Category: Automobile Accidents
Social media is everywhere. Over the past five years, the insurance industry has used social media as a tool in accident investigations, according to Edmunds.com.
In a report released December 1, 2016, the National Safety Council (NSC) and TIRF (Traffic Injury Research Foundation) outlined a blueprint for all states to reduce teen driver car crashes, the leading cause of death for that age group.
The first 9 months of 2016 showed an increase in the number of people who died in motor vehicle crashes of about 8 percent compared with the first 9 months of 2015. Here are the sobering facts.
Vehicle accidents have significant consequences for those injured, and these cases can be complicated. In Florida, state records show that from 2011 to 2015, crashes rose 63 percent from 229,210 to 373,853.
Florida is a no-fault auto insurance state. This “no-fault” auto insurance status can confuse drivers who have legitimate personal injury claims. Certain questions tend to arise. What does no-fault mean, exactly? In Florida, does fault matter when litigating personal injury claims? These concerns are best addressed together.
According to NBC2 News on January 2, 2017, last year was a very deadly year on Lee County roads. In fact, 108 people died.
In the state of Florida, if you have suffered mental anguish – otherwise known as emotional distress – as a consequence of an accident caused by another person or entity, then you may be entitled to damages on the basis of having suffered such emotional distress.
As a Florida passenger, you enjoy certain advantages when it comes to litigating personal injury claims.
As we look forward to 2017, we do so with positive anticipation and consideration of our 2017 New Year’s resolutions. How many Americans resolve to be safer drivers of cars, trucks, and motorcycles or safer bicycle riders?
New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s report, Acute Sleep Deprivation and Risk of Motor Vehicle Crash Involvement, showed that drivers missing between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour-period, have close to double the risk of being involved in crashes.