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Category Archives: Car Accidents

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Can I Obtain Compensation If An Object Falls From A Vehicle And Hits My Car?

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As much as driving errors are a leading cause of motor vehicle accidents, it is important to note that crashes occur due to many other reasons. For instance, objects falling from vehicles can lead to motor vehicle accidents. According to a study that was carried out by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, between… Read More »

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Why You Should Avoid Apologizing After A Florida Motor Vehicle Accident

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After being in a motor vehicle accident, the chances are, you might feel tempted to apologize to the other accident victim(s). Unfortunately, even a simple “I am sorry” can adversely affect your Florida auto accident case. As much as you may think apologizing is a nice way of expressing your regret for the situation,… Read More »

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Five Not-So-Well-Known Driving Distractions That Increase Your Risk Of A Motor Vehicle Accident You Probably Don’t Know About

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Distracted driving involves driving while engaging in another activity that takes away your attention from driving. The CDC estimates that approximately eight people in America are killed in collisions involving a distracted driver every day. According to the CDC, at 55 miles per hour, reading or sending a text message is the same as… Read More »

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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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3 Important Car Accident Laws Every Florida Motorist Should Know

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Unfortunately, given the huge number of drivers in Florida, there is a probability that every Florida motorist will be involved in a car accident at some point in their life. Because of this, Florida motorists must remain aware of laws that pertain to car accidents. By understanding the different laws that pertain to Florida… Read More »

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Auto Accident Nerve Damage

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Auto accidents are often associated with injuries like broken bones, lacerations, traumatic brain injuries, and whiplash. However, auto accidents can cause many other types of accidents. Unfortunately, even those injuries that are often overlooked can adversely affect victims’ lives. Among the many overlooked types of injuries you can sustain in a car accident are… Read More »

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Florida’s Most Dangerous Driving Situations

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It can be easy for a motorist to consider themselves a perfect motorist. For instance, if you’ve never been stopped because of violating traffic laws, it can be easy for you to think you are a perfect driver. Also, since you got your car, you’ve been driving it regularly to work, school, and to… Read More »

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What Type of Burn Injuries Can Occur as a Result of a Car Accident?

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According to the America Burn Association (ABA), more than 480,000 burn or fire injuries are seen at emergency departments yearly. The leading causes of burn injuries, according to the association, include fire-flame, electrical, and chemicals. The American Burn Association also states that approximately 96% of people treated today in burn centers across the nation… Read More »

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Other Risks of Auto Accidents in Fort Lauderdale Besides Injuries

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In 2020, Broward county, which Fort Lauderdale is a part of, witnessed 12,997 injury crashes. From such numbers, one can understand why, to many people, one of the most obvious risks of auto accidents is physical injuries. Nevertheless, there are several other risks of auto accidents you need to know about. Below are four… Read More »

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Some Basics on T-Bone Collisions

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Side-impact collisions/broadside collisions, commonly referred to as T-Bone collisions, are among the most dangerous types of auto accidents. A T-bone accident occurs when the front of one vehicle slams the side (left or right) of another, mostly at an intersection. Nonetheless, even though T-bone accidents are most popular at intersections, it is essential to… Read More »

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