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Justice Starts Now Blog

Burn Injuries: Getting Help

Burn injuries are expensive and traumatic to treat. Even a first-degree burn, the lowest level of injury, can become infected. Burns can be extremely painful …

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Justice Starts Now Blog

Unsafe Products & Online Shopping: Buyer Beware

Unsafe products are still sold online, even as internet shopping has become a way of life. The beauty of online shopping is you can shop …

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Justice Starts Now Blog

Toy Safety Is Especially Important This 2020 Holiday Season

Knowing that more children are playing at home during the pandemic, toy safety is more important than ever. One child is treated in a U.S. …

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Car Accidents

Creating New Wills and Estate Planning During COVID-19

Many activities at our law office have gone virtual. But signing wills and trusts is an appointment that must be done in person. That does …

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Bicycle Accidents

Eyes on the Road! National Teen Driver Safety Week 2020

National Teen Driver Safety Week, which is Oct. 18-24, is designed to raise awareness of teen driving risks among parents and teenagers. The pandemic paused graduations and proms, but one rite of passage has not been put on …

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Justice Starts Now Blog

Christopher Smith: Selected Gulfshore Business 40 Under 40

Gulfshore Business magazine recently selected Christopher Smith, a managing partner, from hundreds of nominations for the publication’s 18th annual salute to 40 rising stars under the …

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Community Commitment

2020 Gulf Coast Humane Society Donation to Support Pets

For nearly 60 years, the staff at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz has supported our communities. Our most recent support has been our 2020 …

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ATV Accidents on the Rise in 2020

Charlotte County shows an alarming trend: ATV accidents on the rise. During the pandemic, experts say that outdoors is the safest place to be to …

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Justice Starts Now Blog

2020 Truck Accidents in the United States and Florida

The sheer number of truck accidents in the United States and Florida make accidents with passenger cars likely. With 164,000 miles of the national highways, …

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Justice Starts Now Blog

Do Not Ruin July 4 By Drinking and Driving

Do not ruin July 4 by drinking and driving! A rise in alcohol sales during lockdown and the pandemic could make July this year even deadlier for driving. During …

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