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, […]
The number of Central Florida cyclists has risen considerably. Amid a pandemic, people are doing their best to remain positive and care for their health both emotionally and physically. To avoid feeling stir-crazy, people are seeking ways to stay active outside of the home (while still following CDC guidelines). For some, pool time is […]
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.
From sprinkler fun and beach adventures, to staycations and movies, you and your kids are sure to be entertained with this list of activities. This year has been chaotic to say the least and although this summer is not exactly what we’d hoped for, it’s what we’ve got. But when life hands us lemons, we […]
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 […]