On Friday night, the U.S. House passed the HEROES (Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions) Act, which consists of a $3 trillion dollar stimulus care package that is aimed at extending the lifetime of the provisions entailed in the previously introduced CARES Act. Despite the significant implications the act would have for student loan […]

Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan.

Safe. Smart. Step-by-step plan. Gov. Ron DeSantis outlined his plans for reopening the state of Florida, which he said will begin on Monday. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that restaurants and retail stores can reopen at limited capacity on Monday. Capacity will be limited to 25% of their capacity. Restaurants can use outdoor seating if […]

Orlando Free Trees

Orlando Free Trees

Free Trees For Orlando Residents Residents within City limits are eligible to receive free private trees and/or street trees. Do you live in the City limits? Check our Orlando Information Locator using your address (although your mailing address may say “Orlando, FL”, certain areas of the region are under Orange County jurisdiction). Why should you plant a tree? Increasing the size […]

Why I’m Not a Doctor – Avita Samaroo

Hi, I’m Avita Samaroo. So my dad was a doctor, and when I was a little kid, everybody expected that I would go into the medical profession too. I knew right away that I didn’t like it, I wasn’t cut out for the blood and the gory aspect of it, but I still wanted to […]

One Way Settlement Dollars are Determined – Avita Samaroo

Hi, I’m Avita Samaroo. But when I’m speaking on the phone and negotiating with adjusters, opposing counsel or whomever, they’re starting to picture a person behind this story, they’re starting to understand this story. And then there’s some people, they’re completely stone-cold, I’m not going to get past that.  But I’ll get a sense if […]

My Best Advice – Avita Samaroo

Hi, I’m Avita Samaroo. I think the most valuable piece of advice that I can give somebody is to review your auto insurance policy and make sure you have something called uninsured motorist protection on that policy. The issue that I see is that Florida only requires that drivers have property damage which protects the […]

Texting While Driving is Now a Primary Traffic Offence in Florida

On July 1, 2019, a new law went into effect making texting while driving a primary traffic offense in Florida. Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 107 into law on May 17, following an overwhelming 108-7 vote in the Florida House. This makes Florida the 45th state to classify texting and driving as a primary […]