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Tractor-Trailer Crashes

by Daniel L. Hightower, Lawyer Most owners of tractor-trailers keep them well-maintained. Some don’t. Most drivers of tractor-trailers are alert and rested while they drive. Some aren’t. Since tractor-trailers can legally weigh up to 80,000 pounds loaded, tragic things happen when they have maintenance failures or inattentive or sleepy drivers. They become 40 ton bombs […]

Helping ALICE – United Way

Here’s a well written article by Tina Banner, Executive Vice President of United Way of Marion County, about citizens in need in our community. And it’s well-worth reading. – Daniel L. Hightower, Lawyer Article Excerpt: “Have you ever used the terms “working poor,” “living paycheck-to-paycheck,” “barely making ends meet” or “needy”? If so, you are […]

About the Philosophy of Daniel L. Hightower, P.A., Lawyer

We invite you to watch the following video to learn more about the philosophy of Daniel L. Hightower, P.A., Lawyer. Since 1976 Daniel L. Hightower in Ocala, FL has been standing up for the rights of people injured in car, work, and other accidents. Our personal injury lawyers, workers’ compensation lawyers, and social security disability lawyers have years of […]

Don’t blame lawyers for workers’ comp hike

By Paul M. Anderson Special to the Star-Banner As the chair-elect of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Florida Bar, I believe it is important to correct misconceptions regarding the workers’ compensation system and the attorneys who represent injured Floridians. The Florida Chamber of Commerce suggests that the workers’ compensation rate increase approved by the […]

Florida Work Comp Hall of Fame Presentation by Dan Hightower

Dan Hightower and Jack Langdon, Florida Work Comp Hall of Fame lawyers, presenting the plaque posthumously inducting The Honorable Elwyn Akins, Judge of Compensation Claims, into the Florida Work Comp Hall of Fame to Carolyn Morgan, long time Judicial Assistant of Judge Akins on April 25, 2016. The plaque will be hung and prominently displayed […]

Legal Aid in Marion County

For over 40 years, Daniel L. Hightower, Lawyer, has been supporting Legal Aid in Marion County, Florida, as a volunteer lawyer and financial contributor. Community Legal Services provides free legal representation and assistance to low income people in civil matters like landlord-tenant problems, foreclosures, evictions, consumer credit problems, domestic violence, senior abuse, workers’ rights, disability […]

Video – Law Office of Daniel L. Hightower, P.A., Lawyer

We’re excited to share with you this video about our law firm! Since 1976 Daniel L. Hightower in Ocala, FL has been standing up for the rights of people injured in car, work, and other accidents. Our personal injury lawyers, workers’ compensation lawyers, and social security disability lawyers have years of experience in successfully representing […]