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    • Summer Safety Tips | Dana Brooks

      Our very own Dana Brooks lays out some helpful safety tips to keep in mind over the upcoming summer months.

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    • B3 Bash - Building The Dream with Bricks, Blocks, and Boards

      Announcing the 2nd annual B3 Bash with Allison T. Richard. Building The Dream with Bricks, Blocks, and Boards - a benefit for independence landing. When: May 23rd, 2019 | 6:00PM Where: Greenwood ...

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    • Don't Report Crash Using Uber App

      Every year more of us rely on Uber to get from one place to another. However, Uber drivers aren’t perfect and, just like any other driver on the road, one mistake from them could spell disaster. If ...

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    • What To Do After An Accident • Fasig | Brooks

      You just got in an accident. What now? The days and weeks following a car accident can be an extremely stressful time for us. Jimmy Fasig and Dana Brooks break down the steps to take immediately ...

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    • What is PIP Coverage? • Fasig | Brooks

      In this video blog, Attorney Jimmy Fasig of Fasig | Brooks explains the importance of PIP coverage in the state of Florida. PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection and it's a type of insurance ...

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    • PIP, PIP, Hooray!

      Auto accidents can be devastating, expensive, and exhausting. In 2017 alone, there were 402,385 crashes involving 686,590 drivers in Florida. To help combat the cost, Florida has adopted a Personal ...

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    • NICA: Florida’s “No Fault” Scheme To Avoid Compensation For Birth Injuries

      Many parents and expectant parents in Florida do not realize that they may have already given up their right to sue if their infant was injured during labor and delivery. That is because the Florida ...

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    • Avoidable Birth Injuries And Brain Damage In Children

      Medical science has made incredible advances in obstetrics over the last 20 years. When a pregnant woman is hooked up to available equipment, just about every variable of her health and the health of ...

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    • Many Pregnant Women Not Receiving Steroids That Could Protect Preterm Babies

      A new study shows that only half of eligible women in low- and middle-income countries at risk for preterm births receive an inexpensive group of drugs, called antenatal corticosteroids, to prevent ...

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    • The Importance of Motorcycle Safety

      Motorcycles are becoming more popular each year, and so are accidents involving motorcycles. Motorcycle accidents almost always cause injury since there’s little protection for the rider. Because of ...

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    • Trucking Accidents: What You Need to Know

      Tucking accidents aren’t simple fender-benders. Semi-trucks travel on the highway at speeds of a minimum of 55 miles per hour and can carry loads upwards of 80,000 pounds. The sheer force behind a ...

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    • What to do if you are involved in a large truck accident.

      Large trucks – semi-trucks or similar trucks weighing 10,000 pounds or more – caused 292 of the over 3,000 vehicle fatalities in Florida in 2017. Due to the massive size of these trucks, and the much ...

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    • Injured on someone else's property: What is Negligent Security?

      Tallahassee personal injury attorney Carrie Mendrick Roane, a partner at Fasig Brooks Law Offices, talks about the responsibility of businesses to keep people safe.

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    • Do I Need An Attorney After An Accident?

      Dana Brooks and Carrie Roane discuss whether or not you need an attorney after an accident.

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    • Florida Legislature Wants Hospitality Industry to Join In Fight Against Human Trafficking

      Human labor and sex trafficking earns profits of nearly $150 billion per year for traffickers worldwide. In the United States, the State Department estimates annual profits for traffickers to be close ...

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    • PIP, PIP, Hooray!

      Auto accidents can be devastating, expensive, and exhausting. In 2017 alone, there were 402,385 crashes involving 686,590 drivers in Florida. To help combat the cost, Florida has adopted a Personal ...

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    • Let's Talk About Dana • Fasig | Brooks

      Jimmy Fasig shares his appreciation for the hard work and tenactiy that Dana Brooks has dedicated to her profession. From working as a paralegal for 16 years, to graduating Magna Cum Laude in her law ...

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    • Halloween Safety • Pt. 2 • Fasig | Brooks

      Jimmy and Dana are back to finish this two part series on safety on Halloween night. Be mindful of the little ones scurrying around the neighborhoods tonight! Wishing a Happy Halloween from everyone ...

