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Slater | Grant’s Summer Safety Tips

By Slater Grant |

Summer is known for being full of fun memories and silly adventures at the playground, in the pool, and under the sunshine with friends and family. But summer and summertime activities can also be dangerous, especially in the Florida heat and during a pandemic.   Slater | Grant has compiled some tips regarding summer… Read More »

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Water Pollution

New Florida Law Proposed to Improve Water Quality

By Slater Grant |

  On Tuesday, June 30th, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a measure meant to improve water quality throughout the state of Florida.   The new law, donned the Clean Waterways Act, is already in effect. The goal is to tackle the worst of the state’s water pollution by transferring oversight of Florida’s septic system from… Read More »

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6-1-20

One Dead After Five-Car Pileup

By Slater Grant |

In the early morning hours of June 1, 2020, a stopped car was rear-ended at the intersection of Columbus Dr and Himes Ave. The crash caused a chain reaction, involving a total of five vehicles.   The Tampa Police Department reported that the driver of the stopped car passed away. The driver that hit… Read More »

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5-23-20

Head-On Crash in Hernando County Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

By Slater Grant |

A 51-year old man from Bradenton drove into oncoming traffic this evening while attempting to pass slower drivers. He hit a 22-year-old driver from Dade City and his 20-year-old passenger.   The Bradenton man was not wearing a seat belt and died on scene. The two men that were hit suffered from serious injuries…. Read More »

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5-15-20

Fatal Motorcycle Accident on US-19 in Hernando County

By Slater Grant |

This evening, a 65-year-old man from Brooksville traveling east on Happy Days Dr hit a motorcyclist upon turning left at the intersection. The 25-year-old from Weeki Wachee had been heading north prior to the crash. Both vehicles spun out towards the shoulder of the road. The man driving the motorcycle was ejected from the… Read More »

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Crash on Howard Frankland Bridge Leaves Man Seriously Injured

By Slater Grant |

Last week, Florida Highway Patrol responded to a wreck on the Howard Frankland Bridge going northbound. A 62-year-old tow truck driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a construction vehicle that was on the outside shoulder of a construction zone. The 49-year-old driver of the construction vehicle was taken to the hospital with… Read More »

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Work Injury

Sometimes Your Work Injury Isn’t Just a Worker’s Comp Case

By Slater Grant |

For those of us still capable of working or considered part of an essential business, getting injured on the job is a possibility. You may think that job-related injuries only allow for a worker’s compensation case (where your recovery is limited), but that is not always the case. Here is an example: A truck… Read More »

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Crash at Sun City Center Leaves Cyclist Dead

By Slater Grant |

A collision took place on Saturday morning at the intersection of Trinity Lakes Dr and Sun City Center Blvd. The 74-year-old bicyclist entered the path of a sedan upon the light turning red. Driver of the sedan said the hit was unavoidable. The cyclist was ejected from the bicycle and landed in the intersection…. Read More »

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USDA Endorses Florida Hemp Plans

By Slater Grant |

Last week, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) added Florida to the list of states whose plans for hemp farming have been approved. Hemp and its derivatives were legalized on the federal level back in 2018. Florida Agriculture Commissioner, Nikki Fried, stated in a press release that “By working closely with our farmers,… Read More »

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April is National Car Care Month!

By Slater Grant |

It is officially springtime! That means warmer weather, extra pollen, and a lot of rain. In addition to that, April is national car care month! Now is the time to make sure your vehicles are prepared for any summer road trips, family vacations, and camping adventures. A vehicle, be it for a big family… Read More »

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