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.
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.
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..
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,.
Two Florida accidents must remind all drivers of the need to watch out for school kids walking to school and walking home from school. This morning, a 15-year-old Lake Region High School student was killed walking to school across Highway 17 in Polk County, according to TBO.com. The crashed happened on southbound U.S. 17 near.
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.
Being injured or having a friend or family member killed in car accident is never good timing. However, when it happens during the Christmas season, it seems to have a great impact on all involved. I am sure this is the case for two Largo families after a fatal pedestrian accident last night. According to.
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.
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.