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    • Do I Have A Case? • Fasig | Brooks

      Just because you were injured in an accident doesn't necessarily mean that there is a personal injury case. Jimmy & Dana discuss the criteria that need to be met to have a valid personal injury case.

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    • Distracted Driving | Florida’s New Law

      I’m Dana Brooks at Fasig Brooks I want to talk to you about some pending legislation here in Florida. As you know, we are in the second half of Session. We are in the home stretch! Some things are ...

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    • Tallahassee Drunk Driver Cases: Nightclub or Bar Owner Liability

      Drunk driving events often cause catastrophic injuries. Unfortunately, the drunk drivers in Tallahassee often don’t have enough insurance or assets to cover the damages caused by their carelessness. ...

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    • Drunk Drivers Need Good Attorneys: The Real Cost Of Defending Yourself In A Civil Case In Tallahassee

      Drunk driving accidents result in some of the highest jury awards; juries tend to give the benefit of the doubt to victims of drunk driving accidents. In Florida drunk driving cases, juries can also ...

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    • Tallahassee DUI Accidents: Florida Supreme Court Denies Hardship License To Drunk Driver

      Drunk driving accidents are often the worst type of accidents, because they often involve high speed collisions. Drunk drivers often fall asleep at the wheel or drive recklessly due to decreased ...

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    • Don’t buy the scam: Blame the lobbyists, not the lawyers

      Much ado is made about the American people being sue-happy, and the threat of runaway juries driving up the costs of everything from healthcare to homeowner’s insurance. People want to make lawyers ...

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    • Negotiating Healthcare Costs

      One of the most difficult things about having no - or bad - health insurance is never knowing how much any medical procedure will cost. Each insurance company (and sometimes each tier of each company) ...

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    • How Not To Get Raped

      While reviewing the medical records of a client who was the victim of a sexual assault, I came across a list of tips provided to her by the hospital where she went to be examined after the assault. ...

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    • Welcome to Fasig Brooks' Newest Team Member - Mark Yealdhall!

      We’re excited to introduce you to the newest member of team, Mark Yealdhall! Mark has just joined Fasig Brooks as our new Director of Client Relations, and we’re thrilled to have him working with us. ...

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    • Careers in the Legal Field

      Have you ever considered a legal career? Maybe your mom said you should be a lawyer because you would argue with a post. Or maybe you’re naturally curious and enjoy research and writing. Maybe you’re ...

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    • Jimmy’s Goals for 2019

      I see Hamilton on Broadway, drink Federalist wine, and eat steak at Mercer’s Kitchen in Soho with Janette (done); I have my family over at the house for Easter, invite over some friends, do an Easter ...

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    • Back To School Mode • Fasig | Brooks

      With school starting and the influx of college students coming to our towns, we know that there will be more inexperienced drivers who are less familiar with their surroundings on the road. Partners ...

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    • Welcome to Fasig Brooks' Newest Team Member - Mark Yealdhall!

      We’re excited to introduce you to the newest member of team, Mark Yealdhall! Mark has just joined Fasig Brooks as our new Director of Client Relations, and we’re thrilled to have him working with us. ...

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    • Careers in the Legal Field

      Have you ever considered a legal career? Maybe your mom said you should be a lawyer because you would argue with a post. Or maybe you’re naturally curious and enjoy research and writing. Maybe you’re ...

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    • 10 Quick Tips On How to Handle Your Insurance Claim

      Carrie Roane explains 10 quick tips on how to handle your insurance claim.

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    • Property Damage Insurance and Your Contractor: What is Assignation Of Benefits?

      In the wake of Hurricane Michael, many of us are filing property damage claims with our insurance carriers. Our own Carrie Mendrick Roane discusses the legal ramifications of assigning your insurance ...

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    • Hurricane Michael Aftermath

      In the aftermath of a disaster, there are always stories of people who quietly, with little or no fanfare, step up to help those in need. We’re so very proud of our own Tammy Waddell, who has been ...

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    • What One Thing Every Personal Injury Client Should Know

      Our very own, Jimmy Fasig, talks about the one thing every client should know about with a personal injury case.

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    • Michael Cohen's sentencing memo: What it means for Trump

      Michael Cohen has admitted that President Trump not only knew about the payoff to Stormy Daniels, but that it was done under the President’s direction and control. President Trump has repeatedly said ...

