Truck Rollovers Cause Too Many Fatal Accidents

Truck Rollovers Cause Too Many Fatal Accidents

Thousands of commercial vehicles travel the Florida interstates every day. Trucks provide a valuable service to businesses and consumers all across the nation. Unfortunately, 5,237 large trucks and buses were in fatal crashes in the most recent year for which there is data. Driving a big truck requires training and skill. Most truck drivers drive…

Distracted Driving: The Most Common Cause of Collision

Distracted Driving: The Most Common Cause of Collision

“I just looked down for a second.” “I never saw him.” “I was texting/changing the radio/checking my GPS.” All too often, these responses, and others like them, come tumbling from the mouths of people who have just caused a serious collision. Unfortunately, distraction serves as one of the top causes of collisions. The NHTSA notes…

Speeding is a Factor in 26 percent of Fatal Accidents

Speeding is a Factor in 26 percent of Fatal Accidents

Many people do not think twice about increasing their rate of speed, especially when they get in a hurry on the road. Speeding can, they often assume, help them reach their destinations faster, which seems like the ideal solution when drivers get in a hurry. Unfortunately, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, speeding…

The Road Rage Challenge

The Road Rage Challenge

When drivers get frustrated out on the road, anger can grow to immense levels. Unfortunately, as anger grows, so does the driver’s likelihood of engaging in potentially dangerous behavior. Road rage can cause a driver to make unsafe choices or ignore the other people sharing the road, ultimately resulting in accidents that include severe injuries….

Sideswipe Collisions: More Serious Than You May Think

Sideswipe Collisions: More Serious Than You May Think

As motor vehicle accidents go, drivers tend to think of sideswipe collisions as relatively minor. Scary, certainly, but also less likely to cause serious injuries and fatalities than, say, a head-on collision or a T-bone accident at an intersection. If someone tells you “I got sideswiped,” you might assume the individual’s car sustained some cosmetic…

Truck Driver Fatigue

Fatigued driving is a significant problem in this country. However, when it involves truck drivers, it can cause especially dangerous crashes. In most fatigue driving accident cases, a motorist gets behind the wheel without having gotten enough sleep. However, when you combine drowsiness and driving a large truck, the results can often be catastrophic. For…

If Reckless Driving Injures You, Call a Car Accident Lawyer

If Reckless Driving Injures You, Call a Car Accident Lawyer

Anyone who drives regularly has had the experience of seeing someone speed or pass unsafely and thinking to themselves, “wow, that’s reckless”. These instances go beyond the questionable risks we see other drivers take every day and stand out as especially dangerous and liable to cause someone serious injuries. The law, like ordinary drivers, recognizes…

How Can a Lawyer Help Me After a Rear-End Collision?
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How Can a Lawyer Help Me After a Rear-End Collision?

Any type of car accident is an unfortunate situation that can often lead to devastating injuries. Out of all car accident scenarios, rear-end collisions sometimes cause the most serious damage to your body. Perhaps you are going through this now after recently experiencing a rear-end collision on a busy road here in Florida. Things like…

Residential Building Collapses

Residential Building Collapses

The Miami area experienced a shock when the 12-story Surfside condo building—housing 136 units—collapsed into a pile of rubble. The collapse resulted in multiple deaths, injuries, and unaccounted-for homeowners, and authorities began what will likely be a lengthy clean-up effort and investigation into who might have caused this tragic and avoidable occurrence. As families begin…

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