Are There Different Types of Motorcycle Licenses in Florida?

Whether you’re interested in riding motorcycles for fun or your daily commute, the State of Florida has strict motorcycle licensing laws.  Like in other states, you cannot legally ride a motorcycle in Florida without a special license, even if you already have a regular driver’s license. Because motorcycles are so different to operate and maneuver,… read more

When Is Passing on the Right Permitted in Tampa?

Moving violations in Florida include a variety of illegal maneuvers that can result in accidents and injuries. Across the state, specific laws and statutes regulate the practice of passing cars from the right to ensure the safety of motorists and passengers. Failing to comply with these laws can result in serious consequences, including car accidents…. read more

What Is the Average Settlement Value of a New Port Richey Truck Accident Injury Case?

Knowing just how much you are likely to receive from a Florida truck accident settlement is crucial to making an informed decision about whether to settle your case or press ahead toward a trial. But hearing that you may have suffered “catastrophic” or “devastating” injuries and losses does little to answer this important question. The… read more

How Fast Can Commercial Trucks Safely Travel on Highways?

The maximum speed a commercial truck can safely travel on highways depends on several factors. A truck driver not paying attention to the conditions could cause a catastrophic truck accident. Speed limits are set based on ideal situations. In other words, the maximum speed limit is based on clear weather, good road conditions, and excellent… read more

Roman Austin Personal Injury Lawyers Still Seeking Justice for Client Struck By a Bus

Last year, we wrote an article about our client, Ms. Maria Garcia, who was struck by a Pinellas County School Bus while walking to her job in February 2019. The collision left our client with catastrophic injuries and extensive damages. She spent two long months in Bayfront Hospital’s Trauma Center.  Ms. Garcia sustained injuries to… read more

Understanding Assumption of Risk

In a personal injury case, the defense might raise one or more defenses to avoid liability for damages. Assumption of risk is an affirmative defense an at-fault party might use to avoid liability for damages. How Does Assumption of Risk Apply in Personal Injury Claims? When a person sustains an injury or harm because of… read more

Will I Go To Jail After a Fatal Car Accident in Clearwater?

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to whether you will go to jail after a fatal car accident in Clearwater. It depends on many factors, including whether you caused the accident and, if so, your degree of culpability.  The short answer is “maybe, but not necessarily.” To send you to jail for killing someone in a… read more

Umbilical Cord Prolapse Birth Injury Claims

Umbilical cord prolapse (UCP) is a rare but serious condition that occurs during childbirth and can lead to serious birth injuries. In most cases, medical professionals could have prevented the injuries associated with umbilical cord prolapse.  The parents of an infant injured by UCP often find themselves in serious need of financial help to cover… read more

Florida Marijuana Laws – What You Need To Know

Florida marijuana laws are very clear. Marijuana for recreational use is against the law. However, individuals with a valid Medical Marijuana Use Registry identification card can use marijuana for approved medical purposes. If a buzzed or high driver injures you, it can help to understand Florida marijuana laws and how they apply to a personal… read more

Are Wolf Hybrids Legal in Florida?

You may be curious as to whether wolf hybrids can be legally owned in Florida, and the answer is yes. There are ways to legally own an animal that is a wolf hybrid. However, if you are wondering whether you can own a wolf hybrid as a pet, then the answer is no. Wolf hybrids… read more