Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Updates

PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION (PIP) UPDATES I read that the Florida Legislature was considering changes to our state’s “No Fault” automobile insurance laws. What happened? Three decades ago, the Florida Legislature enacted the so-called “No Fault” automobile insurance law. That law required each Florida automobile owner to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits to pay for […]

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Be Aware of Your Aging Tires!

Just as other parts of your vehicle require regular maintenance, so do your tires.  To prevent the potentially disastrous accident that can occur as a result of tire failure, there are steps you can take to ensure you and your family are safe. – Safety experts advise that tires should be replaced after six years, regardless […]

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School Bus Safety – Watch Out for Kids!

Everyone has heard children’s the song: “The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round All Through the Town.” Studies in Florida found over 10,000 incidents of motorists illegally passing stopped school buses that were loading or unloading children. 4.4% of the vehicles passed the school bus on the door side of the bus! Everyone […]

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Protecting Those Who Protect Us.

Florida´s Move Over law requires drivers to move over away from stopped emergency vehicles where ever possible or to slow down to 20 mph below the speed limit or to five mph when the speed limit is 20 mph or less. The “Move Over Act”, passed during the 2002 session of the Florida Legislature, was […]

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The Story Behind Florida’s Emergency Contact Information System

On December 7, 2005, the life of Christine Olson was changed forever. Christine´s daughter Tiffiany Olson was involved in a traffic crash on U.S. 19 in Manatee County, Florida. Tiffiany received fatal injuries when the motorcycle she was a passenger on collided with another vehicle. Mrs. Olson was not notified of Tiffiany’s passing for several […]

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Verdict Goes Against The Odds

Kevin Brown knew he had problems. He had just been rear-ended by an elderly man in a small sedan. Only eight months before, Brown had undergone neck surgery for injuries from another rear-end collision. Now, his neck was hurting again, and he felt numbness and tingling in his fingers. The new crash caused no damage […]

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NHTSA’s Proposed Roof Crush Rule Grossly Inadequate

Rollover crashes kill 10,000 people each year, accounting for one-third of all occupant deaths in vehicle crashes. Many deaths and injuries that stem from rollover crashes occur when the roofs of vehicles crush in, killing or paralyzing the occupants of the vehicles. In many cases when the roof crushes, the windows of the vehicle crush […]

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Uninsured Motorist Coverage – Mac McCully’s Story

Terrell, Hogan, Ellis, McClamma and Yegelwel represented Faunce Mac McCully for injuries he sustained when a driver pulled out in front of his motorcycle. Mac suffered several broken bones and underwent two surgeries requiring the use of hardware to correct the fractures. However, like a surprising number of drivers on the road, the at-fault driver […]

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