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The 3 Most Dangerous Roads in Volusia and Flagler County

posted on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 and is filed under Car Accidents

The 3 most dangerous roads in Volusia and Flagler County Watch out for rear end collisions! A recent traffic safety study analyzed the cause, location, and severity of 63,036 accidents in the two county area from the years 2011 – 2015.    The study identified three roads in the area that are the most dangerous....

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Tips for Choosing a Nursing Home

posted on Monday, March 19th, 2018 and is filed under Nursing Home Injury

Tips for Choosing a Nursing Home Don’t Choose One with a Wasting Liability Policy. What’s That? Our clients often ask us how they should go about selecting a nursing home. At Zimmet & Zimmet, we are local Daytona Beach nursing home injury attorneys who represent people for injuries and wrongful death as a result of...

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An Important Tip for Choosing a Nursing Home for your Loved One

posted on Friday, March 16th, 2018 and is filed under Nursing Home Injury

An Important Tip for Choosing a Nursing Home for your Loved One Real insurance or fake insurance?   Choosing a nursing home for a loved one in Florida is a difficult decision at best.   Our clients often ask us for tips on how to choose.  Here is a tip you may not have thought of. ...

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Sue a Friend or Family Member? Really?

posted on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 and is filed under Car Accidents, Personal injury

The Insurance Company is the Real Adverse Party The Daytona Beach News Journal is reporting that Carolyn Perry 81, of Clarkstown Michigan was killed early Monday morning when a the driver of a pick up truck she was a passenger in drove his truck off the road and hit a tree.  The driver, Jerry Hershman,...

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6,000 Pedestrians Killed in 2016 Alone

posted on Monday, March 5th, 2018 and is filed under Car Accidents, Personal injury

How could it happen? A pedestrian was killed in the early morning hours of March 1, 2018 in Deltona Florida.  The Volusia County Sheriff’s office reported that a pedestrian was hit when he stepped out in front of a truck near the intersection of Elkham and Howland Blvd.    This tragedy is part of a...

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We Know You Have Heard It, BUT Don’t Text and Drive

posted on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 and is filed under Car Accidents, Personal injury

The Consequences Are Going Up A law that would allow police to pull people over for texting while driving recently passed its third and final Florida House committee.   While texting and driving is currently against the law in Florida, police cannot pull people over solely for texting and driving. The stop must be predicated on...

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The Most Effective Way to Destroy your Car Accident Case

posted on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 and is filed under Car Accidents, Personal injury

There are many potential pit falls or traps an injured person may fall into during the course of their insurance claim and litigation. But without a doubt the single most effective way to destroy your case is to lie.    Many of the issues that will be determined by a jury depend on how the...

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“Failed to Stop” Kills 2 Men

posted on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 and is filed under Car Accidents, Personal injury

Investigating & Protecting Yourself from Distracted Driving According to the Daytona Beach News Journal, Ralph Pellicer and Jobe Padach died when the truck they were driving in was rear ended by a Hyundai driven by Jennifer McFann.  The Florida Highway patrol reported that McFann “failed to stop.”  A “failed to stop” accident is almost always caused by...

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Truck hits and kills pedestrian. Whose fault?

posted on Monday, February 19th, 2018 and is filed under Car Accidents, Personal injury

What factors to consider Many accidents have complications that make the determination of fault difficult. This is certainly true of a recent fatal accident in Deland, Florida being investigated by the Florida Highway Patrol.  The News Journal is reporting that a woman pushing her bicycle on SR 44 was struck by a trailer being pulled...

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Sue the Police for a Car Accident? Really?

posted on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 and is filed under Car Accidents

Especially Complicated Cases It was recently reported that a Port Orange police officer, Jason Robert Raynor, lost control of his vehicle en route to investigate a burglary in progress. The report notes that his police car crashed into parked cars outside of a bar on US1.  At Zimmet & Zimmet, we represent people injured by...

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