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Working construction is a very rewarding career and a source of constant jobs in the Tampa area. However, construction places are very dangerous. According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), more than 14 people a day were killed on-the-job in 2016. Almost a quarter of workplace deaths are in construction. If you sustained Tampa […]

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Hoag Law Firm, P.A. St Petersburg FL

Workplaces are dangerous places. OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, states that 13,000 workers are injured in the US every year. In 2016, 5,190 workers died in the work place – that is fourteen workers a day. Those numbers are up 7% from last year. In jobs where OSHA is an active partner, fatality […]

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Hoag Law Firm, P.A. St Petersburg FL

Walking is great exercise, saves your car, and for some people, is their only means of transportation. Unfortunately, walking can be very dangerous. As we discussed previously, 5,376 (632 in Florida) pedestrian deaths and 70,000 (8,000 in Florida) pedestrian injuries occurred in 2015. Florida is the second highest state for pedestrian accidents. Pedestrian Accidents Pedestrian/vehicle […]

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Hoag Law Firm, P.A. St Petersburg FL

Vehicles are an important feature in American life. Our lives are much more convenient. Food, goods, and mail are delivered relatively cheaply and quickly. Florida is a great place to motorcycle, bicycle, boat, and walk, as well. However, injuries and death caused by vehicles of any description are unfortunately common. Motor Vehicle Injuries and Death […]

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Hoag Law Firm, P.A. St Petersburg FL

Beside slip and fall accidents, dog bites in Tampa are common premises liability lawsuits. Approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur each year in the United States. While 80% cause no injury or only minor, non-medical care requiring injuries, 20% result in serious injuries. Deaths can also occur; however, these are rare, despite media stories. Liability […]

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Hoag Law Firm, P.A. St Petersburg FL

A personal injury attorney specializes in helping people injured because of someone else’s negligence. That someone can be another person, a business or corporation, or occasionally a governmental agency.

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Hoag Law Firm, P.A. St Petersburg FL

Bicycling is great exercise, a good way to commute and to enjoy Florida’s amazing bike trails. However, injuries and death are increasing as well. A recent study in California indicated that costs associated with non-fatal bike crashes increase by $789 million each year.

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Hoag Law Firm, P.A. St Petersburg FL

Property owners have the duty to keep conditions on their property safe or to warn if there are unsafe conditions. This is known a property liability.

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