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How To Tell If You Qualify For Loss Of Consortium Damages In Florida

How To Tell If You Qualify For Loss Of Consortium Damages In Florida

When you or someone you love has been involved in a personal injury accident of any kind, you may have the right to demand damages. When we usually think of damages, we tend to think of monetary losses such as medical bills, lost wages, or loss of earning capacity. What we don’t realize is that accidents cause more than just physical injuries. They can also cause emotional harm and stress to the victim and their family. Relationships can also suffer [...]

Is Lane Splitting Legal In Florida?

Is Lane Splitting Legal In Florida?

It’s the 5:00 p.m. rush hour on the busy interstates of Florida. Traffic has slowed to a crawl, and all of a sudden, a motorcycle squeezes between you and the car next to you in order to move forward. Is this even legal? It’s definitely frustrating for motorists who are unable to do the same thing. This practice amongst motorcyclists is also known as lane splitting and is in fact illegal in most states, including Florida. What Is Lane [...]

How To Calculate Pain And Suffering

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering in a Jacksonville Personal Injury Claim

Being involved in an accident of any kind will leave a serious impact on a victim’s life. Financial losses such as lost wages from having to take time off work and medical expenses are a heavy burden to bear. But what about the mental suffering, the diminished quality of life, or the relationships that suffered due to these injuries? These are all included along with the physical pain you have suffered in a type of compensation called pain and [...]

Can New Truck Stopping Technology Prevent Accidents?

Can New Truck Stopping Technology Prevent Accidents?

Whether you’re driving on the quiet roads of Florida or the busy interstates across the United States, it is inevitable to come across a commercial truck. These gigantic vehicles can weigh up to 80,000 pounds fully loaded, and just the sheer sights and sounds of one can be enough to intimidate even the most skilled drivers.  Florida semi-truck accidents can be devastating and leave a serious impact on a victim’s life. Fatalities from truck accidents have been on the rise [...]

Was This Accident Staged? Find Out How To Tell

How to Tell if an Accident Has Been Staged

There is nothing more terrifying as a Florida driver than being in a car accident. If having to miss work due to injuries and stacking medical bills weren’t already enough added stress, there’s also the chance that your accident could have been staged. Car accident scams are a huge problem in the state of Florida and it’s not easy to be able to tell if your accident was staged or not. Don’t worry, not many people can. We at [...]

Jacksonville Ranked One Of The Most Dangerous Cities For Cyclists

Jacksonville Ranked One Of The Most Dangerous Cities For Cyclists

A great way to stay in shape and help save the environment is by riding a bicycle, especially when the weather is nice in Jacksonville. Unfortunately, with the rise of bicycle riders, comes a rise in cyclist fatalities, especially when the streets are filled with elderly drivers and tourists. In 2016, cyclist fatalities made up 2.2% of all traffic fatalities in the United States, with an astonishing 840 fatalities. Jacksonville ranks the most dangerous metro area to cyclists, with [...]

When Medical Issues Cause A Florida Car Accident

When Medical Issues Cause A Florida Car Accident

Distracted driving, failure to yield the right of way, drunk driving, and others are the most commonly known causes of car accidents on the streets of Florida and across the United States. In these cases, it’s perfectly clear to tell who is at fault and should be held responsible. One of the less common causes of a motor vehicle crash is a medical issue. Medical issues can include a sudden stroke, allergic reaction, or heart attack among other medical emergencies. [...]

How Drunk Driving Causes Wrongful Death In Florida

How Drunk Driving Causes Wrongful Death In Florida

Every 51 minutes in the United States, an innocent life is tragically lost due to drunk driving, and every 2 minutes, somebody is injured in an accident involving a drunk driver. On the roadways in Florida today, drunk drivers are still a serious problem. Even though there are stricter laws and more preventative measures put in place, people still choose to get behind the wheel after a few drinks. What Are The Consequences Of Drunk Driving? A person can be charged [...]

How To Deal With An Insurance Adjuster

How To Deal With An Insurance Adjuster

Statistics show that the average American driver is involved in three to four car accidents in their lives. Every year, an average of 6 million car accidents occur in the United States. The state of Florida is what is known as a no-fault state, which means individual drivers are required to file a claim through their insurance company regardless of who is at fault. Florida also requires drivers to carry personal injury protection along with their car insurance policy. [...]

The Dangers Of Underride Accidents In Florida

The Dangers Of Underride Accidents In Florida

When vehicles such as cars, pickup trucks, or SUVs, collide, there are several safety features such as airbags, crumple zones, and bumpers to absorb the majority of the impact and help keep drivers and passengers safe. Commercial trucks, however, don’t have these same features. Accidents with trucks, in general, are scary and stressful situations that nobody plans to be part of. Just the sheer size and sounds of a semi are enough to intimidate anybody on the road. A [...]