Florida has over 16 million drivers and every year, more than 200,000 people are injured in a motor vehicle accident. A car accident can happen to anyone at any time. Some crashes are minor, but others result in more extensive injuries. If you are injured because of someone else’s negligence or reckless behavior, you can…

Automobile and motorcycle accidents can be scary, even if the damage to your vehicle or motorcycle is minimal. A racing mind and the stress of the situation can cause you to overlook your injuries. Some injuries may not even present themselves until a few days – or even a few weeks – after the accident….

School days bring congestion: school buses are picking up and dropping off kids, parents are shuffling kids between school and activities, students are rushing to school on bikes and foot, and new drivers are behind the wheel for the first time learning new routes and routines. Now is the time to slow down and pay…

School days bring congestion: school buses are picking up and dropping off kids, parents are shuffling kids between school and activities, students are rushing to school on bikes and foot, and new drivers are behind the wheel for the first time learning new routes and routines. Now is the time to slow down and pay…

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…

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