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  • Pedestrian & Bicyclist Safety Near Construction Areas

    In some parts of the country, there’s an old joke that they have two seasons: winter and construction. The Florida version of that adage is that our seasons are tourist and construction, yet the argument can be made that our generally pleasant weather means there is no real construction off-season. And since people are always trying to get from point A to point B, they are inevitably going to ...
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  • Florida's High Insurance Costs

    In January, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) released a report based on data from 2013 providing premium and exposure information for noncommercial dwelling fire insurance and for homeowner’s insurance package policies. The report considered the effect of many factors on the cost of insurance, such as geographic area, real estate values, construction costs, vulnerability ...
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  • Rates of Hospital-Acquired Infections Cause Some Florida Facilities to Be Penalized

    We go to hospitals for relief from chronic illnesses, treatment of accidental injuries, corrective surgeries, and more. While hospitals are equated with healing, hospitalization can actually result in serous complications unrelated to the problem that caused admission in the first place. Common adverse events include medication errors, deep vein thrombosis, unnecessary procedures, anesthesia ...
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  • Negligent Daycare Providers

    One of the hardest things to do as a parent is to trust other people with your child. After all, children who are not adequately looked after by responsible people are vulnerable to injury or abuse. They need to be protected until they have the capability to protect themselves. Until that time comes, it’s also necessary to find ways to give children the opportunity to meet new people and visit new ...
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  • Keep in Touch with Stabinski & Funt, P.A.!

    Since 1970, Stabinski Law has offered personalized service in a broad spectrum of personal injury and insurance claims. Our Miami firm, one of the oldest and most respected in South Florida, has a record spanning more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements . With a Board Certified Trial Lawyer* on our team, we are equipped to handle the toughest cases. Work with our firm to benefit from ...
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  • Wrong-Way Drivers

    Traffic accidents can come from all sides, but those that are head-on may be the most frightening. It can be hard for our brains to process something that is suddenly in front of us and completely out of the ordinary. How did that vehicle get on the wrong side of the road? Which way should I swerve? Did I miss something – am I the one on the wrong side? A highway special investigation report by ...
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  • When Personal Injury is on the Bill

    America loves to be entertained. One study found that the average household spends almost $2,500 a month on entertainment, with a large percentage going just to fees and admissions. Sporting events, concerts, theatre events, expos – just some of the many activities going on around town at any given time. When you go out to support the Heat or catch a performance at Bayfront Park, you’re thinking ...
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  • Teen Drivers and Older Cars Don't Mix

    Of all the teenage rites of passage, learning to drive may be the most exciting – and the most terrifying. There’s no denying your baby is all grown up when they are in charge of a heavy, fast machine that’s capable of killing. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teenagers. Car crashes were the reason that over 2,160 teens ages 16 to 19 were killed in 2013 and ...
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