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 […]

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 […]

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 […]