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    • Let's Talk About Dana • Fasig | Brooks

      Jimmy Fasig shares his appreciation for the hard work and tenactiy that Dana Brooks has dedicated to her profession. From working as a paralegal for 16 years, to graduating Magna Cum Laude in her law ...

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    • World Kindness Day

      Partner Jimmy Fasig shares about one of his favorite 'holidays' - World Kindness Day. We challenge you to go out there and spread some kindness in your community!

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    • Halloween Safety • Pt. 2 • Fasig | Brooks

      Jimmy and Dana are back to finish this two part series on safety on Halloween night. Be mindful of the little ones scurrying around the neighborhoods tonight! Wishing a Happy Halloween from everyone ...

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    • Dont Give a Recorded Statement to the At-Fault Party's Insurance Company

      If you've been in a car crash, do not give a recorded statement to the at-fault party’s insurance company! How do I know this? My name is Kimmy Hogan, a partner at the law firm of Fasig Brooks in ...

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    • Premise Liability

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    • Chasing Ambulances (and Other Things a Personal Injury Attorney Can't Do)

      Although it makes for a good punchline, personal injury attorneys do not actually spend their days chasing ambulances in hopes of finding new clients, nor are they allowed to. Nor would we want to! ...

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    • Death by Negligence: A Story of Medical Malpractice

      When you walk into a hospital or an emergency room, it is normal to expect the doctors to help you get better. Unfortunately, that is not always the situation. In one case, a 65 year-old woman fell, ...

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    • 15 Reasons Why You Don't Have A Medical Malpractice Case

      Medical errors and malpractice are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Not surprisingly, every year we receive thousands of phone calls and emails from people who are seeking advice ...

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    • Doctor Discipline: Does It Happen?

      The answer is: Rarely. Regrettably. A medical malpractice case is meant to help the victims of malpractice and their families. If successful, it can pay for necessary medical care, make up for lost ...

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    • The Importance of Motorcycle Safety

      Motorcycles are becoming more popular each year, and so are accidents involving motorcycles. Motorcycle accidents almost always cause injury since there’s little protection for the rider. Because of ...

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    • Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet or Seatbelt Could Save You More Than Your Life

      As children, we are often taught to take extra precautions to ensure that we are safe. Generally, when kids are taught to ride a bicycle, they are taught to wear a helmet and sometimes even elbow and ...

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    • Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Florida

      If you live in Florida, you know that there are many motorcycle riders on the road. What you may not realize, however, is that motorcycle riders are at a very disproportionate risk of injury and death ...

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    • Newly Approved Nursing Home Construction Worries Some Elder Abuse Advocates

      After nearly 14 years, the Florida state agency responsible for nursing home oversight has lifted the ban on the construction of new nursing homes in the state, according to news sources. Last month, ...

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    • Two Employees Arrested For Tallahassee Assisted Living Facility Abuse And Neglect

      On July 17 th , the Florida Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit arrested the administrator and assistant administrator at a local assisted living facility for failing to protect facility ...

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    • Proper Court Room Attire • Pt 1 • Fasig | Brooks

      What are your thoughts on courtroom attire? Does how your attorney dresses make a difference in your decision to hire? Tell us your thoughts – we want to hear from you!

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    • Do I Have A Case? • Fasig | Brooks

      Just because you were injured in an accident doesn't necessarily mean that there is a personal injury case. Jimmy & Dana discuss the criteria that need to be met to have a valid personal injury case.

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    • What is PIP Coverage? • Fasig | Brooks

      In this video blog, Attorney Jimmy Fasig of Fasig | Brooks explains the importance of PIP coverage in the state of Florida. PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection and it's a type of insurance ...

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    • Drones and Liability: When It’s Not Fun Anymore

      Reme mber “Hoverboards?” They were one of the most popular gift found under Christmas trees last year but they were also among the most dangerous. Concussions, stiches, broken bones, spontaneous ...

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    • EOS Lawsuit: How can someone sue over lip gloss?

      In the past week, several class action lawsuits have been filed in federal court against the maker of EOS lip balm, with the respective plaintiffs claiming that the popular, celebrity-endorsed, lip ...

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    • This Week On LawCall™ - Defective And Dangerous Products

      LawCall™ is a weekly, thirty minute call-in show about legal topics of interest. Each week, we discuss personal injury, auto accidents , truck accidents , medical malpractice , wrongful death, slip ...

