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Negligent Road Design Causes Car Accidents

By Andrew Sholtes |

Fort Pierce is known as the Sunrise City. It’s a great place to be whether during the winter holidays or summer for fun in the sun. But Fort Pierce, the Treasure Coast community, and other cities across the U.S. are not immune to negligent road design and road issues like potholes. This article will… Read More »

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The Basics of Negligence in Fort Pierce Personal Injury Claims

By Andrew Sholtes |

Personal injury claims occur as a result of events such as vehicle accidents, workplace accidents like carpal tunnel syndrome, and slip and falls. When most people think of personal injury claims, their first thought is the fact that the claim involves an injury of some sort. What they don’t realize is the most important… Read More »

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Indicators of Distracted Driving in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

Distracted driving is a leading cause of serious bodily harm, injuries and death. It has become a growing problem within our community and throughout the nation. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) reports there were almost 50,000 crashes involving distracted driving in our state alone, in 2016. Because Sholtes Law,… Read More »

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Contributing Factors of Motorcycle Accidents in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

The State of Florida is one of the most dangerous states for riding motorcycles. These accidents often result in serious personal injuries or death. Because Sholtes Law wants to keep motorcycle riders safe in and throughout the Fort Pierce community, here’s some information to know about the contributing factors of motorcycle accidents. Motorists Failure… Read More »

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What Fort Pierce Should Know about JackKnife Truck Accidents

By Andrew Sholtes |

Approximately 2 million motorists travel on Florida’s Turnpike each day. Although some of the motorists use the turnpike to reach various destinations around Florida, commercial vehicles such as trucks use this same 500 mile stretch of tolls to transport goods. Many of the trucks travel through the Fort Pierce community. Because the Sunshine State… Read More »

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Handling Car Accidents on Private Property in Fort Pierce

By Andrew Sholtes |

The standard procedures for handling a car accident on a public street includes taking photos, exchanging information with the other driver, and getting the police involved for an investigation and to complete an accident report. But what happens when the car accident takes place on private property, such as a store parking lot? Many… Read More »

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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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