Edmund Alonso Normand’s Guides

Edmund Alonso Normand

Orlando Car / Auto Accident Lawyer.

Contributor Level 10
  1. How to Handle Debt Collector Harrassment

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, about 4 years ago.

    With the national unemployment rate at around 12% many Americans are getting behind in their bills. While most of us try to protect our credit, sometimes even good people get late in paying bills. Sadly, many debt collectors resort to unfair and downright mean tactics to extort p...

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  2. Drivng While Drugged

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, over 4 years ago.

    The good news is: the percentage of drunk drivers on the road is decreasing. The bad news is that drivers under the influence of drugs are more prevalent than ever. Many times drugs may impair the ability to drive safely more than alcohol use but drug impairment can be harder to ...

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  3. Legal News You Can Use - Hospital Bills

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, over 4 years ago.

    You can now level the playing field when you get that exorbitant hospital bill. Hospitals have a dirty little secret and this time I don't mean that nasty MRSA infection they cultivate. This secret relates to charges for the uninsured patients or patients with insurance they do n...

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  4. Overview: Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, over 4 years ago.

    A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is caused by a jolt, bump or blow to the head or a penetrating head injury that interferes with the normal functioning of the brain. Not all blows to the head result in a TBI however. The TBI may range from mild, where a person might suffer from ...

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  5. Did You Know? Implant Infections

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, over 4 years ago.

    According to the American Academy of Orthpaedic Surgeons, close to 1 million people get a hip, knee or shoulder replacement every year in the U.S. Unfortunately, in around 1 to 2 percent of those cases, the implant gets infected. The most common cause of infection is a bacteria ...

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  6. Federal Texting Ban on Commercial Drivers

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, over 4 years ago.

    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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  7. Protect Yourself From Uninsured Motorists

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, over 4 years ago.

    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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  8. Understanding Florida Statute of Limitations

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, over 4 years ago.

    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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  9. Understanding Auto Insurance: UM/UIM

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, over 4 years ago.

    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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  10. Danger of Distracted Driving

    Written by attorney Edmund Normand, over 4 years ago.

    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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