Window Tint Laws in Florida

Tinted windows provide a vehicle’s occupants with increased privacy, reduce glare while driving, and enhance a car’s appearance. Window tinting is especially popular in Florida due to its ability to reduce the amount of heat that builds up in a parked car.  However, adding an aftermarket tint to a car’s windows is closely regulated in… read more

Florida Highway Patrol Reports: What You Need to Know

Florida law requires any driver involved in an accident that results in injury, death, or property damage over $500 to report the accident to the local police department. Florida Highway Patrol may respond to the accident scene and prepare an accident report. You may need a copy of this report to help with your insurance… read more

Defective Combat Earplugs Lawsuits

Thousands of veterans and servicemembers have experienced severe and devastating hearing loss and injuries because of defective combat earplugs. They have sued the manufacturer for damages caused by the defective 3M combat earplugs. So far, jury verdicts have included several multi-million dollar awards.  What Is the 3M Combat Earplug Multidistrict Litigation? The lawsuits against 3M… read more

Attorney Mark S. Roman Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers would like to congratulate founding attorney Mark S. Roman on his inclusion on Super Lawyers’ list of 2021-2022 Florida Super Lawyers. This highly-respected annual list acknowledges the top lawyers in each state; only around 5% of attorneys are selected for the honor. You can find Mark’s Super Lawyers profile here…. read more

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyer Wins a $3,000,000 Judgment for Client Struck by Bus

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers recently obtained a $3,000,000 judgment for a client who was struck by a Pinellas County school bus. Our client, a 44-year-old woman, was walking to her job at a thrift store in the early morning hours of February 13, 2019. As she walked through the crosswalk at the intersection of… read more

IV Infiltration Can Cause Nerve Damage, Burns, or Amputation

At some point in their lives, most people will need to get an IV. Whether for serious medical reasons or to receive IV therapy, IVs are common and serve many important purposes. IV insertion can be tricky and challenging, but you trust that trained medical professionals will do it properly. However, on some occasions, physicians… read more

Is It Possible to Get Out of Jury Duty?

Jury duty — it’s the punchline to a joke and an unenviable task that many Americans dread. But at the same time, it’s also a central pillar of our justice system, and it plays a vital role in ensuring that the rights of the accused, the plaintiff, and the defendant are protected.  Each party deserves… read more

Seat Belt Readiness Checklist: How Your Child Should Wear Their Safety Restraint 

If you have small children, one fun rite of passage for traveling is graduating from a car seat to a booster seat and finally to an adult seat belt. Giving up the car seat for good is an exciting time for children since it means they “aren’t babies anymore.”  But for parents, it’s more important… read more

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Hit-and-Run Accident in Clearwater?

Sometimes, you can do everything right and still end up in an accident. Maybe a distracted driver rear-ends you. Maybe someone blew through a red light and T-bones you.  Whatever the case, you probably know that the right move is to pull over and exchange insurance information with the other driver. But what happens if… read more

How To File a Car Accident Claim With Allstate

Allstate is one of the largest car insurance companies in the United States. Many drivers in Florida have Allstate as their insurance provider.  Unfortunately, insurance companies have a poor reputation for treating accident victims fairly. They use various strategies to reduce the cost of car accident claims. Therefore, it can be challenging to receive compensation… read more