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%…

Workplace injuries are more common than you think. Injuries vary from minor cuts and bruises, to serious trip/slip and falls, to fatal. According to the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, more than 4,500 individuals are killed on the job each year, with millions more injured. Former US Department of Labor Secretary Hilda…

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…

Bicycle Safety Tips From Tampa Bicycle Accident Lawyers The holidays are right around the corner, and with them comes time off from work and school and more time together as a family.  As Florida residents, we enjoy beautiful weather year-round, so many kids, adults, and families enjoy getting outside on their bikes on days off….

As fear of the Zika virus spreads across the country, we are seeing more cases of infected individuals in the Tampa Bay area. The Zika virus can cause flu-like symptoms with fatigue, muscle ache, and body rash being trademark signs of the virus. While these symptoms may only last for a week, an infected individual…

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…

Many people complain about backaches. Backaches can be the result of weak core or back muscles, excess weight, hereditary issues, nerve damage or car accidents that injured the body. For some of these people, backaches are not something that can simply be dealt with and begin to cause debilitating pain.   When there is severe…

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…

Slip and fall accidents are very common and often quite costly. If you fall on someone’s property, place of business or at work, you may suffer from damage that isn’t apparent at the moment such as head injury, concussion or internal bleeding. We’ve all had our clumsy moments in which we are entirely responsible for…

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