Personal Injury Law Blog Category: Uncategorized

September 25, 2015

Drunk driving causes one-third of all fatal car crashes

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2013 a total of 10,076 Americans lost their lives in car accidents where a driver was above the legal blood alcohol limit. In fact, drivers who are legally drunk, meaning their blood alcohol level is 0.08 g/dL or higher, caused one-third […]

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September 30, 2013

Increasing Motorists Awareness of Sharing the Road to Decrease Florida Motorcycle Crashes

Motorcycles, cars, SUVs, and trucks are all technically considered legal vehicles on Florida roadways, but they differ greatly. Motorcycles weigh less than 1,500 pounds, cars weigh in around 4,000 pounds, SUVs weigh about 4,300 pounds, and trucks could weigh anywhere from 15,000 pounds to over 30,000 pounds. Motorcyclists in Florida share the roadway with these […]

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September 22, 2013

Weather Proofing Your Car Can Decrease Accidents

How Can Rain-Related Crashes in South Florida Be Prevented? As fall is in full affect and winter weather is approaching, the first heavy rains and harsh weather can leave you feeling unprepared. It is easy to forget an umbrella when there is a chance of rain in the forecast, and it is also common to […]

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September 13, 2013

Tips for Safe Holiday Driving to Reduce Your Risks for a South Florida Car Accident

As Thanksgiving and Christmas time are approaching, the 2011 holiday season is in full swing. With crowds filling the streets on Black Friday and shoppers hustling around to get their Christmas shopping done, it’s no wonder that drivers are a little more frantic and aggressive on Florida roads during the holiday time. Additionally, many people […]

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September 10, 2013

Head Injuries from Motorcycle Accidents

What’s the Link Between Motorcycle Helmets and Traumatic Brain Injuries in Florida? The Federal Government estimates that there were 4,281 motorcycle fatalities in 2009, which was more than double the figures from 1997. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), it is estimated that motorcycle fatalities would be reduced by 37 percent with […]

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July 31, 2013

Banana Slip and Fall Cases Are The Real Deal

Banana Peel Slip and Fall Cases are the Real Deal If you’ve read comic books or seen cartoon shows, you’ve probably seen a character in one of these farces slip and fall on a banana peel. The reality is that this actually does happen, resulting in some serious injuries. Personal injury lawsuits, though easily lampooned, […]

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July 28, 2013

Three Florida Motorcycle Safety Tips that Could Save Lives

While Florida’s weather and scenic ocean views make for great motorcycling, this form of recreation and transportation also puts riders under nearly constant danger of being involved in a serious Florida motorcycle accident. This is the case even if other drivers are the ones being negligent. What’s more, Florida motorcycle accidents often carry with them […]

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