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Road Hazard Accident: Who is Liable?

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Car accidents can occur for a variety of reasons. Drivers may be tired, drunk or distracted. Some drive recklessly on purpose. Sometimes accidents cannot be avoided, like when there are road hazards. Road hazards can cause serious accidents. Many even lead to fatality. There are approximately 33,000 fatalities caused by car accidents each year…. Read More »

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Is a Hospital Liable for an Employee’s Negligence?

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

We visit the doctor and seek emergency medical care for illnesses and injuries. We depend on doctors and nurses to provide us and our loved ones with the best care. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. Negligence is common among medical staff. Believe it or not, medical malpractice is actually one of the leading… Read More »

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What Happens If You Are Hurt by Medication?

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

We take medications to help us feel better. Perhaps we are suffering from pain, a chronic condition or an infection or other illness. Medicines help us restore our health and reduce pain and inflammation. However, sometimes medications don’t work as intended. You may expect to recover from an illness but only get worse. A… Read More »

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Driving in Winter Weather

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

While Florida is known as the Sunshine State, it is prone to bad weather from time to time. While it’s rare to see ice or snow, the state does get a lot of rain due to humidity, making the roads wet and slick. Driving in these conditions can be scary and even deadly. On… Read More »

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Hazing and Personal Liability in Florida

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Hazing is a common form of initiation for college fraternities and sororities. This practice can come about in many forms. It may require that the person break the law, engage in extreme physical activity, consume food or liquor, be deprived from sleep or be subject to brutal physical torture. These acts can cause not… Read More »

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Florida Auto Insurance Coverage

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

You are required to have auto insurance in Florida. Without it, you could end up paying hundreds of dollars in fines and have your driver’s license and registration suspended. Florida offers seven types of car insurance. Personal injury protection (PIP) and property damage liability (PD) are the only two required under state law. The… Read More »

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Florida Homeowners’ Insurance Coverage

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

If you own a home, then you should make sure it is insured with a homeowners’ insurance policy. In fact, if you have a mortgage on your home, your lender may require it. Insurance will repair or replace your home if it is damaged by extreme weather conditions and disasters such as fires, storms,… Read More »

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Your Rights to Peaceful Protest

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

The First Amendment allows U.S. citizens the right to freedom of speech. This means that we have the right to protest if we feel we need to speak out about injustices in the community, nation or world at large. However, the law only allows peaceful protests. You cannot go out and hurt or kill… Read More »

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What to Know About Head-on Crashes

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident. Such an event can be scary and emotional, especially if someone got seriously injured or killed. If you are ever in a car crash, hopefully it will be minor and not one that is a major, like a head-on collision. As the name implies, a… Read More »

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What Not to Do if You Are Arrested

By The Pawlowski//Mastrilli Law Group |

Nobody wants to get arrested, but sometimes it happens. Maybe you knew what you were doing was against the law, but you did it anyway. Perhaps you were arrested for no apparent reason. In any case, if you are ever arrested, you need to know the protocol. Not only do you need to know… Read More »

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