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  1. What Types of Car Insurance Are There? Ask a Tampa Auto Accident Lawyer at Clark & Martino, P.A.

    As every auto accident lawyer in Tampa knows, auto accident insurance comes in many different forms. After all, owning and operating a vehicle can expose you to many types of risks, losses, and liabilities. Insurance companies know this all too well, with many now selling insurance for every conceivable type of loss. In Florida, you can purchase coverage for: Bodily injury liability (BI) – Pays for injuries caused, including serious and/or permanent injury or death to others when you cause a crash. If you are sued, BI will pay for your legal representation as well. Property damage liability (PD) –…

    Posted in Insurance Coverage, Transportation on July 20, 2015

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  2. Automobile Accident Lawyers Serving Tampa & Beyond

    If there is one thing all automobile accident lawyers in Tampa can agree on, it is that automobile accidents have various causes. And yet, every year, statistics show that the top several causes of automobile accidents in Florida remain the same. According to a report issued by the Florida Department Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were 235,461 traffic crashes in the state in 2010. Of those, the highest number of automobile accidents were those involving teens, followed closely by automobile accidents caused by drinking and driving. Two other types of accidents that gave rise to an exceptionally high number…

    Posted in Transportation on July 20, 2015

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  3. Accident Attorney Serving Tampa, FL, Experienced in Tire Defect Litigation

    An accident attorney from the law firm of Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa can help you in a variety of ways if you have been seriously injured in an auto or motorcycle accident. No matter where your accident occurred in the Bay Area, it’s possible that a defect in the design or manufacture of the tires on your vehicle or motorcycle had a role to play. If so, then you will require the assistance of an accident attorney to file a claim for damages against the maker of the tires. Although the process may take some time, you will…

    Posted in Transportation on July 20, 2015

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  4. Tampa Automobile Accident Lawyer Warns of the Dangers of Texting While Driving

    Ask any automobile accident lawyer in Tampa and he or she will tell you that texting while driving an automobile is a dangerous and potentially deadly activity. Paying attention to what’s on your cell phone instead of being mindful of the road in front of you can have disastrous consequences all in the blink of an eye. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2010, 3,092 people were killed and approximately 416,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver. Many states have tried to address this problem by making texting while driving illegal, or banning cell…

    Posted in Transportation on July 20, 2015

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  5. Tampa Automobile Accident Lawyer Offers Teen Driver Safety Tips

    Have a teen driver in the family? If so, then an automobile accident lawyer from the law firm of Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa can be a source for helpful advice on how to keep your child safe. When you consider that traffic accidents are the second-leading cause of death among teenagers in America, that statistic should be reason enough to instill good driving habits in your teen – before it’s too late. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are four primary ways to enhance teen driver safety. First, encourage seat belt use. For decades, studies…

    Posted in Transportation on July 20, 2015

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  6. Any Car Accident Injury Attorney Will Recommend a Teen Driver Contract to Tampa, Florida Families

    At any given time, a car accident injury attorney may have one or more teenage clients—or may be representing a client who was hit by a teenage driver. That’s because these new drivers sometimes lack the experience and wisdom necessary to navigate the roads safely, especially in a large city like Tampa, FL. They may tailgate, race, ignore the speed limit, or fail to see reckless drivers coming their way. Whatever the reason for their accidents, teenagers sometimes end up with injuries that cause them pain or even permanent disabilities and those often come with a financial burden that lasts…

    Posted in Transportation on July 20, 2015

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  7. Truck Accident FAQs – Answered by a Tampa Truck Accident Lawyer from Clark & Martino, P.A.

    The assistance of a Tampa truck accident lawyer from Clark & Martino, P.A. can make all the difference in your pursuit of quality medical care and financial compensation in the aftermath of a crash. Listed below are some of the more frequently asked questions (FAQs) that each truck accident lawyer at our firm commonly hears: Q: I got into an accident while driving a truck for work. Is it my employer’s responsibility to help me? A: If the accident occurred while you were performing your official work duties then you are likely entitled to worker’s compensation benefits including payment of…

    Posted in Transportation on July 20, 2015

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  8. 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…

  9. Automobile Accident Lawyers for Clients in Tampa – The Importance of Talking to Police after an Accident

    Don’t know what to do following an accident? Fortunately, the automobile accident lawyers at Clark & Martino, P.A. might be able to help you. If you’ve had an accident in Florida, there are several things which you are required to do. First, stay on the scene. Call 9-1-1 if anybody is hurt and exchange your information with the other driver. For a serious accident, report it to the police immediately. An officer will arrive on scene, conduct an investigation, and then file a report. Whatever the situation, cooperating with the police is should be your top priority. After the dust…

  10. An Automobile Accident Attorney in Tampa Reminds You of the Importance of Taking Photos of Your Accident Damage

    If an automobile accident attorney has seen it once, he’s seen it a thousand times: poor documentation of a client’s injuries or property damage following a traffic accident translates into a smaller financial settlement. If you’re like most other people, the last thing on your mind after you’ve had an accident is taking photos. However, taking photos of your accident damage may be the single most important thing you do. Photos can be powerful bargaining chips. Think about it – it is far more difficult for your insurance company to dispute your claim of injury or property damage if you…

    Posted in Transportation on July 20, 2015

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