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Do I Need to Wear a Motorcycle Helmet in Florida?

Florida repealed the universal helmet law in 2000 for motorcycle riders over the age of 21. Current law states that if you are over 21 years of age, you do
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Should You Self-Insure Your Car?

Buying insurance is about reducing risk and protecting drivers. In most states, car insurance is not just a responsible choice. It’s a legal requirement to register your vehicle.  In Florida,
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Safety Tips for 2020 National Motorcycle Ride Day

Since its beginning in 2015, ​National Motorcycle Ride Day​ has been celebrated annually on the second Saturday of October. This year, on October 10, 2020, motorcyclists are encouraged to enjoy
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What is Full Coverage Auto Insurance in Florida?

In Florida, the term “full coverage” car insurance mistakenly implies complete liability protection. The fact is that full coverage does not “fully” cover the insured. It provides the bare minimum
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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Florida?

When your loved one dies as a result of another party’s negligence or misconduct, you may struggle to cope with grief and a sense of injustice. When you experience additional
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What Are Dog Bite Laws in Florida?

Floridians are at greater risk of dog bite injuries than those across the country, and animal attacks are a significant cause of nonfatal injuries in the state. The Insurance Information
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Why Riders Should Consider Track Day Motorcycle Insurance

If you have lived in or around Clearwater, Florida for even a little while and you ride a motorcycle, then you have probably heard the name Attorney Fran Haasch of The Fran
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How Cargo Problems Can Cause Trucking Accidents

Most people would assume that all trucking accidents are caused by the mistakes of the truckers driving the commercial big rig. However, this is not always the case. The load crews who
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Florida PIP Insurance Limits Making a Claim to Only 14 Days

Florida is one of only a few states in the country that require motorists to carry personal injury protection (PIP) insurance. This unique type of auto insurance will pay damages
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Teens are Less Likely to Get Driver’s Licenses in Recent Years

The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation has recently released driver age data that seems to indicate a steep decline in teenage drivers throughout the years.
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How to Prove You Weren’t At-Fault for Your Motorcycle Accident

Your top priority after being in a motorcycle accident will be to follow your doctor’s orders so you can heal and recuperate as best as possible. Your second priority will be to
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Can Party Hosts be Held Liable for Drunk Driving Accidents Under Florida Dram Shop Laws?

In a drunk driving accident case, liability for damages often falls primarily on the person who was driving under the influence. Under dram shop laws, people who have been injured by a
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Ways You Can Minimize Your Own Liability in a Motorcycle Accident

A motorcycle accident is assessed by insurance companies in terms of liability. The more a person did to cause the accident, the more liability they are assigned. Ideally, your own liability after
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A Look at Recent Motorcycle Crash Data

As a motorcycle rider, you already understand that riding can be statistically more dangerous than driving, especially when negligent motorists are on the road. What are the odds of getting
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Our Firm Joins the 39th Annual Suncoast Brotherhood Toy Drive

Our firm is passionate about helping our community and we frequently participate in motorcycle rides and events for various different charities and organizations. This season, we’re excited to join thousands
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The Fran Haasch Law Group Joins Full Throttle Magazine For the Teddy Bear Toy Run

The Fran Haasch Law Group is proud to serve as a sponsor of Full Throttle Magazine’s 21st Annual Teddy Bear Toy Run. Learn more about this upcoming event on our
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The Fran Haasch Law Group Participates in “2019 Wreaths Across America Day”

The Fran Haasch Law Group cordially invites you to join us as we remember and honor our fallen veterans at this year’s 2019 National Wreaths Across America Day. The event
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The Fran Haasch Law Group Supports Our VA Hospitals!

Our Sponsorship Made the 35th Annual Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Toy Run Possible Hillsborough County is home to the largest population of veterans in Florida. Many of these heroes who fought
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Clearwater Car Accidents Increase During “Snowbird” Migration

Every year, an influx of people enters Florida to escape cold weather in their home states. In Clearwater and throughout the Tampa Bay area, we call them “snowbirds.” While flocking
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Homeowner’s Insurance Policy Exclusions

Have you ever been involved in a car accident or motorcycle accident only find out the exclusions in your insurance policy won’t cover the damage to your vehicle? Are you currently searching for a
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