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Florida Considers Doing Away with No Fault Personal Injury Protection Car Insurance System

May. 5, 2016 , by admin

Car insurance can be a confusing thing, depending on which state you live in. For instance, in Florida, there’s no mandate for bodily injury coverage, but there is a mandate for personal injury protection, or PIP. This mandate has caused the state to have the fourth highest auto insurance rates in the country, as well as seeing a huge spike in auto insurance rates beginning in 2015. Now, the state is considering the feasibility of doing aw...

Does Florida’s Motorcycle Helmet Law Put Riders at Greater Risk?

May. 5, 2016 , by admin

Motorcycle riders are always at an increased risk of harm while on the road. Other drivers often fail to notice motorcycles, and in the event of an accident, the lack of a surrounding vehicular structure makes what would have been a minor fender-bender into a serious, perhaps life-threatening situation. That all makes Florida’s stance on motorcycle helmets somewhat confusing. It’s legal to ride in the state without a helmet as long as a ...

Threats Proliferate: Craigslist Fraud, Theft and Elder Abuse

May. 5, 2016 , by admin

It’s tempting to think that we live in a safer world than we once did, but that’s not actually the truth. While there are more safeguards in place than ever before, unscrupulous individuals are finding new ways to get around them and take advantage of people of all ages. From theft to fraud to abuse, there’s an incredible potential for threats today, and it pays to know some of the newer forms and what to watch for.

Elder Abuse

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