5 Ways To Reduce Drinking & Driving Accidents In Florida

| March 3, 2016

Two weeks ago, the National Safety Council (NSC) released its preliminary research findings for traffic fatalities in the United States, revealing that more people are dying in motor vehicle accidents in our state. Specifically, Florida had an 18% increase in motor vehicle accident deaths in 2015, making it the third highest state in traffic deaths […]

10 Tips On How To Prevent Loss of Control Accidents On Florida Roads

| February 18, 2016

Accidents Caused When A Driver Losses Control Due to Rain, Flooding or Curved Roadways Living and working in a state that is bordered by an ocean on one side and a gulf on the other, Florida drivers are faced with all sorts of wet road conditions. Wet street surfaces are common here: it’s a geographical […]

5 Ways To Reduce Teen Car Crashes in Florida

| November 17, 2015

Last Update: 12/29/15 Teen drivers can be dangerous — to themselves, to their passengers, and to other drivers who share the Florida roads with them. According to the research compiled by places like the National Institute of Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading cause of death for teenagers is […]

5 Steps Officials Are Taking To Reduce Drinking and Driving in South Florida

| November 10, 2015

Last Update: 12/22/15 Drunk driving accidents happen to often in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties!     Drunk driving is a real concern here in South Florida. After all, we’re a known destination for fun in the sun, and lots of alcoholic beverages are consumed during vacations and holidays here. It’s not just visitors […]

Rear End Collisions in Florida Caused by Roadside Distractions

| October 13, 2015

Last Update: 12/26/16 In South Florida, particularly for drivers traveling the roadways of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties, we expect heavy traffic during certain times of the day — when we’re going to and from work, for example. And it’s pretty common for us to see minor fender-benders or even more serious traffic accidents […]

Liability for Aggravation of a Pre-existing Condition

| October 6, 2015

Last Update: 01/22/17 When someone is hurt in an accident, and they already suffer from physical problems, then the first thing that an experienced Florida personal injury attorney expects to hear from the defendant’s insurance carrier is that the defendant isn’t liable for the injuries because the injury relates to a “preexisting condition.” While some […]

Rear End Collision In Florida: Chain Reactions – The Truck And The Three Cars

| September 8, 2015

Last Update: 01/13/16 In Florida, rear end collision accidents happen every day. Especially here in South Florida, where we have lots of heavy traffic traveling through Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Unfortunately, making an insurance claim to recover your damages for this type of accident can be difficult. In any rear end collision, one […]

Hotel Off-Premises Liability: Hotel Guest Killed Crossing the Highway

| September 1, 2015

Last Update: 01/05/16 Guests staying at Florida hotels are protected by Florida premises liability laws, which generally hold hotels responsible for keeping their guests safe from harm and injury during their stay. Even those guests that are not staying overnight, but merely visiting the hotel to enjoy its resort, golf course, private event, restaurant, or […]

Construction Zone Car Crashes: Who Is Liable for an Auto Accident When There is Road Construction?

| May 28, 2015

Last Update: 01/13/16 Road work, either in maintaining and repairing Florida roadways; building new freeways; or expanding existing routes and streets, is pretty commonplace here in the area of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties. Driving to work, home, school, or off to the beach or a restaurant on the weekend means drivers pass those […]

Was Your Car Accident Caused by a Bad Road Design or Flawed Maintenance?

| May 26, 2015

Last Update: 02/03/16 South Florida – particularly Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties – is filled with roads, streets, and highways that move millions of vehicles each and every day. Some of these roadways have been in existence for years without any change in design or any improvement to increase traffic flow. Others, are new […]