Assisting Car Accident Victims in Fort Myers With Their Injury Claims

If you or a family member has been injured in a motor vehicle crash, contact the Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. Our Fort Myers car accident lawyer, Randall L. Spivey, can help auto crash injury victims throughout Florida recover compensation for past and future medical care expenses, past and future lost wages, past and future pain and suffering, and past and future loss of enjoyment of life.

Injured in a Car Crash? We Can Help

If you were involved or injured in a motor vehicle accident in Fort Myers, special Florida car accident laws apply to your case. It is important to have an experienced attorney on your side to help you seek the justice that you and your family deserve when an automobile accident injury or death occurs because of another driver's carelessness. At the Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A., we take your case personally. Your case will be handled directly by Randall L. Spivey, the President and founder of the firm, and a top Florida car accident lawyer.

Obtain Justice and Due Compensation With the Help of a Fort Myers Car Accident Lawyer

A car accident injury can leave a person with a lifetime of pain and suffering, medical bills and lost wages. Our firm helps people from start to finish with their case, including assisting with the investigation, dealing with the insurance companies, helping the injured find qualified medical doctors to treat them, helping them determine who is going to pay the medical bills, and most importantly, providing assistance with the best possible monetary settlement or verdict that can be achieved based on the facts of the particular automobile accident case.

Were you or a loved one injured or killed in an auto accident? If so, an experienced Fort Myers car accident lawyer can help you recover your due compensation and procure justice for your family.

Please call us today at 888-477-4839, or contact us online, to schedule a free consultation with the Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. There are no fees or costs unless you win. For additional information, please visit our settlements and verdicts page to view car accident cases in Fort Myers handled by Randall L. Spivey.

Car Accident Statistics and Facts Drivers in Fort Myers Should Know 

Dangerous Wrecks on Alico Road Interchange

Since December 2018, at least six major accidents have occurred at the Alico Road interchange with I-75. 

The Rights of Wrong-Way Crash Victims

A camera caught a driver making an illegal U-turn on a Cape Coral Bridge exit ramp, just before the toll booth. Not only did the wrong-way car nearly sideswipe a car coming toward it, a surveillance video showed the same driver later crashing into another driver.

Deaths Due to Red Light Runners at a 10-Year High 

A new report from the American Automobile Association Foundation for Traffic Safety (AAA) says deaths caused by red-light runners hit their highest rate in 10 years. 

NHTSA Deputy Administrator Warns of a Safer Car Affordability Crisis

Consumers are more likely to upgrade to newer, cleaner, safer cars if costly regulations don’t raise the price beyond consumers’ means. 

Domino’s Pizza Liable in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

On June 14, 2019, an Orange County jury found Domino’s Pizza jointly liable for a collision that left a former Broward County fire chief a quadriplegic. 

Employers Being Held Liable for Cell Phone Crashes

Employees using their cell phones when they are driving are exposing themselves and others to a significant safety risk, and employers may also be held liable. 

Rollover Accidents Deadly in Southwest Florida

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says rollover accidents have a higher fatality rate than other types of crashes, and there are 6 main factors contributing to them.  

Why Is It Important to Follow the Doctor’s Orders When Injured in an Accident?

Missing appointments, skipping treatments, and/or skipping physical and occupational therapy can jeopardize a personal injury case. 

Safe Driving Tips for Driving in the Fog 

Driving in foggy conditions requires extra care. Experts say more than 500 fatalities happen each year because of fog-related accidents. Here are some safety tips we would like to share with you. 

5 Common Causes of Car Fires

Accident vehicle fires are very dangerous and require immediate action to rescue drivers and passengers. When traffic accident fires happen, they can cause residual fires and injuries, even deaths. 

Any Traffic Fatality or Injury is One Too Many

Preliminary 2018 data showed a slight decrease in injuries and fatalities on Lee county roads in 2018, but there still were over 4,000 crashes with injuries and 90 with fatalities.  

