Too often, negligent drivers cause serious and fatal crashes Florida is consistently among the states with the highest frequency of documented car accidents annually, and while Miami may be the city with the most crashes in the Sunshine State, Tampa is not far behind. According to a recent report by News Talk Florida, as of...Read More
How To Obtain Video Footage Of Your Tampa, FL Car Accident
Video evidence of your crash can support your injury claim or lawsuit If you have been involved in a serious car accident in Tampa caused by another driver, it’s important that you have evidence in support of your injury claim that proves that the other driver was at fault. That way, you can get the...Read More
Parents, Gig Workers Distracted By Hands-On And Hands-Free Apps
Hands-Free Apps Are Not Distraction-Free, Tampa Car Accident Attorney Explains Technology meant to make travel easier may be contributing to the sharp rise in car accidents in Florida and across the U.S. A new study notes that smartphone apps and features are distracting drivers - especially gig workers and parents. Gig-economy workers, like DoorDash, GrubHub,...Read More
Holiday Season The ‘Deadliest Driving Season’ In Florida
A car accident lawyer in Tampa, FL, explains what drivers need to know to stay safe During the Holidays. Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day can be a festive time in Florida. But, unfortunately, it’s also the deadliest driving season of the year, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). That’s...Read More
How Can Teenagers Drive Safe and Avoid Car Accidents?
For many teen drivers, speeding and texting are a Deadly combination. Teen drivers frequently text while driving, speed, or do both, often resulting in serious car accidents, according to a recent study about the dangers teenage drivers pose to other drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists on the road. "We all want teen drivers to be safe...Read More
More Can Be Done to Prevent Pedestrian Accidents in Tampa Bay
Reckless drivers need to be held accountable through Florida's civil justice system. A stretch of US Route 19 in Pasco County that parallels Florida's Gulf Coast in the greater Tampa Bay area was recently named the deadliest road in America by Vox, primarily due to a large number of pedestrian accidents on the busy street....Read More
Can You Amend a Florida Accident Report?
Here's how the process works and how a Tampa car accident lawyer can help If you have been involved in a serious car accident in Florida, the police officer who responded to your crash likely created an accident report. Your Florida accident report – which is officially called a Florida Traffic Crash Report – can...Read More
Medications Can Cause Impaired Driving Accidents, Study Finds
Drivers taking prescription drugs and certain over-the-counter medications can put others at risk of being involved in a serious car accident, according to a recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. “Impaired driving is often associated with alcohol or illegal drug use, but over-the-counter or prescription medications can also compromise your ability...Read More
New Study Ranks Florida Drivers Among the 'Most Irresponsible'
Car accidents are common in Florida, which could be because the state has some of the most careless drivers in the country. That's according to a recent study that ranked Florida in the top 10 states with the "Most Irresponsible Drivers." NBC News Channel 8 in Tampa reported on the study this year by SmartAsset....Read More
Pedestrian Fatalities Reach Highest Level in Decades
In Florida, hundreds of pedestrians died last year U.S. pedestrian fatalities reached a 40-year high in 2021, according to recent pedestrian accident statistics compiled by the Governor’s Highway Safety Administration (GHSA). “Tragically, a first glimpse at preliminary data for the first six months of 2021 reveals the upward trend is continuing,” the GHSA said in...Read More