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Here’s a link to Margie’s appearance on ABC’s The Morning Blend talking about how Swope Law helps women maneuver through the insurance claims process after being injured in an accident. Women and men are very different, both physically and emotionally. Did you know that a woman is twice as likely to suffer a serious emotional injury in an accident than a man? Women are more susceptible to suffering from PTSD after an accident. Women and men also differ in how they heal from physical injuries. Women produce estrogen which can inhibit inflammation and extend the healing process.
The Takata airbag recall has been significantly expanded. We encourage you to go to vinrcl.safercar.gov/vin to see if your vehicle is subject to the recall, particularly if you own an Acura, Audi, BMW, Chevy, Chrysler, Sprinter, Dodge/Ram, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Honda, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Subaru, Toyota, or Volkswagen. Significant scarring and death can occur from a defective airbag deployment. Be safe out there!
April 29, 2016 – Mark Riendeau was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a truck driven by Russell Kirchoff at the intersection of 66th Street and 94th Avenue North. Riendeau was reportedly southbound on 66th Street on his motorcycle when Kirchoff attempted to make a left turn from northbound 66th Street onto 94th Avenue. Florida Statute 316.122, titled “Vehicle turning left,” states that “The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left within an intersection or into an alley, private road, or driveway shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction, or vehicles lawfully passing…
April 25, 2016 – Janelle Osborn was killed when her vehicle was struck on the driver side by a vehicle driven by Charles Templeton northbound on US 19. Templeton reportedly veered off the road, onto the shoulder, and into the side of Osborn’s vehicle, which was stopped at the stop sign on Highland Acres Drive. Larry Reed was a passenger in Osborn’s vehicle and he was reportedly critically injured. Florida Statute 316.1925, titled “Careless driving,” states that “Any person operating a vehicle upon the streets or highways within the state shall drive the same in a careful and prudent manner,…