Fireball Crash Near Walt Disney World

By |2016-07-19T11:28:41-07:00June 3rd, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

At least eleven people were seriously hurt after an SUV driver, who may have fallen asleep while driving, crossed the centerline and collided with a busload of people. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Megan Hester-Villalobos, of Groveland, was southbound on the northbound side of Sherbeth Road when she smashed into the 16-passenger bus; [...]

Stacked vs. Unstacked Car Insurance in Florida

By |2016-07-19T11:28:43-07:00February 26th, 2016|Auto Accidents, car insurance, insurance coverage, Personal Injury|

On average, approximately 12.5 percent of drivers on U.S. roads are uninsured. If you are in Florida, however, the number almost doubles to 23 percent, according to the Insurance Research Council. That translates to a total of 3.2 million uninsured drivers on Florida roads. UM, uninsured motorist insurance, and UIM coverage, or underinsured motorist insurance, [...]

The Legal Implications of Self-Driving Cars in Florida

By |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

By |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 [...]