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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 […]

The Unexpected Side of Fun: ATV Accidents in Florida

Summer will be here before we know it in Florida! Now that springtime temperatures are (finally) here to stay it seems, recreational vehicle owners throughout the area are coming out in droves to enjoy the sunshine, the fresh air, and the FUN to be had outdoors. ATV owners will be dusting off their equipment and […]

Heading Home: Is Your Student Safe on Their Spring Break Trek?

Spring Break is here for colleges and universities all over the southeast, so over the next few weeks students will be hitting the highway to come home, or to head off on an adventure with friends and classmates. If your college student will be on the road, it can be nerve-racking as a parent. Even […]

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