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 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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I Was in a Lyft Accident – Now What?

Understanding what to do after a Lyft accident isn’t always easy. It can be hard to know where to start and who to turn to for help. When you’re involved in a Lyft accident, the steps you take are critical to your safety and your financial recovery. Our Miami attorneys for car accidents at Bernstein …

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I Was Involved in an Uber Accident – Now What?

Any car accident is a stressful event. It can be hard to know what to do. The situation is even more complex when the accident involves a rideshare driver. What happens if you get in an accident with Uber? Who is responsible? What can you do next? By following a few steps, you can get …

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Distracted Driving Statistics 2021

Distracted driving continues to be a leading cause of car accidents. How serious is the problem of distracted drivers? Our Miami car accident attorneys have compiled these distracted driving statistics to help you understand its impact on the roads. What Is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is operating a motor vehicle without giving sufficient attention and …

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What Are the Main Causes of Pedestrian Accidents?

With the increase of average motor vehicle weight and the popularity of SUVs, the number of pedestrian accident deaths1 is growing. Even a crash at low speed can cause devastating harm. Why do pedestrian accidents occur? What risk factors can we be aware of to help prevent them? Our pedestrian accident attorneys explain. Do you …

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4 Steps to Take After a Car Crash

Car accidents are traumatic and stressful events. You cannot always avoid a collision, but you can prepare yourself by knowing what to do if it does happen. The better you prepare for an accident, the more likely you will get a payout from your insurance company. Follow these four steps after a car crash, and …

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