November 12

Changes Tonight in U.S. Hwy 19’s Road Construction

If you are like me and drive on U.S. 19 in Clearwater/Largo, things will be different starting tonight or tomorrow morning. So, watch out for car accidents! According to the, the Florida Department of Transportation has announced that southbound traffic on U.S. 19 between Whitney Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard will be switched to the.

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.

June 20

Check Out the Video of This Clearwater Motorcycle Accident

Belcher Road and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard is one of the most dangerous intersections in Clearwater. Car accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents and motorcycle crashes happen too often at this intersection. One of these motorcycle crashes was caught on video and you would not believe what happened to the motorcyclist. Tampa Bay Fox 13 showed the video.

September 4

Passenger in Clearwater Car Accident Dies

A car accident at a well-known Clearwater intersection results in untimely death. The crash occurred on Tuesday morning at the intersection of Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard and Hercules Avenue in Clearwater. According to reports, the driver of a white 1997 Saturn occupied by Edwardo Garcia Caraballo turned south onto Hercules Avenue and into the path of a.

March 20

First Day of Spring’s Rain Brings Car Accidents

Car accidents and rain. Not a surprising combination. A number of automobile accidents have already occurred today because of rain-slickened roads, according to the Tampa Bay Times. St. Petersburg police and fire rescue responded to a car crash with injuries involving a car and a bus carrying a baseball team on 22nd Avenue S and.

January 9

Why Clearwater Has So Many Pedestrian Accidents

Being hit by a car as a pedestrian can result in serious injuries, if not death. Unfortunately, Clearwater and Pinellas County have one of the highest pedestrian vs. car accident rate. An explains that some of the reasons for so many accidents involving pedestrians in Clearwater are the weather, density, impatience and education. The article.

November 9

Florida Car Accident Law Sees Big Changes in Six Weeks

What to do after a Florida car accident is confusing; however, in about six more weeks, it will be even more confusing because the new Florida No-Fault (Personal Injury Protection) law comes into effect. This law puts you at risk of losing the insurance coverage you paid for if you don’t follow its procedure. As.

August 27

Motorcycle Crash Kills 21-Year-Old Clearwater Man

A motorcycle accident took the life of Clearwater resident Nolan Price on Friday night in Oldsmar. At about 7:00 pm on Friday night, Mr. Price was traveling west on Tampa Road approaching Burbank Road. The driver of a Hyundai Elantra was traveling eastbound on Tampa Road with intentions of turning left onto Burbank Road. Unfortunately,.

June 20

Car Accident Results in Flipped Car on U.S. 19 and Gulf-to-Bay Blvd.

Car accidents occur on U.S. Highway 19 every day. With the construction going on in Clearwater, the chance of an automobile accident is greatly increased. Two people are the latest to find this out after a 4-car crash caused a car to flip at the intersection of U.S. 19 and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard yesterday. At about.

May 7

Attorney Matthew Noyes Interviewed By Fox News on Florida PIP Law

Treatment for car accident injuries will change dramatically soon. On Friday, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a law which reduces the rights of people after an automobile accident. As of January 1st, your rights for medical care after a car accident can be reduced from $10,000.00 to $2,500.00 without you even knowing about it. Recently,.

April 26

Workers’ Compensation Benefits Denied for Injury Caused by Public Urination

Workers’ compensation claims can happen in the weirdest ways. However, they are not always compensable. Recently, Florida 1st District Court of Appeals opined that the Judge of Compensation Claims was right in denying a lock technician’s claim for workers’ compensation benefits while being “on call.” The case was about an employee whose employment required him.

April 23

Are Epidural Steroid Injections (ESI) Better Than the New Procedure?

Steroid injections are often used to relieve lower back pain and leg pain caused from a car accident, trip and fall, or a workers compensation claim. Often times, these pains are caused by a herniated disc pressing on the nerve. A new type of medicine–Etanercept–is used for similar problems. Which one is better? According to.

April 16

Car Accidents Increase on Tax Day, Really?

Can paying taxes really cause car accidents? According to a study, the answer is yes. Researchers at the University of Toronto analyzed data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and found that deadly automobile accidents increase on Tax Day. After looking at 30 years, researchers found that there were 6,783 traffic-related deaths on Tax.

April 3

Car Accidents Resulting in Traumatic Brain Injuries

Car accidents remain the number one cause for traumatic brain injury (TBI) related deaths among 15- to 19 year olds. According to a , more than 55,000 teenage drivers and their passengers who were seriously injured in auto accidents during 2009 and 2010. Thirty percent of those suffered acute head injuries — concussions, skull fractures.

February 15

Are Epidural Steroid Injections the Answer for a Disc Herniation?

Just yesterday, a workers’ compensation client asked my advice on whether she should have epidural steroid injections (ESI) or surgery for her back pain. Because I have a JD after my name and not a MD, I recommended that she research both recommendations and talk to her doctor and friends and family about it. Then,.

January 2

Is the End Coming for 1-800-ASK-GARY and Other Lawyer Referral Services?

We have all seen the commercials and heard the radio spots-after a car accident, call 1-800-ASK GARY or call 411-PAIN from the accident scene. If some get their way, soon you may not see them any longer. According to a report on, the Florida Bar, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, a state legislator.

December 28

Getting You and Your Car Home Safely Without Driving Impaired

Drunk drivers cause serious and sometimes fatal car accidents. Do you know someone who may have too much to drink this New Year’s weekend, but will still want to drive home because they don’t want to leave their car? There is a way to get them AND their car home FREE of charge–AAA/Budweiser’s Tow-to-Go program..

December 27

Prevent Car Accidents This New Year’s Weekend

An estimated 297 people will die in car accidents this New Year’s weekend according to the National Safety Council. In addition, medically consulted injuries from car accidents are estimated at 29,700 (a medically consulted injury is an injury serious enough that a medical professional was consulted). So, it is very important that everyone drive safely.

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