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Car accident resulting in a fatality

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. September 19, 2014

Car accident resulting in a fatality Attorneys at Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. 904-353-5800 Compensation for the Injured and Protection for the accused – Jacksonville Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyers

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Recycling Truck Causes Three-Car Accident on I-95 in Jacksonville

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. July 1, 2014

A recycling truck caused a 3-car accident in Jacksonville when the truck driver failed to respond in time to a sudden drop in traffic speed.

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Better Floor Traction, Fewer Slip and Fall Injuries

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. May 29, 2014

Property owners and managers have added the costs of slip and fall accidents to their anticipated budgets for much too long. Seriously injured employees and customers are just part of the price of doing business, right? Given the increase in personal injury lawsuits, workers compensation cases and the price for medical care, insurance companies and public safety organizations are taking a harder look at this problem and encouraging public facilities to take steps to make their premises safer. Floor traction is an excellent place to start.

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More Boats and Boating Accidents in Florida

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. May 15, 2014

The unique geography of Florida, with our long Atlantic coastline and amazing rivers and lakes, makes it an ideal place to have a boat. There are more boats registered in Florida than in any other state, and unfortunately, more accidents that cause injury or death every year.

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Increasing Recovery for Injured Construction Workers

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. March 20, 2014

The construction industry is notoriously dangerous. A disproportionately large number of harmful accidents occur each year on construction sites. Injuries occurring on construction sites are often very serious, and can even be fatal. Scaffolding, electrical hazards, defective equipment and other very dangerous conditions on construction sites often lead to head injuries, bone fractures or spinal cord injuries.

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Is Digital Technology a Hindrance or a Help on the Road?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. March 17, 2014

How many times do you hear people say they don’t know what they did before cell phones? Despite the fact that cell phones are a tremendous modern convenience enabling people to stay in touch, they have their proper time and place.

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Hit-and-Runs on the Rise in Florida

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. March 13, 2014

Hit-and-run accidents are a major issue in the State of Florida, and these accidents result in many injuries and fatalities each year. Pedestrians and bicyclists are especially susceptible to hit-and-run accidents, and Florida had more fatal bicycle accidents than any other state in 2009 and was second only to California in pedestrian fatalities that year.

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Texting and Driving: Outlawed in Florida

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. March 6, 2014

Distracted driving has become a major issue in recent years as new technologies emerge. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) also reports that 11 percent of fatal crashes involving a driver under the age of 20 result from distracted driving.

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Injured on Another's Property?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. February 27, 2014

Property owners owe general duties of care to visitors on their properties, but the degree of care depends upon the property owner’s relationship to the visitor. A visitor can be an invitee, a licensee or a trespasser. A property owner owes the highest degree of care to an invitee, and the lowest degree of care to a trespasser.

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What Should You Do if You Are in a Car Accident?

By Fallgatter Catlin & Varon, P.A. February 24, 2014

Not all states have laws that assign responsibilities to drivers involved in car accidents. However, Florida has very specific requirements.

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