Practice Areas: Auto Accidents

Man Dies in Wreck While Using Tesla Autopilot System

A man driving a Tesla Model S was the first person in the U.S. to die in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). According to the Associated Press, a 40-year-old man died in a crash on May 7 in Williston, Florida after his car’s […]

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Important Recall Warning for Owners of 2001-2003 Honda and Acura Vehicles

WARNING! If you or someone you know is driving any of these 2001-2003 Honda and Acura vehicles: 2001-2002 Honda Civic 2001-2002 Honda Accord 2002-2003 Acura TL 2002 Honda CR-V 2002 Honda Odyssey 2003 Acura CL 2003 Honda Pilot The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is warning owners of more than 300,000 Hondas and Acuras that they […]

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Seatback Failure Dangers

Many travelers do not realize that the seatbacks in their cars can pose a significant risk to them and their passengers. Rear seat passengers have been injured and killed in crashes because the backs of front seats collapsed onto them. CBS News did an in-depth report on the seatback failure, hiring auto crash expert Alan Cantor, who has been examining seatback failures […]

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Great News! New Law Stops Rental Companies from Using Recalled Vehicles

Repeating recall information is something we take seriously. Every day, we at Terrell Hogan, represent victims of personal injury and wrongful death as they seek justice, and lawsuits we have pursued have prompted safety changes.  However, that came after the incidents, accidents and injuries happened, so it’s important to try to help prevent injuries and […]

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Takata Airbag Update

To date, 120 million vehicles with Takata airbags have been recalled from 14 different car makers in what NHTSA is saying is “the largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history.” The Takata airbags were primarily installed in vehicles beginning in 2002 and can deploy explosively, injuring or even killing drivers or passengers. The […]

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Distracted Driving is Everyone’s Problem

According to Distraction.gov, 3,179 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured, in vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2014. Distraction.gov is the official website for efforts by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration addressing the dangers of this all-to-common hazard. In what has become a national and international epidemic, The Centers for Disease Control reports that […]

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Terrell Hogan Offers Free Distracted Driving Presentations

To make April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month more effective, Terrell Hogan is reminding schools, non-profits and employers that it offers free distracted driving presentations year round. With distracted driving claiming 3,179 lives and injuring 431,000 in the U.S. in 2014, action is required to make the roadways safer for everyone. “Distracted driving is an epidemic,” said Wayne Hogan, president of Terrell Hogan. […]

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Jury Awards Man $650,000 in Complex Liability Case

Recently, a Duval County jury returned a verdict of $650,000 in favor of our client. The 34 year- old truck driver for a bread company was permanently injured on March 2, 2009 in a crash involving a stalled U-Haul truck and a semi truck. The case revolved around the issue of liability and who was […]

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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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