Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

First Coast Connect: Hogan Discusses Distracted Driving and Pedestrian Deaths

America’s pedestrians are dying at the highest rate in 30 years – killing over 6000 last year – with distracted driving being a key factor, and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reports the growing sales and design of SUVs and trucks and poor infrastructure also contributed to the death spike. Wayne Hogan appeared on […]

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Jury Awards Auto Accident Victim $197,500 in Challenging Case

In January, attorneys Albert Lechner along with Terrell Hogan and Yegelwel founder, Jim Terrell, teamed up to win a $197,500 jury verdict for their client, Tommy, in a challenging auto accident case. The at-fault party’s insurance company, Geico, offered $35,000 to settle the case before trial. Auto Accident Rollover Crash On April 2, 2016, 33-year-old […]

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Parking Lot Accidents: More Frequent Than You Think

Accidents don’t just happen on roads. According to the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association, 1 in 5 accidents takes place in a parking lot. And during the holiday seasons when the amount of shopping increases, that number jumps to 2 out 5 accidents occur in parking lots. Why?: unpredictable traffic patterns and distracted drivers. […]

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534,000 Hyundai and Kia Vehicles Recalld for Engine Fire

Hyundai and Kia recalled another 534,000 vehicles engine failures and fires. This most recent recall brings the total of recalled vehicles to about 2.4 million since September 2015. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is also investigating the companies for being slow to fix the defective vehicles. The recall covers 379,000 Kia Soul SUVs from […]

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Is Your Lyft or Uber Vehicle Under a Recall?

According to CarFax, in 2018 there were 57 million vehicles on the road with open safety recalls. That equates to one in five cars in the U.S. If you travel using ride-sharing from Uber or Lyft, you may be riding in one of those recalled vehicles. Your driver may be safe, but their car may not […]

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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 Million 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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