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Can I Recover For My Auto Accident Injuries In Court?

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Car accidents are common in Florida, just because of how many vehicles are on the road. Because of this, Florida’s legislature established a no-fault auto insurance system. Under a no-fault system, anyone sustaining injuries in an auto accident must seek compensation by filing a claim with their personal injury protection insurer – but if… Read More »

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Filing Suit After A Hit-And-Run Accident

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Data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) estimates that over the last five years, there were approximately 516,000 hit-and-run crashes that resulted in about 1,250 fatalities and many injuries. A hit-and-run is a serious crime in Florida, which can carry significant prison time for a motorist found guilty. However,… Read More »

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Establishing Liability In Florida Car Accident Cases

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The most recent available data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) estimates just over 400,000 car crashes in 2021, with around 3,700 fatalities. Auto accidents can be deadly for all involved – even pedestrians on the road may be injured or killed in a crash involving a passenger vehicle…. Read More »

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Texting & Driving Is Against The Law In Florida

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It is no secret that texting while driving a motor vehicle is one of the most dangerous activities a person can do on the road. However, people continue to do it – a survey reported on Forbes Magazine’s website states that as many as 40 percent of licensed drivers admitted to reading a text… Read More »

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Seeking Compensation Under Florida’s No-Fault Auto Insurance Law

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In many states, if you are involved in an auto accident that you believe is the fault of another person, you have the right to file suit against them in district court for the injuries and damages that you suffered. Florida, by comparison, has a different system, referred to as the no-fault system of… Read More »

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Rollover Auto Accidents Can Be Dangerous

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Any type of auto accident can cause life-changing injuries, depending on the specifics of the situation. However, there are certain types of car crashes that are statistically more likely to cause severe injury and death, with rollover accidents at the top of the list. While the majority of rollover accidents are single-vehicle, it is… Read More »

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Have You Been Struck By A Distracted Driver?

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Florida roads can be dangerous at times, but one of the most insidious hazards facing road users is distracted drivers. Instances of distracted driving have shot up in recent years, with over 3,000 fatalities linked to the practice in 2020. This may not seem like many, but each of those deaths could potentially have… Read More »

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Establishing Liability In Florida Multi-Car Accidents

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Being involved in a car accident can be a scary thing for the average person, but if the accident involves multiple vehicles (more than 2), that fear and trauma can double, triple, and quadruple. If you are hurt, you have the right to seek damages for your injuries, but figuring out who might be… Read More »

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Soft Tissue Injuries In Florida Accidents

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Data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that more than 32,000 people are killed and around 2 million are injured in auto accidents every year. Those injuries, however, tend to be very visible – broken bones, head and spine injuries, cuts, and bruises. Another type of injury is referred to as a… Read More »

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Is Distracted Driving Really That Dangerous?

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For a variety of reasons, auto accident numbers tend to rise each year in winter months, even if there is no snow on the roads. One of the major culprits is distracted driving, particularly around the December holidays – people leaving relatives’ homes or friends’ parties, happy and preoccupied, and not paying sufficient attention… Read More »

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