Florida Passenger Van Crash Raises Safety Concerns Regarding Use of These Vehicles

By |2016-07-19T11:40:59-07:00May 6th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Last month, a 15-passenger church van crashed in Glades County Florida and killed eight passengers. The crash occurred about 60 miles from the Fort Pierce Church. According to reports, the van crashed after the van’s driver missed a stop sign at an unlit T-intersection, which was surrounded by farmland. The van apparently plowed through four [...]

Bill Proposed in Florida Senate To Tighten Law on Driving While Texting

By |2016-07-19T11:40:13-07:00April 10th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

A bill has recently been introduced into the Florida Senate that would toughen the law on texting while driving. Under Senate Bill 246, the violation of the Texting While Driving Law would become a primary offense. According to the Senate’s bill analysis, this would allow “state or local law enforcement agencies to enforce the prohibition [...]

Establishing Liability and Apportioning Damages in a Car Accident

By |2016-07-19T11:28:37-07:00March 25th, 2015|Auto Accidents, General, Personal Injury|

Every day throughout the United States, there are thousands of car accidents that cause devastating injuries and numerous deaths. Tragically, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injuries and deaths in the United States. Unfortunately, it is likely that either you or someone you know will be in a car accident. As such, it [...]

Florida Passes New Child-Restraint Law, Strengthens Safety Protections

By |2016-07-19T11:28:44-07:00February 26th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

Every year throughout Florida there are thousands of car accidents, which cause thousands of injuries to drivers and occupants and result in numerous fatalities. Despite the frequency of car accidents in the state and throughout the country, many drivers and passengers fail to use a seat belt or improperly use a restraint device. According to [...]

Florida Deemed the Worst State for Car Accidents

By |2016-07-19T11:28:39-07:00January 23rd, 2015|Auto Accidents, car insurance, insurance coverage, Personal Injury|

A WalletHub study that was released this week stated that due to the amount of uninsured drivers on the road and the minimal insurance standards that are required, Florida is considered to be the worst state to be involved in a car crash. The study investigated different criteria in each state in the U.S. and [...]

Florida’s PIP Insurance Law Being Challenged in Court

By |2016-07-19T11:39:39-07:00August 1st, 2014|General|

In June, we wrote about Florida’s no-fault auto insurance laws. Recently, Florida lawyers asked a judge to declare unconstitutional the 2012 changes to this auto insurance law, The Palm Beach Post reports. Specifics of the Case The plaintiff in the case is Yesenia Boatswain. Boatswain is a policyholder with Garrison Property and Casualty Insurance Co., a subsidiary of United [...]