Celebrate Safely! 4 Common Independence Day Accidents (and How to Prevent Them!)

The 4th of July is this week, and we’re all ready to enjoy the holiday with our favorite festivities. While freedom is something to be celebrated, it doesn’t mean you’re free from all rules and precautions. Unfortunately, 4th of July accidents are common. What’s more, they’re preventable. What are the most common accidents on the 4th of…

Move Over! Florida Senate Approves the Left Lane Passing Bill

If you surveyed drivers in Tampa Bay about their biggest pet peeves about the area, we know one of the top answers would be: THE TRAFFIC!  In recent years, traffic in and around Tampa and Central Florida has only continued to get worse. Due to the influx of new business, people moving to the area,…

Gone Too Soon: Losing Young People on Our Local Roads Has to Stop

If you knew something was taking the lives of young people, you would do something to stop it. No one wants to see our children or teens taken from their families and friends. Yet, this is happening on our local roads on an almost monthly basis. The Tampa Bay area has been rife with traffic-related…

America’s Deadliest Highway Runs Right Into Tampa Bay – Big Changes on Interstate 4

If you’ve lived in Central Florida for any length of time, chances are you’ve driven on Interstate 4. I-4 is a major thoroughfare of the Sunshine State, spanning 132 miles from Daytona Beach to the Interstate 275 interchange in Tampa. The highway runs right through the heart of Orlando, making it a huge part of…

Last Minute Christmas Shopping in Winter Haven? Be Ready!

Christmas is just one week away, and the stores in Winter Haven are bustling more than ever! This week will be busy with shoppers trying to find last-minute gifts, grabbing what they need for their holiday parties, and stocking up on stocking stuffers before the big day. In all of the hustle, accidents can, and frequently do,…

Why Is Traffic So Bad in Tampa…and How Can I Avoid an Accident?

When you drive in Tampa Bay, chances are you’ve experienced at least one major traffic jam. Heavy traffic is a way of life. Unfortunately, it means accidents are also a way of life, as hundreds of drivers are impacted, injured, or even killed on our roads each year. Many commuters wonder why traffic is so…

Surviving Tampa’s Worst Intersections During Rush Hour – Tips from Local Drivers

If you’ve spent any time in Tampa over the last few years, you know the city is growing exponentially. Thousands of people have moved to the area, and business is booming. While Tampa’s extreme growth is great for our local economy, it’s certainly not great for our traffic! Tampa Bay’s major intersections have a reputation…

National Walking Day: Tips From the Brooks Law Group

April 6th marked National Walking Day, but making regular walks part of your health and wellness routine should be something you focus on all year long! Walking has long been heralded for its many health benefits, and Tampa is one of the best places to live if you want to enjoy daily walks. The plentiful…

Brooks Law Group is A People-First Practice

Brooks Law Group advocates for building people-first cultures in our local businesses and communities. Our passion for people drives our Annual Turkey Giveaway. More recently, it sparked our hosting a free ASL class in our Winter Haven office. We believe EVERY voice, every person, matters, and we carry that belief into the very core of how…

Month of the Military Child – Recognizing Florida’s Military Children

Florida is home to thousands of veterans, and we are passionate about paying them well-earned respect. However, did you know the month of April has been set aside to recognize and remember their children? April is the Month of the Military Child. The weeks ahead have been designated to honor the sacrifices made by the…