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Be Picky About What You Post: How Online Activity Could Hurt You in Court

In our technology-driven society, social media has become a way of life. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and more is an outlet for sharing information, connecting with a wide variety of people, and staying current on news and events, especially since COVID-19 came on the scene. Much of our lives have and continue to revolve around our phones, tablets, and computers. […]

Only in Florida: Common Accidents and How to Handle Them

Florida has many characteristics that set it apart and appeal to the masses. Living up to its nickname, “The Sunshine State,” the year-round warm climate, abundant sunshine, and beautiful landscape bring in plenty of tourists each year. When coming to Florida though, it’s important to be prepared! Florida has its own unique set of challenges on our […]

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, […]

Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus

Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail business and personal travel, but many stopped going to their workplaces. That has led to a reduction in car accidents at the same time that […]

Living the Night Life: Supporting Your Team and Staying Safe in Tampa

The sports season is upon us once again, and with the Tampa Bay Lightning games returning in just twenty short days, and the Tampa Bay Rays games marked on calendars of residents throughout the Central Florida region, you can practically feel the excitement in the air. With all that excitement though, comes a certain level […]

When Weather Isn’t an Excuse: Safely Driving in Tropical Storm Gordon

As tropical storm Gordon bears down on the Gulf Coast, Central Florida is expected to receive a significant amount of rain (and possibly some wind gusts) that could affect end-of-the-workday traffic and the many commuters that call the Tampa Bay area their home. While accidents are a common occurrence during this type of weather, they […]

Making a Case Against Social Media: How Your Online Interactions Could Hurt Your Trial

In our technology-driven society, social media has become a way of life. From what you had for lunch, to finding long lost friends, pages like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and more are an outlet for sharing information, connecting with a wide variety of people, and staying current on news and events. However, the prevalence of […]

Keep Your Cool: Tips to Avoid Road Rage Incidents

Road rage seems like a strong term, and you likely think it’s something you have very little chance of coming into contact with. Tampa Bay motorists experienced otherwise this past week when they witnessed an accident on Bartow Highway that left one driver fatally injured after being impaled by a fence post, and the other […]

So You Need to Hire A Lawyer: Now What?

At some point in your life, it is more than likely you will need an attorney to represent you or someone you love, thanks to unforeseen life circumstances like a medical mistake, vehicle accident, business issue, etc. According to The National Law Review, 87% of people that contact an attorney go on to hire an […]

It Could Happen to You: The Unexpected Dangers of Driving in Residential Areas

All of us at Sessums Law Group were saddened beyond words to hear of yet another pedestrian collision in Tampa last week, with the victim being only three years old. Jenna Wooten was in the care of her 11-year-old cousin while her parents were out of the house for a quick errand just within their […]

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