Tips to Avoid Jet Ski Accidents

September 20, 2016 | Category: Personal Injury

In 2014, a study conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard indicated an annual total of 2,678 injuries and 610 fatalities associated with the use of personal watercraft (PWC).  Jet skis and other recreational personal watercraft are popular year-round in the state of Florida, but statistics are clear: the risks of injury are significant when riders do not properly handle their craft.

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Adolescents are More Prone to Drowsy Driving Than You Think

September 20, 2016 | Category: Automobile Accidents, Personal Injury

Many people take sleep for granted. Even when individuals are tired, they figure they can plow forward with a bit of caffeine or fresh air. But the body is affected when it does not get enough sleep. Tired individuals can become drowsy, which makes it more difficult for them to pay attention or react quickly to a change in situation. This is particularly true for adolescents who need more sleep for their developing brains and bodies than adults.

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U. S. Government Issues Call to Action to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

September 16, 2016 | Category: Automobile Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, on August 29, 2016 issued the following comment in a press release, "Despite decades of safety improvements, far too many people are killed on our nation’s roads every year. Solving this problem will take teamwork, so we're issuing a call to action and asking researchers, safety experts, data scientists, and the public to analyze the fatality data and help find ways to prevent these tragedies.”  

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What Happens When Someone in a Rental Car Hits You?

September 13, 2016 | Category: Automobile Accidents, Personal Injury

Another car comes out of nowhere and hits you. You pull to the side of the road, give yourself a once over for injures and then get out to inspect the damage. As you take in your surroundings and feel your aches and pains, you notice the other car has a rental company license plate frame. It turns out you have been hit by an out-of-state driver in a rental vehicle.

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