March 9

Drunk Driver Causes Rear End Collision With Wrong Person

If you are going to cause a rear end collision, it’s best not to do it with a police cruiser. Also, it’s best not to cause the rear end collision while under the influence. A St. Petersburg driver can tell us that. On Tuesday night, a 57-year-old driver rear-ended a St. Petersburg police cruiser. According.

February 29

Another Avoidable St. Petersburg Motorcycle Accident

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, 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..

October 23

Nothing Good Happens After Midnight

Car accidents can happen at any time of the day, but typically, when accidents happen after midnight, there is usually a story behind it. Yesterday’s St. Petersburg car accident is no different. On early Wednesday morning, around 1:50 a.m., a car crash at 15th Avenue S. and 37th Street South put Amelia Tumbling and her.

June 27

Four Kids Left Without Their Mothers After St. Petersburg Car Accident

The crash was not just another early morning St. Petersburg car accident. A family mourns as two are killed and their aunt battles to live while another family waits for their family member to turn themselves in after fleeing the police. According to, the horrific car accident occurred just before 3:00 a.m. Thursday on.

March 3

St. Petersburg Car Accident Puts Three in Bayfront Medical Center

Despite trying to avoid a car accident, the driver of a Toyota Tacoma, Terry Wesley Gue, could not prevent a collision with a minivan that swerved into this lane. According to the Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg police say the driver of a Mercury minivan east near the 6800 block of Central Avenue on Sunday.

February 25

Drivers Like This Woman Scare Me

There are many crazy drivers on Florida roads causing too many car accidents; but on the Pinellas County Trail too? Unfortunately, yes. According to , St. Petersburg Police have arrested a woman accused of driving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck on the Pinellas Trail. Witnesses say the truck forced several bicyclists off the trail.

October 24

Left Turn Results in Fatal Car Accident in St. Petersburg

Turning left at an intersection could result in a deadly car accident. Sadly, that is what recently happened in St. Petersburg, Florida. According to the Tampa Bay Times, Jose Fernandez, 29, of St. Petersburg was driving his blue Kia Spectra north on Fourth Street when a black Dodge Ram struck the front left of his.

November 9

Florida Car Accident Law Sees Big Changes in Six Weeks

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.

May 7

Attorney Matthew Noyes Interviewed By Fox News on Florida PIP Law

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,.

April 26

Workers’ Compensation Benefits Denied for Injury Caused by Public Urination

Workers’ compensation claims can happen in the weirdest ways. However, they are not always compensable. Recently, Florida 1st District Court of Appeals opined that the Judge of Compensation Claims was right in denying a lock technician’s claim for workers’ compensation benefits while being “on call.” The case was about an employee whose employment required him.

April 23

Are Epidural Steroid Injections (ESI) Better Than the New Procedure?

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.

April 16

Car Accidents Increase on Tax Day, Really?

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.

April 3

Car Accidents Resulting in Traumatic Brain Injuries

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.

February 15

Are Epidural Steroid Injections the Answer for a Disc Herniation?

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,.

January 2

Is the End Coming for 1-800-ASK-GARY and Other Lawyer Referral Services?

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, the Florida Bar, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, a state legislator.

December 28

Getting You and Your Car Home Safely Without Driving Impaired

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..

December 27

Prevent Car Accidents This New Year’s Weekend

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.

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