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Make sure you ask for additur – if it is granted and the defense denies it, you get a new trial.

Make sure you ask for additur – if it is granted and the defense denies it, you get a new trial. Thomas Wayne Akers II, and his wife Cassandra Akers, filed a personal injury action against Donald Emmons, as a result of an automobile accident. Mr. Akers changed his existing negligence action, from a separate […]

Local Nursing Home shut down ventilator program, also on state's "watch" list

Local Nursing Home shut down ventilator program, also on state’s “watch” list Recently, Avante at Jacksonville Beach moved patients to Ormond Beach for treatment after deciding to shut down its ventilator care program.   Families of these patients are upset that they will have to drive nearly 90 miles to see their loved ones.   The Families […]

When to use your hazard lights

Living in Florida, afternoon showers and thunderstorms are normal, especially in the summer. It is extremely important to use caution when driving in the rain. You should always slow down and turn on your windshield wipers when driving in the rain. According to the Florida DMV, headlights must be turned on during periods of rain […]

Daily Record: Florida drivers not the most knowledgeable

Florida drivers are among the least knowledgeable drivers on the road out of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to GMAC Insurance based on its National Drivers Test. For 2010, Florida drivers rank No. 41 with an average score of 75.2, compared with the drivers in Kansas, the best at 82.3, and […]