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 […]

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 […]

Can I Ride My Bicycle in a Crosswalk?

With year-round near-perfect weather and bicycles being popular modes of transportation, it is no surprise that Florida has many bicyclists on the road. However, with the increased use of bicyclists on the road, it is ever more important for drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists to be aware of the laws of the sunshine state when it […]

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 […]