Category: Automobile Accidents
Vehicle accidents often cause injuries of varying magnitude, especially when they occur while speeding. Some people walk away with minor injuries; others do not.
Every day more than 700 people are injured in distracted driving accidents. It is tragic that in the U.S., we took cars off the roads and didn’t reap any safety benefits.
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reports that driving deaths have spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speeding on less-crowded roadways is cited by many states as a factor in the surge in motor vehicle deaths.
Driving in dense Florida fog is extremely dangerous and has resulted in many tragic accidents. A Fort Myers car accident attorney shares 7 safety tips from the National Weather Service to navigate foggy conditions.
When going out to do errands or just driving around, one does not expect to be in an accident. However, drivers need to be prepared for any eventuality, including possible collisions.
Crush injuries are some of the more severe injuries a victim may suffer in a vehicle accident. They may occur when a victim’s body is squeezed between two objects with excessive pressure.
Under Florida’s injury laws, victims of accidents may be compensated for economic losses, such as medical bills and lost wages, and for non-economic losses, which are additional amounts for “pain and suffering.”
Technology has become a part of our lives. It seems to be unavoidable. Much of the technology is intended to prevent accidents, but some of the technology has contributed to injuries and deaths.
The NHTSA said in a press release on December 18, 2020, that there were 36,096 fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2019. The NSC that manages the Road to Zero Coalition released a comprehensive report in 2018 laying out the strategies for ending roadway deaths in the United States by 2050.
On December 29, 2020, videos of 2020’s worst red-light runners were released. The footage showed collisions captured by red-light safety cameras across the country and showed that crashes continue to present a threat, even with fewer people on the road.