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Is It Worth Getting A Lawyer For A Minor Car Accident?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Imagine you are driving around Fort Myers when another motorist hits the back of your car at a stoplight. You get out of your vehicle to assess the damage, and you find that your car hasn’t suffered much damage. You ask yourself, “Should I hire a lawyer for a minor car accident?” Given the… Read More »

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Smoking And Motor Vehicle Accidents

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Many people know about the health effects of smoking. But, what many are not aware of is that smoking has been identified as a risk factor of auto accidents in several international studies. Think about it: if you want to smoke while driving, you have to find the pack of cigarettes, remove a cigarette,… Read More »

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Here’s How Drivers Can Help Motorcyclists Stay Safe On The Road

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

According to the NHTSA, thousands of motorcyclists die or sustain severe injuries in motorcycle accidents yearly. Unfortunately, when a motorcycle accident does not result in death, the chances are, it will result in severe injuries. This is because motorcyclists, unlike motorists, do not have a steel frame surrounding them or standard safety equipment such… Read More »

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Tips To Help You Stay Safe While Boating In Florida

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

If you love boating, then Florida is the place to be. The abundance of inland waters, the warm weather, and limitless access to the ocean offer Floridians many boating opportunities. According to the FLHSMV, in 2019, more than 960,000 vessels plied the waters in and around the Sunshine State. These numbers reflect just how… Read More »

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6 Common Neck And Back Injuries From Rear-End Accidents

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, rear-end accidents occur more often than other accidents. The NHTSA approximates that rear-end collisions account for more than 25% of all collisions. Unfortunately, many people who get into rear-end collisions end up with injuries. Often, the occupants in the front vehicle are unaware of the oncoming… Read More »

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Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

It is approximated that in 2019 alone, there were more than 590,000 registered motorcycles in the Sunshine State. Motorcycles are quite popular in Florida for various reasons. First, motorcycles are popular in Florida because the Sunshine State receives a lot of sunshine throughout the year. Other climatic factors that come into play in some… Read More »

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Understanding How Contingency Fees Work In Personal Injury Cases

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

After being in an accident, such as a Florida car accident, you need legal representation every step of your way. In a personal injury case specifically, hiring a skilled and dedicated attorney is of utmost importance. A qualified personal injury attorney can negotiate with the at-fault party’s insurance company. If an insurance company refuses… Read More »

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Biggest Mistakes To Avoid After Becoming A Victim Of Medical Malpractice

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Medical malpractice happens when a medical professional’s negligent act(s) injures a patient. Fortunately, in Florida, you can file a medical malpractice claim after becoming a victim of medical malpractice and obtain compensation for damages incurred. However, you must note that only the injuries that occur due to a medical professional’s negligence can be the… Read More »

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When An Anesthesiologist Makes A Medical Mistake

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

At large, anesthesiologists are responsible for administering anesthesia to patients during surgery. Administering anesthesia involves putting a patient in a state of controlled and temporary loss of sensation or awareness. There are three types of anesthesia. General Anesthesia, which is usually used in major operations like open-heart surgery. General anesthesia causes a patient to… Read More »

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Some Important Information About Florida Swimming Pool Accidents

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

If you are a Florida resident or someone who frequents the Sunshine State, you know that it is always swimming pool season in Florida. The warm climate and sun that shines nearly every day in Florida make the Sunshine State an ideal spot for swimming pool activities. In Florida, you’ll find swimming pools in… Read More »

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