10 Common Causes of Roadway Accidents

Car accidents are one of the most prevalent causes of accidental injury in the United States. Millions of people are injured every year in various car accidents, and the injuries that result from car accidents can be serious and expensive to treat. Whether accidents involve a single driver, multiple drivers, bicyclists, or pedestrians, traffic accidents can cause extensive injuries and …

Do you need a lawyer to file an insurance claim?

Do you know what your insurance policies cover? Most people have lots of insurance. They have policies that cover some or all of the following: Home Vehicles Health care Business Life Computers and other equipment Pets But do you know what your policies actually cover?  Consider the COVID-19 pandemic. Most companies that were forced to close expected their business-interruption insurance …

Deep Dive into Car Accident Claims in Florida

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Though you may not often think about it, every time you get behind the wheel of a car or ride as a passenger, you are putting yourself at risk. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, so far, in 2022 there have been a total of 229,145 crashes. Of those, 145,533 have had injuries and 2,004 have …

How to Stay Safe at a Summer Concert

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Summer is a popular time for live concerts. As concert-goers shout out the lyrics to their favorite songs, musicians spend countless hours on stage using every ounce of their energy to entertain. Everyone seems to have an unforgettable experience creating memories that last a lifetime. That is, of course, until something goes wrong. Injuries at concerts can happen for many …

How to deal with electrocution injuries

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Every now and then you may hear a story on the news about someone who was electrocuted. Sadly, instances of these injuries happen much more often than most people know – and researchers are telling the story with some shocking U.S. statistics:  ● At least 30,000 non-fatal electrical shock incidents happen every year. ● 1000 fatal electrical injuries yearly.  ● …

Injured in a truck accident? Here’s what you need to know.

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Throughout Florida and South Florida, tractor-trailers 18-wheelers, smaller commercial trucks, city buses and school buses are among the most common – and dangerous – vehicles on the road. Because of their sheer size and numbers, truck accidents are a frequent occurrence. In 2019, more than 5,000 large trucks involved in a fatal crash represented an increase of 43% since 2010. …

Can You Sue After an Accident Caused by a Roadway Defect? 

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Car accidents are incredibly common. And, they usually happen as the result of a driver’s negligence or error. While many can be fender benders without any real injuries, not all are so lucky. So when a car accident happens and an injury results, personal injury lawsuits are always an option for receiving compensation.  Let’s talk about it. What if a …

Florida Counties with the Most Accidents

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Florida drivers have a reputation for driving carelessly. This likely explains why we have so many accidents. As our population continues to grow year-round – and even more during the winter months – so do our accident rates.   As expected, there are certain cities in the Sunshine State that seem to have the highest number of collisions, according to the …

Understanding Florida’s Careless Driving Statute

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If you find yourself in an accident, the responding law enforcement officer will have to assess what happened and hold somebody at fault. Often, this results in the issuance of a ticket for careless driving.  Does this mean the driver was intentionally driving without care for the cars, people, and property around you? No. Does it mean the driver could potentially put …

How to determine if you have a good case

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If you’ve been in an accident, your first step is to seek medical attention. A physician will conduct diagnostics to determine the level and severity of your injuries.  This is a critical step because many injuries may take days, weeks, and even months to show symptoms. Injuries like concussions, internal bleeding, blood clots and traumatic stress disorders reveal themselves over …