Category Archives: COVID-19
Accidents During a Pandemic: How Protocol Has Changed in 2021
As our world continues to adjust to this new “normal” and we move further into the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are keenly aware of all that has changed in our homes, our schools, and our social circles. Jobs have shifted to the home office, school is being taught at a distance, whether […]
Halloween 2020: Tricks for (Safely) Trick-or-Treating
Much like everything else surrounding 2020, Halloween celebrations will look very different than they have in the years past. Large Halloween bashes or community festivals with costume contests, bobbing for apples, and candy galore are traded for masks (not the fun kind), hand sanitizer and social distancing. However, the ongoing COVID-19 concerns don’t have to completely take […]
Back to School 2020: Helping Your College Student Prepare During a Pandemic
Students in and around Tampa Bay are preparing for the upcoming school year in a variety of ways, with many of them looking ahead at another season of online learning from home. Unfortunately, college students are facing the same, and while virtual classes might not be so bad, many of them are saddened to lose out on so many […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]