Clearwater or Tampa Semi-Truck Accident? Semi trucks can be an extreme hazard on the highways. They cannot stop quickly, they sway and their drivers struggle with fatigue. If you are struck by a semi-truck your injuries could be catastrophic. Do not “follow” behind a semi-truck traveling down the highway, especially at close distances. Doing so…

Tampa and Clearwater Drivers: Be Prepared for a Car Accident When is the best time to prepare for a car accident? Before it happens! The first step is to review your insurance policy and make sure you have Underinsured Motorist coverage and collision coverage. If you are hit by an Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist, your…

What it means to be a Defendant in a Personal Injury Case If you cause an accident with injuries, you may find yourself as the defendant in a Personal Injury claim and ultimately a lawsuit. If you had no Bodily Injury coverage, this can be very unpleasant as your insurance carrier does not have to…

Sexual Assault on Campus A report was recently released regarding sexual assault on campuses across our nation. The report takes an in-depth look into why sexual assault is not discussed the way it should be. Feelings of fear and embarrassment along with worrying about being able to prove issues of consent were some of the…

Back to School Tampa Bay: Sharing the Road Safely with School Buses It’s back to school time and that means it’s the time of year to share the road with school buses. Cases of cars speeding past stopped school buses are on the rise. Reports show hundreds of cars are passing stopped buses each day….

The Importance of Using Car Seats Properly Recently, a mom went back to work after her maternity leave, leaving dad at home with their baby. She asked to be sent frequent updates so she wouldn’t feel like she was missing out. Turned out her request would help save her baby from injury in a car…

Car Seats & RVs: Keeping Children Safe While Traveling Traveling in an RV can be a great way for families to travel. Even though the RV is large (like a house on wheels), it is still very important to be sure everyone is buckled up while driving. It is equally important to be sure children…

Car Accidents Caused by Bad Brakes We don’t often think about the brakes on our vehicle until we hear that terrible high-pitched squeal, or the brake petal gets mushy. Worst case scenario, you don’t get either of those signs your brake pads are too worn, and you are unable to stop, causing an auto accident….

Importance of Vehicle Maintenance: Replacing Your Air Filter Vehicle maintenance is just as important as driving safely. Performing regular maintenance on a vehicle is a trait of a safe driver. To operate efficiently a vehicle must be well taken care of. When a vehicle is poorly maintained, it can cause hazards on the roadway, from…

Tire Maintenance and Safety Experts say you should check your tire pressure once per month. It’s easy to do if you make a habit of it. After the first of the month, when you pull into the gas station for the first time, pull up to the air station and check your tire pressure. You…

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