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Category: Car Accidents

What are the Most Dangerous Roads in Florida?

Car accidents can happen anywhere vehicles meet the road, but there are hot-spots that are prone to collisions more than others. Due to traffic, construction, or simply their design, certain roads or segments are naturally more dangerous, and knowing where these may lie along your route can help you drive more safely. Florida is infamous …

Should I Sue a Friend or Family Member for an Accident They Caused?

Car accidents happen and when they do, consequences can be severe. Injuries may have occurred, and if the negligence of another person caused the accident, you have the legal right to file a personal injury claim. This may include suing a friend or family member. Many people wish to avoid this out of fear the …

How Can I Receive Financial Compensation after a City Bus Accident?

City buses are a common mode of transit for many Central Florida residents and tourists. They’re faster, more convenient, and cheaper than owning or renting a car. However, just like cars, motorcycles, and trucks, buses can also be in accidents. When an accident does occur, riders can be tossed around and suffer severe injuries. If …

Florida Hit-and-Run Fatalities Up in 2020

Hit-and-run cases were down last year in Florida, but the number of deaths from those crashes rose by 18%. To reduce these deaths, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles launched a “Stay at the Scene” campaign. The goal is to educate drivers about the dangers of hit-and-run accidents and the penalties for …

Is It Legal to Have a Dashcam in Florida?

If you were in a car accident in Florida, you probably think you need evidence to prove that the other driver was liable for the collision. However, Florida is a “no-fault state,” meaning that no matter who caused the crash, each person’s insurance company will cover part of their medical bills. Drivers may get attorneys …

Diminished Value Claims in Florida Explained

The second you buy a car and drive it off a dealer’s lot, it loses value. This is something called “depreciation,” and it can be costly for those who plan to sell or trade-in their vehicles in the future, especially those with expensive luxurious cars. What’s more, car depreciation can be a real problem when …

When You Can and Can’t Sue after a Crash in Florida

People rely on vehicles to get to their destinations safely every day. Although you may leave ample space between you and other cars and stay aware of driving hazards, car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye—even to the most cautious of drivers. No matter how the accident occurred, your car is most …

4 Key Differences Between Truck and Car Accident Claims

There are many different variables when it comes to motor vehicle accidents. While truck accident claims mainly follow the same steps as car accident claims, there are some practical considerations victims might not think about. Here, we’ll break down four of the key differences between the two. Keep these differences in mind when hiring a …

5 Safety Tips for Driving at Night in Florida

Whether you’re contending with drunk drivers, fatigue, or poor visibility, driving at night can be challenging for any motorist. That’s perhaps why more than 40 percent of all fatal car accidents occur at night, despite there being 60 percent less traffic on the roads. Darkness can compromise your peripheral vision and impair your depth perception. …

How Long Do You Have to File a Car Accident Report in Florida?

If you’re in a car accident, you usually call the police, and they take care of documentation and filing of the report. However, on some occasions, you don’t have to make that phone call and can file afterward. This latter option has many drivers wondering how long the state of Florida allows for self-reporting of …

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