What if your insurance company could grade your driving? Thanks to technology, now they can. That’s what happens with usage-based insurance, or “UBI”. With UBI, you allow your insurance company to monitor your vehicle to determine your premiums. The better driver you are, or the less risk you are to the insurance company, the better rates or discounts you receive. Saving money with a UBI device sounds like a great idea, but is it? What is Usage-Based Insurance? UBI uses […]
IF YOU’RE INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT INVOLVING A RENTAL CAR, WHO PAYS FOR THE DAMAGE? Both Insider and Everquote have listed Florida roads as among the top 10 most dangerous roads in America. The combination of millions of tourists – both international and domestic – who are unfamiliar with Florida roads, along with the ever-increasing frequency of distracted […]
Shedding Light on Breast Cancer Awareness Month Did You Know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States and, although it is rare, men can also experience breast cancer. Just this year, there are over 150,000 cases in the state of Florida alone. […]
Halloween is the scariest night of the year when it comes to accidents. Throw in the current Corona pandemic and the evening is downright terrifying. In an effort to protect your little trick-or-treaters we’re sharing four tips to prevent accidents and help you to make the most of Halloween in Central Florida. While this Halloween might be a bit different than in years past, […]
Nominate a Florida teacher and join us all month as we celebrate these Classroom Heroes! Beginning August 10th, C. Todd Smith Law is asking Florida residents to submit the name of a current Florida teacher. We want to recognize one “Classroom Hero” each week through September 6th. For nominating a teacher, you’ll be in the […]
In an ideal world, our days would go on without a hitch. In reality, accidents occur, and we have to be able to handle these situations quickly. Thankfully, technology allows us to become a bit more flexible. If you’ve been involved in an accident and need legal counsel, our legal expertise can be delivered to you virtually.
The risk of children drowning is a very real threat. Most parents are shocked to learn the number one cause of death according to the CDC among children ages 1-4 is drowning and second leading cause of death among children ages 5-9 years old. 70% of these drownings occurred because the child was thought to be elsewhere. Now that you’ve had proper warning of just how serious water safety is, here are 5 tips to protect your loved ones this summer Central Florida.
Though your celebration might not be the large shindig you were hoping to plan, it can still be every bit as wonderful. And to get your creative juices flowing, here are 4 great ways to celebrate this 4th of July.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]