January 29

Whiplash After A Car Accident

Whiplash is so commonly used after a car accident. Unfortunately, it is sometimes used to minimize the injuries after a car accident – “You just have whiplash.” Knowledge is power so let’s look into what whiplash really is. According to the Mayo Clinic, whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of.

May 14

Pregnant Drivers At Greater Risk of Car Accidents

Car accidents happen whether you are pregnant or not, but are pregnant woman more susceptible to car accidents? According to a recent study, the answer is yes. As published in USA TODAY, a study published in the in the Canadian Medical Association Journal concludes that pregnant women have an extra risk of being involved in.

December 18

Does Aggressive Driving Decrease During Christmas Time?

“Tis the season … for aggressive driving. With aggressive driving comes car accidents—sometimes fatal car accidents. With the malls and shopping centers crowded with Christmas shoppers and the roads full of rushing elves, for some, carelessness on the road blossoms. According to a new survey discussed on Edmunds.com, nearly a third of drivers say they.

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.

October 2

Does Certain Music Lead to More Car Accidents?

Music can distract a teenage driver which could contribute to car accidents. A new study indicates that the kind of music teen drivers listen to while driving can increase the behavior that leads to automobile crashes. Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel found that male teen drivers who listen to music from.

August 30

Legal Responsibility for Sending Text Messages to Drivers

If a car accident occurs because a driver was text-messaging while driving, almost all will agree that the driver should be responsible for that automobile accident. However, should the person who sends text messages to drivers also be responsible for the crash if the driver causes a car accident while reading the text message they.

July 8

Courtney Campbell Causeway Car Accident Leads to Traffic Delays

Car accidents happen on the Courtney Campbell Causeway regularly. This morning’s crash resulted in a major slow down for both directions and hospitalized a woman. According to TBO.com, a woman was involved in car crash early this morning resulting in her 2001 Honda Civic to crash into the barrier wall around 4:38 a.m. west of.

June 19

Anyone Can Cause A Car Accident – Even Justin Bieber

Car accidents happen almost every hour of the day, but when the crash involves recent bad-boy Justin Bieber, it makes the news. According to reports from WPTV.com, the 19-year-old singer was reportedly involved in an accident in Los Angeles on Monday night involving a pedestrian. The report cites TMZ stating that Bieber was leaving a.

June 5

Preventing Car Accidents in the Rain

Florida summer rain is coming! Before it does, remember these tips to avoid a car accident in the rain. No one wants to be involved in a traffic accident, but being in a crash during a rain storm and waiting for the police makes the automobile accident an even worse experience. SmartMortorist.com provides the following.

May 16

Prom and A Car Accident – A Good Story

With high school prom and graduation going on, there will likely be many stories of high schoolers causing car accident because of distractions. This story is different. Recently, 20 Florida teenagers from Western High School in Davie, Florida enjoying a limo ride to their prom put their special night aside to help. Their luxurious ride.

May 9

Added Risk for Car Accidents on U.S. 19

With all of the construction on U.S. 19 in Pinellas County, car accidents are going to happen. Drivers unfamiliar with the traffic patterns and construction delay often cause rear-end collisions. Another change in a very popular spot on U.S. Highway 19 may bring more unfamiliar drivers. The intersection of U.S. 19 and Enterprise Road will.

May 6

Two Things a Jury in a Car Accident Case Are Not Allowed to Know

Preparing for an auto accident jury trial starting week reminds me of two important things that we are required to “hide” from the jury. Yes, that’s true–there are things that may be important to the case, but the jury is not allowed to know the facts about them. Two of these things are (1) Who.

April 17

Drivers Like This Guy Require You to Have Uninsured Motorst Coverage

Even if you drive safely, car accidents and injuries from car accidents are sometimes caused by people who shouldn’t be on the road (and likely to have no insurance). According to , an unlicensed driver was arrested this morning after nearly crashing into a building, hitting a taxi cab and hitting an innocent bystander in.

February 19

Hit & Run Car Accidents in Florida are Out of Control

Nearly 70,000 Florida car accidents in 2012 were hit-and-run crashes. These hit-and-run crashes resulted in 168 deaths. In addition, three out of every five fatalities in 2012 were pedestrians struck in hit-and-run crashes. The Florida Highway Patrol, the Florida Sheriffs Association, the Florida Police of Chiefs Association and the Florida Department of Transportation are partnering.

January 29

Car Accident Outside Our Office Caused By Wrong Way Driver

With our car accident law firm right on the corner of Sunset Point and Belcher Road, we unfortunately see the aftermath of many automobile accidents that occur at or near this intersection. Although we did not see Sunday night’s crash, many people must have seen the aftermath since the intersection was closed for 90 minutes..

January 22

Obese Drivers More Likely to be Killed in Car Accidents

Car accidents can result in serious injuries and deaths. According to a new study, some obese drivers are 80% more likely to die in a car crash than their normal weight counterparts, with obese women at much higher risk than obese men. The study, published in the Emergency Medicine Journal, was conducted by transport safety.

January 16

Seeing Dr. Google After a Car Accident

After being injured in a car accident, who do you turn to for medical advice? Over one-third of U.S. adults have gone online to self-diagnose a medical condition that they or someone they knew had, according to a new study highlighted on CBSNEWS.com. The findings from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.

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