How Can the Statute of Limitations Affect my Accident Claim?

A statute of limitations sets a deadline by which a lawsuit must be filed or the right to file a lawsuit for the accident/incident is lost forever. In Florida, the statute of limitations for a “general negligence” claim is four years, meaning that a person involved in an accident can only file a lawsuit within…

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What are the Main Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Florida?

With warm weather and sunshine year-round, Floridians often want to spend all of their time outdoors — including their time on the road. So, it makes sense that motorcycles are a common mode of transportation here. But, while they provide a seemingly fun and breezy alternative to driving a car, motorcycles can be extremely dangerous…

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Who can be held liable in a Bicycle Accident?

Bicycle accidents can be extremely dangerous. Without the protective barriers of a car or truck, an accident involving a cyclist can cause extended injuries and lawsuits. But when a biker is hit, or loses control due to a distracted driver or lane change, who is at fault? When the motorist is at fault Hitting someone…

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5 Top Tips for Avoiding Accidents on the Road

We look forward to getting our driver’s licenses from a young age, counting down the days until our 16th birthday comes around and we finally get that shiny car allowing us to take control of the road. But with that shiny new car comes a lot of responsibility. No matter what age we are or…

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Why do we celebrate Memorial Day?

Our Memorial Day Holiday is the way that our country reflect’s upon and remembers the many people that have died while serving in our country’s armed forces.  In earlier Memorial celebrations in our country,  we gathered to recognize and celebrate nationalism in a way that brought us together during times of sacrifice and the pain of having…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Wearing a helmet while riding may mean the difference between life and death. But did you know that Florida repealed its universal helmet law in 2000? In Florida, if you are over the age of 21 and have at least $10,000 of Medical Payment coverage, you may legally ride or operate a motorcycle without a…

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Texting May Have Caused The Texas Church Bus Crash?

Put The Phone Down While Driving

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Car Seats Actually Expire -Did you know about this?

We were surprised about some of the items on this list of things everyone should know about car seats: 1. Car seats have an expiration date. Most car seats expire after 5-8 years. Check your car seat manual for the expiration date. Car seats are made of plastic, which becomes less effective over time when…

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Our Newest Team Member !

Please join Bill and Ginny in welcoming the newest member of the Allen Law Firm team! Their first grandchild, Brice Virginia Burchfield

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Posted By Allen Law Firm P.A. || 16-Jan-2017 “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” – MLK Every year on the third Monday in January our country celebrates the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. One of the most influential figures in our nation’s history,…

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