The requirements of Florida car insurance may look totally different come January 1, 2022 if the Florida Senate gets its way. Those who have read my blogs for the years know that I am a big advocate for mandatory bodily injury coverage in Florida. Right now, owners and drivers are not automatically required to purchase.
An impaired driver is accused of killing a motorcyclist in Sanford, Florida and minutes later killing a woman who was rendering aid to the motorcyclist. According to Bay News 9, the driver struck the 73-year-old motorcyclist on Monday afternoon. The driver continued driving, but made a U-turn and returned to the scene. At the crash.
Anyone who drives in Clearwater knows the dangers on the intersection of Belcher Road and Gulf to Bay Boulevard (S.R. 60). Tomorrow, March 16th, you have an opportunity to voice your opinion as to future changes at this intersection. Check out one of my prior blog articles to read what changes may be proposed. In.
Fatal hit and run car accidents increased by over 18% in 2020 according to a recent report from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. The vast majority of deaths from hit and run car accidents occur at night or during low-light hours. According to an FLHSMV analysis, 85% of all hit-and-run fatalities.
Both men and women are involved in car accidents and both can be injured because of an automobile crash. But what makes them different? A recent article on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s website breaks down some interested findings: • Women are more likely to suffer a serious injury than men in a car.
Employers struggling through 2020 recently received some good news. Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier has issued a Final Order directing an overall decrease of 6.6 percent for Florida workers’ compensation insurance rates. The new rate applies to both new and renewal work comp insurance policies effective in Florida as of January 1, 2021. According to.
This week’s weather in Tampa Bay could be interesting. With Tropical Storm Eta out in the Gulf of Mexico, we could see some challenging weather which can result in some dangerous driving conditions. One such dangerous driving condition is when a traffic light is not working during to power outages. Do you know what a.
As a personal injury attorney, it has been odd that we have not been inside a courtroom or judge’s chambers for more than six months. Jury trials have been continued due to COVID and hearings are starting to run smoother through Zoom. However, clients may get their jury trial soon and jurors may soon again.
Florida school buses are hitting the roads as the new school year begins. Since it has been months since school buses were used, it is a perfect time for a refresher course ton when you are required to stop for a school bus. Florida law states that when on a two way street or highway,.
Lost wages often occur after a car accident. Sometimes it may be a few days of missed work, but sometimes it could be weeks or months. This loss of wages can have a dramatic impact on a person’s life. Missing a few paychecks could result in the repossession of your car, the inability to make.
Making a left turn at an intersection can result in a deadly car accident. Sadly, it did in St Petersburg on Saturday evening. According to the Tampa Bay Times, an 11-year-old boy was killed and three others were injured when a car headed south on 34th Street S collided with a northbound car turning left.
Tomorrow is the first day of summer so there is no better time that to alert you to the Safe Summer Travel Campaign launched by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). This campaign reminds motorists to plan ahead to avoid the risk of a car accident during summer travel. Unlawful speed.
Driving in the rain daily is soon upon us in Tampa Bay. It’s hurricane season and even without a hurricane looming, we will all be driving in the rain soon. Rainy season increases your likelihood of being involved in a car accident due to weather. This is the time to prepare your vehicle for the.