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  1. Hurt in a Bike Accident? A Lawyer from Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa Can Help

    If you have been badly hurt in a bike accident anywhere in the Tampa Bay area, consider the many advantages to hiring a bike accident lawyer from the local law firm of Clark & Martino, P.A. First, we are a boutique personal injury law firm, meaning that we handle personal injury legal matters exclusively. For many years, our entire practice has been devoted to providing effective and affordable legal representation to seriously injured individuals. We are skilled in all facets of personal injury law and have a well-documented track record for securing significant financial recoveries for our clients –injured men…

    Posted in Boat, Bicycle & Pedestrian on July 20, 2015

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  2. Tips to Avoid Getting Hurt in a Bicycle Accident – From the Tampa Bicycle Accident Lawyers at Clark & Martino, P.A.

    he bicycle accident lawyers at Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa – several of them avid cyclists – are keenly aware of the various dangers associated with riding a bicycle in our densely populated community. Although it is great exercise and environmentally friendly, the truth remains that riding a bicycle can be very risky. That said, you can significantly lower your chances of being seriously injured while on a bike by adhering to a handful of relatively basic “rules of the road.” In addition to following all of the formal traffic laws, our bicycle accident lawyers recommend that you and…

  3. Tampa Bicycle Lawyers Shine Light on the Uneasy Coexistence of Motorists and Cyclists

    The Tampa bicycle lawyers at Clark & Martino, P.A. would like to address a topic that is of increasing importance, and that is the uneasy relationship between motorists and people on their bicycles. In Florida, a bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle and the bicyclist as a driver. Bicyclists have the same rights to the roadways, and are protected by the same traffic laws as the drivers of other vehicles. Even as more cities around America take measures to accommodate the growing number of bicycle commuters and casual riders, piloting a bike on a public road continues to present…

    Posted in Boat, Bicycle & Pedestrian on July 17, 2015

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  4. Bicycle Helmet Design Laws in Plain English – Courtesy of the Tampa Bicycle Accident Attorneys at Clark & Martino, P.A.

    Wearing a helmet while riding a bicycle is proven to lower the risk of serious bodily injury in the event of a crash. A study published in 2009 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews concluded that bicycle helmets reduce the risk of serious brain and neck injuries by a whopping 63 to 88 percent. At Clark & Martino, P.A., this information comes as no surprise to our Tampa bicycle accident lawyers, who have long represented victims of serious bicycle accidents. We are avid cyclists ourselves who recognize helmets for what they are, namely our most important piece of safety equipment….

    Posted in Boat, Bicycle & Pedestrian on July 17, 2015

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  5. Tampa Bicycle Accident Lawyers Shed Light on the State’s Alarming Bicycle Accident Statistics

    At Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa, our bicycle accident lawyers recognize the growing popularity of riding a bicycle, either as a means of transportation or strictly for leisure and exercise. But with an increase in ridership comes a rise in the number of bicycle accident injuries and bicycle accident fatalities – at least judging by the most recently compiled statistics. According to data gathered by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the number of bicycle crashes that took place in Florida in 2011 rose nearly two percent from the previous year, this despite an overall reduction…

    Posted in Boat, Bicycle & Pedestrian on July 17, 2015

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  6. What are the Rights and Responsibilities of FL Cyclists? Ask a Tampa Bicycle Accident Lawyer from Clark & Martino, P.A.

    A Tampa bicycle accident lawyer from the law firm of Clark & Martino, P.A. will tell you that cyclists in Florida have the very same rights and duties as other drivers. Florida Statutes, Ch. 316.2065 states that “Every person propelling a vehicle by human power has all of the rights and all of the duties applicable to the driver of any other vehicle under this chapter, except as to special regulations in this chapter, and except as to provisions of this chapter which by their nature can have no application.” Florida law further provides that bicycle riders must obey all…

    Posted in Boat, Bicycle & Pedestrian on July 17, 2015

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  7. Auto Accident Attorneys in Tampa for Clients Involved in Accidents Caused by Boat Trailers

    The auto accident attorneys at Clark & Martino, P.A. encourage drivers to be cautious around boat trailers and other similar hazards on the road. In Florida, boat trailers are everywhere as residents and visitors from out of state flock to our gorgeous coastlines in pursuit of relaxation and sporting opportunities such as fishing, scuba diving, and wildlife observation. While most drivers are conscientious about safety when towing around their large watercraft, accidents are more likely to occur due to the increased difficulty of handling a vehicle when it’s hitched to a 3,000-pound trailer. Thankfully, when the unexpected does happen, the…

    Posted in Boat, Bicycle & Pedestrian on June 17, 2015

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