Car Accidents

If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, you might feel overwhelmed and confused about what steps to take next. As the victim of a car accident, you deserve compensation for your economic damages, such as medical bills and property damage, and non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering. When your injuries are the result of the other driver’s negligence, you are entitled to financial relief.

Here you’ll find resources that may answer some of your questions regarding a car accident claim and compensation. To learn more, please contact our team of car accident attorneys.

How Long Do Accidents Stay on Your Record?

When you are in a car accident, you are likely not thinking beyond the immediate effects of the crash. Instead, you are worried about your injuries, the injuries of any passengers, getting medical attention, and the damage to your vehicle. You need to be aware, however, of the long-term effects of accidents on your driving …

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Who Has the Right of Way at a 4-Way Stop?

Soon after people drove the first automobiles onto U.S. roads, authorities realized they needed traffic laws. Following traffic laws can prevent you from being in a car or pedestrian accident. Some traffic laws are determined by the state, while others apply nationwide.  Individuals must demonstrate they understand local and national traffic laws to earn their …

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What To Expect Physically After A Car Accident

Car accidents occur daily, causing severe injuries or death. The International Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that in 2020, more than 35,700 car accidents in the United States resulted in fatalities. According to the National Security Council (NSC), 4.8 million people received medical treatment for injuries sustained in car accidents that same year.  Those …

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What Happens if Someone Else Is Driving My Car and Gets in an Accident?

Car insurance is a financial safety net. It protects you from incurring the total cost of repairs if your vehicle is damaged in an accident. Your car insurance may also cover legal and medical expenses for yourself or others injured in the accident. You must understand your insurance options and how to protect your financial …

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What Evidence Is Needed to Convict a Florida Hit and Run?

Suddenly leaving the scene after a car accident is illegal in Florida. A driver who is in a crash must stop, provide information to others involved and arrange for medical care if needed. A driver who fails to comply with their responsibilities is guilty of hit and run. To convict someone of a hit and …

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How Many People Die in Car Accidents Every Year?

Many of us use our cars every day to get us to the places we need to go. We don’t always think about the numbers but car accident statistics can reveal some of the very real dangers of driving. Understanding how many car deaths there are in the United States each year can help us …

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Is Florida a No-Fault State?

Florida has been a no-fault state for automobile insurance since 1972, but that could all be about to change. Senate Bill 54¹ (SB 54), which passed in April, would eliminate the no-fault Florida law. Eliminating this law would mean increased required coverage and huge changes for the state.  Proponents of the bill argue that this …

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What Is Highway Hypnosis?

According to the United States Census Bureau1, the average commute in America is 26 minutes. In addition, millions of people in the United States drive for a living. When minutes turn into hours on the road, drivers can become victims of highway hypnosis. Highway hypnosis is a driving condition that can have fatal consequences. It’s …

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Driving Safely With Diabetes: Everything You Need to Know

According to a study published by the National Library of Medicine¹, insulin-treated diabetics do not have a significantly higher motor vehicle accident risk than the general population. However, not all diabetics follow treatment plans or even know they have diabetes, leading to dangerous driving situations. Here’s what you should know about driving safely with diabetes. …

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I Got Into an Accident While Driving a Rental Car, Now What?

Thousands of people drive rental cars in Florida each day. The rental car industry is massive—Enterprise Holdings¹ alone has 649,000 vehicles in their fleet. Inevitably, some of these cars are going to be involved in accidents. If you’re in an accident while driving a rental car, you may have a lot of questions like: Who …

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