Jim Dodson Law Press Releases

April 28, 2015
Florida Accident Attorney, Jim Dodson Offers $1,500 College Scholarship
Clearwater accident attorney, Jim Dodson, understands the value of a college education while realizing earning a degree can be a huge financial burden for a student and their family. While a student at Florida State University, Jim often worked three jobs a semester to pay for his own education. With this in mind, he decided to establish the annual Jim Dodson Law College Scholarship.

January 29, 2015
Bicycle Accident Attorney Jim Dodson Surprises Boy Who Had His Bike Stolen
Eisenhower Elementary School student, Anthony Granger, was overjoyed when he woke  to find a bright, green bicycle under the tree on Christmas morning. Sadly, just two weeks after Christmas, someone stole Anthony’s beloved bicycle. He was heartbroken.

December 5, 2014
Jim Dodson Law Celebrates Christmas with Bike Giveaway for Kids
On December 15, Clearwater bicycle accident attorney, Jim Dodson, and Clearwater bicycle shop, Chainwheel Drive, will be awarding five, deserving children new bicycles for Christmas for their sixth annual Bikes for Kids program.

September 19, 2014
Jim Dodson Law Hosts Largo Walk to School Day Event
Hundreds of Mildred Helms Elementary School students and their parents will take part in Walk to School Day on October 8th. The event, co-sponsored by Jim Dodson Law, is celebrated worldwide each year to educate children about the importance of pedestrian safety and the health and environmental benefits of walking.

September 16, 2014
Jim Dodson Law Supports 2014 Child Passenger Safety Week
Florida has designated September 14th through September 20th “Child Passenger Safety Week.” Jim Dodson Law, a Florida injury law firm, supports this initiative dedicated to reducing the number of fatal car accidents involving children through the education of the public on the proper use of car seats, booster seats and seat belts.

April 24, 2014
Largo School Celebrates National Bike to School Day
A Largo, Florida school will celebrate National Bike to School Day on Wed., May 7, 2014. The Largo Police Department and Clearwater accident attorney and bicycle safety advocate, Jim Dodson, are hosting the event, which will teach bike safety to elementary aged students from a Largo elementary school.

October 2, 2013
Jim Dodson Law Encourages Participation for Walk to School Day
Across the country, students, school faculties, and families will be participating in Walk to School Day on Oct. 2. The day is set aside to teach children the importance of safety while walking to school.

September 13, 2013
Jim Dodson Law Supports Child Passenger Safety Week
Florida has designated Sept. 16 through Sept. 20 as Child Passenger Safety Week and Sept. 21 as Seat Check Saturday. Florida personal injury law firm, Jim Dodson Law, will be supporting the week dedicated to reducing fatal vehicle accidents involving children by promoting the use of seat belts for children.

July 1, 2013
Jim Dodson Law Attends All Children’s Hospital’s Luncheon and Awards Ceremony
Jim Dodson Law attended All Children’s Hospital’s 20th Annual Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Luncheon and Award Ceremony on Wed., June 26, 2013 in St. Petersburg

May 6, 2013
Jim Dodson Welcomes Mid-County Bar Association Guest Speaker Pinellas Cty Circuit Clerk, Ken Burke
Jim Dodson, President of the Mid County Bar Association, welcomed guest speaker, Pinellas County Circuit Clerk, Ken Burke, to the organization’s April 25th meeting.

April 20, 2013
Jim Dodson Participates in Tour de Cure to Support Diabetes Research
Jim Dodson participated in the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Tour de Cure in Lakewood Ranch to support diabetes research.

April 18, 2013
Jim Dodson Law Contributes to Bike Safety Rodeo at Douglas Jamerson Elementary
Jim Dodson Law was privileged to participate in Pinellas County’s Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program.

April 11, 2013
Jim Dodson Supports FDOT’s Efforts to Reduce Statewide Bicycle Fatalities
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) met Thurs., April 4, 2013 to discuss their plan for reducing statewide bicycle and pedestrian fatalities by 20 percent by the year 2015.

March 20, 2013
Jim Dodson Speaks to Sarasota Manatee Bike Club about the Importance of Uninsured Motorist Coverage
Jim Dodson met with the Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club (SMBC) on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 to speak to club members about the need to protect themselves from the millions of Florida drivers on the road who have absolutely no insurance or who are drastically uninsured.

March 13, 2013
PCTST and Jim Dodson Law Meet to Discuss Pinellas County Engineer Improvements for Cycling Safety
Pinellas County engineers are conducting a study on how to increase sidewalk safety for Pinellas County residents.

