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Edmund Alonso Normand

Edmund Normand’s Legal Guides

15 total


  • Theme Park Safety

    When you think of central Florida, what do you think of? The first thing that probably comes to your mind is Disney World, maybe followed by Universal Studios, Cape Canaveral, or Sea World. This is because Florida is the number one tourist destination in the world, with the touri...

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  • Car Accidents Overseas

    We often worry about contaminated water or infectious diseases when traveling abroad, but how many of us really think about road and traffic safety? A study publicized in 2007 by the Journal of Travel Medicine found that traffic accidents are the leading cause of death by injury ...

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  • Renter's Need Insurance Too

    For individuals who are currently renting their home, whether it be a condo, apartment, or house, renter's insurance is an invaluable, and often overlooked necessity. Many people assume that because they don't own the property where they are living, their landlord's insurance wil...

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  • Overview of the Dangers of Legionnaire's Disease

    A recent outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease at an Orlando hotel serves to remind us about this dangerous disease: "The Orange County Health Department says two laboratory-confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease are linked to the Quality Inn near Universal Studios. The hotel is i...

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  • Halloween Safety

    Halloween can be fun but it can also be dangerous. There are many precautions you can take to avoid personal injury on Halloween. The Consumer Products Safety Commission has information on all aspects of making your Halloween a safe one. Some of the more important tips include:...

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  • Danger of Distracted Driving

    With the advent of safer cars, airbags and mandatory seatbelts one would think that we are progressing toward safer roadways. Technology, however, is bringing about a new and very real danger: distracted driving. Distracted driving can take many forms including traditional ones...

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  • Understanding Auto Insurance: UM/UIM

    Reading one’s car insurance policy can be like reading a foreign language for the first time, a tad confusing. In dissecting the fine print, one of the most under appreciated (no pun intended) coverages available is Uninsured Motorist and Under-Insured Motorist coverage (Commonly...

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  • Understanding Florida Statute of Limitations

    According to the wrongful death statute of limitations, an injured party has to file a lawsuit within two years of the date of the death which gave rise to the claim. For Personal Injury Actions as well as Products Liability Actions, the aggrieved party has four years of the dat...

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  • Protect Yourself From Uninsured Motorists

    Now that the recession/depression is in full swing many motorists are cutting back on all spending including spending on auto insurance. As a result, there are ever increasing numbers of uninsured motorists on the roads today and the number is expected to increase not decrease. N...

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  • Federal Texting Ban on Commercial Drivers

    The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced that it is banning texting behind the wheel of commercial vehicles and vehicles that weigh more than 10,000 pounds. This is a significant step by the Federal Government towards helping curb distracted driving. According to...

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