How Marijuana Affects Drivers and Motorcyclists 

We must get the message out to the community that even if marijuana is medically legal to use, it is not legal to drive under the influence. Lives are changed forever by this irresponsible action on the part of some drivers.

What Are the 8 Keys to Defensive Driving?

Defensive driving skills are not taught in most driver education classes, but they are important. 

Why is a Vehicle Accident Investigation Important? 

Southwest Florida is a busy place. This is particularly true during the tourist season, as our population seems to explode. When this happens, vehicle accidents increase. We often see the results of these accidents when we are backed up on I-75 for miles. 

10 Tips for Driving in Heavy Traffic

The most recent statistics released by the Federal Highway Safety Administration showed that the vehicle miles traveled in the United States in 2016 exceeded 3.2 trillion miles. This is the highest since the statistics were first tracked. 

Vehicle Fire Accidents Are Particularly Dangerous

Vehicle fires are reported every 3 minutes and 2 seconds in the United States. Fifty-eight percent are caused by collisions.  

Lane Departure Accidents

A Significant Cause of Fatalities - According to the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, 51 percent of all fatal crashes are caused by lane departures. These crashes result in 25,000 fatalities each year.  

Move Over Law Changed in 2018

As of January 2018, 230 new laws, which were approved in the 2017 fiscal year, went into effect in Florida. These laws included a change to the Move Over Law, which all motorists need to know and understand. 

Tailgating – The Leading Cause of Rear-End Accidents

Florida reported over 398,000 automobile accidents in 2017 resulting in 165,000 injuries. Many of these accidents were rear-end accidents when drivers followed too closely behind slower-moving vehicles. When this happens, drivers are taking serious risks of causing accidents that can involve severe injuries.

Concerns About the Latest Vehicle Safety Technology

“Safety Begins with the Driver” - The Washington Post reported that there are concerns when consumers rely totally on automated vehicle systems to stay safe. An important detail of which few drivers may be aware is that some of the systems are merely intended to reduce the severity of accidents.

How Motorists Can Avoid Motorcycle Accidents

Other vehicles cause most of the accidents which involve motorcycles. Even if motorcycles are traveling at low speeds, the riders may incur injuries. They have very little protection against larger vehicles. 

Lee County Focusing on “Driving Down Fatalities”

Lee Health Trauma Center and the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization are focusing on fatal crashes in Lee County by involving the community. The project is called “Driving Down Fatalities”. 

Why Seek Medical Attention Immediately Following An Accident?

Accidents are rarely foreseen. Drivers and passengers involved in accidents often do not have time to brace themselves for impact. Even if the accident may seem to be minor with little vehicle damage, injuries may still happen. 

Using Turn Signals Is Not Optional

How often have you been traveling in your vehicle when you have noticed drivers change lanes or make turns without using their turn signals? Researchers at the Society of Automotive Engineers say that it is probably 48 percent of the time when changing lanes, and 25 percent of the time when making other turns.

Top 6 Resolutions Every Driver Should Make in 2018

As we enter 2018, we begin to think about things we want to do differently in the New Year. Usually, resolutions center on weight loss goals, breaking bad habits, or financial goals. The list needs to include a resolution to make changes for the better in our driving habits so we have a safer 2018.

Leaving the Scene of an Accident Is Illegal

Leaving the scene of an accident is frequently the topic of local news reports. Even with this publicity, it still happens. 

Florida Ranks High in Wrong-Way Accidents

Even though there has been an increase in warning signs and alert systems installed on Florida's interstates to stop wrong-way drivers, dangerous and potentially deadly crashes continue happening. 

More Accidents Occur When Clocks Are Changed to Standard Time

Daylight savings time (DST) has ended, and we have set our clocks back an hour to standard time. This time change continues to be disruptive to our sleep long after the actual changing of the clocks. 

Passenger Rights in Vehicle Accidents

Determining whose insurance pays passenger medical bills and pain and suffering and lost wages can get complicated.  

