Category: Car accident

Uber/Lyft Accidents, Ride Share Legal Battles and Finding Out Who is Liable

According to the research paper “The Cost of Convenience: Ridesharing and Traffic Fatalities,” rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have accounted for a 3% increase in traffic accident fatalities since 2011. Uber and Lyft drivers were involved in 97 crashes that led to 107 deaths between 2017 and 2018.[1] Due to the increasing number of Ubers and […]

Pool Safety, the Importance of Lifeguards, and What to Do in the Event of an Accident

The summer months are a great time to get out of the house and down to the local pool, beach, or waterpark. However, families must not forget to keep health and safety at the forefront. Water activities put adults and children at risk for drownings, near drownings, and water-related accidents and injuries. Florida consistently ranks #1 […]

Understanding Florida’s No-Fault Laws

The concept of ‘no fault’ coverage sprung up in 1971 in Massachusetts. The goal was to formulate a legal structure that mandated insurance coverage to ensure all drivers had some coverage in accidents without having to determine ‘fault’ in the accident (hence the term ‘no fault’). Since 1971, 11 states and Puerto Rico have established no-fault […]

Most Common Causes Of Florida Pedestrian Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 5,000 American pedestrians are killed in traffic accidents each year. Another 129,000 pedestrians are injured in traffic accidents. Since pedestrians are at greater risk (no vehicular protection, airbags, or seat belts), every U.S. state must do everything possible to improve pedestrian safety.[1] Florida Pedestrian Accidents, What Causes […]

Distracted Driving

As cell phones have become a regular part of American life, using a mobile phone while driving is now a leading cause of accidents. Each year, more Floridians get into serious crashes due to not driving safely, with cell phones being a big part of the problem. And what are Florida drivers doing with their […]
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