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As Age Decreases, Drunk Driving Fatalities Increase: What You Can Do to Help the Young Drivers in Your Life

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According to a report published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2010, 1 in 5 teen drivers involved in fatal crashes had some alcohol in their system. Significantly, 81 percent of these drivers had a blood alcohol concentration level higher than the legal limit for adults at the time of the… Read More »

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A Heads Up About the Dangers of Heads-On Crashes

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All motor-vehicle accidents are potentially dangerous, but head-on collisions can have particularly tragic results. There is typically significant damage to both vehicles when two vehicles collide head-on. And in addition to the damage the vehicles incur, many head-on collisions also result in serious personal injuries. The Palm Beach Post recently reported that a 50-year-old… Read More »

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Can Businesses be Held Liable for Drunk Driving Incidents?

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More than 30 states have laws making businesses criminally or civilly liable for serving alcohol to “visibly intoxicated” customers. So in many cases, people who are injured by drunk drivers can sue the alcohol vendor for damages. Florida, however, is not one of those 32 states, unless the patron falls into a certain category…. Read More »

Was Your Auto Accident Caused By a Defect or Flawed Design?

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In 2010, Toyota was forced to recall nine million vehicles because of a sticky gas pedal. Thirty-one people died as a result of their vehicle speeding up on its own, while millions of others simply had a good scare. The company tried to blame bad driving, and then an innocent floor mat, before owning… Read More »

Road Rage Causes Accidents, But Is It Really Cause for a Lawsuit?

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This past September, a Seminole County jury found Florida resident, Matthew Appearson, guilty of attempted second-degree murder with a firearm. Appearson reportedly shot at George Zimmerman—the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin back in 2012—after getting into a heated argument regarding the Martin case while driving side-by-side on Lake… Read More »

Are You Liable for Another Individual’s Reckless Driving?

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In most car accidents, liability falls on one of two people: driver of car A, or driver of car B. It is assumed that either one or both of the driver’s negligence was the cause of the accident, and so a car accident personal injury case is built around the assumption that either driver… Read More »

Pittsburgh Mother Visiting Port Charlotte Killed While Pushing Infant In Stroller

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A 35-year-old woman from Pittsburgh was recently killed in a tragic accident while pushing her infant son in a stroller along Appleton Boulevard in Port Charlotte. The accident took place shortly after 7 am when the victim and her child were struck from behind near an intersection near Bay State Drive, sending the two… Read More »

Uber Sued Over Crash That Caused Brain Damage

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A South Carolina couple hurt while riding in a Uber recently filed a lawsuit against the ride-share company alleging the wife’s severe brain injuries were caused due to negligence on the part of the driver and company. The lawsuit is just the latest in a series of claims brought against Uber as Miami-Dade lawmakers… Read More »

Two Hurt By Reckless Driver In Lee County

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Recently, a catastrophic accident in Lee County sent three people to the hospital. Two were listed in serious condition and one in critical condition. The two vehicle crash occurred around 10 am at the intersection of SR 80 and South Olga Drive. The crash occurred when a 43-year-old driver attempted to make a left… Read More »

21-year-Old National Guardsman Killed By Red Light Runner

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A 21-year-old man who just came back from a tour with the National Guard was recently killed in Jacksonville after a man driving a Ford Mustang allegedly ran a red light. The victim was delivering pizza just after midnight when his vehicle was struck while trying to make a left turn onto Kernan Boulevard… Read More »

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