What Counts as Distracted Driving?

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines distracted driving as “any activity that diverts attention from driving.” Texting is one of the most dangerous types of distracted driving, and one we see with alarming frequency these days. In Florida and many other states, texting while driving is illegal and considered a punishable offense. There … Read More

Florida Car Accidents Caused by Truck Driver Fatigue

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Truck driver fatigue is when physical or mental exhaustion impairs a driver’s performance and ability to operate the vehicle safely. It can deplete attention spans, cause slower response times to events happening on the road, and result in poor decision making. Florida truck accident attorney Ted Babbitt answered the question: Does truck-driver fatigue cause many … Read More

Construction Accidents Due to Defective Equipment

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The Palm Beach Post highlights West Palm Beach construction accident attorney Ted Babbitt’s answers to questions regarding aspects of personal injury law. When asked: “Can faulty machinery cause a serious construction accident?” Ted responded that construction work is a critical part of the U.S. economy, yet few realize how complex and dangerous it is for … Read More

Hiring a Lawyer to Help with Your Florida Insurance Claim

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Ted Babbitt wrote an article for The Palm Beach Post about how it is important to have a lawyer represent you when dealing with an insurance company. After an accident, dealing with an insurance company to get the compensation you desire can be difficult. Insurance companies employ claims adjusters, whose job it is to make … Read More

Florida Boating Accidents

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West Palm Beach Florida personal injury lawyer Ted Babbitt wrote an article for The Palm Beach Post on the steps to take after being involved in a boating accident. In his article, Ted discusses safe boating practices to avoid potential accidents, and how to most effectively handle accidents in the event that they occur: Adhere to … Read More

Babbitt & Johnson Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers List

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Florida personal injury attorneys Ted Babbitt and Joe Johnson have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has been recognizing outstanding legal talent based entirely on peer review and substantive evaluations of legal services. The road to achieving a “Best Lawyers” … Read More

Florida Boating Accident Statistics

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Ted Babbitt, Florida watercraft accident lawyer, wrote an article for The Palm Beach Post about Florida boating accident statistics. Florida leads the nation when it comes to boating accidents, with 679 recorded accidents in 2019, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Of those, 55 were fatal, resulting in 62 deaths. The top five factors contributing … Read More