Pedestrian Accidents in Florida: Deadliest in the Nation

| August 24, 2017

The unfortunate truth is that pedestrians are seriously injured or killed in pedestrian accidents every day in Florida.  So much so, that Florida ranked first in the nation for Pedestrian Accidents in a 2016 research study. In its annual Dangerous by Design report, the advocacy group National Complete Streets Coalition – SmartGrowthAmerica studied accident reports […]

How Do You Know If A Driver Acted Reasonably In Trying To Prevent a Pedestrian Accident?

| July 28, 2016

In Florida, car accidents where someone on foot is hit by a moving vehicle (i.e. a “pedestrian accident”) usually come with an assumption that the driver of the motor vehicle is to blame for the accident. After all, he or she was driving a heavy machine (a dangerous instrumentality), while the accident victim was there […]

What happens if the driver who hit me as I crossed the street does not have automobile insurance?

| May 24, 2016

In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: What happens if the driver who hit me as […]

What if I was partly at fault for the Florida accident because I was walking outside of a crosswalk or running across the street?

| May 3, 2016

In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: What if I was partly at fault for the […]

What must a pedestrian prove in order to win their personal injury lawsuit?

| March 15, 2016

In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: What must a pedestrian prove in order to win […]

As a pedestrian crossing the street, do I have to duty to avoid a car accident?

| March 10, 2016

In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: As a pedestrian crossing the street, do I have […]

What is the best accident claim advice that I can share?

| October 30, 2015

Last Update: 02/03/16 In this video, Alan Sackrin answers a question that he has been asked many times before by clients and visitors to this site. If you have questions after watching the video, Alan is available to talk with you now and answer your questions free of charge: Q: What is the best accident […]

Hurt While Crossing a Highway or Expressway?: Pedestrian Accidents in Florida

| May 5, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 You may shake your head at the thought of someone crossing a busy highway or expressway here in Florida, but it happens more often than you think. Even though the traffic is speeding along, many people decide that they need to cross that roadway despite the danger. Maybe they have an emergency […]

Hit on the Side of the Road: Florida Pedestrian Accidents Working or Playing in the Street

| April 21, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 It’s usually nice weather here in South Florida and most of us like to get out and enjoy the sunshine and ocean breezes as much as we can. Drive through Miami Beach, Hallandale, Fort Lauderdale, or most of Broward or Dade County and you will find streets filled with people enjoying the […]

Florida Car Accidents: Honking Your Horn and Failure to Warn

| April 16, 2015

Last Update: 01/13/16 Having a horn on your car, truck, SUV, minivan, or motorcycle is pretty much taken for granted. However, horns are a serious component for motor vehicle safety especially when you need to warn another car, or pedestrian, bicyclist, or motorcyclist of danger.  Honking your horn is an automatic reaction for most drivers; […]