Deadliest Highways & Roadways in Tampa, FL and Surrounding Areas

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Summer is just around the corner, which means Florida families will get in the car soon for road trips to explore their beautiful state. They will also be planning visits to see extended family and friends both near and far from home. The troubling part of this is that according to the Insurance Institute for […]

Should I Speak With The Other Driver’s Insurance Company After A Car Accident?

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Your discussion or the lack of a discussion, with the other driver’s insurance company, is really dependent on your particular claim and circumstances. In general, most legal minds would suggest you avoid speaking with the other driver’s insurance company, but there are some situations when this can actually help you. If you’ve recently been involved […]

Parents Liability for Teen Drivers in the State of Florida

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It is the moment almost every teen in America dreams about: getting their driver’s license. Once they get this right they’ve craved for so long, everything changes for them. They finally have a sense of freedom and may feel like they’re one step closer to becoming adults. But with this new freedom comes a big […]

The Complicated Matter of Determining Fault in Chain Reaction Accident

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Multi-vehicle accidents aren’t that common, but you’ve probably heard of or even witnessed a few. When they occur, they usually get a lot of media coverage. That’s because these types of accidents often come with extreme repercussions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 16,695 multiple-vehicle accidents in 2017, a 1% increase from […]

Driving In Bad Weather 8 Safety Tips From An Accident Lawyer

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According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, roughly 5,891,000 vehicle crashes happen each year in the United States. Of these, 21% are weather-related. Nearly 5,000 people are killed every year because of driving in poor weather conditions, while over 418,000 sustain injuries. The numbers paint a rather gruesome picture, one that Florida residents are very […]

Top 7 Vehicle Maintenance Mistakes That Can Lead to an Accident

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When discussing safety on the roads, most attention goes to drivers and their behaviors. And that’s not unreasonable considering that this is the part of driving safely that needs the most work. Unfortunately, many people choose to drink, text, make aggressive maneuvers, and carry out a variety of other unsafe activities on the road. Still, […]

Why Posting to Social Media About Accidents Is Bad For Legal Claims

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Although cars and motorcycles are getting smarter than ever before and feature sophisticated technology, such as lane departure warning and ABS, accidents can still happen. The problem is that it’s not always easy to say who was at fault, especially if the incident took place on a busy highway or in a traffic jam. It […]

Autonomous Vehicles Are Here: What to Do In Case Of An Accident

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Self-driving cars seem like a novelty, but we’ve been talking about them since the 1930s. Back then, people were so confident in the technology that we predicted autonomous vehicles to become the norm by the 60s, though it’s fair to say we fell a bit behind on that initial schedule. But, for better or for […]

The 3 Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents and How to Avoid Them

The 3 Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Motor vehicle accidents are some of the most common causes of severe injury in the U.S. Every day, 3,287 people die as a result of car crashes, and even more suffer life-changing injuries. While car accidents are incredibly dangerous and terrifying, motorcycle accidents cause even more severe injuries and on average, are more deadly. Per […]