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.

October 20

If You Own a Toyota in Florida, Check for Recall of Airbags

Driving in Florida already puts you at risk for being involved in a car accident. However, being involved in an automobile in a particular vehicle now could put you or your loved ones at greater risk. This is because if your Toyota is exposed to consistently high humidity (what car isn’t in Florida), there is.

October 2

Did Comedian Tracey Morgan Cause His Own Injuries in the Car Accident?

Is comedian Tracey Morgan responsible for his injuries sustained in the car accident he was involved in on June 7, 2014? Wal-Mart thinks so. Morgan was severely injured in the car accident when a Wal-Mart truck crashed into his limo bus on the New Jersey Turnpike. Morgan broke a leg, his nose, and several ribs.

September 25

The Unfairness of Death Benefits in Florida Work Comp

Florida workers’ compensation benefits can be so unfair sometimes. One situation is when a worker is killed while working. Sadly, this happened last night when a worker was killed in Tampa by a large steal beam while operating a forklift, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The man, identified as Ricardo McCalop, was apparently using.

September 23

Wrong Way Drivers Remind Us of Need for Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Wrong-way drivers seem to be on the rise. One woman was killed as she drove north on the inside southbound lane of Interstate 75 near State Road 52 in Pasco County and hit a tractor-trailer. Another was a teacher who drove the wrong way on the Selmon Expressway and Interstate 75 before he was pulled.

September 15

Will Your Child be Safe in a Car Accident?

With school in full force and car-pooling being utilized, the risk of your child being injured in a car accident increases. However, the proper seat and restraint system could reduce the risk of car accident related injuries. Tampa Bay Fox 13 reports that three out of four car seats are installed incorrectly – information provided.

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 26

Car Accidents Impact Everyone – Even the Pope

A car accident can change a person’s life and their family’s lives in seconds. One day, you can be thinking about calling the family member you haven’t spoken in some time and the next day, you are informed that they were seriously injured or even killed in a car accident. Car accidents can impact everyone..

August 21

Men Shocked While Tree Trimming — Workers Compensation Benefits?

Two men were injured while within the course of their employment after their aluminum ladder made contact with power lines that they were trimming trees in Largo. According to the Tampa Bay Times, three workers from Happy Palms Tree Service was trimming trees at a home in Largo when two of them, identified as Lance.

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..

August 4

Can Car Accident Injuries Predict the Weather?

Many people after getting hurt in a car accident, work comp injury or other type of injury believe that they can predict the weather based on the pains they sustained from the accidents. I know that since I broke my hip in my car accident many years ago, it seems that it aches right before.

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 14

What are the 10 Worst Tampa Bay Intersections for Car Accidents?

Car accident can happen at any intersection, but if you drive on U.S. 19 in the Clearwater/Palm Harbor area, the results of the 10 intersections with the most car accidents will not surprise you. ABC Action News’ I-Team recently analyzed the and found that three of the five bay area intersections with the most car.

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.