Personal Injury Blog

How Tailgating Causes Accidents (and How to Stop It)

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

Where Are the 4 Blind Spots on an 18-Wheeler?

The four blind spots on an 18-wheeler are located on each side of the truck and in the rear and front of the truck. The blind spots are referred to as “no zones” because motorists should not drive in a tractor-trailer’s blind spots. The truck driver cannot see vehicles within the truck’s blind spots. It… read more

Highest Paid Types Of Lawyers: Must Read

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the job outlook for lawyers will grow four percent from 2019 to 2029. That is about as fast as average for job growth compared to other industries. The median pay for an attorney as of 2020 was $126,930 per year or $61.03 per hour. The American… read more

What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum?

There are many different types of birth injuries that a baby may sustain during labor and delivery. Some may be beyond the control of the physician. Others are caused by medical negligence and wrongdoing.  The fear of a birth injury can keep expectant parents awake at night. To be sure, errors and omissions by physicians,… read more

Can I Sue My Dentist For Malpractice in Tampa, FL?

Many people don’t enjoy going to the dentist due to fear of pain or dislike of someone else’s hands in their mouths. However, dental care is an important health concern. Good dental hygiene improves your overall health. Regular checkups and cleanings can reduce the risk of developing gum disease, cavities, and other dental conditions.  What… read more

What Happens if My Uber is in an Accident?

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?

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

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

Child Booster Seat/Restraint Laws in Florida

The child booster seat and restraint laws in Florida are designed to help reduce childhood injuries and deaths from traffic accidents. Children are unable to make decisions for themselves regarding their safety. Therefore, the legislature enacted laws to ensure parents and caregivers take steps to protect children in the event of a car crash. How… read more

How Much Does a Semi Truck Weigh?

We share the road with semi-trucks in Florida each day. These large vehicles are responsible for transporting goods efficiently and effectively throughout the country. However, sharing the road with commercial vehicles can be dangerous. One of the reasons large trucks pose a danger to others on the road is their size. The weight and size… read more