If I Was a Pedestrian Hit By a Car, What are My Rights?

If I Was a Pedestrian Hit By a Car, What are My Rights?

The most important step someone can take after a pedestrian accident is to call 911 and receive medical attention. Health comes before everything else. While many pedestrian accidents are dangerous events that often leave the pedestrian with serious injuries, sometimes these situations are less straightforward. Even if you are unsure whether or not you are […]

E-Scooter Personal Injury Laws in South Florida

Electric scooters (e-scooters) have become popular alternative modes of transit in many cities throughout the United States, including South Florida. Unfortunately, the increased use of these motorized scooters, which can reach speeds up to 15 mph, has also meant that there has been an increased number of e-scooter personal injury cases and accidents. For example, […]

Will I Have a Rental Car after an Accident?

While the most important concern after an accident is receiving medical care, another concern is often transportation. A traffic accident often leads to vehicles needing repair. Typically, vehicles may spend up to two weeks at the auto body shop getting repaired. In Florida, the at-fault driver’s auto insurance policy will pay for the cost of […]

What Happens if an Injury From a Car Accident Does Not Show Up Until Later?

Car accidents are dangerous events with varying outcomes. The blunt force of a vehicle hitting another vehicle can cause injuries, with a range of severity, to the drivers and passengers. Not all outcomes are also apparent at the time of the accident. Some injuries that are caused by the accident are not detectable until hours […]

How Does a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Car Accident Injury Claim

There are many people who have a pre-existing condition when they are involved in a car accident. A pre-existing condition in this context is defined as an injury or chronic illness that someone sustained prior to their accident. But how does a pre-existing injury affect my car accident claim? One scenario is if you are […]

Uber Car Accident Attorney in South Florida

Uber is a popular ridesharing company that is different from a taxi or other transportation services. Drivers who work for Uber are working for a technology company. These technology companies are apps that offer convenient and affordable transportation options for many travelers and locals. However, as with any form of transportation, Uber accidents in South […]

Traffic Accidents During the Pandemic: Remaining Prevalent

While the number of miles Americans drove in 2020 dropped by 13 percent, the number of traffic fatalities rose by 7 percent. Further, in the first half of 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that traffic fatalities rose 18.4 percent from 2020. Some people are surprised to learn that the amount of […]

Why Are Train Accidents are Deadly to South Florida Drivers and Pedestrians

Recent Train Accidents in South Florida Over the last month, cameras at railroad crossings have shown motorists and pedestrians continuing to drive and walk through railroad crossings that were lowering or already lowered. These sometimes split-second decisions in South Florida have led to deadly crashes. Recently, two siblings were killed when the brother drove around […]

What You Should Know About Single Vehicle Accidents

What are single-vehicle accidents? Single-vehicle accidents that involve striking a fixed or moving object are common and can be catastrophic. Debris from inclement weather, an object that has fallen from another vehicle, or an animal can obstruct the road. In these instances, a driver may not have the ability to slow down or avoid a […]