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.

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 29

Another Avoidable St. Petersburg Motorcycle Accident

A motorcycle ride on another beautiful Sunday in St. Petersburg results in serious life-threatening injuries to a motorcyclist after he was struck by a car. According to BayNews9.com, the St. Petersburg motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of First Avenue North and U.S. 19. The motorcyclist was struck by a car turning left from U.S..

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.

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.

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.

February 5

Will a Proposed Law Change Reduce Chances Of A Boating Accident?

Wonderful Florida weather brings wonderful Florida boating opportunities. However, with wonderful boating opportunities comes the risk of a serious and sometimes fatal boating accident or crash. Last year alone, there were approximately seventy (70) reported boating accidents in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties alone. Eight of those boating accidents caused a person to be killed. One.

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 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.

November 26

Preventing Black Friday Parking Lot Car Accidents

Too many car accidents happen in the parking lots of Walmart, Target, Kohl’s, Best Buy, Kmart or the malls—especially on Black Friday (and now Thanksgiving Thursday). Taking a few extra seconds can prevent you or a loved one from being injured in a parking lot car accident or a victim of crime in the parking.

October 29

Car Accident Claims Life of Beloved MLB Player

Car accidents do not discriminate over who gets killed in them. Students, doctors, homemakers all die in car accidents each year. This week, we are reminded that star baseball players can also be killed in car accidents. On Sunday, St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras was killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic..

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.

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