Drugged Driving Negligence Cases In Florida

By |2017-03-14T10:29:52-07:00February 16th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Because there is no BAC breath test for drug use, and because police officers rarely bother to obtain search warrants for blood draws, almost all drugged driving prosecutions are based on circumstantial evidence. For similar reasons, these cases are more difficult to win in civil court as well, largely because the negligence per se (negligence [...]

Fatigued Driving In Florida

By |2017-03-14T10:30:42-07:00January 27th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

In Orlando alone, 60 percent of drivers admit they have operated a vehicle in the last twelve months even though they knew they were too fatigued to drive safely, and because this figure is self-reported, it is probably vastly understated. Nationwide, fatigue driving causes about one million vehicle collisions a year, and many of them [...]

Asleep At The Wheel

By |2016-10-20T10:11:38-07:00October 21st, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

A teenager is dead after a woman dozed off while driving, ran off the road and collided with a disabled vehicle on the shoulder. According to the Florida Highway Patrol and witnesses at the scene, 16-year-old Sanjay Nandram, of Apopka, was standing next to his vehicle after a non-injury accident forced it onto the east [...]

When Cars Become Deadly Weapons

By |2016-09-12T08:03:01-07:00September 16th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury|

Police are looking for clues in a fatal aggressive driving incident that also involved a hit-and-run driver. Authorities state that 26-year-old Salman Khan and another unidentified driver collided near the intersection of Windhover Drive and Kirkman Road in west Orlando. For unknown reasons, Mr. Khan exited his vehicle after the non-injury wreck to confront the [...]

Near-Fatal Drunk Driving Crash in Orlando

By |2016-09-08T10:45:50-07:00September 9th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

A 20-year-old driver, who may have been alcohol-impaired, rear-ended another vehicle at a stoplight and pushed it into a pond of water. The crash happened in Orange County at the intersection of Waterford Lakes Parkway and Alafaya Trail. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Alexander Chiaravalle of Jupiter was driving a 2014 Kia when he [...]

Possible Distracted Driving Crash Causes Serious Injury

By |2016-08-23T12:29:05-07:00August 26th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

An Orange County Sheriff’s deputy ignored a red light while transporting an inmate; the ensuing collision injured two people. The crash occurred at the intersection of Delaney Avenue and Michigan Street. According to witnesses, the deputy was operating with lights on and siren off when he proceeded directly through a red light and smashed almost [...]