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 […]
In the news today: Marion County is the first in the state of Florida to establish a legal aid fund. Learn more by visiting the link below. http://www.ocala.com/news/20170715/county-bar-association-establishes-states-first-legal-aid-fund
We invite you to watch the following video to learn more about the new client process at Daniel L. Hightower, P.A., Lawyer.
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 […]
We invite you to watch the following video to learn more about what to do if an insurance company asks for a statement about a work accident, car accident, or other personal injury incident. Since 1976 Daniel L. Hightower in Ocala, FL has been standing up for the rights of people injured in car, work, […]
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 […]
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 […]
What if the At Fault Driver Has No Insurance? If you’re in an automobile collision and the at-fault driver does not have bodily injury liability insurance then you, of course, would be entitled to your PIP no-fault benefits, which are required in Florida to have a driver’s license. We invite you to view this video […]
Along with our other areas of practice, The Law Office of Daniel L. Hightower has a strong knowledge and proficiency in Wrongful Death Law cases. Wrongful death is any death that results from the misconduct or negligence of another person or entity. Wrongful death can be the result of an auto accident, a work accident, a dangerous product […]
What Qualifies as Personal Injury? Personal Injury is an area of law; actually the whole area is called Personal Injury and Wrongful Death. We invite you to view this video to learn more.