Choose a “Designated Texter” Next Time The Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority launched a “designated texter” campaign to encourage people to choose a designated texter to prevent texting and driving. Putting the cell phone away completely while you’re driving is the safest thing to do. Though, at the least, designating a person to read and send […]
What Auto Insurance Is Required in Florida?
What auto insurance (or car insurance), is required in the state of Florida? Florida law only requires that an owner of a motor vehicle purchase Personal Injury Protection and Property Damage liability coverage. The law doesn’t require that a motor vehicle owner purchase liability insurance for bodily injuries. So, if you are in an automobile […]
C. Todd Smith Law is Open for Business
From all of us at C. Todd Smith Law, we hope you and your families are healthy and safe during this time of National concern as a result of the COVID-19 virus. We are taking every precaution to safeguard the health of our team members, visitors and clients. C. Todd Smith Law is Open for […]
What Personal Injury Clients Need
A new year of delivering timely communication and compensation to our personal injury clients. A new year means new opportunities to move our firm forward and find new ways to deliver the best service possible to our personal injury clients. We have a lot of exciting improvements we are working on this year to help […]
Celebrating 25 Years of Experience as a Lawyer
This month marks Todd’s 25th anniversary as a lawyer. In recognition of this milestone, over the past few months we’ve had a lot of team conversations about what we’re all about. When you know your values, either as a person or as a business, it helps guide your decisions and the way you do things. […]
Keeping Kids Safe from Accidents on Halloween
Halloween is the scariest night of the year for pedestrians. Keeping pedestrians, especially kids, safe from car accidents is our priority. Here are a few safety tips for keeping kids safe from accidents on Halloween.
Is This What Your I-4 Commute Looks Like?
How is your I-4 Commute? If you use I-4 to get around Orlando, then you know it’s kind of a mess right now. However, as the picture above shows, it’s going to be really nice when it’s finished (whenever that is). The project is one of the largest ever undertaken in our area, and all […]
Packing Meals with Florida Kiwanis for Families in Need
I recently had the pleasure of attending the Florida Kiwanis Convention. Kiwanis is an international community service organization whose mission is to make the world a better place by helping kids. It has been my great honor to serve in this leadership position. As I near the end of my term as Immediate Past Governor […]
Safe Driving Tips for the Rainy Season
Now that the rainy season is officially here, make sure you’re being careful on the roads and stay safe. AAA says wet weather contributes to nearly 1.2 million traffic crashes each year. Since we get a lot of rain here in Florida, during this time of year it increases your risk of being in an […]
New Texting While Driving Law
Last month Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill passed by the legislature this year to crack down on texting while driving. Starting July 1, police will be allowed to stop and ticket drivers for texting. There are a few exceptions (which might make enforcement a bit tricky) and drivers will still be able to […]
C. Todd Smith Law Got Me Money for my Personal Injury
Do you trust personal injury law firm billboards scattered across Florida? Okay, so this isn’t a real personal injury billboard and don’t expect to see one like this from C. Todd Smith Law anytime soon. We don’t advertise on TV or billboards. Instead, we rely on the good word of mouth of our friends and […]
Slow Down Aggressive Drivers!
Spring is in the air and that means it’s starting to get warm in Central Florida. Get outside and enjoy it, but remember to watch out for other drivers and stay safe. Gasbuddy just released its 2019 list of the cities with the most aggressive drivers and Orlando is in the top 10. It’s not really a […]