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07, 2019

Florida’s Focus on Driving

Today, July 1, 2019 there are 100 new laws taking effect. We encourage you to take a moment to review these new laws here. The Law Offices of Lucas & Magazine are advocates for those injured by distracted drivers. We’d like to highlight two new statues effective today, July 1, [...]

06, 2019

Rideshare Safety

Taxi alternative transportation services have implemented multiple measures to help ensure our safety. Now it is time to do our part to reap the benefits of these added measures. When you are out of town and don’t want to rent a car, or maybe going out for the evening these [...]

12, 2018

Stopped for Suspicion of DUI after Holiday Cheer?

Stopped for Suspicion of DUI after Holiday Cheer? What to do and NOT to do Article by Attorney Clementine Conde The holidays are a wonderful time to attend Charity events, office parties and get-togethers with friends. Alcohol is flowing and everyone is full of merriment. However, it can be quite [...]

11, 2018

Used and Hand-Me-Down Car Seats

Maintaining Safety While Saving Previously Used Car Seats Families with multiple children will often debate whether or not to reuse a car seat when available. If anyone can outgrow something fast, babies have us all beat. So usually a hand-me-down car seat from your growing child to your youngest might be welcomed with [...]

10, 2018

Damage to car seat after an accident

Why a car seat is possibly damaged now You have your car repaired after an accident, but you cannot have a car seat repaired. Replacing your child’s safety device is the safest option after an accident. People often assume with no immediate signs of damage to a car seat, it [...]

09, 2018

No Pics, No Proof

Have you ever had a friend ask “no pics, no proof?” Today people ask for pictures to justify it really did happen. With a camera in your pocket or purse, it has never been easier to document day to day life. Pictures quickly increase the validity of your claim. Details [...]

08, 2018

Do I really need to tell my attorney everything?

Once you retain an attorney to represent you after an automobile accident you may be worried about what to share with them both about the accident and about previous circumstances. You may even feel tempted to hold back information from your attorney but is imperative that you fight that urge. [...]

07, 2018

Do I really need to see a doctor after my accident?

Everyone knows the familiar sounds and lights of ambulance, police and firefighters surrounding an accident, but not everyone involved in an accident seeks medical evaluation and treatment after the accident. Medical treatment should not be limited to only the most severe automobile accidents. It is actually recommended that anyone involved [...]

07, 2018

Summer Safety on the Water

Summer Safety on the Water Article by Attorney Clementine Conde Summertime in Florida is a great time to hit the water and have some fun! In the Tampa Bay area, we are fortunate to have so many beautiful areas to explore on the water however we must always be cautious [...]

07, 2018

Can I afford to hire an attorney after my automobile accident?

Can I afford to hire an attorney after my automobile accident? Written by attorney Harmony J. Widman If you are in an automobile accident and you speak to the insurance adjuster before hiring an attorney, they will most likely try to convince you not to hire an attorney. One of [...]

06, 2018

Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Written by Attorney Harmony J. Widman Types of Distracted Driving There are three types of distracted driving and each one is a negligent behavior that contributes to the nearly 3000 deaths associated with distracted driving each year. Visual Distractions Visual distractions are those distractions that cause your eyes [...]

06, 2018

Jeff Lucas Bio Video

Learn more about managing partner Jeff Lucas here.