Drag Racing on the Streets of South Florida:  A Persistent, Dangerous Problem that Can Have Deadly Consequences
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Drag Racing on the Streets of South Florida: A Persistent, Dangerous Problem that Can Have Deadly Consequences

Street racing is a major problem in many South Florida communities. Teenagers, young adults and even middle-aged and older drivers often endanger the lives and property of other individuals by recklessly driving at high speeds simply for a momentary thrill. In Hollywood in Broward County, a recent incident highlighted the dangers associated with street racing.  …

Despite Sharp Increases in Distracted Driving Crashes Across Florida and Palm Beach County, State Legislators Still Fail to Take Action on Distracted Driving
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Despite Sharp Increases in Distracted Driving Crashes Across Florida and Palm Beach County, State Legislators Still Fail to Take Action on Distracted Driving

As a recent article in the Palm Beach Post reminds Florida drivers, distracted driving is an affliction that is only becoming more and more prevalent on the roads of Palm Beach County as well as across Florida. According to records obtained by the newspaper from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the…

Nationwide Statistics Show a Spike in Pedestrian Deaths
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Nationwide Statistics Show a Spike in Pedestrian Deaths

According to a recent report from NBC News’s Miami affiliate, pedestrian deaths rose sharply nationwide in 2016 by nearly 11 percent to almost 6,000 pedestrian fatalities nationwide. These statistics are based on an analysis of state-level data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia compiled by the Governors Highway Safety Administration. The report…

Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
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Pedestrian Accidents in Florida

Common types of motor vehicle accidents in Florida are accidents involving pedestrians. Florida is consistently shown to be one of the most dangerous states in the nation for pedestrians. This is particularly true in the urban areas including South Florida with its high population of senior citizens, snowbirds and tourists. Under Florida law, motorists are…

Watch for Tractor Trailer Accidents in South Florida
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Watch for Tractor Trailer Accidents in South Florida

Travel on major highways is a fact of life for many Floridians commuting to and from work every day, dropping their children off at school, as well as other activities. South Florida is one of the nation’s most populous areas and a central part of life is travel on major freeways. Whether it is Interstate…

Time Limitations on Lawsuits
201610.12
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Time Limitations on Lawsuits

Many clients and potential clients will ask in a first meeting if there is any particular time limitation for bringing a lawsuit related to a motor vehicle accident.  This is an excellent question and one that we always discuss with potential clients to ensure that no deadlines are missed when someone is injured in an…

Why Consult an Attorney after a Car Accident
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Why Consult an Attorney after a Car Accident

If you have been involved in a car accident in Florida, you should hire an experienced attorney to help protect your interests and ensure you recover maximum compensation for any injuries and financial losses you may have suffered.  There are many, many attorneys out there and the attorney you choose to represent you will have…