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  • "DUI Experience" Program Reveals Dangers of Drunk Driving

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 13-May-2016

    Students at Lake Nona High School were recently given the chance to see and feel what it’s like to drive while drunk. In a “DUI experience” program organized by Orlando and University of Central Florida police, students got to drive modified go karts with delayed responses and brakes that simulate driving while intoxicated. The students were instructed to complete two laps around ...
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  • How to Get a Strong Settlement in Your Car Accident Injury Case

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 6-Apr-2016

    If you have been injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligence, contacting an experienced Orlando car accident attorney is the first step towards getting a strong settlement. Follow the steps listed below to maximize your settlement offer. 1. Contact a car accident personal injury attorney. An experienced attorney will be an incredible asset. Most attorneys work on a contingency ...
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  • Todd Miner Speaks at UCF Legal Studies Class

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 5-Apr-2016

    Last week on March 31, 2016, Attorney Todd Miner spoke to students in a Law Office Management class at the University of Florida (UCF). This was a great opportunity to share some wisdom and inspiration with the next generation of up-and-coming attorneys. The Law Office Management class teaches students how to manage their own law practice after graduation from law school. During the presentation, ...
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  • Truck Accidents Result in Thousands of Fatalities Annually

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 2-Apr-2016

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that truck accidents result in approximately 4,000 fatalities and over 100,000 injuries in the U.S. each year. Tractor trailers cruise our roads and highways each day, carrying heavy loads of products and supplies across the country. These semis can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds – enough to easily crush passenger vehicles. Worse, ...
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  • What NOT to Do After a Car Accident

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 1-Apr-2016

    Most of us will be in a few car accidents during our lifetime, so it’s important to know what NOT to do after an accident. We’ve all heard what we should do: call the police, exchange insurance information, and follow up with our insurance company. But knowing what NOT to do after an Orlando car accident is just as important. Do NOT admit fault or apologize. We are trained from any ...
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  • Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise in Florida

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 23-Mar-2016

    Pedestrian accidents are on the rise nationwide, but a new study has concluded that Florida is among the worst in the country for preventable pedestrian accidents for the first half of 2015. In the first six months of the year, nearly 2,400 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents, reflecting a six percent increase over the previous year. Even as total traffic deaths have been on a downward ...
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  • 5 Road Safety Tips You Have Never Heard Before

    Posted By Todd Miner Law || 24-Feb-2016

    As an Orlando personal injury lawyer, I often help car accident victims receive compensation for their injuries. Sadly, many of these accidents could have been avoided through careful driving. Residents of Orlando are well aware of the dangers of flash flooding and sudden storms, but other dangers lurk! Consider these 5 road safety tips you have never heard before: Do not swerve to avoid hitting ...
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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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