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What You Can Do After An Accident In Florida

What You Can Do After an Accident in Florida

Picture this, you were just in a serious car accident on one of the many busy streets of Florida. Your car is destroyed, the other driver’s head is bleeding, you’re panicking, and you have no idea what to do. Our team of car accident attorneys at Sheftall Law understands how scary a car wreck can be, so we have put together a guide to help you know what to do and what not to do right after a crash. [...]

The Importance Of Truck Accident Reconstruction

The Importance Of Truck Accident Reconstruction

Accidents involving large trucks are more complex than those involving regular passenger vehicles. With most commercial truck accidents, it is recommended that accident reconstruction takes place. Accident reconstruction is the process of investigating and analyzing evidence from a crash to determine the causes and who was at fault. This process is especially useful if there is a lack of evidence, more than one negligent party, or conflicting stories and witness testimonies. Proving that a trucking company or its driver is [...]

How To Prevent An Accident In Foggy Conditions

How To Prevent An Accident In Foggy Conditions

Driving on the roads of Florida is a dangerous task done by several people each day. However, if weather conditions such as fog are present, driving becomes even more hazardous. Fog is a weather condition that can be created when the air is warmer than the dew point and can be heavily influenced by nearby bodies of water. Moisture in the warmer air condenses and cools, forming droplets that hover over the ground. The fog can be either thick [...]

What You Need To Know About a TBI

What You Need To Know About TBIs

A Traumatic Brain Injury is a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a blow, bump, or jolt to the head. A TBI can also occur when an object pierces the skull and enters the brain tissue. This is known as a Penetrating Injury. These types of injuries are often serious, sometimes deadly depending on what areas of the brain are injured. The recovery time from a TBI can vary greatly due to [...]

Motorcycle Passenger Safety In Florida

Motorcycle Passenger Safety In Florida

It’s not uncommon for motorcyclists to feel the urge to share their love of the ride with friends and family. One of these ways is to have someone hop on the back and go for a ride. It’s the driver’s job to pay attention to the road and make the ride as smooth as possible, but the motorcycle passenger also has a very important job to keep the ride as safe as possible. While this is all fun and [...]

The Dangers Of Alcohol And Boating In Florida

The Dangers Of Alcohol And Boating In Florida

Boating is a hobby that many people in Florida can enjoy year-round. Whether you’re on the Gulf of Mexico or in one of the state’s many lakes, it pays to stay alert. Unfortunately, not everybody follows the laws and guidelines when it comes to safe boating. When most people think of boating, it is common that alcohol and partying are associated with the fun of being “isolated” on the water. Boating under the influence of alcohol can be very [...]

Tips For Driving Safely Near Large Trucks In Florida

Tips For Driving Safely Near Large Trucks in Florida

Whether you’re driving on the interstates of Florida, or anywhere in the United States, it is inevitable to at some point encounter an 18-wheeler. These large trucks provide transportation for goods and services all across the country, and just the sight or sound of one nearby can be intimidating to anybody who doesn’t know the dos and don’ts of driving around them.  Things to Remember When Driving Near Semi Trucks Keep Size In Mind- Always remember that large trucks can weigh [...]

Different Types Of Personal Injury Claims

Different Types Of Personal Injury Claims

When most people think of personal injuries, they tend to think of car accidents.  This is mostly true because a lot of personal injuries are caused by car accidents. In fact, Duval County in Florida had 23,469 car crashes in 2019, with 9,387 of those crashes resulting in serious injuries.  But did you know that there are several types of other personal injury claims that are not related to car accidents? Incidents such as catastrophic brain and spinal cord [...]

Ways to Stay Safe When Driving at Night in Florida

Ways to Stay Safe When Driving at Night in Florida

Driving alone anywhere in Florida can be extremely hazardous, but additional risks are added at night.  Multi-vehicle accidents caused by driver fatigue and drunk driving are more common at night than during the day. Night driving is often the cause of many serious Florida car accidents. Nocturnal wildlife that is more active in the nighttime hours may be on the roads and unseen due to low visibility.  People who drive alone at night also run the added risk of [...]

Bryceville, FL – One Killed in Fatal Collision on Brandy Branch Rd

Bryceville, FL – One Killed in Fatal Collision on Brandy Branch Rd

Bryceville, FL (July 31, 2020) – Early this morning, one person was killed in a fatal collision that took place near an intersection in Bryceville. (more…)