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Halloween Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treaters and Drivers

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Oct 29, 2021 2:04:00 PM

It’s the spookiest time of the year! Many people call Halloween their favorite holiday; with fun decorations and creepy ambiance, grinning jack o’ lanterns, and plenty of sweet treats, it’s no wonder! Since most of us didn’t get a chance to go all out for Halloween last year, we expect this year’s celebrations to be bigger than ever.

Despite all the excitement, Halloween also comes with its own set of risks including lack of visibility on the streets, increased pedestrian traffic, and inattentiveness of drivers. As a refresher, here are some ways you can make sure your community stays safe this Halloween:

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Topics: Community, drivers, Tips

Safety Tips for Driving in a College Town

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Feb 26, 2020 8:30:00 AM

College can be the most exciting time of your life! Unfortunately, driving in a college town can be quite the opposite. With so many opportunities to be distracted - scooters, pedestrians, running late to class - and with so many less experienced drivers on the roads, driving in any college town has the potential to be dangerous.

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Topics: Gainesville, Tips

How to Avoid Debris in the Road

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Jan 9, 2020 2:15:00 PM

Hundreds of thousands of crashes happen because of debris in the road, however, there are steps you can take to minimize your risk of a debris-related crash. Take a look at these driving tips for dealing with objects in the road. How you react to these unexpected obstacles can make the difference between a simple swerve and serious injury.

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Topics: Car Accidents, Tips

Tips for Driving During the Holidays

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Nov 26, 2019 9:36:08 AM

With the holiday season often comes road trips to visit family or fun vacations to snowy winter wonderlands! As exciting as holiday trips can be, they also mean much more traffic and increasingly hazardous road conditions.

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Topics: Distracted Driving, Speeding Accidents, Drinking and Driving, auto accident, Gainesville, Tips

7 Mistakes That Can Affect Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Nov 14, 2019 12:32:00 PM

After an accident, it can be easy to make a mistake: a mistake that could cost you dearly, and may prevent you from receiving the money you deserve. These seven common mistakes may not seem like a big deal, but they can have a profound effect on the outcome of your case. A little attentiveness can go a long way towards reaching a successful settlement or award!

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Topics: Personal Injury Attorney(s), Serious Accidents & Injuries, Personal Injury Law, suing your employer, auto accident, personal injury cases for minors, Tips

What to Do If Your Child Is Injured at Daycare

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Sep 18, 2019 10:50:00 AM

It can be difficult for working parents to leave their children at daycare. Finding a facility you trust takes time, effort, and a big leap of faith when you say goodbye at the door. Yet for many, daycare is the best or only option for childcare while parents are away from home.

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Topics: Community, personal injury cases for minors, Tips

9 Documents to Bring to Your First Personal Injury Attorney Meeting

Posted by Steven A. Bagen

Sep 10, 2019 12:37:00 PM


After an accident, it is easy to feel overwhelmed or even intimidated by meeting with a lawyer. However, your attorney is an ally who only wants to help. Help them help you: Gather the tools they need to take up your fight and give you the best legal representation possible armed with all the facts!

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Topics: Personal Injury, Personal Injury Attorney(s), Personal Injury Law, personal injury cases for minors, Gainesville, Tips

Scooter Safety 101

Posted by Steven Bagen

Aug 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM


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Topics: bike safety, Gainesville, Tips