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Be Picky About What You Post: How Online Activity Could Hurt You in Court

In our technology-driven society, social media has become a way of life. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and more is an outlet for sharing information, connecting with a wide variety of people, and staying current on news and events, especially since COVID-19 came on the scene. Much of our lives have and continue to revolve around our phones, tablets, and computers. […]

Only in Florida: Common Accidents and How to Handle Them

Florida has many characteristics that set it apart and appeal to the masses. Living up to its nickname, “The Sunshine State,” the year-round warm climate, abundant sunshine, and beautiful landscape bring in plenty of tourists each year. When coming to Florida though, it’s important to be prepared! Florida has its own unique set of challenges on our […]

What’s Happening at Sessums Law Group? – Summer 2020 Issue

Now Offering Mediation Services! We are proud to launch Sessums Law Group, P.A. Family Law Mediation Services! In addition to our divorce and other family law legal services, Sessums Law Group offers confidential family mediation services providing parties with an alternative process to resolve their disputes.  Sessums Law Group attorneys Lauren Jensen and Heidi Boulos are both Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediators and have experience in private mediation. SLG provides private, separate conference rooms or offices that incorporate calming elements to help create a collaborative environment.  Their goal is to provide the best opportunity to work out a favorable agreement for our clients. Ms. Jensen and Ms. Boulos provide mediation service for […]

Celebrating 4th of July at Home: Always Be Prepared for the Unexpected

We’ve almost made it to Independence Day, and we’re sure your celebrations will include plenty of good food, time with family and (maybe) a few close friends, and probably some at-home fireworks. With COVID-19 continuing to plague cities across the U.S., many 4th of July celebrations have been canceled, leaving people to plan their own […]

Due to COVID-19, Some Police Departments Not Responding to Minor Auto Accident Calls

Police officers and other first responders face increased risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has changed nearly every facet of our lives. As stay at home orders in many states and cities require non-essential businesses to shut down or cut back on hours in operation, measures are also being taken to protect law enforcement […]

Sessums Named to Super Lawyers List for 15th Consecutive Year

Mark A. Sessums of Sessums Law Group has been named to the 2020 Super Lawyers List for 15th consecutive year. The Super Lawyers Listing is an objective service that rates attorneys in Florida based on 12 criteria of peer recognition and professional achievement. It is a research-driven, statewide evaluation process to be nominated and selected […]

How Might COVID-19 Change the Way Personal Injury Cases Are Litigated?

Like most other activities where in-person interaction is required, personal injury lawsuits have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This can put serious stress on parties who are looking to achieve a legal resolution to disputes stemming from auto accidents, falls and other times types of harmful incidents allegedly caused by a defendant’s negligence. Whether […]

Dealing with Changes to Custody and Visitation Arrangements Caused by COVID-19

Divorced parents are accustomed to raising children amidst changing circumstances, but the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced challenges that many of us have never seen before. Stay at home orders have imposed strict limits on the way we live and complicated many custody and visitation arrangements. We cannot be sure when daily life will more closely […]

What Are the Risks if Auto Insurance is Suspended or Canceled During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Severe restrictions on travel, health fears and closed workplaces have sharply curtailed automobile traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accidents have dropped so much that many auto insurance companies are providing refunds to policyholders. People who are stuck at home and facing financial distress might be tempted to cancel or suspend their coverage. However, if an […]

What Types of Personal Injury Claims Might Result from COVID-19 Exposure?

COVID-19 exposure has led to a litany of serious health issues and tens of thousands of deaths. Though everyone’s health is top priority, afflicted individuals and family members of those who have been lost might wonder what type of claims can be brought in relation to coronavirus infections. Though each case is unique and it […]

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