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Category Archives: Car Accident

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What To Do If The Police Fail To Show Up After A Florida Car Accident

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After a car accident, the police are usually called to the accident scene. Sometimes, the police show up at the accident scene without delay. However, other times, it takes the police hours to arrive at an accident scene. In other cases, the police don’t even show up. So, what should you do if you… Read More »

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Accidents Caused By Medication

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Clearly driving under the influence of illegal drugs is dangerous. However, most people do not know that driving after taking legal drugs (medication) can also be dangerous. According to the CDC, drugs (both legal and illegal) are involved in approximately 16% of motor vehicle crashes. Indeed, if a person is taking medication, it does… Read More »

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What Should You Do If A Driver Refuses To Share Their Insurance Information At The Accident Scene?

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After a Florida car accident, all involved parties are expected to exchange insurance information. In most cases, drivers cooperate and exchange this information. However, there are times when a motorist will refuse to share their insurance information. This is especially common with drivers who are uninsured or underinsured. Such drivers can make an already… Read More »

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Myths About Car Accident Cases You Should Not Fall For

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Being involved in a car accident can be devastating and traumatic. After being in a car accident, you may be unsure about what to expect. In an attempt to understand what to expect, you may decide to seek information from your family members or friends. Unfortunately, the information you gather from family and friends… Read More »

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Florida High Uninsured Driver Rates And What This Means For You

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According to a 2021 study by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), in 2019, 12.6% of drivers in America were uninsured. This means that in 2019, one in eight drivers on the American roads was driving without insurance.  This does not even take into consideration that ¼ crashes are “hit and run”.  Across states, the… Read More »

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Who Is Liable In A Roundabout Accident?

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Roundabouts are popping up on streets and roads throughout Florida as a way to reduce speeding and increase the flow of traffic.   According to FDOT, roundabouts have resulted in a 14 to 46 percent reduction in all accidents and an 80% reduction in serious injuries and fatalities. Experts believe that roundabouts lead to fewer… Read More »

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What Options Are Available If You Were Involved In A Hit And Run Accident In Florida?

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Being involved in a hit-and-run accident can be extremely stressful and confusing. Unfortunately, hit-and-run crashes happen quite a lot in Florida. Even though the Sunshine State imposes harsh penalties for leaving the scene of an accident, many people are still falling victims to hit-and-run accidents. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and… Read More »

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Car Accident FAQs

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What happens after a car accident?  Who is notified? I was a little surprised to hear some recent questions concerning the public’s understanding of what happens after a car accident, including who is notified of a car accident settlement.  As a result, we created this little cheat sheet to clear up some confusion. Are… Read More »

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How Can Not Wearing A Seat Belt Affect Your Florida Auto Accident Claim?

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According to Florida Statute 316.614 (Safety belt usage/Florida Safety Belt Law), all drivers must wear seat belts when driving. Front-seat passengers are also required by Florida law to wear seat belts. Failure to wear a seat belt can result in a person facing penalties, such as fines. Apart from that, not wearing a seat… Read More »

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How To Maximize The Value Of Your Florida Car Accident Claim

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A Florida car accident can leave you struggling with huge medical bills. It can also leave you unable to go to work and do most, if not all, of the things that you loved doing before the accident. Basically, when a car accident happens, a victim’s life drastically changes. Fortunately, Florida law allows car… Read More »

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