Auto Accidents

How Much More Deadly are Motorcycle Crashes than Car Crashes in Florida

How Much More Deadly are Motorcycle Crashes than Car Accidents in Florida?

Riding a motorcycle can be a fun and exciting way to get from one place to the next or it can be just a leisurely activity. For motorcycle riders and their passengers, there are many dangers that exist which can cause crashes to take place and devastating injuries and death to result. Motorcycles, just by their size and design do not offer much protection so when impact does happen, the potential for serious damages is high. Negligence while riding a [...]

How to Handle A Florida School Bus Accident

What to do After a Florida School Bus Accident

During the 2020-2021 school year there were some schools in Florida that were open to in-person classes five days per week and other schools that closed down. By the time the 2021-2022 school year began, every school had its doors opened to children for in-person weekly school lessons. As school children got back into the classroom, the need for more school busses increased. Sending kids off to school who live too far and have to travel by way of the [...]

Who is Responsible for a Defective Truck Part Causing a Crash

Who is Responsible for a Defective Truck Part Causing a Crash?

Many people do not like driving near large trucks. Large trucks block visibility, they can be slow going uphill, they take up a great deal of space, and they can cause massive destruction should they cause an accident.   The trucking industry is a necessary part of keeping stores shelves full of various items and goods, and without them, the country would have a difficult time running properly. Large commercial trucks are responsible for transporting most of our goods across the [...]

Regions of the Spine Most Vulnerable to Injury

Which Regions of the Spine Are Most Vulnerable to Injury?

Trauma to the spine can happen in many situations like traffic accidents, sporting events, fall incidents, or other damaging episodes. The spine is divided into five sections. While any of these sections can be harmed after an injury accident, certain parts of the spine tend to be more prone to harm. If you live in the Orlando, FL area and you were injured by a negligent party, the Orlando personal injury attorneys at the Vaughan Law Group can review your [...]

Orlando Florida DWI Statistics in 2021

Orlando DWI Statistics in 2021

When an individual that is pulled over and arrested for a DWI, that means the person was driving while intoxicated. Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is illegal and highly dangerous. A driver can even be pulled over and arrested with legal over-the-counter or prescription drugs in their system. This is true if what they took affects their ability to operate their car safely and they are putting the safety of others in jeopardy. For example, if [...]

Does Orlando Have Many Uninsured Drivers

Does Orlando Have Many Uninsured Drivers?

Car accidents are shocking incidents that can make victims feel disoriented and distressed. When property damages and injuries result, the financial implications of these incidents can be incredibly high. Paying for those costs can make a victim feel overwhelmed and unsure about what to do.  Victims who suffered damages after a car accident should connect with a local personal injury attorney to learn about how to obtain compensation for their losses. Orange County, Florida is a busy place with plenty [...]

Can Florida Tourists File an Injury Claim for Compensation

Can Florida Tourists File an Injury Claim for Compensation?

Florida is an inviting state for many to come and explore. The beaches are some of the most beautiful anywhere in the world. The vast number of lakes and exciting attractions put Florida just second behind California as the most visited state. There were over 130 million people that came to the sunshine state in 2019.  If you visit Florida, it is likely that you will need transportation at some point. You may opt for a rideshare service or a [...]

When Is a Florida Car Accident Report Necessary

When Is a Car Accident Report Necessary?

In the state of Florida, the law requires that some motor vehicle accidents be reported to the police. It is common for a victim of a car accident to be unsure about what to do in the aftermath of a crash. The first thing to do after a crash is to check on everyone involved and see if anyone needs medical attention. Once you have established the health status of each party, then a victim should call 9-1-1 to [...]

Suing a Drunk Driver in Florida

Suing a Drunk Driver in Florida

In 2018, the state of Florida had 814 fatalities from accidents that resulted from drunk driving. Nationally, by comparison, that year there were 10,511 deaths from drunk driving. Drunk driving fatalities in Florida in 2018 accounted for 26% of all fatalities from traffic collisions while the national percentage was 28.8%. Driving while drunk is a serious problem in the state of Florida and across the nation. The full extent of destruction and devastation that is caused by these incidents [...]

Turnover in Florida Commercial Truck Drivers is Hazardous to the Public

Turnover in Florida Commercial Truck Drivers is Hazardous to the Public

Professional truck drivers are in high demand as more than 70% of all goods are transported across the nation by tractor-trailer trucks and the commercial trucking industry continues to grow. The problem with keeping trucks running to their destination to make their deliveries is that there is a shortage of qualified and experienced truck drivers. Even when trucking companies promote attractive hourly pay and benefits to get more people interested in the profession, many do not stay working as [...]