More and more Americans are using bicycles in their everyday lives – nationally, there was a 64% increase in people using bicycles to commute to work from 2000 to 2012 alone. With more cyclists on the road but not necessarily more dedicated cycling space on urban roadways, it is no wonder that crashes involving cyclists…

We have all seen drivers doing it – talking on the phone, having a bite to eat, texting, or even grooming themselves – while driving. But, how often are you the person guilty of this behavior, known as distracted driving? Approximately 70% of drivers admit to using their cell phones while driving, but only 25%…

Accidents can happen to even the most careful of drivers. In a split second, an accident can not only damage your vehicle but impact every aspect of your life. The most recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows nearly 6.3 million police-reported crashes in the United States in 2015. About 2.4…

Slip and fall accidents — those involving negligence by a property owner that lead to a hazardous condition which caused someone to slip, trip, or fall and injure themselves — are very common.  Slip, trip, and fall accidents account for over 8 million (21.3%) visits to the Emergency Room each year and are the leading…

Motorcycle Safety Tips Florida is #1 in the nation when it comes to motorcycle fatalities according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The federal agency also found that motorcyclists accounted for one-fifth (19%) of vehicle deaths in the state, while only making up about 7% of licensed motorists. Part of…

The average car in the United States tips the scales at over 4,000 pounds. When you have a car crash that involves a pedestrian, the significant amount of weight of the car can be severely damaging to the human bodies no matter what speed the car is moving. The human body can only withstand about…

Most of us buy cars not just based on the look and price point of a car, but also on the safety record. We want cars that have safety features that are proven and tested as ways to keep us more protected should we get into a car accident. Questions about airbags are one of…

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you may need to hire a car accident lawyer. A good car accident lawyer can help you recover losses resulting from a motor vehicle accident and/or reduce the hefty amount of paperwork, “red tape”, and hassle often associated with car accident insurance claims. Knowing when to contact…

Choosing an Auto Accident Lawyer It can be easy to find an attorney. The problem is that it can be hard to find the right attorney for you and your case. If you have a good case (i.e., a case which you will likely win), there will be a lot of lawyers willing to help. You need…

If you’re thinking about hiring a personal injury lawyer, this quick overview can make your decision easier. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, a personal injury attorney can help you deal with car insurance companies and ensure that you receive fair treatment in settlement negotiations. The Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer…

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