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.

November 21

Avoid Blackout Wednesday While Driving During Thanksgiving Weekend

Driving during Thanksgiving weekend? You and 51 million other Americans. According to AAA, this makes this Thanksgiving weekend the busiest holiday travel weekend in over a decade. Sadly, driving during Thanksgiving weekend is also quite dangerous. Thanksgiving Eve has become known as “Blackout Wednesday” as is one of the deadliest days for drivers traveling for.

March 21

Tips for a Safer Spring Break

Spring Break in Clearwater and Tampa Bay! Who wouldn’t want to come to our beautiful area for some rest and warm weather (well, not today!)? It is a wonderful place for spring break as proven by Florida being is one of the top Spring Break destinations in the country for high school and college-aged students..

February 18

13-Year-Old Driving Stolen Van – Think There’s Coverage?

Yet another reason to check your car insurance policy to make you have uninsured motorist coverage. Bay News 9 reports that at around 11 p.m. Wednesday a Pinellas Park Police officer noticed a tan-colored Honda Odyssey van driving recklessly on 82nd Avenue in the 6300 block. While trying to catch up to the van, the.

February 16

Safe Driving Apps That Could Save Lives

There are safe driving apps, but there are also apps that can encourage reckless driving in the quest to be cool on social media. Just check out this video on ABC Action News showing a reckless driver who was captured on the app SnapChat doing dough nuts in the middle of 66th Street North in.

January 13

What Could Become Florida Law This Legislative Session?

Florida law will be the talk for the next sixty days as the Florida Legislature is back in session. Right now, there are about 1600 bills filed that could become new Florida law by March 2016. However, because it is a major election year, don’t expect anything really shocking to happen during this session. There.

May 6

What Does Rays Pitcher Alex Cobb Have In Common With Car Accident Victims?

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher (and all-around good guy) Alex Cobb was recently diagnosed with a partially torn ligament in his elbow. Although he likely sustained this elbow injury by pitching 95 mile an hour fastballs, it is not uncommon for elbow injuries to occur after car accidents or workers’ compensation injuries. Three types of.

April 27

Going to Mediation After a Car Accident or Work Comp Claim?

A mediation conference is something that many of my personal injury and workers’ compensation clients will experience in their case. Often times, a person involved in a car accident or work accident has not been involved in a mediation and is uncertain as to what will happen. This article will discuss what mediations are and.

April 17

Do You Drive More Than the Average Driver?

As a personal injury attorney, I know there are a lot of bad drivers on the road causing car accidents. Each minute on the road makes you a target for a car accident. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety recently released a survey detailing how often Americans are targets of car accidents. Some of the.

April 2

Spring Break Is Not Over for All So Stay Alert for Car Accidents

Although many are wrapping up their Spring Break, a few of us are just starting ours. This means that you must stay vigilant on the roads to avoid being involved in a car accident during Spring Break. According to TIME, spring break results in a sharp jump in traffic accident fatalities. Citing an study published.

March 27

A Creative Way To Gather Evidence of a Bicycle Accident

After a car accident or bicycle accident, there is often a dispute about who caused the crash. Many bicyclist and motorcyclists are now taking steps to reduce the argument by mounting cameras on the front and rear of their bicycles to capture video of road rage drivers as evidence for police. In a recent Bay.

March 17

What Happens Every 46 Minutes on St. Patrick’s Day?

According to U.S. News & World Report, 37 million Americans will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at a bar or restaurant and 13 million pints of Guinness will be consumed worldwide on St. Patrick’s Day.  Unfortunately, this means more drunk driving accidents. Enjoy your green beer and corned beef and cabbage, but watch out for those.

February 13

How St. Valentine’s Day Plays Into Car Accident Law

How can a personal injury attorney incorporate St. Valentine’s Day into a discussion about injuries from a car accident? Car accident law permeates almost any holiday. Car accident law and St. Valentine’s Day are tied by a discussion of the damages for loss of consortium. When a spouse is injured in a car accident or other personal.

January 28

Are Your Facebook Photos Private After a Car Accident or Slip and Fall?

Does being involved in a car accident or slip and fall accident give the insurance companies the right to see your private Facebook posting and photographs? One Florida court says yes. In Nucci v. Target Corp., the Fourth District Court of Appeals ruled that Facebook photographs sought by the defense attorney were reasonably calculated to.

January 26

What Can They Get From Your Smartphone After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, an attorney may ask for the at-fault driver’s cellphone records to see if the driver was on the cellphone at the time of the car accident. However, an attorney should attempt to get more information than just whether the person was on the telephone at the time of the crash. Nowadays,.

December 31

Two Ways to Get You and Your Car Home Safely This New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve! Time to celebrate! Sadly, also a time for serious car accidents because of drunk drivers. Two ways to get you and your car home safely without the risk of a car accident or DUI charges are AAA’s Tow To Go program and BeMyDD.com. AAA and Budweiser has again paired up to provide.

December 15

Two Persons Killed in Pedestrian Accidents in Two Days

Two fatal car vs. pedestrian car accidents in two days should remind all drivers and pedestrians to be more careful. This morning, according to ABC Action News, a man was hit and killed while walking in Lithia. The report states that the walker was hit by a car and killed near the intersection of Keysville.

December 9

Which NFL Quarterback Involved in Car Accident?

As I often say, anyone can be involved in a car accident. Even a NFL Quarterback involved in car accident.  Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is the latest to add to the list. According to report, Cam Newton was transported by ambulance to a hospital after being involved in an car accident in Charlotte. This.

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