September 4

Belcher & Gulf-to-Bay – Is the Intersection Safer with Red Light Cameras?

Anyone who drives through Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard’s intersection knows how dangerous and prone to car accident this intersection is. With the building of the Walmart Neighborhood Store, Wawa, Bob Evans, and other stores on the corner, the traffic at this intersection will only increase making it more dangerous for car accidents. What else.

August 29

Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

This weekend we celebrate the American worker during Labor Day weekend. Although the working conditions now are far different than when Labor Day was introduced, the American workers still deserve recognition for making this country (and keeping this country) what it is today. Before Labor Day, during the Industrial Revolution in late 1800s, the average.

August 25

One of Your Important Rights and Obligations

Tomorrow is Election Day. No, it’s not the one that gets all the recognition, but it is a very important election – especially for those involved. On August 26, 2014, Florida holds its Primary Election. Because Florida has Closed Primaries, only voters registered with a political party may vote in that party’s primary election. However,.

August 19

Following Florida’s Stopping for School Bus Law

School is back in session and so are the school buses and kids walking and riding their bikes to school. To prevent accidents (and hefty fines), let’s be reminded about Florida’s law about when you are required to stop for a school bus. Florida law (Section 316.172(2)) states that “the driver of a vehicle upon.

August 13

The Losing Party Does Pay, Dummy!

While driving to work today, I was listening to AM 820 when the host Chris Markowski decided to attack people who file claims after car accident and their attorneys. He proclaims our Florida legal system as horrible and the reason why it costs so much to drive in Florida is because of all the lawsuits..

July 29

Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes Gives Back to Clearwater Kids

Giving back to the community is a wonderful thing and feels good to do. Recently, the Florida Bar News – the newspaper that all Florida attorneys received – highlighted our recent community event. Our personal injury firm — Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes, P.A. – gave the entire third grade class from Ponce De Leon.

July 3

What Spikes on the Fourth of July?

The Fourth of July is a wonderful time to celebrate being an American. However, with this year’s being on a Friday night, expect a spike in drinking and driving and an increase in the number of car accidents. According to data from NHTSA, during July 4th holiday period over the last five years of data.

June 18

Has Your Car Been Recalled?

Car accidents can be caused by many things – including defective cars. This week, we found out that there are more defective cars on the road when General Motors announced a recall of another 3.36 million vehicles worldwide –making the total number of cars recalled by General Motors to move than 20 million this year..

June 13

What is Flag Day?

Saturday is Flag Day. Since the flag is one of the great symbols of our freedom, let’s examine the history of Flag Day. As you will see, teachers were the inspiration to the creation of Flag Day. According to USFlag.org, the idea of Flag Day started in 1885 when a schoolteacher, BJ Cigrand, arranged for.

June 10

Car Accidents Caused By Drowsy Drivers Are Widespread

Car accidents caused by drowsy driver is big in the news right now after it was revealed that the car crash that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed fellow comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair was caused by a driver who had not slept in more than 24 hours. However, this is not a new.

June 5

Forget Personal Injury Law Today, Remember Mr. Don Zimmer

Personal injury law takes a back seat today so I can recognize a good man who passed away yesterday – Don Zimmer. Don Zimmer was an ambassador for what baseball should be. He was in baseball for 66 years and never in his life received a paycheck from anywhere but baseball. He started out as.

June 2

In Memory of Alice, Let’s Talk Household Services

Actress Ann B. Davis, Alice in “The Brady Bunch,” died yesterday after falling and hitting her head causing a subdural hematoma. In memory of her passing, let’s take a look to see if someone who needed Alice’s services after a car accident or workers’ compensation accident would be reimbursed. After a Florida car accident, the.

May 21

Where Is the Most Dangerous & Safest Cities for Pedestrians?

Pedestrian accidents happen more often than one may think. From 2003 through 2012, 47,025 people died while walking on America’s streets and another estimated 676,000 were injured—meaning someone on foot was hit by a car about every eight minutes. These numbers are part of a report released yesterday by the National Complete Streets Coalition. According.

April 4

New Statistics on Trends for Car Accidents and Work Injuries Released

Injuries and car accident and work comp accident happen every day. The National Safety Council recently released it latest Injury Facts that shed light on these types of accidents. Some of the interesting statistics in the National Safety Council’s 2014 edition of Injury Facts are as follows: 1. July was the worst month in 2012.

March 26

Has Your Nissan or Infiniti Been Recalled?

In a car accident, air bags can play a role in reducing serious injuries. Unfortunately, a million of Nissan vehicles may have faulty air bags. Thus, according to USATAODAY.com, Nissan is recalling 1 million vehicles because the air bag system software might not be able to tell whether a person is sitting in the front.

March 14

Come Join Us on Saturday at Country in the Park

My personal injury law firm, Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes, P.A. and I will again be at Pinellas Park’s Country in the Park on Saturday. This marks over 10 years at the event. It is always wonderful to meet new people and see clients at the event. Stop by our table for free firm giveaways..

March 12

Help for Migraine Sufferers

After a car accident, especially a rear-end crash, headaches is a very common symptom. These headaches can be debilitating and disrupt a person’s life. Although a car accident may not cause migraine headaches (which are different from post-traumatic headaches), the injuries from an automobile accident could trigger the onset of migraine headaches. Those suffering from.