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Golf Cart Safety Should Be Common Sense

By Velasquez & Associates |

Golf is a fun summertime activity, and one that people use to relax. And, golf, as sports go, is pretty safe. What is often unsafe about golf isn’t the sport—it’s the golf cart. Why Are They Dangerous? Of course, the normal causal way golf carts are driven on a golf course is generally pretty… Read More »

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Medical Debt To Be Erased From Credit Reports

By Velasquez & Associates |

In a personal injury case, victims go to the emergency room, to doctors, and need medical procedures. These procedures cost money, and often, victims don’t have the money to pay for these expenses–even if they have insurance, insurance doesn’t often pay the full cost of the procedures that are needed. Sure, a victim may… Read More »

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Dryer Safety, And Insurance Coverage For Dryer Fires

By Velasquez & Associates |

Nobody likes doing laundry. But laundry can go from miserable to dangerous pretty quickly just using a household item we all use—the dryer. Dryer fires can be serious, and many people don’t even know they are a hazard. Dryer Fires are Common An astounding 92% of all home fires are caused by clothes dryers…. Read More »

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You Probably Never Noticed All The Things That Can Be Dangerous On Stairs

By Velasquez & Associates |

What’s the safest way to get to the next floor above you? We all have seen movies where people get stuck in elevators. That escalator looks like it has a lot of moving parts that could fail. But good old trusty stairs are always safe. Or are they? Of course, stars are generally safe,… Read More »

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Homeowners Risk Having Policies Canceled Because Of Older Roofs

By Velasquez & Associates |

Usually when we hear about insurance companies dropping policyholders, it’s because of hurricanes, or other weather that is unique to South Florida, and which causes a lot of policy claims to be made. But recently, it was reported that insurance companies may be dropping homeowners from policies, for no other reason than the age… Read More »

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What If You Die Before Your Injury Case Is Over?

By Velasquez & Associates |

Because our court system is the way it is, the fact remains that lawsuits can take a lot of time to resolve. Yes, there are some things you can do to speed the process up, but there still are things that are out of your control, like court dates, witness availability, or other factors…. Read More »

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WelcomeToHouse

How To Keep Your Home Safe For Visitors

By Velasquez & Associates |

We often talk about what to do if you are injured on some else’s property. But what if you are the one who owns the property—and what if you are the one that risks being sued? How can you, as a homeowner, keep your property as safe as possible? You may not know it,… Read More »

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Can You Sell Your Home Or Property While You Are Making An Insurance Claim?

By Velasquez & Associates |

Let’s say that your home, or the property inside your home, is damaged because of some catastrophe. You make an insurance claim, and the insurance company either denies the claim, or else offers to give you an amount far less than what is needed to repair or replace your property. You hire an insurance… Read More »

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The Time Frame And Steps In A Personal Injury Case

By Velasquez & Associates |

If you are injured in an accident, and someone else is liable for your injuries, it may be time to make a claim, or file a lawsuit, to recover for your injuries. But one question you may have is how long you need to wait to get any money from your case? This is… Read More »

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What Is Covered In A Typical Homeowners Insurance Policy?

By Velasquez & Associates |

When you look at a homeowners insurance policy, one of the first questions you may have is “what does my policy cover?” That’s actually a more complex question than you may think, and as you can imagine, the answer wildly varies depending on your insurance company, and the amount of and extent of coverage… Read More »

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