How Tailgating Causes Accidents (and How to Stop It)
Mark Roman | July 9, 2021 | Car Accidents
Tailgating poses a high degree of risk for rear-end collisions. A tailgating driver has little or no time to react if the leading vehicle stops, slows down, or makes another emergency maneuver. A car accident will often result. Because tailgating is so prevalent, we’ve gathered information about the ways that tailgating can cause accidents, along… read more
What Happens if My Uber is in an Accident?
Morgan Gaynor | June 4, 2021 | Car Accidents
Uber is one of the most popular rideshare companies in Florida. Rideshare services have increased dramatically because people find them more convenient than traditional taxicabs. They can order, monitor, and pay for their Uber, all with a convenient mobile app. Unfortunately, Uber accidents are common. They are so common that Uber and other rideshare companies… read more
Are Car Accident Reports Public Record in Florida?
Mark Roman | June 2, 2021 | Car Accidents
When a matter is public record, documents filed with the court or a government entity are accessible by members of the public. For example, most lawsuits are matters of public record—you can review the documents filed in the lawsuit. Reports filed with a Florida government office are generally matters of public record, including car accident… read more
Florida Repeals No-Fault Auto Insurance System: What This Means For You
Morgan Gaynor | May 7, 2021 | Car Accidents
After years of failed efforts, the Florida legislature has finally gotten rid of its “no-fault” auto insurance system. Assuming Governor Desantis signs the law, Florida drivers will soon have to carry liability coverage rather than no-fault coverage. Basically, drivers will have to carry a car insurance policy that will protect them if they cause an… read more
Top 5 Most Important Safety Features for Cars
Mark Roman | March 5, 2021 | Car Accidents
Every year more than 38,000 people are killed in car accidents in America. On top of that, more than 4 million are injured. These statistics make the U.S. one of the most dangerous places to drive among developed nations. The good news about these troubling numbers is that every year new safety technologies are developed… read more
How To Obtain a Car Accident Report in Clearwater, Florida
Mark Roman | March 5, 2021 | Car Accidents
Getting into a car accident is no fun. In addition to being dangerous, car accidents can lead to a host of headaches including disputes with your insurance company, squabbles with the other driver, and various hassles as you wait for your car to be repaired. If you have been in an accident that resulted in… read more
All About Back and Neck Injuries From Rear-end Collisions
Morgan Gaynor | February 15, 2021 | Car Accidents
Rear-end motor vehicle collisions are dangerous and stressful occurrences. Even minor car accidents can result in serious bodily harm and long-term effects. In fact, rear-end car crashes are highly likely to result in back and neck injuries for both passengers and drivers. The medical costs for back and neck injuries can add up quickly in… read more
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