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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 […]

It Takes More Than A Helmet: Protecting Bicyclists in the Tampa Bay Area

Tampa is full of traffic, that’s no secret, but not all of that traffic is comprised of motorists, commercial vehicles, or busses. We have a significant number of bicyclists in our area as well, and the number is rising with more apartment buildings popping up, and employees living within a reasonable distance of their job. […]

Trick-or-Treat Tampa Bay: Keeping Your Kids (and Yourself) Safe This Halloween

Trick-or-treating is the single most anticipated event around the Halloween holiday. After all, what kid (or adult) doesn’t enjoy the idea of dressing up in a fun costume and getting candy? However, in busy areas such as those in and around Tampa Bay, trick-or-treating can pose some serious risks to your children, and awareness is […]

Tampa Bay Bicyclists Are Saying “Enough!” The Push to Make Pinellas Streets Safer

Pinellas County has long been in the running for one of the most dangerous areas for bicyclists. A recent Wall Street Journal article and some updated numbers have shown that the Tampa Bay area is indeed the most hazardous for those on bikes. While in the past five years the number of deaths has diminished […]

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 […]

Reaping the Benefits: To What Are You Entitled Following Your Accident?

Car accidents, and the subsequent aftershocks during the weeks, months, or even years following, affects not only the person(s) injured in the actual collision but also the family, employers, and other day-to-day contacts. The results of most accidents are, at the very least, property damage, but in many cases also include personal injury, or even […]

Rain, Roads, and Risk: What Recent Wet Weather Means for Drivers in Florida

Florida is experiencing an unusually wet May, with extensive amounts of rainy weather over the past week, and it looks like the trend will continue according to forecast predictions. With so many commuters traveling to and from Tampa each day, rainy weather and wet road conditions can mean high risk driving, and that’s never ideal. […]

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 […]

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 […]

When the Unexpected Happens at Work

Sessums Law Group is proud to stand for clients when the unexpected comes their way. We often put out information regarding legal representation for those injured or killed in various types of roadway accidents including driver negligence, driving under the influence, big rig trucks, etc. We also work with individuals and families who have unexpected […]

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