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Broward County Bicyclist Killed In Collision With Van

By Lyons & Snyder |

On August 13, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office reported a fatal bicycle accident took place in Pompano Beach. At around 11:44 p.m. that evening, local 911 received an emergency call reporting that a bicyclist had been struck by a vehicle. A preliminary investigation by the sheriff’s office determined that the “vehicle” was a Chevy… Read More »

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How Can You Avoid A Pedestrian Accident?

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Thousands of pedestrians are killed in traffic accidents every year in the United States. Many more are treated for serious injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle. Obviously, a person walking on the street is completely vulnerable when hit by a two-ton car or truck. Pedestrian accidents are often the result of driver… Read More »

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How Florida Law Protects Victims Of Ridesharing Accidents

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Online ridesharing services like Uber & Lyft offer customers with a convenient way of catching a ride home or to run errands. But what happens if you are injured in an accident while riding with these services? Can you sue the ridesharing company? Or is the driver legally responsible for any damages? Anytime someone… Read More »

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Who Is At fault In A Car Accident When A Vehicle Makes A Left-Turn On A Green Light?

By Lyons & Snyder |

More than 1/3 of our recent cases have been car accidents involving a driver making a left-turn on a green light.      These accidents can be life-threatening and/or deadly.   Also, they are completely avoidable. There is a misconception that a driver is legally permitted to turn left on a green light.   A green light (or… Read More »

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10-Year-Old Coral Springs Boy Seriously Injured In Hit-And-Run Accident

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On July 25, a 10-year-old Coral Springs boy was the victim of a hit-and-run accident. According to Coral Springs Talk, the boy was riding his bicycle around 8:40 p.m. on the 8400 block of Northwest 40th Street when an unknown driver struck him. Coral Springs police said the child “survived the crash” but still… Read More »

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How Does Florida’s “Comparative Fault” Rule Work in Car Accident Cases?

By Lyons & Snyder |

How many times have you seen–or been involved in–an accident where both drivers get out of their cars and immediately start pointing the finger at one another? Such blame-shifting often continues right up through a personal injury lawsuit. Defendants often try and argue that the plaintiff’s actions either contributed to or outright caused the… Read More »

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Is The Owner Of A Stolen Vehicle Responsible For An Accident Caused By The Thief?

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According to a recent report from Coral Springs Talk, a local rabbi was awakened just after 2:30 a.m. on July 25 by the police, who were knocking at as a door. No, the rabbi was not in trouble. The police were there to let him know that someone had stolen his minivan. As the… Read More »

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When Do I Need To Report A Car Accident?

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A typical auto accident occurs in just a fraction of a second. Many accidents only involve minor damage to the vehicles and no immediately apparent personal injuries. Indeed, the parties to the accident may not even bother calling the police or filing any sort of formal accident report. But what does the law say?… Read More »

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Did You Suffer An Injury At A Salon In Florida?

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Each year dozens, if not hundreds, of patrons are injured at hair salons throughout Broward and Palm Beach County.    In the past, it was common to hear about patrons being injured as a result of slip and falls (i.e. water on floor) or trip and falls (things left on the floor).   Recently, however, we… Read More »

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Woman Killed In Tragic Coral Springs Bicycle-Vehicle Collision

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A 54-year-old woman named Donna Marie Gilbert has been reported dead after her bicycle collided with a car at the intersection of Lakeview Drive and Coral Ridge Drive earlier this week. The accident took place just after dark at around 8:00 p.m. Gilbert was reportedly attempting to cross the intersection when she was struck… Read More »

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