More and more Florida residents are placing dashboard-mounted cameras, also known as dash-cams, in their vehicles. These devices allow drivers to capture and record the events taking place in the environment surrounding their vehicle; including any car accidents they may happen to be involved in. If you’ve been injured in a Florida car accident, you […]
The Mental and Emotional Toll of a Florida Car Accident
When discussing injuries resulting from a Florida car accident, we usually refer to whiplash, broken bones, burns, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries. But there are other types of injuries you can suffer after an auto accident. Mental and emotional trauma caused by a car accident can be just as damaging as physical injuries. […]
How to Prove Loss of Future Earnings in a Florida Personal Injury Claim
For a lot of people, being laid up and unable to work due to accident-related injuries can be a disaster. It means they can’t pay their rent, utility bills, and other living expenses, let alone their medical bills. If you’ve found yourself in this situation, don’t give up hope. When a person is injured due […]
Can Not Wearing a Seat Belt Hurt Your Case if You’re Injured in a Florida Car Accident?
Wearing your seat belt is one of the best ways to avoid serious injury in the event of an accident. According to the latest data from the NHSTA, 47% of the vehicle occupants killed in auto accidents in 2019 were unbuckled when the accident occurred. Data also revealed that seat belts saved an estimated 14,955 […]
What are Florida’s Motorcycle Insurance Requirements?
Motorcycle insurance protects you in the event you become involved in an accident. Every motorcyclist in Florida is required to carry insurance; however, understanding Florida’s motorcycle insurance requirements might be a little confusing. Unlike a lot of states, auto insurance laws and motorcycle insurance laws are not the same in Florida. Motorcycle Riders Don’t Need […]
What Factors Does an Attorney Look at to Determine If a Car Accident Case Is Worth Pursuing?
Being injured in a car accident in Florida can cause an array of expenses, including medical bills and lost wages. In a lot of instances, the expenses are more than the average person can afford, especially if their injuries are so severe that they are unable to work. Fortunately, Florida state law gives you the […]
4 Things You Should Never Do When Driving Near Big Trucks
No one wants to get involved in an accident with a big truck. An accident involving a big rig can be devastating to both the vehicle and its passengers because of the vast differences in size and mass between a truck and a passenger vehicle. Big truck accidents can cause severe, even fatal injuries to […]
Motorcycle Safety Myths: Do Loud Pipes Really Save Lives?
In most accidents involving motorcycles and automobiles, the driver of the automobile is at fault. The most common reason for these accidents? The driver of the automobile simply was not aware of the motorcycle’s presence. They were distracted or didn’t take the time to check that the way was clear when they changed lanes or […]
Bobtail Truck Accidents: No Trailer But Still Dangerous
A tractor-trailer truck is said to be “bobtailing” when it’s being operated without a trailer attached to the truck cab. Bobtailing isn’t against the law. There are situations where a truck must drive bobtail, such as when they’re on their way to pick up cargo or have just dropped one off. However, truck drivers need […]
Causes of Leg Pain After a Winter Haven Car Accident
It’s not uncommon to experience leg pain — including knee pain, foot pain, and shin pain — after an accident. Pain resulting from injuries like fractured leg bones, deep cuts, or crush injuries is easy to diagnose. However, other causes of leg pain after a car accident, such as soft tissue injuries, aren’t always so […]