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Florida Home to Third-Highest Pedestrian Death Rate in the US

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Florida had the third-highest number of pedestrian deaths by state in the U.S. during the first half of 2020, according to the latest report from the nonprofit Governors Highway Safety…

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Florida Vaping Laws

Lawmakers Propose Changes to Florida Vaping Laws

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Changes to Florida vaping laws could be coming soon. This year Florida legislators in the House and Senate are considering proposals that would increase regulations on the sale of electronic…

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Understanding The Value of a Personal Injury Case

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For someone who has suffered a personal injury due to the negligence of another, compensation for damages is an important step in getting back to a normal life. Determining the…

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Car Accident Caused by a Blown Tire. Who is at Fault

Car Accident Caused by a Blown Tire. Who is at Fault?

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Car accidents caused by a blown tire can be both dangerous and frightening.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 738 total motor vehicle traffic fatalities…

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impaired driving

Impaired Driving Crash Fatalities Drop in 2020

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There were 746 fatalities from crashes on Florida roads involving impaired drivers in 2020, a decrease of more than 33% from 2019, according to the latest information from the Florida…

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Florida insurance

Proposed Changes to Florida’s Car Insurance Requirements

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The Florida Senate is reviewing proposed legislation that contains significant changes to car insurance requirements in the state. If signed into law, the new regulations would replace Florida’s no-fault auto…

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I Was the Passenger in a Car Accident and Was Injured. Can I Sue

I Was the Passenger in a Car Accident and Was Injured. Can I Sue?

I Was the Passenger in a Car Accident and Was Injured. Can I Sue? 1280 853 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A passenger in a car that was involved in an accident may have the right to recover compensation in Florida. For example, the passenger may be able to recover damages…

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Student Athlete Injuries

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Who is Accountable When a Student-Athlete is Injured on School Grounds?  Schools and universities, like any other property owners and supervisory entities, are legally obligated to provide a safe environment…

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How Are Minor Settlement Claims Managed in Florida Courts?

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We handle a range of case types for families in our community and sometimes they involve representing a child who may have been injured due to the negligence of another.…

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opioid

Courts Order Company to Pay $40 Million to Florida in Opioid Settlement

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Florida will receive $40 million from a recent $573 million settlement between McKinsey & Company and dozens of states for the global management consulting company’s role in the country’s ongoing…

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Businesses Seek COVID-19 Liability Protections with Bill Set for March Session

Businesses Seek COVID-19 Liability Protections with Bill Set for March Session

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Legislative efforts to limit the legal rights of people who feel they have contracted COVID-19 as a result of negligent businesses have been a recurring topic among business lobbyists since…

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trial

New Jury Trial Guidelines in Miami-Dade County Courts

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As of December 2, 2020, courts in Miami-Dade County and much of the state entered “Phase 2” of the Comprehensive COVID-19 Emergency Measure for Florida Trial Courts. This move essentially…

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What Does It Mean To Give A Deposition?

What Does It Mean To Give A Deposition?

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During the initial stages of a lawsuit, including personal injury cases, the plaintiff and defendant have time to gather information and evidence before a trial begins. In this pre-trial process…

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Officials Warn Against Covid Vaccine Availability Scams

Officials Warn Against Covid Vaccine Availability Scams

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While national and state officials are working to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to the public, they are also warning residents to be aware of Covid vaccine scams locally.  Agriculture Commissioner…

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What is the Florida 14-Day Car Accident PIP Rule?

What is the Florida 14-Day Car Accident PIP Rule?

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It is critical to seek medical treatment as soon as possible after a car accident to both ensure the wellbeing of your health and that you retain your rights under…

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What is Negligent Security?

What is Negligent Security?

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When thinking about personal injury, one may first think about car accidents, property defects, or slippery floors. So, it may come as a surprise that many of the most serious…

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Panter, Panter & Sampedro Teams Up with PAWS4you Rescue on “Adopt & Train Pawsitive Program”

Panter, Panter & Sampedro Teams Up with PAWS4you Rescue on “Adopt & Train Pawsitive Program”

Panter, Panter & Sampedro Teams Up with PAWS4you Rescue on “Adopt & Train Pawsitive Program” 1280 753 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Miami – December 21, 2020 – The law firm of Panter, Panter & Sampedro (PPS) is teaming up with PAWS4you Rescue (P4Y), a non-profit, volunteer, donor-subsidized animal rescue organization, to…

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5 Family Driving Resolutions for 2021

5 Family Driving Resolutions for 2021

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As we close out December, we are thinking about ways we can improve and continue to put family first in the coming year. Safety is a collective effort and one…

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