What is MCS-90?
Mark Roman | December 11, 2021 | Truck Accidents
Unless you work in commercial trucking in some capacity, you’ve probably never heard of MCS-90. This is the case for most people – until they’re involved in a trucking accident. Like any driver, commercial truck drivers are required to carry insurance. In addition to the regular insurance covering a truck, there’s usually an add-on endorsement… read more
How to Write a Settlement Demand Letter in Florida
Mark Roman | December 10, 2021 | Personal Injury
If you were injured in an accident in Florida, you may be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses. You can pursue compensation by filing a claim with an insurance company in most instances. The specific insurance company you work with will depend on the nature of your accident. For instance,… read more
Should You Ride Your Bike on the Sidewalk in Tampa, FL?
Mark Roman | December 9, 2021 | Bicycle Accidents
On the surface, a bicycle may not seem complicated, but it holds an interesting legal status as a vehicle propelled by human power. This means a bicyclist is subject to both vehicular and pedestrian laws. State and local laws also vary when it comes to bicycles. First, cyclists should be aware of the laws so… read more
Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in Florida
Mark Roman | December 8, 2021 | Car Accidents
States continue to grapple with regulating cell phone use while driving, which means that related laws are frequently subject to changes and updates. Currently, Florida laws on cell phone use while driving are more lenient than those of many other states. In Florida, texting while driving is illegal, but talking on the phone hands-free while… read more
Are Lottery Winners in Florida Required to Reveal Their Identities?
Mark Roman | December 7, 2021 | Florida Law
Florida’s lottery regulations require all lottery winners to reveal their name and city of residence. The Florida Lottery can also reveal the game, date, and amount you won to any party, including media outlets. But this does not mean you need to reveal your name and city of residence. Florida allows entities to claim lottery… read more
10 Worst Celebrity Car Accidents
Mark Roman | December 4, 2021 | Car Accidents
The aftermath of a celebrity death or injury brings about an odd phenomenon. Hundreds, thousands, or even millions of people mourn these events despite not knowing the victim personally. Why? As odd as it may seem, mourning the death of a celebrity is normal and even natural. According to psychologists, celebrities (like actors, athletes, and… read more
Delayed Concussion Symptoms
Mark Roman | November 22, 2021 | Personal Injury
As the phrase suggests, delayed concussion symptoms appear a few days or weeks after a concussion. These symptoms often affect higher brain functions, including cognition, memory, and emotions. Delayed concussion symptoms can signify a permanent brain injury. It may also suggest that you have other brain injuries in addition to your concussion. Here is some… read more
Florida Car Inspection Laws
Mark Roman | November 18, 2021 | Florida Law
Once upon a time, if you drove a car in the state of Florida, you were required to have a regular vehicle safety inspection. During this time, you’d need to have your car tested for emissions and smog. Failing to meet the safety inspections can contribute to a car accident. Florida no longer requires safety… read more
What Are the Odds of Dying in a Car Crash?
Mark Roman | November 17, 2021 | Car Accidents
Polls show that most Americans drive frequently. In fact, around 83% of adults report that they get behind the wheel several times a week. If you fall into this category, you likely drive for convenience. Driving yourself is often much easier and less time-consuming than using public transportation. While driving is a convenient and fun… read more
4 Types of Brain Injuries and 3 Levels of Severity
Mark Roman | November 12, 2021 | Brain Injuries
The brain sends and receives nerve signals to your body. It provides cognition, memory, and emotion. But your brain can prove surprisingly susceptible to injuries in an accident. Even minor trauma can damage or kill brain cells. There are four common types of brain injuries and three levels of severity. Doctors classify brain injuries based… read more