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What you need to know before buying a home in Florida

Guest Columnist: Attorney David Steinfeld of Law Office of David Steinfeld, P.L. In 1985, the Florida Supreme Court decided that buyer beware does not apply to residential real estate. From then, Florida law placed an affirmative duty on sellers to disclose to buyers all material defects that they actually know about and that are unobservable…

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Driveway Dangers – Frontover Car Crashes

Blindspots in the Front of Vehicle Many drivers have never heard of a frontover accident and many drivers believe they can see everything in front of their vehicle. A frontover accident is when a slow-moving car, truck, SUV, or other automobile drives forward and strikes a child due to a front blind zone, usually resulting…

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Do You Use Your Mirrors?

Did you know that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 840,000 blind spot accidents occur each year in the United States resulting in 300 fatalities? This is a result of drivers not adjusting their mirrors properly, or not properly checking their blind spots while driving. Most vehicles have three mirrors — a side…

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Murray Guari Partners Named 2021 Florida Super Lawyers

Murray Guari Trial Attorneys Partners Scott C. Murray and Jason J. Guari have been named 2021 “Florida Super Lawyers” by Super Lawyer Magazine — an annual publication that recognizes Florida’s top lawyers. Scott Murray has been recognized for this distinction in the area of Personal Injury. Scott is an experienced attorney, dedicated to representing clients…

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Murray Guari Partner Scott Perry Named a Super Lawyer Magazine Rising Star

Murray Guari Trial Attorneys Partner Scott B. Perry was named a 2021 Rising Star in the area of Personal Injury by Florida Super Lawyer Magazine — an annual publication that recognizes Florida’s top lawyers. This is the six-consecutive year, Scott has been recognized with this distinction. Scott represents clients who have been injured due to…

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“Driverless” Cars – Are they really driverless?

A fully autonomous or self-driving vehicle is not available for sale to consumers, at least not yet. Any vehicle for sale to the public and marketed as “driverless” is not really driverless. So, what does that mean? While you are able to buy a car today that can automatically brake for you when the vehicle’s…

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Hurt on the Job – Steps to Take After A Work Injury 

Guest Columnist: Attorney Eli A. Franks of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt If you have been hurt on the job, you may be entitled to receive medical care and lost wages from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation is an insurance program that covers employees while they are recovering from injuries that they received on…

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Be Mindful Before You Post

Nothing You Post Online is Truly Private Digital, mobile, and social media have been an indispensable part of everyday life. Social media users have passed the 3.8 billion mark. The average internet user now spends 6 hours and 43 minutes online each day viewing and posting life updates/announcements and sharing personal photos and videos. Unfortunately,…

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Dangers on Florida’s Highways

Important Road Debris Safety Tips Tread from a blown tire, trash bags, and cardboard boxes, not to mention any number of items, big or small that have fallen off the back of a truck. Hitting road debris is dangerous and swerving to avoid it can be just as hazardous. Florida is one of at least…

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Engaging Changes, Growth, & Development 

Guest Columnist: John K. “Jack” Rice, Esq John Maxwell is accredited for saying, “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” This oft repeated quote can be applied to many settings, including our backyards and neighborhoods. South Florida is constantly changing and composed of many municipalities growing at varying rates. Although many areas of our nation have…