When a firetruck is coming from behind you or in front of you and has their lights and sirens on, do you know what to do? It seems simple, but ABC Action News recently did a story on how many people do not follow the law and fail to move over for firetrucks and paramedics..
Uninsured motorist coverage is so important especially when there are drivers like this on the road. According to Bay News 9, a Brandon woman has been arrested this week on DUI charges for the second time in five months. What are the chances that she carries adequate bodily injury liability coverage if she causes a.
A parking lot accident happens often this time of year. With malls and major department stores being full of Christmas shoppers, the chances of being involved in a car accident in one of these parking lots increase. Here are a few things that you should do if you are involved in a parking lot car.
I was 16 years old. My Dad had just given me a check for my high school class ring and I swiftly picked out a few polish sausages and sauerkraut from my Mom’s cast steel pan (also used as my sister’s Barbie pool) as I headed out the door to get to my job at.
Stacked or non-stacked uninsured motorist coverage? That is the question. The easy answer is get stacked uninsured motorist coverage. For decades, I have been telling all who will listen that the most important automobile insurance coverage you can purchase is uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage. This coverage protects you and your family if you (or.
The ghosts, goblins and superheroes (but not scary clowns) will be out tonight for their Halloween celebrations. Yes, Halloween should be fun, but we cannot ignore the fact that accidents happen on Halloween night. According to U.S. Census data, there are about 41 million potential trick-or-treaters between the ages of 5 and 14. Add that.
We have all seen those TV commercial attorneys telling you that they are the ones to call after a car accident. However, most fail to answer the most basic question, “Do I need to hire a lawyer after a car accident?” Despite being in the personal injury field for over 28 years, my answer to.
If you were traveling on U.S. 19 near Cross Bayou Boulevard in New Port Richey this morning, you were likely delayed. According to ABC Action News, northbound US 19 was closed in that area in New Port Richey due to a fatal car accident. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the fatal car accident happened at.
Drunk driving certainly doesn’t pay and it will certainly cost this professional football player as well as his team and fans. According to ClearwaterPatch.com, Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was arrested early this morning on DUI charges after a Florida Highway Patrol trooper reportedly spotted him speeding and making improper lane changes. The.
Many of us have experienced the symptoms of a pinched nerve before. Fortunately, for some the symptoms subside with rest. However, for many others, a pinched nerve can affect them for a long time. Signs of a pinched nerve include numbness or decreased sensation in the area supplied by the nerve; sharp, aching or burning.
We all read articles about how distracted driving can cause a car accident. Whether it is texting and driving, talking on the telephone and driving, or simply thinking about the next agenda item on your long list of to-dos, a few seconds of distracted driving can prove fatal. Sadly, this happened to a 17-year old.
Whether it is a post-Hermine party or a Labor Day celebration, be safe on the roads this Labor Day Weekend. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies will be watching for impaired drivers through their holiday weekend DUI Wolfpack detail. According to ClearwaterPatch.com, the countywide operation kicks off tonight at 7.
An estimated 19,100 people have been killed on U.S. roads since January 2016, according to a recent report by the National Safety Council. That is enough to fill 382 school buses! In addition to the traffic deaths, 2.2 million were seriously injured in car accidents since the beginning of 2016. This is not a new.
Teachers have a special place in my heart. Music teachers have an even more special place in my heart as my Mom was a music teacher at St. Cecelia School for 26 years before she passed away. So, when news of the death of John M. Sexton Elementary School’s music teacher was announced, I could.
Did you know that the Federal Highway Administration estimates that there are, on average, over 5,748,000 vehicle crashes each year? Approximately 22% of these crashes – nearly 1,259,000 – are weather-related. The vast majority of the weather-related crashes happen on wet roads –either wet pavement or during rainfall — 73% on wet pavement and 46% during rainfall..
It is back to school time! The days of sleeping in late and spending hours at the pool are almost done. As we gather our school supplies and finish the summer homework, let’s brush up on some back to school safety tips. Unfortunately, the beginning of school often brings car accidents, bike accident or pedestrian.
A car accident can happen to anyone and can happen in so many different ways. The automobile accident can be a minor one with no physical injuries. However, what can initially appear to be a minor accident can sometimes lead to longstanding injuries. Therefore, it is important that you take the following steps to protect.
As a personal injury attorney (and as a Dad), I can tell you that nothing good ever happens after midnight, especially when driving on U.S. Highway 19 in Pinellas County. This morning’s car accident which occurred in a construction zone on U.S. 19 further supports my belief. According to the Tampa Bay Times, a driver.
Do you want to do something that can save a teenage driver’s life? The Florida Sheriffs Association’s Teen Driver Challenge is just the thing. Car accidents remain the leading cause of death among teenage drivers and one in four teen drivers will be involved in a crash within 12 months of getting their driver’s license..
July 4th is a time to celebrate America and apparently a weekend for travel. According to AAA, nearly 43 million Americans will travel this Independence Day weekend. That makes this July 4th weekend (Thursday through Monday) as the highest travel volume on record. This is five million more travelers than Memorial Day weekend. While some.