What Is the ELD Mandate Deadline?

The trucking industry uses ELDs, or electronic logging devices, to “improve safety by ensuring strict compliance with hours-of-service requirements.” The use of electronic logging devices in the trucking industry may reduce the large truck crash rate by about 12 percent and reduce hours-of-service violations by 50 percent compared to paper logs, federal data show. Accordingly,…

Rear-End Accidents Can Devastate Motorcyclists

Riding a motorcycle always comes with inherent dangers. Whenever a larger vehicle collides with a motorcycle, the motorcycle operator, as well as any motorcycle passengers, face the potential for serious injuries. Motorcycles don’t protect riders with metal frames, seat belts, or airbags like passenger vehicles do. Rear-end motorcycle accidents can present special dangers for motorcyclists…

Where Do Slip and Fall Accidents Take Place?

A slip, trip, or fall can take place almost anywhere. In public or private, on land or on water, in a store or out in the parking lot—slippery conditions and hazards exist everywhere. Sometimes, victims can avoid open and obvious hazards. Other times, landowners or store managers fail to keep their premises in safe conditions….

Small Commercial Vehicles Can Cause Serious Injuries, Too

Accidents involving large commercial big rigs often receive extensive media coverage due to their severity. Large, heavy vehicles can cause serious property damage and life-threatening (or even fatal) injuries. But small commercial vehicles can also cause serious damage, and endanger the lives of all drivers and passengers involved in the collision. If a commercial vehicle…

Liability for Dog Bite Injuries

Dog bites can cause serious—and in some cases, life-threatening or permanent injuries. They may require extensive rehabilitation, or prevent victims from returning to work. When injury victims incur significant costs as a result of a dog owner’s negligence, they have a legal right to compensation. The dog bite attorneys at the Dolman Law Group have…

Will Safety Standards for Vehicles Decrease?

In recent decades, federal regulations have required new safety features—such as airbags—in new vehicles. While these measures have reduced the severity of injuries sustained in accidents, some opponents still fight against the imposition of new vehicle safety standards. Victims can force negligent manufacturers whose vehicles do not stand up to existing safety standards to pay…

When Will I Settle My Florida Car Accident Case?

For many car accident injury victims, medical bills pile up at a time when they have missed time from work and lost wages as a result of an accident. This makes many accident victims eager to settle their claims. This is understandable, given the immense financial pressures that can result from car accidents. Unfortunately, the…

What to Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Injuries

Vulnerable residents entrust nursing homes and assisted living facilities with their medical, personal care, and financial needs. While many care facilities work hard to earn this trust and take good care of their residents, other facilities cause injuries to residents through neglect or abuse. Injured residents have legal rights, however, and many different forms of…

BMW Announces Fire Risks and Related Recalls—Were You Injured?

Luxury automaker BMW recently announced two recalls of about one-million cars and sport utility vehicles. This expansive recall has the potential to affect many Floridians. If a recalled vehicle injured you or a loved one, consult with an experienced New Port Richey auto accident attorney as soon as possible. The highly skilled attorneys at the…

Different Ways Florida Law Allows You to Obtain Payment for Your Personal Injuries

Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractice, defective medications, dog bites, sexual assault, and nursing home neglect can all injure people. The law entitles injury victims to compensation for all their financial losses. The Dolman Law Group has decades of experience protecting the rights of injury victims in the New Port Richey…

FAQs About Florida Pedestrian Accidents

An auto accident can overwhelm victims. Pedestrians may not know what to do after a truck, car, motorcycle, or bicycle strikes them. By learning about the process of filing a personal injury claim, you can prepare to protect your legal rights after an accident. Consult with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible…

Bus Drivers Have a Legal Obligation to Avoid Harming Their Passengers

Every day, residents and visitors of New Port Richey access the Pasco County public transportation system. The convenience of public transportation can make it easy to forget that buses can cause traffic accidents, just like other vehicles. Bus accident injury victims have the legal right to compensation for their financial losses. Contact an experienced bus…