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Have You Seen Medicare Fraud?

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Attorney Ryon McCabe – Guest Columnist of McCabe Rabin, P.A. Ripping off the government is big business. Every year, dishonest businesses cheat the government out of billions of dollars. Here in South Florida, one of the most common scams is healthcare fraud. Indeed, due to our large elderly population, South Florida is often referred to…

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What is This Symbol?

Vehicle Tire Pressure Monitor Symbol Light

Have you ever been driving in your car and this symbol lights up on your dashboard? Did it leaving you wondering what is this and what is wrong with my vehicle? Over 40% of drivers are unable to identify the low tire-pressure warning light, let alone check their tire pressure. This symbol refers to the…

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Proposed Florida Legislation – Vehicle Insurance Database

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Cracking Down on Uninsured Motorists. The Florida Legislature is looking to introduce a new bill that establishes an online verification system that would provide your current insurance status. Today, police officers can only look up your license and registration, but not your insurance status. Similarly, after an accident, it can take 30 days or more…

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Keeping Our Kids Safe. What Can Parents Do?

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It’s not easy being a parent in today’s world, and protecting your child is more complicated than simply teaching children to call 911 or to stop, drop and roll. Today, parents are concerned about child predators, bullying, cyberbullying, internet safety, school violence, drug or alcohol use, human trafficking, abductions and more. Many of today’s youth…

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Smart Roads — Technology Turning Roads into Test Labs

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Colorado is the first state in the country to start testing smart pavements. The half-mile of roadway, made of precast concrete panels, will contain sensors, processors, antennae, the latest fiber optics, and wireless technology. These smart slabs are designed to connect to motorists’ cell phones to provide real-time alerts. The goal is to use technology…

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Dangers at Sea – How to Stay Safe While on a Cruise

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Cruising is big business offering classic cruises, luxury cruises, adventure cruises, senior cruises, specialty events cruises, family cruises, river cruises, and more. Globally, an estimated 24 million passengers take to the seas each year. South Florida’s seaports alone had more than 9 million visitors last year. PortMiami, dubbed the largest, busiest cruise port, welcomed a…

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Five Tricks the Auto Insurance Companies Use Against Accident Victims

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Car accidents occur every day. They can be devastating for everyone involved regardless of fault. The time following a vehicle accident may be quite confusing. Victims could be dealing with injuries, loss of a loved one, or property damage. Victims often find themselves unfamiliar with the legal process and lack understanding of the injury claims…

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Evidence of Insurance

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Information Florida Jurors Are Not Allowed to Hear at Trial Did you know that Florida law usually prohibits a jury in a personal injury case from knowing whether a defendant has insurance coverage, what type of coverage, and the amount of coverage available? Why is that? The rationale is that if a jury is aware…

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Florida Considers Full Texting Ban

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Florida is known nationally for having some of the deadliest roadways. So why is it that Florida is one of only four states to treat texting while driving as a secondary offense, and not a primary offense. In Florida, law enforcement can only pull a driver over for texting if the officer sees the driver…

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Documenting Proof of Injury

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Why it is so Important to Take Photographs. As trial attorneys, it is often best for us to think about a case in reverse – so for us, it starts with the Verdict Form for trial, then, we work our way backwards. You may ask why this is important when most cases do not go…

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