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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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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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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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What You Should Know About Negligent Security

By Andrew Sholtes |

Fourth of July celebrations took place in the Treasure Coast and all over the nation. Families and friends gathered at different parks and event facilities to hear music and watch fireworks. While you’re enjoying summer festivities, park owners and event facility organizers have a responsibility to make these events safe for you and others… Read More »

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Why Your Shoes are the Key to a Slip and Fall Accident

By Andrew Sholtes |

Each day in the United States 25,000 people are victims to slip and fall accidents, according to the National Safety Council. The community of the Treasure Coast sees its fair share of slip and fall accidents and surprisingly, they are more common than you think in the counties of Saint Lucie and Martin. Slip… Read More »

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Types of UM Insurance Coverage for Treasure Coast Drivers

By Andrew Sholtes |

One of the most important types of auto insurance coverage a Treasure Coast driver can have is Uninsured Motorist (UM) insurance coverage. According to the Insurance Research Council (IRC), Florida has one of the highest percentages of uninsured drivers in the U.S. What’s surprising is, many people still choose to drive without UM coverage… Read More »

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