What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?
Morgan Gaynor | December 28, 2020 | Car Accidents
Florida, like every state, has various rules and laws related to driving. These laws are meant to keep everyone on the road—drivers, passengers, bicyclists, and pedestrians—safe. Ideally, every Floridian with a driver’s license remembers their driver’s ed training and the laws they learned. However, given the high number of accidents that occur every year on… read more
Can Fault Be Determined by Car Accident Damage?
Morgan Gaynor | December 26, 2020 | Car Accidents
Sometimes it can be difficult to determine how a car accident occurred. Both drivers may blame each other for the cause of the car crash. The police officers may not be able to determine who the wreck occurred, and there may not be any eyewitnesses or video evidence. What can an accident victim do to… read more
Is it Legal to Drive Barefoot in Florida?
Morgan Gaynor | December 25, 2020 | Car Accidents
Driving barefoot might seem unconventional, but some states are more conducive to it than others. Florida weather is hot, and activities like a day at the beach or pool might lead people to forego footwear. Most people believe driving barefoot is illegal, but it turns out that that is somewhat of an urban legend. Driving… read more
Lane Splitting in Florida – Is it legal?
Morgan Gaynor | December 24, 2020 | Car Accidents
All motorists are expected to operate their vehicles in a manner that does not endanger others on the road. Examples of driving behaviors that can place others on the road in danger include distracted driving, speeding, and drunk driving. Other driving behaviors can also increase the risk of an accident, such as following too closely… read more
Pregnancy & Car Accidents: What You Need to Know
Morgan Gaynor | December 21, 2020 | Car Accidents
Being injured in a car accident is the last thing anyone expects when they get into a vehicle. However, the injuries caused by car accidents can be catastrophic and life-changing. When the victim is pregnant, car accident injuries can be even more severe. Instead of one victim, there could be two victims. The woman’s unborn… read more
Treating Post-Accident Vehophobia – The Fear Of Driving
Morgan Gaynor | December 20, 2020 | Car Accidents
Vehophobia, a medical term for an earnest and unshakable fear of driving that interferes with one’s quality of life, is a legitimate problem. Technically, the fear of driving following a car accident is a form of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD can be triggered by the trauma of a close call with death, the feelings… read more
What Are Your Legal Options if You Hit a Bike Rider With Your Car
Morgan Gaynor | December 19, 2020 | Car Accidents
Striking a bicyclist can be deadly for the rider and also horrifying for the driver of the car. If this unfortunate event does happen, it is critical that you react quickly and prioritize safety. Do’s & Don’ts Immediately After the Collision If you have run into someone who was riding a bicycle, the first thing… read more
Ten Factors That Determine How Much to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement
Morgan Gaynor | December 18, 2020 | Car Accidents
When you have been involved in a car accident, there are many uncertainties. It is completely normal to have a range of unanswered questions. How will I cover my medical bills? Who is legally responsible for my crash? Should I speak with a personal injury attorney? You are probably also wondering if you can seek… read more
What Happens When You Are at Fault for a Car Accident?
Mark Roman | November 20, 2020 | Car Accidents
When the other driver is responsible for the cause of a car accident, you might be angry or frustrated. The car accident is an inconvenience. If you are injured, you might be worried about how you will pay your bills while you are out of work. However, when you are responsible for the cause of… read more
Types of Car Accident Injuries
Mark Roman | November 13, 2020 | Car Accidents
During 2019, there were 401,624 motor vehicle accidents reported in Florida. At least 166,915 people were injured and 2,969 people were killed in automobile accidents that year. Those figures include accidents involving bicyclists and pedestrians. Car accident lawyers handle a variety of claims regarding crash-related injuries. They know first-hand that all car accidents are capable… read more