Dangerous Curves Ahead

2016-07-28T06:16:32-07:00July 28th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Two people were killed, and a third person was seriously injured, after yet another car crash on a deadly stretch of road in Orange County. The wreck occurred near the infamous Lake Pickett Road/Fort Christmas Road intersection, which is in a rural area about 20 miles east of Orlando. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, [...]

Distracted Driving: Study Shows Hands-free is Not Enough

2016-07-19T11:41:00-07:00February 19th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

According to a white paper published by the National Safety Council, car accidents are the among the top causes of death and account for more than 700,000 fatalities of drivers, passengers, and pedestrians between 1994 and 2012. In fact, distracted driving has joined the ranks of alcohol and speeding as a leading factor in both [...]

Orlando Burglary Becomes Fatal After Suspects Steal SUV and Crash

2016-07-19T11:40:14-07:00January 15th, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Two burglary suspects were killed in a car accident according to a recent report on local Orlando news station WFTV’s website. The Sanford police received a phone call from a concerned neighbor regarding a burglary on the residential Scott Avenue. Multiple suspects raced away from the home in a stolen SUV and were subsequently followed [...]

Distracted Driver Jumps Open Drawbridge, Has Lucky Landing

2016-07-19T11:39:09-07:00November 20th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Law enforcement officials have in their possession video footage of a Florida man crashing his car through a gate onto a drawbridge that had just opened. What was the cause of this daredevil move? Distracted driving. The 29-year-old driver of the SUV was purportedly fidgeting with his GPS when the event occurred, according to a [...]

What if the Other Driver Does Not Have Insurance?

2024-06-03T06:05:57-07:00August 28th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Car accidents on Florida’s streets and highways are a constant occurrence. There are roughly 250,000 car accidents in Florida every year, and these accidents cause roughly 200,000 injuries and over 2,000 deaths every year According to both the Florida Insurance Council and the Insurance Research Council, nearly one in four drivers in Florida is uninsured. [...]

The Legal Implications of Self-Driving Cars in Florida

2016-07-19T11:40:59-07:00June 27th, 2014|General|

Self-driving cars might sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but Google announced on its blog last week that it plans to begin testing a fleet of its own two-seat self-driving cars later this summer, according to the Los Angeles Times.  The announcement raises interesting legal questions about the future of self-driving cars. Google’s self-proclaimed goal, per the [...]

Florida No-Fault Auto Insurance Laws

2016-07-19T11:28:36-07:00June 27th, 2014|General|

The majority of U.S. states have a fault-based, or traditional tort liability, system of auto insurance in which the at-fault driver's insurance company helps pay for certain expenses, losses and damages resulting from the accident. In Florida, however, as well as in 11 other states and the District of Columbia, a no-fault system of auto [...]

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