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Monthly Archives: July 2020

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Ford Recalls Over Faulty Door Latches, Doors Opening While Driving, And Brake Issues

By Douglas & Douglas |

In June, Ford recalled more than 2.5 million of its vehicles due to a serious defect involving the doors opening while the car is being driven. The recall covers the following models, ranging from 2011 to 2016: C-Max cars Escape SUVs Focus Ford Fiesta Fusion Lincoln MKZ sedans & MKC SUVs Mustang cars Transit… Read More »

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Florida Once Again Comes in as Highest in Country for Boating Accidents & Fatalities

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According to a report released in June by the United States Coast Guard, Florida ranks number one nationwide in recreational boating accidents and deaths on the water; a distinction it has earned since 2015. Specifically, according to the report, there were almost 700 accidents in Florida last year; 55 of which were fatal, resulting… Read More »

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Furloughs Turning into Layoffs in Florida: Know Your Rights as an Employee

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A number of employees who were once furloughed but who are now going to be permanently laid off, has hit news headlines around the country, including here in Florida, where the Trump National Doral Miami announced that 250 out of 560 workers that were furloughed in March – all of them nonunion workers, including… Read More »

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Hours of Service Rules Amended for Truck Drivers, Opening The Door to Longer Driving Without Breaks & More Truck Accidents

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In late May, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released a final rule which relaxes the hours of service regulations for commercial motor vehicle (i.e. truck) drivers. These hours of service regulations were originally put in place because the fatigue experienced by truck drivers due to driving too many hours on… Read More »

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