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Celebrating 4th of July at Home: Always Be Prepared for the Unexpected

We’ve almost made it to Independence Day, and we’re sure your celebrations will include plenty of good food, time with family and (maybe) a few close friends, and probably some at-home fireworks. With COVID-19 continuing to plague cities across the U.S., many 4th of July celebrations have been canceled, leaving people to plan their own […]

COVID on The Road: How to Protect Yourself After an Accident

Car accidents are inevitable here on Florida’s major roads and highways, so it’s no surprise that motorists are concerned about what a crash might look like with the added complication of COVID-19. Social distancing and sanitization consume our minds, masks adorn our faces, and we’re listening to a constant stream of media updating us on […]

Due to COVID-19, Some Police Departments Not Responding to Minor Auto Accident Calls

Police officers and other first responders face increased risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has changed nearly every facet of our lives. As stay at home orders in many states and cities require non-essential businesses to shut down or cut back on hours in operation, measures are also being taken to protect law enforcement […]

Sessums Named to Super Lawyers List for 15th Consecutive Year

Mark A. Sessums of Sessums Law Group has been named to the 2020 Super Lawyers List for 15th consecutive year. The Super Lawyers Listing is an objective service that rates attorneys in Florida based on 12 criteria of peer recognition and professional achievement. It is a research-driven, statewide evaluation process to be nominated and selected […]

How Might COVID-19 Change the Way Personal Injury Cases Are Litigated?

Like most other activities where in-person interaction is required, personal injury lawsuits have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This can put serious stress on parties who are looking to achieve a legal resolution to disputes stemming from auto accidents, falls and other times types of harmful incidents allegedly caused by a defendant’s negligence. Whether […]

Dealing with Changes to Custody and Visitation Arrangements Caused by COVID-19

Divorced parents are accustomed to raising children amidst changing circumstances, but the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced challenges that many of us have never seen before. Stay at home orders have imposed strict limits on the way we live and complicated many custody and visitation arrangements. We cannot be sure when daily life will more closely […]

Golf Carts and Liability: What You Need to Know

Golf carts are an icon of Floridian lifestyle. From enjoying a leisurely drive through an actual golf course enjoying the sunshine, to motoring around your own neighborhood or a vacation town…golf carts are a great means of casual transportation when you don’t have far to go and enjoy a slower pace. Because of their recreational nature though, […]

What Are the Risks if Auto Insurance is Suspended or Canceled During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Severe restrictions on travel, health fears and closed workplaces have sharply curtailed automobile traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accidents have dropped so much that many auto insurance companies are providing refunds to policyholders. People who are stuck at home and facing financial distress might be tempted to cancel or suspend their coverage. However, if an […]

What Types of Personal Injury Claims Might Result from COVID-19 Exposure?

COVID-19 exposure has led to a litany of serious health issues and tens of thousands of deaths. Though everyone’s health is top priority, afflicted individuals and family members of those who have been lost might wonder what type of claims can be brought in relation to coronavirus infections. Though each case is unique and it […]

How a Coronavirus-related Income Loss Could Affect Your Alimony and Child Support

Many people have faced a job loss or reduction in income due the coronavirus pandemic. In such a case it might be difficult for an ex-spouse paying alimony or a parent sending child support to keep up with their obligation. As these orders are based on the financial circumstances that existed at the time they […]

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