December 21, 2012
Bikes for Kids for Christmas
With the help of Isaiah’s Inn and Shepherd’s Village, Jim Dodson and his staff chose five children to receive brand new Raleigh bicycles—and safety helmets and lights to go with them.

December 20, 2012
Clearwater Attorney Jim Dodson to Discuss Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety on Tampa Bay Right Now
Jim Dodson, a prominent Clearwater, Florida, accident attorney and committed crusader for pedestrian and bicycle safety will be a guest next month on Tampa Bay Right Now.

November 16, 2012
Clearwater Bike Accident Attorney Jim Dodson Participates in Bicycle Expo
Clearwater Bicycle Attorney Jim Dodson will participate in the first annual Southeastern Cycling Expo being held November 17th in Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center.

November 13, 2012
Florida Accident Attorney Declares the Need for Cell Phone Restrictions While Driving
Jim Dodson, a Florida personal injury attorney, has an emphatic message for the Florida legislature: we must put a stop to drivers using cellular phones while driving on Florida’s roads.

November 7, 2012
Jim Dodson Law Releases Book on How to Protect Yourself with the Right Car Insurance
Accident attorney Jim Dodson has just released a new consumer guide that is a “must read” for every Florida driver. The book, entitled Uninsured Motorist Insurance—Don’t Leave Home Without It, explains in easy-to-understand language what coverage everyone who ventures onto Florida’s roads needs to have, and why.

November 6, 2012
Clearwater, Florida Attorney Releases New Handbook on Bicycle Accidents
An avid cyclist himself, attorney Jim Dodson has now released a new consumer guide for cyclists, the Florida Bicycle Accident Handbook, to help people who ride bicycles avoid injury and if the worst happens, know what they need to do.

October 29, 2012
Clearwater Attorney Announces Fourth Annual Christmas Bike Giveaway
Clearwater Attorney Jim Dodson and popular bike store, Chainwheel Drive, are for the fourth consecutive year, joining together to give away bicycles to five deserving children, between the ages of five and twelve, whose families otherwise could not afford such a Christmas gift. Jim works with local agencies, clients, friends and associates to locate and nominate special kids in the community.

October 25, 2012
WalkWise Tampa Bay Holds Pedestrian Safety Event in Madeira Beach
The City of Madeira Beach, hosted the Gulf Boulevard Pedestrian Safety Event on Thursday morning. WalkWise Tampa Bay is a grassroots initiative providing innovative pedestrian safety education to the citizens of Tampa Bay. Jim Dodson Law was pleased to be present as one of the invited supporters for the kickoff of a co-operative effort between the city and WalkWise in spreading the word about the importance of pedestrian safety.

October 22, 2012
Jim Dodson Law is an Official Sponsor of Gulf Coast Cyclefest 2012
Personal injury attorney Jim Dodson, an avid cyclist and longtime advocate for bicycle safety and cyclists’ rights, is pleased to announce that he is an official sponsor of the Sarasota Manatee Bicycle Club’s 21st Annual Gulf Coast Cyclefest to be held on Sunday, November 4, beginning and ending in Lakewood Ranch.

October 20, 2012
Jim Dodson Law Creates New Website for Bicycle News and Safety Tips
Florida personal injury attorney Jim Dodson is pleased to announce a new website and blog at www.dodsonbicyclelaw.com, with up to the minute news and information that cyclists need to know on the latest in biking law, accidents, and safety concerns.

October 18, 2012
Jim Dodson Named One of Tampa Bay’s Best Lawyers
Clearwater personal injury attorney James Dodson has been named as one of Tampa’s top-rated lawyers in The American Lawyer Magazine’s special edition, “Tampa’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2012 Edition: The Definitive Guide to Legal Representation in Tampa.”

October 18, 2012
Jim Dodson Law Supports Walk Like MADD 5K Fundraiser for Mothers Against Drunk Driving
The third annual premier fundraising event for MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), Walk Like MADD, a 5K community based run and walk, went off without a hitch, thanks in part to the help of Clearwater personal injury attorney Jim Dodson.

October 16, 2012
Share the Road Campaign to Promote Safer Cycling
Clearwater Bicycle Accident Lawyer, Jim Dodson has partnered with bike commuter David Sandman and Sergeant George Edmiston of the Largo Police Department in an effort to raise public awareness concerning motorists and cyclists safely sharing the road.