Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Stay Safe Motorcycling This Summer

Summer is here which means motorcycle season is in full swing. Motorcycling can be extremely fun and can deliver many exciting memories. The beautiful scenery and weather here in Jacksonville provide motorcyclists with ideal conditions while riding. However, Safe motorcycling is great source of entertainment, unfortunately, accidents do occur. In fact, one out of every […]

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Distracted Driving is Not Cured with Hands-free Devices

An additional study has confirmed prior studies that even using hands-free technology with your cell phone to talk or text while driving causes you to drive distracted and increases your crash risk. Why? Because even a voice-activated system increases your mental workload and diverts cognitive resources needed for driving. Yet, according to AAA’s studies, more […]

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Matched Against Large Trucks, Cars and People Lose

We have made this point in Terrell Hogan public service announcements, and, while that fact is obvious, there’s another fact you need to know: the injured often lose twice when they are the victims of highway negligence by under-capitalized and underinsured trucking companies. For 33 years, the liability insurance required for tractor-trailer rigs has been […]

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TV Show Focuses on Firm’s Distracted Driving Awareness Program

Jacksonville Transit Authority’s (JTA’s) Making Moves show tackled an important public safety issue: distracted driving. As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, Joyce Morgan Danford encouraged drivers to put down their cell phones when behind the wheel and save lives. The piece explored several educational campaigns, including Terrell Hogan’s Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign, […]

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Uninsured Motorist Coverage: The Best Protection After a Car Accident

Now is a good time to review your car insurance and make sure you are fully protected with Uninsured Motorist (UM) coverage. In fact, any time is a good time to do that. It’s that important. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, in 2011 Florida had an average of 625 […]

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Ford recalls over 465,000 Vehicles

Ford is recalling over 465,000 vehicles for problems with fuel delivery modules, engine block heaters and missing steering gear parts.  Ford has three recalls for the following vehicles: • Explorer: 190,896 • Taurus: 79,567 • Flex: 27,574 • Fusion: 122,638 • Police Interceptor Utility: 8,384 • Police Interceptor Sedan: 11,517 • MKS: 13,381 • MKT: […]

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Wayne Hogan Visits the WBO

  Wayne Hogan had the privilege of being a guest at the Women Business Owners of North Florida (WBO)  dinner meeting in May. He spread  the word to more than 70 women business owners about the dangers of distracted driving and the firm’s Distracted Driving Awareness Presentation for the Workforce, that’s available to any business or civic […]

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Florida is 40th State to Pass Law Banning Texting & Driving For ALL

It is a start to must needed legislation in Florida. It took 5 attempts, but Florida is the 40th state to enact a ban against the use of wireless communication devices to manually type or read while driving. It applies to ALL drivers, importantly not just teenagers. On May 28, 2013, Memorial Day, Governor Scott […]

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Chrysler Recalls 300.000 Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees

Chrysler is recalling nearly 300,000 Jeep Commanders from 2006-2010 and Jeep Grand Cherokees from 2005-2010. The recall is due to an electrical problem. The vehicles’ circuit boards have been found to be transmitting signals that trigger accidental gear shifts into neutral. If a vehicle were to shift into neutral when started remotely, they can roll […]

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Intexticated

Folio weekly’s editor, Denise Reagan, writes in her Editor’s Note this week about being “INTEXTICATED.”  She gets it. Our smartphones are incredibly addictive and even though we acknowledge that texting while driving is a very serious threat to safety, we still do it.  She realizes that only we can control our own behavior and started […]

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