Category: Car accident

Can You Sue an Uninsured Driver in Florida?

You can sue an uninsured driver in Florida if you suffer serious bodily injuries and damages due to that driver’s negligence. Suing an uninsured motorist does not always make financial sense, as the uninsured driver might not have enough resources to pay for the full scope of your losses or damages. Fortunately, however, several options […]
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What Is Auto Negligence in Florida?

Auto negligence in Florida happens when a driver fails to drive responsibly and causes an accident. The accident, in turn, causes other road users to suffer injuries, damages, and other losses. The injured parties pursue compensation by filing a personal injury claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier or suing the driver directly. Florida follows […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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