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Making Intersections Safer: How Polk County Is Cracking Down on Red Lights and Using Technology to Protect YOU

It’s no secret that accidents involving running through red lights at intersections are often some of the most deadly on our roads. These accidents usually involve a high rate of speed, meaning the impact at the time of the crash is worse for all parties involved. The worst part is knowing these collisions are easily […]

Mark A. Sessums Named to Best Lawyers in America 2020 Edition

Mark A. Sessums of Sessums Law Group, P.A. has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for the third year in a row for Plaintiff’s personal injury law and family law. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. It is the only purely peer-review guide to the […]

Put It Down or Pay: How Florida Is Making Roads Safer with New Texting Ban

With other states enforcing laws regarding the use of phones while operating a moving vehicle, residents in Florida have been pushing for reform of our own rules on the road for a long while. It’s no wonder, with Florida reporting over 50,000 accidents due to distracted driving in 2016 alone, 233 of those resulting in […]

Save a Life: YOU Have The Responsibility to Report Drunk Drivers

Driving under the influence of alcohol is a hot topic with law enforcement (and lawyers), and unfortunately, it’s a subject that won’t be leaving the spotlight anytime soon. Drunk driving is a continual problem that takes countless lives each year on our roadways, yet people STILL choose to climb behind the wheel of their vehicles […]

On the Run: What to Do If You Are Caught in A Police Chase

This week in Polk County, deputies were forced to pursue a suicidal victim when he took to notorious Hwy 27 to flee and ended up inuring bystanders in the process. Sadly, the chase ended in the victim losing his life, but it also ended with innocent drivers being traumatized, or even hospitalized, after being impacted […]

Bright Futures: Scholarship Programs Give Everyone a Better Tomorrow

Sessums Law Group stands behind our slogan 100%. When we say “We Stand for YOU!” that includes looking out for the needs of our friends and neighbors in and around Polk County. One huge area of need for many communities today, our own included, is that of scholarship programs and educational funding. We all want […]

Is a Prenuptial Agreement Really Important?

Today, divorce is a topic prevalent in our society. Whether it’s a peaceable split or an emotional breakup, there are always financial ramifications when dissolving a marriage. Depending on how well you have planned and managed your finances and wealth, these ramifications can turn into a complicated mess. While having an experienced lawyer can help […]

Missing: How to Prepare Yourself, and Your Kids, for The Unthinkable

Here in Central Florida, news stations have been broadcasting reports of a local 11-year old from Brandon that has been missing since 5 a.m. on February 15th. Jenna Irmler was last seen in her home around 9 p.m. on the 14th, and was discovered missing the next morning. Sadly, she suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome, which […]

Fatal Sarasota Accident Due to Rear-End Collision

On Tuesday morning, February 7th, Sarasota police responded to an accident on University Parkway that left one man dead and another injured. Mark Obrien was driving his Toyota Corolla east, when he failed to slow down for another Corolla driven by Michael Bakken that was stopped in front off him. Obrien rear-ended the vehicle, and […]

Sarasota School Bus Driver Charged in Accident: The Importance of Paying Attention

A Sarasota County School bus driver has been charged with careless driving after being cited as the at-fault driver in an accident on West Hillsborough Blvd. This case is a prime example of the importance of paying attention when you drive, whether you’re behind the wheel of a bus, or your own compact car. The […]

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