrian fatalities occurred in the state of Florida in 2022. Florida was also ranked the second most deadly in the nation for pedestrian deaths, according to Smart Growth…

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‘Tis the Season to Drive Safely

‘Tis the Season to Drive Safely As the holiday season grows closer to us, many people are attending holiday events and parties. When driving home from a holiday occasion, be sure to drive safely to avoid an accident. Barnes & Cohen encourages our community to remain safe to avoid auto accidents this holiday season. Tips…

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Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season

Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season The holidays are a great time for family and friends to create new memories and carry on traditions. This year’s holidays are right around the corner and many continue to plan on traveling all around the country. According to Bankrate, despite the inflated prices of gas and other goods, families…

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Pedestrian Safety Awareness

Pedestrian Safety Awareness  According to the FLHSMV, Halloween is historically noted as one of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrians. In 2022, Florida roadways had 2,590 crashes while 137 of them resulted in serious bodily injuries and 21 fatalities. Due to more families walking to trick-or-treat around their neighborhoods to celebrate when it…

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Don’t Become a Statistic

DON’T BECOME A STATISTIC Jacksonville, FL has hosted one of the most prominent college football games since 1933, the Florida Georgia football game. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023. With thousands of people attending the game, the event will also bring even more patrons to downtown Jacksonville. During football season,…

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Teen Driver Safety Week The Law Offices of Barnes and Cohen would like to remind parents or guardians of teen drivers that October 15th-21st is National Teen Driver Safety Week. According to the National Safety Council, “car crashes are the leading cause of unintentional deaths for U.S. teenagers”. Teens are involved in more accidents…

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Check Twice for Motorcycles

Check Twice for Motorcycles   A 34-year old motorcyclist died Thursday, October 5, 2023 after colliding into another vehicle in Nassau County on U.S. 17. According to the crash report, “the man riding the motorcycle was headed south on U.S. 17 around 6:20 a.m. when the SUV, which was headed north, turned into its path”…

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