The Federal Highway Administration reports around 2.5 Million intersection accidents every year. This accounts for the second largest category of accidents. 40% of all crashes happen at intersections nationally, and 20% of those are fatal accidents. There are an estimated 165,000 total accidents that occur annually at intersections caused by people running red lights. Another…

Car accidents remain a very serious problem in the USA.  The CDC reports that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of accident-related emergency room trips. Each year, more than 33,000 Americans are killed in crashes. The State of Florida releases its official car accident statistics once every year. The most recent release from the…

Often referred to as a “TBI”, a traumatic brain injury can have a serious effect on a person’s life. Unlike most injuries, which are instantly apparent and have the natural ability to self-heal, the symptoms of a TBI are not always immediate, and the outcome of the injury is not always certain. Those who survive…

When you are involved in a car accident your body is put through incredible forces, even if the accident is a minor one. Although your vehicle is designed to take most of that force, and vehicle safety devices such as seatbelts and airbags are there to prevent you from suffering impact trauma, your body is…

Whiplash is a nonmedical term used to describe neck pain following an injury to the soft tissues of the neck (specifically ligaments, tendons, and muscles). It is caused by an abnormal motion or force applied to the neck that causes movement beyond the neck’s normal range of motion. It is usually caused by a flexion-extension…

Oftentimes, injured individuals have questions about the value of their personal injury case.  I’m often asked by a client what they can expect in the way of compensation for past and future medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Usually, the answer is “it depends”.  In determining the value of your case, most attorneys…

It is commonly believed that if you are not a driver of a vehicle involved in a collision, there is no fault on your part, and, therefore, you are shielded from any liability arising from that accident. With that said, it may come as a surprise when you find yourself subject to liability after lending…

A recent accident occurred in the early morning hours of January 18th, when temperatures dipped below freezing in the Tampa Bay area. This rare event caused black ice to form on the Veteran’s Expressway and subsequently caused a driver to lose control. What, exactly, is black ice? Black ice is a thin layer of nearly…

When you are purchasing auto insurance, there are always various coverages to choose from. Often times, agents will look to minimize your costs, in order to get you to sign on the dotted line. While the lowest premium option seems like a smart thing to do, don’t be fooled, as it often is the quote…

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