Owners Can Be Held Responsible When Pets Cause Accidents

The recent motorcycle accident in Fort Myers involving an animal's crossing the road, brings to mind the question of a pet owner's responsibility. 

Study Shows Unbuckled Backseat Riders at Risk in Vehicle Crashes

The GHSA reported that rear seat passengers are 3 times more likely to die in a crash if they are unbuckled.

NSC Reports the State of Florida Scores an “F” in Road Safety

A June 27, 2017 report, “State of Safety”, from the NSC (National Safety Council) states that no state goes far enough to protect its residents from the leading causes of preventable deaths and injuries, but some states earned very poor marks for overall safety. 

Urgent and Serious Risk Caused by Unchecked Safety Recalls  

NBC2 News reports that 20 percent of vehicles on Florida’s roads have potentially dangerous unresolved recall issues. 

What Sources of Insurance May Apply to My Accident Case

If you are injured in a vehicle accident, you may be able to receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and related expenses from either your vehicle insurance company or the other driver's insurance company, depending on who was at fault.

What Does Takata's Guilty Plea Mean for U.S. Drivers?

34 million cars have already been recalled over the last five years. By 2020 the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) expects the total to be 42 million. There have been at least 11 deaths and 180 injured in the United States linked to defective Takata airbags.

Children Involved in Vehicle Crashes Every 33 Seconds

According to a report in September 2016, every 33 seconds a child is involved in a vehicle crash. That is 2,600 children under the age of 13. 

Out-of-state visitors entitled to same treatment as residents 

Florida is a major tourist destination for U.S. and international visitors. With the large number of visitors added to Florida’s year-round population, the chances of accidents increase. 

Fault Matters-Don’t Be Concerned By No-Fault

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.  

Speeding - The Most Deadly Mistake Made By Teen Drivers

Teen drivers, over the last five years, have been involved in nearly 14,000 fatal crashes and more than 4,200 of those involved speeding, according to a new AAA survey released in October 2016.   

New Florida Law Toughtens Penalties for Hit-and-Run Drivers

During the last two years, Florida has had an increase in the number of hit-and-run accidents. In late 2014 and early 2015 we have already heard about hit-and-run accidents in Southwest Florida. Penalties for hit-and-run drivers changed July 1, 2014.

What to do if you have a blowout

Flat tires can be more than a nuisance, especially if they happen while driving on a major road or highway.

Road Rage/Aggressive Driving - A Serious Problem

During the Florida Highway Patrol's "Ticketing Aggressive Drivers Cars and Trucks" campaign between February and May 2012, it issued more than 4,900 citations, 2,000 of which were associated with aggressive driving. Here are tips for avoiding the consequences of road rage: Road Rage Tips

Don't Text and Drive - It's the Law

Florida joined 38 states and the District of Columbia with a ban on texting while driving when Governor Rick Scott signed the legislation on Tuesday, May 28.  The law takes effect October 1, 2013. 

What do you do after a vehicle accident?

Knowing what to do before and after an accident is important to maintaining your rights and obtaining the best possible monetary settlements or verdicts.

Motorists Beware - Motorcycles Are Sharing the Road

"Watch out.  Motorcyclists are everywhere." The Motorcycle Safety Foundation provides  Quick Tips for Motorists.

Drowsy Driving - 1 in 24 Surveyed Admit to Falling Asleep While Driving
The CDC reports 1 in 24 surveyed have admitted to falling asleep while driving. 100,000 crashes each year are caused by fatigued drivers. Avoid driving while drowsy by knowing the risk factors and signs of driving while fatigued. Learn about the risks and signs you may be too drowsy to drive.

Smart Apps & Smart Tips for Smart Driving
"With the average driver covering more than 12,000 miles annually and spending an average of 18 hours 31 minutes in the car weekly (WSJ 9-24-12), technology through smart apps can assist drivers in making smart choices when driving.  These "smart" choices could prevent auto accidents and injuries and save lives", says Randall Spivey, Personal Injury Attorney in Ft. Myers, FL.


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