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The Holidays, Drunk Driving Accidents, and Dram Shop Laws

By Douglas & Carter |

Unfortunately, the period between Thanksgiving, to New Year’s Eve, to Super Bowl Sunday, tend to foster the highest rates of drunk driving and therefore car accidents and personal injury litigation. While, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, alcohol-impaired driving is causing fewer holiday driving fatalities each year, the number of lawsuits spurred… Read More »

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What Do Effective Settlement Agreements After Accidents Look Like?

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An historic $1.5 million settlement over a slip-and-fall accident at an elementary school points to just how important it is to have the right premises liability attorneys working by your side; attorneys who can help those responsible see that settling makes more sense due to the likelihood of protracted litigation and the potential for… Read More »

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Limousine Accidents and the Damage They Can Inflict

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Unfortunately, as injury lawyers in the busy state of Florida, the lawyers at Douglas & Carter often handle accidents where multiple people are injured. These tragic accidents are devastatingly sad. They call it the deadliest transportation accident in the U.S. over the last nine years: A limousine accident that killed 20 people last month… Read More »

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Duck Boat Accidents in Florida

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The injury lawyers at Douglas & Carter work tirelessly every day to bring awareness to negligent behavior that causes injuries to others. Florida—like many other states—has seen its share of “duck boat,” or amphibious tour boat accidents similar to the one involved in the recent Missouri wrongful death settlement. Federal officials have long tried… Read More »

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Lethal Spike in Deadly Truck Accidents Due to Lack of Collision-Avoidance Technology on Trucks

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Motorists on today’s roads are more vulnerable than ever to being rammed by an 18-wheeler; and it’s only expected to get worse as freight shipments increase every year to meet a growing economy and online shopping-based culture. According to federal data, more than 4,300 individuals died in accidents involving trucks in 2016—an almost 30… Read More »

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New Study Reveals Connection Between Traumatic Brain Injuries & Employment Outcomes

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A new study released by the Kessler Foundation focusing on the link between traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and difficulties obtaining and keeping employment could have broad implications on the personal injury community, especially when it comes to victims whose ability to work is permanently affected due to their injury. It could also help the… Read More »

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Slip-And-Fall Accident and Injuries

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What Is Premises Liability? When customers and other guests on corporate property slip and fall in incidents like these, the company or parties who own, possess, and/or manage the premises have a duty to guests – as well as other members of the public, such as business invitees – to exercise the highest degree… Read More »

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New Study Finds that Traumatic Brain Injuries—Including Concussions—Are Linked to Higher Risk of Suicide

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Douglas & Carter routinely helps individuals who have received traumatic brain injury caused by another person’s negligence. To strengthen our clients’ cases, we work closely with neurologists and other experts to stay current on the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries.  According to a new study just out of the… Read More »

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Exploding E-Cigarettes Can Not Only Injure, But Also Kill

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This summer has, unfortunately, seen its fair share of people injured and killed by exploding e-cigarettes, including incidents here in Florida. According to recent reporting, one in every 10 American adults has tried or regularly uses e-cigarettes. These “cigarette-like” devices are battery-powered, whereby the battery heats an “e-liquid” containing nicotine that is then released… Read More »

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Death, Negligence, and Other Issues Arise for Florida’s Trains & Railroads

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On June 26, a Broward County pedestrian was struck and killed by a train, making him the third confirmed death on South Florida’s railroad tracks just in the past week. According to witnesses, the pedestrian tried to dodge the train, but the train did not stop. This unfortunate accident comes a mere three days… Read More »

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