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  • Reducing the Risk of Tire-Related Car Accidents

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 21-Oct-2015

    Todd Miner Law Cares About Your Safety Many of us here in Orlando remember Sam Behr, who became widely recognized in the Central Florida television market from Allied Discount Tires commercials and his signature “Tires Ain’t Pretty” line. Born in 1927 in Talladega, Ala., Behr starred in commercials for the tire store for 20 years. Although some younger drivers and automobile ...
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  • Todd Miner Law Wishes You a Happy & Safe Halloween

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 19-Oct-2015

    It’s finally October here in Orlando! The weather is finally starting to cool down, college football is in full swing (Go Knights!), and the smells of pumpkin are beginning to waft through many local shops and businesses. Those of you who have kids are likely spending the month preparing for Halloween. Below you will learn more about this holiday along with some tips to follow in order to ...
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  • Quick Tips for Driving in the Rain

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 31-Aug-2015

    With the summer season in full swing, many of Orlando’s residents are taking full advantage of the hot weather that Florida has to offer. While this weather is usually fairly sunny, making beach trips and theme park visits rather enjoyable, those who have lived in Orlando for some time will know that with this sunshine comes rain, and lots of it! A quick glance at any Orlando weekly weather ...
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  • Think Twice Before Texting and Driving

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 29-Aug-2015

    The advent of the cellular phone has not only changed how we communicate with others, but also the frequency at which we do so. The development of smartphones such as the iPhone has further revolutionized how we stay in touch with friends, family, and co-workers. We are now able to talk, text, e-mail, and surf the web at will from almost any location in the world, a feat that would have been ...
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  • Red-Light Running: Is It Worth It?

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 18-Aug-2015

    Like many others, one of the first things I remember learning as a child was the difference between the three colors of a traffic light. “Green means go, Yellow means slow down, Red means stop.” Parents drill these concepts into their children not only so that they are not hit by a car when crossing the street walking to-and-from school, but so these concepts can be ingrained in the ...
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  • Do I Need to Wear a Helmet While Riding a Motorcycle?

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 30-Jul-2015

    Motorcycle helmet laws have had a long and complicated history here in the United States. In 1967, the Highway Safety Act was enacted. One of the requirements of this act was for states to implement helmet use laws for motorcyclists. The states that failed to pass these laws would be penalized by losing a percentage of their federal highway funding. As a result, almost every state had implemented ...
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  • Five Tips for Keeping Your Pool Party Accident-Free

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 17-Jul-2015

    The weather is getting warmer and sunnier, and thousands of pools across the Orlando area will be opening for the season, including nearly a dozen outdoor public pools. Activities such as pool parties, beach outings, and boating not only provide a convenient way to escape the blistering summer heat, but can help to bring friends and family together and create life-long memories for you and your ...
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  • Common Summer Workplace Injuries

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 8-Jul-2015

    With warmer weather on the horizon and the cold finally showing signs of subsiding, jobs that require their workers to provide manual labor outdoors in the heat are just beginning to reconvene. Accompanying this resurgence of nice weather is an increased rate of on-the-job injuries involving manual labor. Jobs in the construction and agriculture industries pick up tenfold and so do the frequency ...
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  • A Total Loss After a Car Accident

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 23-Jun-2015

    How to Get the Most Money for Your Car If It’s Declared a Total Loss We’ve all heard the terms “totaled” or “total loss.” If someone said to you, “Henry was in a car accident and his car was totaled!” you would probably think the worst. You would probably think to yourself Henry’s condition is serious because he was in a car accident and his ...
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  • Stacking Your Uninsured Motorist Coverage

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 8-Jun-2015

    In my previous blog post, I talked about Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage. This coverage is frequently referred to as UM, or UIM. I’m going to refer to it as UM. What I did not talk about in my previous post was the option to “stack” your UM coverage. Stacking your UM coverage is a relatively economical way to increase the amount to UM coverage available to you if you own ...
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  • National Dog Bite Prevention Week

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 25-May-2015

    It has often been said that a dog is a man’s best friend. With nearly 70 million dogs throughout the United States, it seems that most Americans would agree with this. About 37% of households throughout the country have at least one dog, which comes out to one dog per every 4.5 people in the country. With this many dogs in the country, it’s quite likely that you will encounter one or ...
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  • What Is Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 22-May-2015

    When someone hires me to represent them for their car, truck or motorcycle accident, they hire me to recover money to compensate them for medical bills, lost wages and other “damages” caused by the fault of another. In a typical car accident situation for instance, it is not the other person I am fighting as much as it is their insurance company. But what if the other person has no ...
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  • Understanding Informed Consent with Your Doctor

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 16-May-2015

    “Informed consent” as it pertains to the medical field means receiving information about and understanding your health condition and the treatment options available to you and voluntarily choosing which health care treatment or procedure you want to receive. But informed consent goes way beyond any simple textbook definition. Informed consent can be the difference between life and ...
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  • Fighting Roadblocks in Workers' Compensation Claims

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 29-Apr-2015

    Receiving just compensation for an on-the-job injury can be an uphill battle with hardship, bureaucracy and delay. It is a very adversarial process that can make you feel as if it’s you against the world. Some of these hurdles could be unfairly denied claims, an employer’s failure to carry insurance (employer negligence) or delays in the processing of your claim. To overcome these ...
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  • Understanding Child Injury Cases

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 23-Apr-2015

    Cases involving children are handled with varied nuances that differ from that of a case involving an adult. However, children who are injured are entitled to the same compensation and remedies for pain and suffering as adults. In addition to understanding that children suffer from trauma and pain much differently than adults, it is important to understand the differences between adult and child ...
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