Close Menu
Ocala Car & Auto Accident Lawyer

Schedule a Free Consultation | NO RECOVERY - NO FEE !

352-512-0444

Category Archives: Accidents

what you should do within 10 minutes after an accident

What You Should Do within 10 Minutes of Having a Car Accident

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

Oh no, this can’t be happening, you think to yourself in the instant you realize you’ve been in a car accident.  What you do next can make all the difference in the world. Call 911 When involved in an accident, CALL 911 so the police will be dispatched even if you consider the accident… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Vehicle insurance

It’s not always good to be #1 – Why you need Uninsured/Underinsured Car Insurance

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

While Florida holds the number one spot at such great things as being the warmest state in the country and home of the number one vacation resort in the world (Disney World), it also holds the unfortunate record for the largest percentage of uninsured drivers.  26.7% of Florida drivers have no auto liability insurance…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Questions if you own a golf cart

Questions You Should Ask If You Own A Golf Cart

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

If you have ever visited the Villages or one of the many gated communities in our area, it won’t take you long to see just how many people enjoy the fresh air, sunshine and convenience of driving around in their golf carts.  Recently, the City of Ocala has authorized the use of golf carts… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
What is PIP?

What is this PIP you speak of?

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

In Florida, every car owner must carry $10,000 in Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and $10,000 in property damage liability insurance (which pays for property damage you may damage in an accident).  However, in order to get the full benefit of the insurance you pay for, it’s important to know what PIP is and how… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Howanitz_DefProd

What is Product Liability?

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

We live in a world filled with technological advancements. From the vehicles we drive to the products we use every day, we unconsciously rely on the integrity and expertise of manufacturers we will never meet face-to-face. Much of the time, cars and products live up to our expectations, but when things go wrong, the… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Truck5

Sleep Issues Common Among Commercial Truckers: Truck Driver Fatigue

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

If you’re a long-haul trucker or you drive commercially for any reason, you have probably battled fatigue while behind the wheel. It’s just part the job, and everyone has their own ways of fighting it. Some drivers load up on the caffeine, while others turn up the music, open the windows, or even resort… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
movieposter

What is a Phantom Vehicle?

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

Halloween is just around the corner and everyone’s in the mood for scary movies. Remember the movie Christine? Pretty scary for the time, right? Well, this is not about that kind of phantom vehicle, sorry. This is about another scary kind of vehicle-the Phantom Vehicle. (Cue evil laugh) A phantom vehicle is one that… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Workers-Compensation-vs.-Personal-Injury-Lawsuit-1024x626

Should I file a Workers’ Compensation claim or a Personal Injury claim?

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

The purpose of both workers’ compensation and personal injury claims is to provide compensation to injured individuals and although there are differences between the two, there are also areas of overlap. Workers’ compensation can provide monetary awards to those injured while on the job but there are some instances when injured workers may be… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
Fireworks2014InfoGraphic416x212

Independence Day Dangers

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

I see the tents popping up all around town to sell fireworks. Are you planning to buy some? Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day and I fondly remember being a child and the thrill of setting off sparklers and bottle rockets. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring injury and… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus
header-semi-road3 tdamod

What Everybody Should Know About Commercial Truck Accidents

By Marianne Howanitz, P.A. |

Did you know that one person is injured or killed in a truck accident every 16 minutes? The United States Department of Transportation estimates that over 500,000 truck accidents occur every year. More than 75% of truck driving accidents are due to the driver of the passenger vehicle. Did you know that typically the… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google Plus

© 2017 - 2020 Marianne Howanitz, PA, Attorney at Law. All rights reserved.
This law firm website is managed by MileMark Media.