Tampa Law Blog

What Teen Drivers Need to Know About Auto Safety – Part Two

Last week, we discussed some tips to keep new teen driver safe and avoid being in a car accident during their first months on the road. Here are a few additional guidelines to follow: 4) Limit the Number of Passengers A car with three or more passengers quadruples a teen’s risk for having a car

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What Teen Drivers Need to Know About Auto Safety – Part One

It’s a rite of passage that teens look forward to, while parents dread—your son or daughter is ready to drive. And while it’s exhilarating for your teen to experience this new sense of independence, having teen drivers in the family can be a stressful (and expensive) time in your child’s development into adulthood. Additionally, under Florida

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I’ve Just Been in a Car Accident, What Do I Do Next?

Being in a Tampa car accident, even a minor one, can be a traumatic experience. The adrenaline, stress, physical strain and financial worry that manifests in an instant is unfortunately, only the beginning of a long process in recovering from this challenging life event. But what should you do immediately after a car crash? Here

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Christopher Ligori Named to Florida Legal Elite for Civil Trial Lawyers

Florida Trend honors the state’s top attorneys for the eleventh year in a peer recognition program The law firm of Christopher Ligori & Associates in Tampa, Florida has announced that founding partner Christopher Ligori has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Florida Trend magazine’s 2014 Legal Elite in the practice area of Civil

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Serving Our Community – Belle Witter Elementary School

A holiday giving event started as a labor of love by myself and my wife, Sherrie, was recently recognized by the Hillsborough County School District and the SERVE Volunteers in Education organization. “Wildcat Wonderland”, a holiday shopping spree for the most needy students of Belle Witter Elementary in Tampa, was selected among thirty-eight service projects as

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Appeals

In addition to the normal fees for preparing and/or litigating the case the Florida Bar has allowed an additional 5% fee in case there is an appellate proceeding or post judgment action for recovery on a judgment.  What that means in English is – in case an appeal is necessary an appellate lawyer is usually

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Costs vs Attorneys’ Fees

Costs are separate from the attorneys’ fees. Costs include anything from retaining experts, cost of file materials, legal research, hiring outside vendors such as copy services, presentation services, having visual aids drawn up, service of process, filing fees and a whole host of other costs that are not included with the attorneys’ fees. These costs are

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