Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 18-24

In its 13th year, National Teen Driver Safety Week takes place October 18-24. With more than 815,000 licensed teen drivers in Florida, it is so important for teens to practice safe driving. The week is dedicated to reinforcing safety rules with teens so that they can be safe behind the wheel and if they are riding with friends. It’s a great time to remind teen drivers about the dangers of distracted driving, alcohol, drugs, speeding and not wearing a seat belt.

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October is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Safety Council postponed the observance of Distracted Driving Awareness Month from April to October 2020. Similar to Drunk Driving Everyone knows that impaired driving is wrong. Impaired driving doesn’t just include alcohol or drugs. Texting while driving is just as bad. According to AAA Auto Club Group spokesperson […]

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Child Passenger Safety Week – Car & Booster Seat Safety

In 2018, every 32 seconds one child under the age of 13 in a passenger vehicle was involved in a crash. On average, two children younger than 13 were killed per day in 2016 while riding in cars, SUVs, pickups or vans. Many injuries and deaths can be prevented by proper use of car seats, […]

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What You Need to Know After an Automobile Accident

If you’ve been hurt in an automobile accident, you will need an experienced automobile accident attorney who understands the aggravations and challenges you are facing, and who will work to minimize your frustrations while maximizing your chances for a favorable settlement. To assist you with answers to general questions you may have about your auto […]

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Over 188,000 2019 Subarus Recalled for Fuel Pump Failure

If the fuel pump fails, the engine may stall, increasing risk of crash and injury. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) documents Safety Recall Report 20V-218 reporting recalls on four models of 2019 Subaru: Ascent, Impreza, Legacy and Outback. The recalled vehicles were built between June 26, 2018 through Feb. 25, 2019. 188,207 vehicles […]

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Dodge Ram Pickup and Jeep Compass Recall for Loose Wipers

Reduced Visibility Increases Risk of Crash and Injury The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) documents Safety Recall Report 20V-208, reporting recalls on 2019-2020 Ram 1500 /1500 Classic trucks and 2019-2020 Jeep Compass SUV. 425,588 vehicles are affected. All are estimated to have the defect. The Defect The windshield wiper arms may loosen and then […]

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Personal Injury During the Pandemic

What should you do if you have a personal injury during the COVID-19 pandemic? In early March of 2020, the Florida Department of Health with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in our state. The pandemic has spread across the globe. “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” orders have […]

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Nissan & Infinity SUVs, Trucks and Vans Recalled for Faulty Driver-Side Airbags

5 models spanning 7 years are included in the recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) documents Safety Recall Report 20V-188 reporting recalls on 5 models of Nissan and Infinity: 2013-2015 Nissan Armada, 2012-2017 Nissan NV Passenger Van, 2011-2012 INFINITI QX56, 2013-2015 Nissan Titan, and 2012-2017 Nissan NV Cargo Van. 216,678 vehicles are affected. […]

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What is Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death is a death caused by someone’s else negligence or recklessness, and, of course, when caused intentionally. In Florida, family members, as defined in the Florida Wrongful Death Act, may pursue a wrongful death claim to hold negligent parties accountable. A claim must, typically, be filed within two years from the date of a loved one’s […]

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