Category Archives: Car Accidents
Will My Auto Insurance Cover a Bicycle Accident?
You pay a lot of money for your auto insurance, but you do really understand what it covers? Does it only apply to cars and trucks? Each policy is different, but for the most part, your coverage should extend to bicycles. You typically would not need to purchase a separate policy if you want… Read More »
Road Hazard Accident: Who is Liable?
Car accidents can occur for a variety of reasons. Drivers may be tired, drunk or distracted. Some drive recklessly on purpose. Sometimes accidents cannot be avoided, like when there are road hazards. Road hazards can cause serious accidents. Many even lead to fatality. There are approximately 33,000 fatalities caused by car accidents each year…. Read More »
Driving in Winter Weather
While Florida is known as the Sunshine State, it is prone to bad weather from time to time. While it’s rare to see ice or snow, the state does get a lot of rain due to humidity, making the roads wet and slick. Driving in these conditions can be scary and even deadly. On… Read More »
What to Know About Head-on Crashes
Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident. Such an event can be scary and emotional, especially if someone got seriously injured or killed. If you are ever in a car crash, hopefully it will be minor and not one that is a major, like a head-on collision. As the name implies, a… Read More »
When you think of a major car crash, you may imagine multiple vehicles being involved. However, a major accident can occur when there is just one vehicle involved. As the name implies, single-vehicle accidents involve just one vehicle. Even though just one car or truck is involved, the results can still be deadly. In… Read More »
Determining Fault in a Car Accident
You just got hit by a car. After you realize you aren’t hurt, you may notice significant vehicle damage. Your next thoughts may be: what happens next? Who will pay for this damage? Which driver is at fault? Determining fault in a Florida car accident is not always cut and dry. You may think… Read More »
Florida’s Distracted Driving Laws
When we drive, we need to fully focus on the road. Taking our eyes off the road to change the radio station, taking our hands off the wheel to text a friend and taking our minds off the act of driving to daydream about an upcoming vacation are all dangerous acts that can lead… Read More »
Why Insurance Companies Deny Florida Accident Claims
You were involved in a car crash as a result of another driver’s negligence. Then why is their auto insurer denying your claim for property damage and medical expenses? Most likely, because the insurance company is disputing who was actually at fault in the accident, whether your injuries were really caused by the accident,… Read More »
What is Distracted Driving?
Do you ever eat while driving? Maybe you are looking in the back seat to tend to kids or pets. Perhaps you text or check your email while behind the wheel. If you do any of these behaviors, you’re engaging in a dangerous behavior called distracted driving. In 2018, 2,841 Americans were killed by… Read More »
Understanding Rear-End Car Accidents
You are stopped at a red light when you are hit from behind. The impact causes you to suffer whiplash as well as back and neck pain. Rear-end accidents are common types of car crashes. They tend to occur when a vehicle stops suddenly and the vehicle behind it does not have enough time… Read More »