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Allergies and Driving: Is There A Link Between Pollen and Driver Performance in Florida?

We all know that throwing back a few drinks and getting behind the wheel is never ok. We’re sure you’ve never given much thought to dusting the yellow cloud of springtime pollen off of your car and hitting the road though, right? Obviously, allergy season is a big deal for those who suffer with seasonal […]

Tampa Bay Makes Top 20 for Worst Drivers in the US

Florida isn’t exactly known for its outstanding drivers throughout the U.S.; however, recent studies (featured here: https://www.tampabay.com/florida/2019/03/15/where-are-some-of-the-countrys-most-aggressive-drivers-no-surprise-theyre-in-florida/) have shown our habits behind the wheel to be worse than we expected. Three of Florida’s major metropolitan areas (Orlando, Tampa Bay, and Miami) have placed in the top 20 for most dangerous drivers, with Tampa falling in […]

Share The Road: How Drivers and Runners Can Coexist in Tampa Bay

Running is a sport loved by many athletes of all ages, and Florida is perhaps one of the most “runner-populated” areas in the Southeast thanks to our sunshine, our climate, and our typically flat terrain. These factors are also why you see a wide variety of 5Ks, 10Ks, marathons, and other running events held in […]

New Years Road Resolutions: Become A Better Driver in 2019

New Years resolutions are a subject at the forefront of everyone’s minds right now, and they will be until February 1st…when some of them are promptly forgotten. Many resolutions are about heath, personal well-being, relationships, or even finances. But what if your resolution this year was something that would not only be long-lasting, but would […]

Does Your Vehicle Maintenance Affect Your Liability?

When it comes to car accidents, liability is perhaps one of the first, and most important, issues that come to mind. Second only to any injuries sustained, liability can greatly impact your life. Especially if you are found at fault, since it could be devastating to your finances, your driving record, and even your personal […]

Looking Back: How to Prevent Rear-End Collisions and Protect Yourself from Reckless Drivers

Rear-end collisions are, perhaps, one of the most common types of vehicle accidents seen on the roads today, especially on major highways where commuters make their daily trek to and from work. All it takes is a brief second of glancing down at a phone, looking for your sunglasses, or reaching over for a snack […]

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 […]

Spring Break 2018: Warnings on The Road

Spring Break is almost here for schools on the west coast, and families throughout the Tampa Bay area are excitedly planning their travels and vacations. While some prefer more of a staycation, and choose to enjoy amenities and activities local to our area, others choose to hit the road and go off on adventures across […]

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