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    • Halloween Safety • Pt. 2 • Fasig | Brooks

      Jimmy and Dana are back to finish this two part series on safety on Halloween night. Be mindful of the little ones scurrying around the neighborhoods tonight! Wishing a Happy Halloween from everyone ...

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    • Halloween Safety Tips • Pt. 1 • Fasig | Brooks

      Fall is here! That means that Halloween is right around the corner. In this 2 part series Jimmy Fasig and Dana Brooks discuss some of the prevalent dangers that we face during Halloween. Beware of ...

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    • Hold The Phone • Fasig | Brooks

      Dana Brooks discusses the new Florida law that took effect on October 1, 2019. This new law prohibits you from holding your cell phone at all while in a construction and/or school zone. The push for ...

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    • Case Study: Condo Slip and Fall

      A few years back, I had a client who slipped and fell on condensation in the lobby of a condominium complex. The floor was tile and the lobby had no air conditioning to speak of. Talk about a recipe ...

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    • This Week On LawCall™ - Slips, Trips, and Falls: Premises Liability

      LawCall™ is a weekly, thirty minute call-in show about legal topics of interest. Each week, we discuss personal injury, auto accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, slip and ...

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    • Slip and Fall: An Attorney Tells You What To Do Next

      It happened in an instant. You are stunned, surprised and embarrassed. But even worse, you are in pain. As you pick yourself off the ground after your fall, the last thing on your mind is protecting ...

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    • Attorney-Client Privilege Explained

      The question of attorney-client privilege – what is, and what is not, protected by it – isn’t something that usually leads the evening news. Recently, however, it has been the talk of newsrooms and ...

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    • What is small claims court

      When faced with a civil legal matter, there are a few instances when it isn’t necessary to have an attorney represent you. For cases worth $5,000 or less, a Small Claims action may be the best route ...

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    • Watch Out For The Early Settlement Offer

      One of the first phone calls you will receive after being involved in a car accident is from the insurance company who represents the driver who caused the accident. While the adjuster may be nice on ...

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    • Trucking Accidents: What You Need to Know

      Tucking accidents aren’t simple fender-benders. Semi-trucks travel on the highway at speeds of a minimum of 55 miles per hour and can carry loads upwards of 80,000 pounds. The sheer force behind a ...

      View Now
    • What to do if you are involved in a large truck accident.

      Large trucks – semi-trucks or similar trucks weighing 10,000 pounds or more – caused 292 of the over 3,000 vehicle fatalities in Florida in 2017. Due to the massive size of these trucks, and the much ...

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    • Tallahassee Man Receives Settlement In Garbage Truck Accident

      The Florida Legislature has approved a settlement with a Tallahassee man for a wreck that happened in 2009. Mark Sawicki was riding his motorcycle to work and waiting for a red light when a garbage ...

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    • Why are some Broken Femur Cases Worth More than Others?

      Exploring 100 broken femur jury trial cases across the State of Florida, we found five high-value outliers in our data set. For this sample, we categorized any case value over $700,000 as an outlier ...

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    • Carpal Tunnel Cases: Average Pain & Suffering vs. Economic Damages

      One of the central pieces of a case for an injured client is the reparations from the defendant for the client’s pain and suffering. Even though the defendant, or the defendant’s insurance company, ...

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    • The Average Pain and Suffering Awarded in Relation to Other Economic Damages in Herniated Disc Cases?

      One of the central pieces of a case for an injured client is the reparations from the defendant for the client’s pain and suffering. Even though the defendant, or the defendant’s insurance company, ...

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    • Unfair and Illogical: Florida's Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Law

      I took a call last week that I have taken hundreds of times over the last ten years. The man explained that he had contacted "no less than ten other law firms" in Jacksonville and kept getting turned ...

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    • Who Can Be a Beneficiary in a Wrongful Death Case?

      I'm Jimmy Fasig with Fasig Brooks. I want to talk to you about wrongful death cases and who can recover for a wrongful death case. A lot of people don't know this, but the people that can recover from ...

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    • What is the Average Case Value of a Wrongful Death Case?

      In a 100-case sample taken from jury verdict research across the State of Florida (Fig. 1), statistical analyses from this sample showed that wrongful death cases averaged a total case value of ...

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