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Monthly Archives: August 2021


Is It Possible For A Passenger To Be Held Liable For A Motor Vehicle Accident?

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Often, people assume that the driver of the vehicle that caused a crash is liable for the accident. The truth is, sometimes, passengers can also be held liable for motor vehicle accidents. Although passenger negligence is never an issue in most accidents, a passenger may be held liable in some unique circumstances. Generally, a… Read More »


Semi-Truck Blind Spots: Some Important Information Every Road User Should Have

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When you’re driving or riding in a vehicle on the highway, it’s only natural that you will feel nervous when you come across a semi-truck. In 2019 alone, 4,119 individuals died in large truck accidents; therefore, feeling nervous when you come across a semi-truck is completely understandable. Often, the people who lose their lives… Read More »


Questions An Insurance Adjuster Can Ask After A Florida Car Accident To Trap You

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If you sustained injuries in a Florida car crash because of another party’s negligence, you probably already know that you can file a claim against the at-fault party’s insurance company. As part of the claims process, you should expect to talk to an insurance adjuster. An insurance/claims adjuster is an individual whose main duty… Read More »


Back And Neck Injuries From Rear-End Collisions

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A rear-end collision involves a vehicle crashing into the one in front of it. Often, such accidents occur when the rear driver is following the driver in front too closely. Rear-end collisions are dangerous, and even a minor rear-end collision can result in severe injuries. Unfortunately, such accidents are pretty common. According to the… Read More »


Can Fault Be Determined By The Location Of Vehicle Damage?

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Florida is a no-fault state for car accident claims. This means that, after a Florida car accident, a motorist should turn to their insurance company for compensation no matter who caused the crash. However, PIP coverage, also known as the no-fault insurance coverage, only covers 80% of all essential and reasonable medical expenses up… Read More »


Is Driving Barefoot Illegal In Florida?

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Most individuals believe that driving barefoot is illegal in the U.S., but as it turns out, it is not. No law directly states driving barefoot is unlawful. One reason for states not opting to outlaw the practice of barefoot driving may be due to the fact that it may actually be safer to drive… Read More »


Florida Tow Truck Accidents

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Often, people don’t think about tow trucks until their car is broken or involved in an accident. During these times, tow trucks act like heroes. However, sometimes, tow trucks are the cause of accidents. Categorically, tow truck accidents fall under truck accidents. For instance, 4,862 fatal truck accidents occurred in 2018 alone. As for… Read More »


Two Crucial Tips For Communicating Your Car Accident To Your Insurance Company

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After a car accident, there are several things you need to do to ensure you protect your health and legal rights. For instance, after a car accident, you need to call the police to the accident scene and seek medical attention. Another important thing you may need to do after a car accident is… Read More »


4 Reasons People Don’t Call Personal Injury Attorneys

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Unfortunately, many people who suffer catastrophic injuries in accidents caused by other people’s negligence end up suffering too much because they failed to contact a personal injury attorney after their accident. While it seems obvious that you should contact an attorney after sustaining a severe injury due to another party’s negligence, many people don’t… Read More »


Here’s Why Car Accidents Are More Common In Summer

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Summer is usually a great season for Floridians and Americans in general. Summertime is usually associated with school breaks and family vacations. However, there is one thing about summer that is not great, an increase in car accidents. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, summer is a dangerous time of the year… Read More »

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