Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign for the Workforce

Distracted driving is a national epidemic. It’s become  more widespread than the flu. We are working to get the word out through the Terrell Hogan Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign for the Workforce.  Our hope is to end the dangers of distracted driving in Northeast Florida work places and help make our roadways safer. The Workforce Campaign […]

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Jury Awards $630,000 to Automobile Accident Victim

In December, a Duval County jury awarded my client, an automobile accident victim, with a $630,000 verdict. It’s 28 times more than GEICO, the at-fault driver’s insurance company’s, initial offer to settle her case. Mary, a pre-school teacher who trains service dogs in her free time, was awarded $630,000 in damages for injuries and damages […]

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Bills Would Make Cell Phone and Driving Laws Tougher in Florida

Florida’s legislative session is just weeks away and two bills have already been filed that would limit cell phone use while driving. We need stronger laws to protect drivers. It’s an undisputable fact: distracted drivers injure and kill. They are as dangerous as drunk drivers. Right now, it’s illegal to text and drive in Florida, but […]

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Florida’s Emergency Contact Information System

Florida’s Emergency Contact Infor­mation System will allow you to provide emergency contact information to law enforcement in the event of an emergency. This infor­mation may save crucial time if ever it becomes necessary to contact family members, or other loved ones. This service is only available to individuals holding a current Florida Driver License or […]

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Toyota Recalling 1.7 Vehicles for Defective Air Bags

Toyota recalled 1.7 million more vehicles for defective Takata air bags. Several automakers are recalling around 10 million vehicles. The Takata recall is the the largest recall campaign in history.  To date, 23 deaths worldwide have been blamed on the rupturing of defective Takata air bag inflators. Vehicles Included in Recall This latest recall includes certain 2010-2016 […]

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What to do After Electronic Scooter Accidents

Last spring, electronic scooters, commonly referred to as e-scooters, began popping up for rental in cities across the nation, and with their popularity, injuries from electronic scooter accidents rose. Currently the two largest manufacturers of e-scooters are Lime and Bird. Accidents can happen when e-scooters collide with cars, pedestrians or stationary objects; hit uneven payment […]

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Reducing Injuries from Rear-end Collisions

Rear-end collisions happen in Jacksonville every day. You could be sitting in your car at a red light, looking into your rearview mirror as a distracted driver is about to plow into you. How you prepare for a rear-end car crash could help reduce the severity of your injuries. Rear-end crashes represent one third of […]

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Child Passenger Safety Week – Car Seat Safety

Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. Many times, deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters and seat belts. On average, two children younger than 13 were killed per day in 2016 while riding in cars, SUVs, pickups or vans. Car seats […]

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Ford Recalls F-150 Pickups for Fire Risk

Ford is recalling almost 2 million of its popular F–150 pickup trucks to fix a seat belt defect which can cause vehicle fires. At issue: an internal component of the seat belt, the pretensioner, that can ignite fires. According to USA Today, the recall applies to the 2015–2018 model year Ford F-150 made from March […]

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Honoring the Important Work of Crossing Guards

School starts next week in Duval County and today I was honored to attend the 25th Annual School Crossing Guard & Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. Crossing guards are amazing citizens from our community who keep our kids safe as they attend Duval County schools, and serve as role models for the children. Every day crossing guards […]

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