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Helmets Protect Fort Pierce Motorcycle Riders in Motorcycle Accidents

By Andrew Sholtes |

In 2017, there were over 8.4 million registered motorcycles in the United States. This is a 23% increase of motorcycles over the last decade. And, as you know, Florida is the perfect place for motorcycle riding. However, Florida has the highest rate of motorcycle fatalities due to its top 5 ranking on the National… Read More »

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Important Evidence in Fort Pierce Car Accident Cases

By Andrew Sholtes |

Car accidents are never easy to handle. The process comes with filing claims with insurance companies, speaking to insurance adjusters, and plenty of patience. Often times, car accidents result in personal injury lawsuits because of the injuries the victim receives and the effect the injuries have on the victim’s life overall. If your claim… Read More »

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Declining Uninsured Motorist Insurance Comes with Risks

By Andrew Sholtes |

When a Saint Lucie or Martin County driver insures his or her vehicle, the State of Florida provides the driver with an option to add additional coverage such as uninsured motorist insurance (UM) coverage. While most drivers say yes to uninsured motorist insurance, many drivers opt out, even with the large number of uninsured… Read More »

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What Fort Pierce Residents Should Know About Dog Attacks

By Andrew Sholtes |

According to the Center for Disease Control, over 36% of households in the United States own a dog. The Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie, and Treasure Coast is no different, as there are many dog lovers in our area. While dogs go by the name of man’s best friend, dogs are not so friendly when… Read More »

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Can Someone Other than the Drunk Driver be Responsible for a Drunk Driving Accident?

By Andrew Sholtes |

Drunk driving is a preventable problem in Florida and throughout the United States. In fact, drunk driving accidents cause 290,000 injuries per year, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Many victims suffer injuries from drunk driving accidents without considering that not only is the drunk driver is responsible for the accident, but a… Read More »

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Why the Police Report is Important to Your Fort Pierce Car Accident Claim

By Andrew Sholtes |

The primary steps to take after experiencing a car accident in Fort Pierce is to take pictures of the accident scene, record video, speak with witnesses, and see a medical professional. Some victims often forget to obtain one of the most important documents that helps them in filing an insurance claim – the police… Read More »

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Bicycle Safety in Fort Pierce Florida

By Andrew Sholtes |

According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), there were 6,568 bicycle crashes in the State of Florida. 128 of these bicycle crashes occurred in Martin and St. Lucie Counties. Safety often comes second place to entertainment when it comes to riding bicycles. Because Sholtes Law cares about the safety… Read More »

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What Car Accident Passengers Should Know About Their Rights in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

Many times, when people think about car accidents, they only think about the drivers involved and how it affects them. But what about the passengers? The impact a car accident can have on a passenger is just as important. Each day, passengers are suffering from personal injuries due to a car accident in Fort… Read More »

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How Can I Pay for My Medical Bills After a Drunk Driving Accident?

By Andrew Sholtes |

According to the Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report 2019, Port St. Lucie is the 14th safest driving city. Although this report shows that Port St. Lucie is the safest city for driving, several instances occur where the Treasure Coast community is not so safe for drivers due to drunk driving accidents. Remember the Port… Read More »

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Distracted Driving: You Text, You Drive, You Get Pulled Over in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), there were almost 50,000 crashes involving distracted driving in Florida in 2016. These distracted driving crashes cause serious injuries and death across the state. Now, as of July 1, 2019, talking and texting, a form of distracted driving, is a primary offense… Read More »

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