Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Jury Awards Woman $171,000 After Man Drives Into Her

A St. Johns County jury awarded Patricia Reiter, a 77-year-old female security guard, $171,000 plus attorney’s fees and costs for injuries and damages after a man drove his car into her at the entrance of a security gate, injuring her right knee. On September 17, 2013, the man drove a Honda Civic into our client after she […]

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New Car Technology and Distracted Driving

One text or call can wreck it all. For years, we’ve addressed the dangers of cell phone distractions. Now there’s another concern, many new cars and trucks have technology such as text messaging and internet searches which have nothing to do with driving a car. The auto industry should focus on reducing distractions not creating […]

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Car Seats Offer Protection for Kids on the Move

Keeping children safe in vehicles requires deliberate steps every day. The “little people” in particular climb aboard trusting that their transport will get them safely home from the hospital nursery, to grandma’s, auntie’s, a fun outing, and every place in between. Studies have shown for years that car seats save the lives of children and, […]

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We Are All Working for You!

Our firm recently celebrated Wayne Hogan receiving the American Association for Justice 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Our firm is like family and what matters at Terrell Hogan is that everyone here shares a passion for the mission to represent our clients as they seek justice. At Terrell, Hogan we’re surrounded by many of the brightest […]

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Apple Feature to Help Stop Distracted Driving

Apple announced a major update to its Do Not Disturb feature. The iOS 11 update will enhance the Do Not Disturb feature to help users stay more focused on the road. The iPhone can detect when users may be driving and will automatically silence notifications to keep the screen dark. Users will have an option […]

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Be Sure to Move Over Florida!

Florida’s “Move Over” law went into effect in 2002, and it was expanded in 2014 to protect operators of sanitation, utility service vehicles and wreckers. The law requires drivers to move over one lane or slow down to 20 miles per hour below the speed limit when approaching any authorized vehicle or wrecker displaying rotating […]

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Investigating Trucking Accidents

By Joseph Jones Semi-trucks and trailers are often referred to in the industry as “Land Locomotives.” Their operators have a duty to the public to operate their rigs in a safe manner. Like most events we call “accidents” in life, it is the exception to the rule that results in tragic injuries and/or death, and this […]

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Ford is Recalling Vehicles for Fire Risk and Door Latch Defects

The following Ford vehicles are being recalled: 230,000 vehicles for under-hood fire risks. Ford reported that there have been 29 fire incidents but no injuries. In the defective vehicles, a lack of coolant circulation could cause an engine to overheat, resulting in a crack in the cylinder head. A cracked cylinder head can result in […]

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BMW, Nissan and Hyundai Vehicle Recalls in the News

We strongly believe it is imperative to continue to share information about vehicles recalls. BMW March 2, 2017 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V138000 Front Driveshaft Universal Joint may FailIf the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would not be driven, affecting vehicle traction. Additionally, continued driving of the vehicle with a broken front universal joint […]

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Mercedes-Benz Recalling over 350,000 2015-2017 Vehicles for Fire Risk

Mercedes-Benz is recalling over 354,000 2015, 2016, and 2017 vehicle for risk of catching fire. The defect is electrical and is found in the starting current limiter. The starting current limiter is designed to manage electrical currents, protecting other components from being damaged and preventing fuse overloads. If the limiter fails, it can cause overheating […]

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