Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Chrysler Recalling Over 667,000 Cars and Vans

Chrysler is recalling 667,000 cars and vans because of safety issues.  There are two separate recalls involving two different models and parts. The smaller of the two recalls affects 224,254 2013-model Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan and Ram C/V Tradesman minivans built May 10, 2012, through June 7, 2013.  The recall is due […]

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Road rage. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.

But it happens, and it’s dangerous. It can be the result of a driver getting stuck behind a driver who’s going too slow, and that’s one reason given by an FHP spokesman for the new law, subsection 318.083(3), Florida’s Statutes, that took effect July 1, 2013. It is now a moving violation for drivers in […]

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Sample Company Policies Against Distracted Driving

In considering whether your company establishes a policy against your employees driving distracted, you may wish to view other sample policies to assist you in crafting the policy right for your company.  Here are some examples: National Safety Council Cell Phone Policy Kit South Dakota’s Safety Council’s Sample Company Policy About.com Human Resources’ Sample Company […]

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Honda is recalling 700,000 vehicles worldwide, 150,000 are in the U.S

Honda is recalling 2007 and 2008 model Fit subcompact hatchbacks. The recall is  because rain, snow or other moisture can seep threw the vehicle and damage the master switch located on the drivers door. This may cause the master switch to overheat and potentially start a fire. In July Honda will be notifying owners and […]

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Driving too Slow in Florida Can Get You Ticketed

It is not just speeding that can get you ticketed. Under a new Florida Transportation Bill, HB 7125, which goes into effect July 1, 2013, it is illegal for drivers in Florida to drive 10 mph slower than the posted speed limit, on all roadways with 2 or more lanes going in the same direction, […]

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Distracted Driving Message Shared with Southside Business Men’s Club

  Wayne Hogan had the audience’s full attention when he talked about the distracted driving epidemic and its liability implications for business owners. He was a special guest at the Southside Business Men’s Club in June. He discussed how texting isn’t the only culprit; talking on cell phones while driving is too, explaining that hands-free technology is no […]

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Chrysler Recalls 1.5 Million Jeeps at Risk for Fire

Chrysler is recalling 1.5 million vehicles.  The recall covers 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokees and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty.  It has been documented that these Jeeps are subject to the possibility of a fire in a rear-end collision.  To date, there have been at least 37 accidents that caused fires and resulted in 51 deaths. All of […]

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GM Recalling over 230,000 Vehicles

General Motors is adding 231,000 vehicles to a previous recall last August involving 249,000 SUV’s for a short circuit board in the driver’s door that could lead to a fire. Vehicles included in both recalls are the 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL and the 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, Saab […]

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Leslie A. Goller Named JWLA’s Woman Lawyer of the Year

The Jacksonville Women’s Lawyers Association (JWLA) chose Leslie Goller as its Woman Lawyer of the Year. The award was presented at JWLA’s 2013 Judicial Reception at the River Club in downtown Jacksonville. “JWLA chose a lawyer with caring, determination and heart, ” said Wayne Hogan.  JWLA’s Woman of the Year Award recognizes the honoree for significant contributions in […]

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