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Am I Required to Give A Recorded Statement to the Other Driver’s Insurance Company?

By Slater Grant |

You’ve been in a car accident. You’ve hopefully gone to a medical provider to be checked out for injuries, your car may have damage, and overall, the situation is stressful.  Now the insurance company for the other driver has contacted you, asking for information about the accident.  Most people are nice and want to… Read More »

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What Should I Do if I Am Involved In A Hit-And-Run Accident?

By Slater Grant |

Being involved in any car accident can be extremely stressful especially when the individual causing the accident leaves the scene.  Unfortunately, hit-and-run accidents do occur and you should be aware of how to handle them if you find yourself in that scenario. If the state of Florida, the law requires drivers involved in a… Read More »

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Who Pays My Medical Bills If I Am Involved In An Accident?

By Slater Grant |

When a client is involved in an accident resulting in personal injury, we are often asked who pays for the client’s medical bills.  The answer is not simple and depends on what part of the process you are in.  In short: Your auto insurance company pays first under “PIP/no-fault” coverage (and MedPay) Then you… Read More »

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What Happens When The Other Driver Does Not Have Insurance?

By Slater Grant |

Being involved in a car accident is always stressful. And if this happens with a motorist who is not insured, the stress and worry become greater. The laws in Florida are set up to protect you in these situations and provide options that help you. No-Fault or “PIP” Insurance Florida is a “no-fault insurance”… Read More »

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Community Involvement

Why Community Involvement Is Important to Us

By Slater Grant |

Wikipedia lists Tampa as the 48th largest city in the U.S. Tampa Bay boasts championship sports teams, world class dining, a rich arts and cultural community and plenty of recreational opportunities. While we live in the Tampa Bay region, our ‘home’ is in the local areas and communities which we serve daily.  Whether it’s… Read More »

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Can I Recover From The Other Driver If I Wasn’t Wearing My Seat Belt?

By Slater Grant |

Imagine you are driving home from work. You make your way to a four-way intersection and, seeing  you have the right of way, you proceed forward through the intersection. Suddenly, out of nowhere a vehicle slams into your driver’s side causing substantial damage to your car.  In addition, you immediately have pain throughout your… Read More »

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Things to Know After an Accident With a Drunk Driver

By Slater Grant |

Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes — that’s one person every 50 minutes. Fortunately, although these deaths have fallen by a third over the last three decades -more than 10,000 lives per year are still lost  per year due to the actions of a drunk driver, according to the… Read More »

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Fog Lights

Is it legal to drive with fog lights on?

By Slater Grant |

In the United States, fog lights are considered accessories to vehicles and are not required. Their use, however, may be considered essential in certain driving conditions. Fog lights are installed below standard headlights and have a dimmer output, meant to create a bar of extra light on the road to assist drivers in low-visibility… Read More »

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Bike Lanes

Downtown Tampa To See New Protected Bike Lanes

By Slater Grant |

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), along with the City of Tampa, has passed legislation to start construction on a protected cycle track in Downtown Tampa. This will be the first of its kind in the state and on a state road. The designated bike lane will span the north side of Jackson Street… Read More »

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Rain Driving

Tips for Safe Driving in the Rain

By Slater Grant |

We are in the heart of Florida’s rainy season, with bigger storms and wet gusts of wind hitting in the afternoons and through the night. Slater | Grant has compiled some tips to remember for improved safety while driving in these conditions.   Postpone your commute if time allows it. Driving is always best… Read More »

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