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Tag Archives: Florida Car Accident Attorney


How Miami-Dade County is Combating Rush-Hour Drivers Misplaced in Residential Neighborhoods With Traffic Calming

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According to the Miami Herald, Miami-Dade County authorities and residents alike have noticed a growing issue in recent years. Traffic jams that used to be exclusive to highways and freeways can now be found in suburban areas throughout the city and the surrounding area. People who used to be able to peacefully run, walk… Read More »


The Impact of Drowsy-Driving: More Can Happen than Simply Falling Asleep

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Though we have all heard stories, you may think that you will never encounter a driver who is sleeping while driving. Or, as is even more likely, you may think you could never fall asleep while driving yourself. Unfortunately, statistics suggest that drowsy drivers are not uncommon. According to a report by the Governors… Read More »


Understanding the Accident Report Privilege

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In 2009, a 17-year-old girl and her attorney allegedly told a Tampa police detective that she was driving the car that struck and killed a homeless woman in a hit-and-run accident. The detective issued her a ticket for careless driving, which was later dismissed in court. The detective said he had trouble building a… Read More »


Preventing Drowsy Driving

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In April 2016, a Miami dump truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel. He was traveling over 60 miles per hour when he crashed into a stopped taxicab, killing one person and instigating an 11-car crash near Marlins Park. The driver did not face criminal charges, but he was fired from his job. In… Read More »


How Victim Compensation is Calculated in a Jacksonville, FL DUI Accident

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When an individual is injured in a Jacksonville DUI car accident, their compensation for their injuries is calculated slightly differently than it would be in a typical Florida car accident. Depending on the severity and the nature of the victim’s injuries, and on the exact circumstances surrounding the accident, the outcome of DUI car… Read More »

Beware: Drowsy Driving Accidents Increase in Numbers Each Year

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More and more car accidents in Orlando, FL are the result of sleeping drivers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 100,000 auto accidents are the result of a driver falling asleep behind the wheel each year. Those 100,000 accidents are the cause of approximately 1,500 deaths and over 70,000 injuries. The… Read More »

When Lack of Road Construction Signs Leads to Injury and Automobile Destruction

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Imagine driving along the interstate – a route you take every day – confident in your driving, your knowledge of the road, and the ability of the drivers surrounding you, when all of a sudden…your lane ends. Instead of the open third lane you are used to, you are met with a wall of… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Hears State Farm Lawsuit Against UF Health Jacksonville Over PIP Claim Payouts

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The Florida Supreme Court recently heard an appeal by State Farm in a lawsuit the auto insurer brought against UF Health Jacksonville over what it calls a lack of transparency with its medical billing. A state Circuit Court judge originally decided in favor of State Farm, ruling UF Health Jacksonville needed to turn over… Read More »

MMA Fighter Killed In Hit And Run Accident In Delray Beach

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A 25-year-old North Dakota man who moved to Florida to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter was recently killed in a hit and run accident while standing on the corner of Federal Highway and Lindell Boulevard. Reports claim a silver sport model Range Rover ran over the victim… Read More »

Fort Lauderdale Woman Awarded Over $300,000 In Judgement Against City

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Recently, a Fort Lauderdale woman seriously injured in a 2010 crash involving a police cruiser received a $306,000 verdict in her favor. The Broward County jury hearing the case determined the officer involved in the crash, Fort Lauderdale Police Officer Daniel Gowans, to be 90 percent at fault in the accident. The case began… Read More »

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