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Category Archives: Car Accidents

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The Importance of Keeping Impaired Drivers off the Road

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According to AP News, a Florida man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in an impaired driving crash that killed a 73-year-old Virginia woman. The sentencing is a follow-up to the guilty plea the 37-year-old entered last year to a charge of aggravated involuntary manslaughter for the 2018 crash that left the… Read More »

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Everyone Should Wear a Seat Belt Every Time

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Wink News recently reported that a 7-year-old North Fort Myers boy who was not wearing a seat belt in the back seat of the car at the time of an early September car crash has succumbed to his injuries and died. The little boy had been hospitalized after his mother ran a red light… Read More »

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NFL Player Tragically Loses Father in Florida Car Accident

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A local connection to a player in the NFL recently made national headlines for a tragic reason. The Miami-Dade Police Department recently announced that Captain Tyrone White was killed in an off-duty car accident. In addition to being a local leader in law enforcement, Captain White was the father of NFL running back James… Read More »

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Why You Should Take Pictures After a Car Accident

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If you find yourself involved in a Florida car accident, you may understandably be focused on factors such as waiting for the police to arrive and generate an accident report as well as thinking about the impact of the collision on you physically and financially. While it is totally understandable to be concerned about… Read More »

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Prescription Medications and Car Accidents

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Prescription medications are being used by more and more people these days throughout the country. The published results of one survey from the National Center for Health Statistics indicate that almost half of Americans self-report using at least one prescription drug in the last 30 days. But if pills have been prescribed by a… Read More »

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How COVID-19 May Challenge Your Car Accident Claim

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has disrupted almost every part of life in the U.S. and many of us have found ourselves personally affected by this horrible pandemic, especially here in Florida where the number of COVID cases continues to rise. And while countless car owners are driving a lot less these days with many… Read More »

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Is it Illegal to Wear Headphones While Driving in Florida?

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Many drivers assume that they can handle multiple tasks at the same time without any loss of concentration, and that sometimes includes listening to music or talking on the phone through headphones while behind the wheel. In fact, being the driver you should be requires you to reduce and even eliminate distractions like headphones… Read More »

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Examples of Distracted Driving

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We all have the best of intentions when we get behind the wheel of a car and plan to drive as diligently as possible. However, many of us may not realize how each distraction that causes a driver to look away from the road could actually cost you or someone else their life –… Read More »

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Preventing Road Rage Incidents

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Fox 13 News recently reported that Florida Highway Patrol troopers are searching for a driver who allegedly used his car as a battering ram in an apparent road rage incident at a toll booth. The victim has asserted that the conflict began at a toll booth on County Highway 589 on a recent Friday… Read More »

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The Potential Tragedies of Charter Bus Accidents

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Local 10 News recently reported that three tourists remain in a South Florida hospital after the Bahamas bus accident that they, along with one additional passenger, were injured in so severely that they had to be rushed off the island. The four victims were among 32 Carnival cruise ship passengers taking part in a… Read More »

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