Pedestrian Accidents: Hit by a Car in the Middle of the Street?

| April 14, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 One benefit of Florida’s sunny climate, is that year-round you will find lots of people walking alongside our streets and roadways. In marketing terms, people who walk near stores or restaurants are referred to as “foot traffic”. In legal jargon, people who are walking and are injured by a car or other […]

Pedestrian Accidents and Bus Crashes

| March 24, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 Unfortunately, when someone gets hit by a bus they are usually seriously hurt or even killed in the accident. Most of the victims are on foot — which Florida law defines as a “pedestrian”.  Fortunately, pedestrians involved in some type of vehicular accident are afforded protection under Florida’s personal injury law.   […]

Top 13 Reasons Why Pedestrians Are Hit By A Car

| December 23, 2014

Last Update: 01/05/16 Today, serious injury and death from traffic accidents involving people walking, jogging, running, or otherwise traveling on foot (pedestrians) remains a serious problem both in Florida and the country overall. It is estimated that 12% of the deaths caused by motor vehicle accidents each year involves pedestrians, and that around 85,000 people […]

Hit By a Car: Pedestrian Accidents in Florida

| December 11, 2014

Last Update: 5/19/18 In Florida, pedestrians routinely share the road ways with cars, trucks, bikes, and buses: our sunny weather and fun, active lifestyle encourages people to get out and walk, jog, stroll, or run. Kids walk to school and tourists roam the scenic locales on foot. Residents walk for exercise, and our streets are […]

13 Ways You Can Cause a Car Accident In Florida

| December 9, 2014

Last Update: 01/13/16     13 Common Driver Mistakes That Cause Car Accidents Most Florida traffic accidents are caused by some sort of error or mistake on the part of a driver. Here, from a Florida car accident lawyer’s point of view, are thirteen of the most common reasons that crashes happen and injury claims […]

12 Common Car Accident Lawsuits in Florida

| December 4, 2014

Last Update: 5/6/17 In Florida, because of our beautiful weather and our beaches and waterways, most of us like to drive our cars (and our trucks, vans and motorcycles) to take in the scenery, especially the scenery in and around South Florida (South Beach in Miami, Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale, and Clematis Street in […]

The 5 Most Popular Car Accident Lawsuits That Go to Trial in Florida

| December 2, 2014

Last Update: 5/6/17 In Florida, most car accident cases do not go to trial simply because trials are expensive and time consuming for both insurance companies and injury victims alike. Plus, trials carry with them the risks, including a jury award that is much lower or much higher than any good faith negotiated settlement. While […]

Federal Agency Traffic Research Reveals Motorcycle Deaths, Pedestrian Fatalities, Drunk Driving Deaths Rising for 3d Straight Year

| November 27, 2013

Last Update: 01/27/16 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released its 2012 Fatality Analysis Report which showed that 33,561 people died in traffic accidents on U.S. highways in 2012 (an increase from 2011) – and that most of these traffic fatalities involved people walking on the street or people driving or riding motorcycles. […]