Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Terrell Hogan is offering two presentations to local high schools and employers focused on ending distracted driving.  With distracted driving claiming 3,331 lives and injuring 387,000 in 2011, the goal is to help make the roadways safer. Calling distracted driving an epidemic more common than the flu, Wayne […]

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Toyota Recalls More than 200,000 SUVS for Seatbelt Problems

Over 200,000 Toyota FJ Cruisers are being recalled due seat belt concerns. Model years from 2007 to 2013 are involved in the recall. The FJ Cruisers can, over time, develop cracks in the door panel around the seat belts due to the door being constantly opened and closed.   If cracks do occur around the door […]

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FDOT Announces New Safety Campaign: “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow”

The Florida Department of Transportation (“FDOT”) announced a new three month campaign focusing on traffic safety, “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow.” The campaign has been joined by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Highway Patrol. As part of the campaign is the slogan “Safety Doesn’t Happen By Accident.” The intent of the campaign is to […]

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Nissan Recalls Five 2013 Models for Air Bag Concerns

Nissan has recalled five 2013 car models due to air bag concerns. These models include the Altima, Sentra, Pathfinder and Leaf along with the Infinity JX35. Sensors that detect weather or not a passenger is sitting in a seat may not be working properly. If a crash happens and no passenger is detected the airbag […]

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Honda, Acura Recall 250,000 Vehicles for Brake Problems

Honda has announced that it will recall 250,000 vehicles because the break assist feature on its cars may randomly kick in. Approximately 100,000 Honda pilots, 60,000 Acura Mdx and 21,000 Acura RL from 2005 will be recalled. 800 Acura Mdx models from 2006 will also be recalled. NHTSA recently initiated an investigation after hearing about […]

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NHTSA Investigates: Should GM Recall 1.5 Million Cars for Brake Light Problems?

In 2009, GM recalled approximately 8,000 Pontiac G6 because the brake lights may not come on when the pedal is pressed, or the lights illuminate for no reason. NHTSA is currently investigating complaints from 2005-2009 Pontiac G6, 2004-2011 Chevrolet Malibu and 2007-2009 Saturn Aura owners about the same problems.   NHTSA states that if the brake […]

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Your Motor Vehicle Insurer May Be Wrongfully Denying You Benefits Under the New PIP Law

Last October, we at Terrell Hogan alerted you to the changes to the Florida’s Personal Injury Protection “PIP” insurance law. Beginning January 1, 2013, mandatory PIP insurance of $10,000.00 began paying $7,500.00 LESS in Florida for most motor vehicle accident medical claims than it did in 2012. PIP insurance benefits traditionally pay up to 80% […]

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Update: Smoke on the Highway

UPDATE: The Florida Highway Patrol has improved and updated its policies, procedures and training for troopers to inform drivers about smoke on Florida highways. This is in response to a tragic accident in January 2012 where 11 people were killed and dozens injured. The FHP is also sending out more media alerts concerning roads that […]

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