Tag - Florida Personal Injury Attorney

Why Fog is So Dangerous to Florida Drivers

Why Fog is So Dangerous to Florida Drivers

Fog is a natural phenomenon that has the potential to happen at any time but in the state of Florida fog occurs most often during cooler seasons. The cool season in Florida is from January to May. The most potent threat fog poses is how it drastically decreases visibility. If you are sitting at home enjoying a good book or lounging on your veranda sipping a smart cocktail, that reduction in visibility may not be too much of a [...]

What Cars Provide the Most Safety for Teens in 2020?

Which Cars are the Safest for Teens in 2020?

Florida car accidents have the potential to cause immense distress, misery, and trauma. No person involved in a crash walks away without sustaining some amount of shock, at the very least. In a country of more than six million car accidents taking place annually, and teens aged 16-19 being the most prone to accidents more than any other age range, it can be a scary time for parents of new drivers. Teens have the highest rate of car accidents which [...]

Florida's Most Dangerous Roadways

Florida’s Most Dangerous Roadways

There are over 1.3 million people that lose their lives every year around the globe from automobile crashes. This means that on any given day, on average, car accidents claim the lives of 3,700 people in the world. In the United States, car accidents happen frequently. Over 38,000 people die each year in the country from fatal car accidents, and 4.4 million others will sustain significant injuries that require emergency medical treatment. For Americans aged 1 to 54, the leading [...]

How to Help Your Teen Stay Safe While Driving

How to Help Your Teen Stay Safe While Driving

One of the most frightening times in a parent’s life is when their teen is ready to get their license. Teen drivers are a high-risk group for accidents for many reasons including their lack of experience as well as their increased propensity to take more risks. While it is good for teens to embrace more independence and responsibility, proactively helping your teen stay as safe as possible on the road is something that may reduce their risk of being [...]

Distracted Driving is Deadly Driving for Teens

Distracted Driving is Deadly Driving for Teens

It may come as no surprise that teen drivers are very prone to being in car accidents when they are driving. Findings by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that there are many risky behaviors which teens will engage in while they are driving that put them and others on the road at serious risk for injury or death in an accident. In 2018 in the state of Florida, 30 young drivers aged 15-17 lost their lives on [...]

Should I Use My Social Media Before My Personal Injury Suit is Settled

Should I Use My Social Media Before My Personal Injury Suit is Settled?

Social media has become increasingly popular over the years with more and more platforms popping up for people to join. It is very common for individuals who use social media to regularly post updates on what they are doing or situations and events that are happening in their life. While this type of posting shouldn’t cause a problem for a user in general, some posts can be problematic for individuals who have been involved in an accident where they [...]

Can I Be Compensated After a Florida Hit and Run Accident

Can I Be Compensated After a Florida Hit-and-Run Accident?

If you are involved in a Florida car accident, it is important to know that it is illegal to flee the scene. If you do flee, this will be considered a hit-and-run accident. The illegality of hit-and-run accidents extends to minor and major crashes, collisions with pedestrians, and hitting and damaging property other than cars. When you are involved in a crash, the following must be done: Exchange insurance, contact, and vehicle registration information Exchange name and address Exchange driver’s license information Provide [...]

Can I Get Punitive Damages for My Florida Accident

Can I Get Punitive Damages for My Florida Accident?

After an accident, there is no doubt you feel upset, scared, and if you are seriously injured concerned about your well-being. When the accident wasn’t your fault you may feel anger and believe the party who caused your accident should be punished. It is true, that there are situations where punitive damages are added onto final settlements as a form of punishment to a person who behaved in a heinous manner. To find out if your accident situation rises [...]

Do My Injuries Qualify for a Florida Personal Injury Claim

Do My Injuries Qualify for a Florida Personal Injury Claim?

After a Florida car accident, if you or a loved one were injured by another party’s negligence, you may be wondering what happens next. Car accidents can bring about many changes including property damage, injury, or even death. It is common for victims who sustain injuries in an accident that was not their fault to think that the bodily harm they suffered doesn’t meet the threshold to file a Florida personal injury claim. It is often thought that only [...]

What are the Car Insurance Guidelines In Florida

What are the Car Insurance Guidelines In Florida?

Every state across the United States requires that drivers have car insurance in order to lawfully drive on the road. One simply cannot purchase an automobile without having active insurance on-hand. It isn’t just enough to be an active policy owner, prospective drivers must prove that they indeed do have insurance. Your policy’s identification card, a copy of your policy, or a certificate of self-insurance are all appropriate forms of documentation that prove you are covered. The aftermath of a [...]