What Types of Trucks are Involved in Truck Accidents?

What Types of Trucks are Involved in Truck Accidents?

Semi-trucks transport are critical sources of transportation for our economy but like other vehicles on the road, are unfortunately subject to becoming involved in accidents. Trucking accidents are defined as accidents that involve one or vehicles that weigh more than 10,000 lbs. Almost all of these trucks, also known as big rigs, in these accidents […]

Why Do Truck Accidents Happen?

Semi-truck accidents and other large vehicle accidents that involve passenger vehicles can be catastrophic and life-changing events. Investigations into the causes of these accidents are often multi-pronged and include detailed and in-depth analysis by a multidisciplinary team of experts who have expertise in crash reconstruction, vehicle dynamics, psychology, and other relevant disciplines. So, why do […]

What Should I Do if a Car Hit Me in a Crosswalk?

Pedestrian accidents occur on a road and involve a motor vehicle and a pedestrian. These accidents often involve serious injuries. A car traveling at 10 mph is sufficient to make a vehicle dangerous to a pedestrian who is afforded no bodily protection. However, even if a motor vehicle driver hits a pedestrian and there are […]

When Are Bike Crashes Most Common?

Bicycles are used in Florida to commute, for exercise, and for fun. While bicycles are a popular mode of transportation and leisure activity, bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as drivers of motor vehicles. Bike crashes that involve falls are more common incidents but bicycle crashes that involve motor vehicles are especially dangerous for […]

Injured by a Security Guard in South Florida

Security guards are hired to protect a business’s employees and customers at a number of locations, such as event venues, sporting sites, shopping centers, retail stores, hospitals, and apartment complexes. While security guards are hired to deter dangerous situations and provide protection to businesses, accidents occur in which the guards harm someone, resulting in devastating […]

Examples of Negligent Security

What is a Negligent Security Case? Negligent Security cases involve someone becoming injured on a property as a result of a foreseeable crime. Florida property owners and businesses have a duty of care to provide adequate security so that their premises are reasonably safe. If a property owner or business fails to provide basic security […]

Negligent Security Advice from a Negligent Security Lawyer

Do I have a negligent security case? Negligent Security is a legal concept that falls under premises liability and involves someone holding the property owner liable for their injuries and damages after a crime has occurred. Criminal acts that may lead to a negligent security case include robbery, assault, battery, rape, and even murder. If […]

What is Negligent Security?

Negligent security is when a business or property owner fails to maintain a safe premise for any residents, employees, patrons, or visitors. Under Florida law, businesses and property owners have a duty to ensure that the property environment is reasonably safe. A breach of that duty that leads to a crime in which someone becomes […]

Pedestrian Fatalities Have Spiked in the COVID Era

Pedestrian accidents often have catastrophic consequences. The impact of a vehicle on a human body often leads to severe injuries, and is tragically, often fatal. A recent New York Times article described pedestrian accidents as dangerous situations that are also becoming more common in the last two years. In fact, pedestrian fatalities (and car accident […]

Will My Social Media Accounts Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

If you have been injured in an accident and have filed a claim or lawsuit against the negligent party’s insurance company in order to obtain compensation for your damages, you may not think your social media will affect your claim. However, social media can be a detriment when it comes to your case. Any new […]