A motorcycle ride on another beautiful Sunday in St. Petersburg results in serious life-threatening injuries to a motorcyclist after he was struck by a car. According to BayNews9.com, the St. Petersburg motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of First Avenue North and U.S. 19. The motorcyclist was struck by a car turning left from U.S..
Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard is one of the most dangerous intersections in Clearwater. Car accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents and motorcycle crashes happen too often at this intersection. One of these motorcycle crashes was caught on video and you would not believe what happened to the motorcyclist. Tampa Bay Fox 13 showed the video.
A Sunday motorcycle ride turned to tragedy after a motorcycle crash caused the man and woman on the motorcycle were thrown from their motorcycle when a car pulled in front of them. According to WFLA.com, the victims were taken to a hospital, where they died. The driver of the vehicle was cited for violation of.
What to do after a Florida car accident is confusing; however, in about six more weeks, it will be even more confusing because the new Florida No-Fault (Personal Injury Protection) law comes into effect. This law puts you at risk of losing the insurance coverage you paid for if you don’t follow its procedure. As.
A motorcycle accident took the life of Clearwater resident Nolan Price on Friday night in Oldsmar. At about 7:00 pm on Friday night, Mr. Price was traveling west on Tampa Road approaching Burbank Road. The driver of a Hyundai Elantra was traveling eastbound on Tampa Road with intentions of turning left onto Burbank Road. Unfortunately,.
A motorcycle accident that caused the death of a 72-year-old Largo woman reminds us that we need to be extra careful when motorcycles are around us. Lu Haddeman was a passenger on George A. Tacott’s motorcycle on U.S 41 when a Chrysler, which was traveling west on Lake Lindsey Road, hit the left side of.
The intersection of Belleair Road and Belcher Road in Clearwater is very well known to me as I live very close to it. Yesterday, my wife was driving home and saw a horrific motorcycle accident at that intersection. From what she saw, she knew that someone was killed in that crash. Sadly, she was right..
Sadly, car accidents kill friends and family members no matter their age. However, a teenage driver’s risk of dying in a car accident increases dramatically when there are other teens in the car, according to a recent study was conducted by AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety. Using date on teen crashes from 2007 to 2010,.
Treatment for car accident injuries will change dramatically soon. On Friday, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a law which reduces the rights of people after an automobile accident. As of January 1st, your rights for medical care after a car accident can be reduced from $10,000.00 to $2,500.00 without you even knowing about it. Recently,.
Steroid injections are often used to relieve lower back pain and leg pain caused from a car accident, trip and fall, or a workers compensation claim. Often times, these pains are caused by a herniated disc pressing on the nerve. A new type of medicine–Etanercept–is used for similar problems. Which one is better? According to.
Can paying taxes really cause car accidents? According to a study, the answer is yes. Researchers at the University of Toronto analyzed data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and found that deadly automobile accidents increase on Tax Day. After looking at 30 years, researchers found that there were 6,783 traffic-related deaths on Tax.
Car accidents remain the number one cause for traumatic brain injury (TBI) related deaths among 15- to 19 year olds. According to a , more than 55,000 teenage drivers and their passengers who were seriously injured in auto accidents during 2009 and 2010. Thirty percent of those suffered acute head injuries — concussions, skull fractures.
The beach, the friends, March Madness, Spring Training baseball–these are all fun things about Spring Break. The car accidents, drinking and driving, unfamiliar drivers–these are some of the bad things about Spring Break. Enjoy the good things about this Spring Break and avoid and prevent the bad things that can forever tarnish Spring Break. Spring.
Just yesterday, a workers’ compensation client asked my advice on whether she should have epidural steroid injections (ESI) or surgery for her back pain. Because I have a JD after my name and not a MD, I recommended that she research both recommendations and talk to her doctor and friends and family about it. Then,.
Some car accidents are caused by simply careless and reckless drivers. An example of such a driver is the 26-year-old Clearwater woman who was driving her white Ford Mustang the wrong way down Florida Avenue N and weaving in and out of her lane, according to police and the Tampa Bay Times. When she was.
We have all seen the commercials and heard the radio spots-after a car accident, call 1-800-ASK GARY or call 411-PAIN from the accident scene. If some get their way, soon you may not see them any longer. According to a report on TBO.com, the Florida Bar, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, a state legislator.
Drunk drivers cause serious and sometimes fatal car accidents. Do you know someone who may have too much to drink this New Year’s weekend, but will still want to drive home because they don’t want to leave their car? There is a way to get them AND their car home FREE of charge–AAA/Budweiser’s Tow-to-Go program..
An estimated 297 people will die in car accidents this New Year’s weekend according to the National Safety Council. In addition, medically consulted injuries from car accidents are estimated at 29,700 (a medically consulted injury is an injury serious enough that a medical professional was consulted). So, it is very important that everyone drive safely.
To close out National Child Passenger Safety Week, this Saturday is known as “National Seat Check Saturday.” Too many children are injured and even killed in car accidents because they are in an improper child seat. Organizations around the country have agreed to have certified technicians inspect your child car seat, in most cases, free.
If you or your family member are injured in a car accident in Florida, the chances are nearly 1 in 4 that the at-fault driver doesn’t have the insurance to cover your injuries, according to a new national study. It is important to remember that Florida law does not require a driver to purchase bodily.