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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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Is a Concussion a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Any harm that impacts the function of the brain is a traumatic brain injury. Although some people may assume that a concussion is not serious, it is considered a type of traumatic brain injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)1. The effects of a head injury can have lasting impacts on …

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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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What’s the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Negligence?

When medical care goes wrong, you may think about claiming compensation. As you’re doing your research and talking to others, you may hear the phrases medical malpractice and negligence. You might wonder: What’s the difference between medical malpractice and negligence? Is there even a difference? Yes, there are differences between the two. Understanding the distinction …

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Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

Being in an accident is stressful. Amid all the chaos, you need to make sure you’re doing the right things after the crash. Mistakes can make it harder to move on and get the compensation that you deserve. As Miami car accident attorneys, we frequently talk to people who have been in a collision. We’ve …

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Who pays for a rideshare accident?

Ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft, give you a convenient way to get where you need to go without the hassle of using your own vehicle. Like many Americans, you may have started to use these services more and more to get to work, school, and other places. According to the Pew Research Center, as …

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The Three Most Dangerous Roads In Miami

Miami-Dade County has the deadliest roads in Florida, in part due to the higher population density and the popularity of the area as a vacation destination for both out-of-state tourists and Floridians alike. These three roads are the most dangerous in Miami. Interstate 95 Careless and negligent driving, incorrect lane changing and driving in the …

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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Negligence in Florida?

Nursing homes exist to take care of our loved ones as they age. When our relatives are in a home, we expect caregivers to provide them with the help and comforts they need. Unfortunately, neglect is all too common in Florida nursing homes. If you suspect that your loved one is a victim of neglect …

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Seeking Compensation for Structural Failure Accidents

Structural failure accidents can cause catastrophic damage. Whether a building is under construction, undergoing repairs or in current use, the integrity of the components of the building is critical at any given time. Most people don’t stop to question the safety of the building they’re in at any given time. However, an accident can be …

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