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Category Archives: Car Accident

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Three Things The Car Insurance Companies Don’t Want You To Know

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Car insurance companies are typically known for their catchy slogans and interesting mascot choices. Statistics indicate these insurance companies spend millions of dollars on advertising annually. The many commercials that flash across our television screens on a regular basis can give the impression that these companies have your back and your best interest at… Read More »

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Safety Tips For Motorcycle Riders

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April showers have given way to May flowers and with them, the beginning of seemingly endless summer Florida sunshine that motorcyclists love to take advantage of this time of year. However, all the beautiful sunshine doesn’t mean that this popular recreational activity comes without risk. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and there… Read More »

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Preventing Distracted Driving Accidents

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Distracted driving is unfortunately one of the most significant issues in the nation these days and is also one of the main causes of collisions. In 2019 alone, distracted driving claimed more than 3,100 lives. Further, even when these accidents aren’t fatal, that doesn’t mean they aren’t serious. Upwards of 1,000 people are injured… Read More »

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Why Driving While “Tipsy” Isn’t A Good Idea

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While the difference between “tipsy” and “drunk” isn’t officially defined anywhere, most adults are likely aware that there is a spectrum when it comes to alcohol consumption and how much it affects the person drinking it. Exactly where this line is varies between individuals and depends on factors such as the person’s alcohol tolerance… Read More »

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How To React If You Encounter A Difficult Driver After A Car Accident

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Car accidents happen in this country more often than they should. Approximately six million car accidents occur every day. And unfortunately, statistics indicate that a sizable amount of these collisions lead to someone losing their life. For example, 38,800 people were killed in car accidents in the United States in 2019. Sadly, if you… Read More »

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A Growing Threat in Distracted Driving: Anti-Drunk Driving Interlock Devices

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According to the results of a new investigation, there is a new culprit behind car accidents: Anti-drunk interlock devices. Although intended to prevent drunk driving, because of the way that they work, they are actually now causing distracted driving accidents. The issue is linked to what’s known as the “rolling retest:” People who can… Read More »

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New Study Reveals That Drivers Running Red Lights Are Killing People at The Highest Rate in 10 Years

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According to a new study published by AAA, the amount of individuals killed by drivers running red lights has hit the highest number in 10 years. In fact, in 2017, there were close to 1,000 people killed due to this negligence; with almost 30 percent of all car crash deaths at intersections occurring due… Read More »

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Tesla Sued for Wrongful Death & Related Claims Due to Fatal Accident

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The family of an Apple engineer who was killed while testing the Autopilot feature in a Tesla vehicle last year filed a lawsuit against the automaker in early May, alleging that the Autopilot feature caused his death. Specifically, the driver’s family claims that the navigation system misread the lane lines on the highway and… Read More »

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Another Tesla Car Accident That Killed; This Time Goes Uninvestigated

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We’ve discussed the many issues associated with the Tesla Model S car and the danger it poses to consumers before. Sadly, that problem doesn’t appear to be going away: In late February, yet another driver was killed in an accident involving this vehicle when he lost control of the car, hit a tree, and… Read More »

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The Holidays, Drunk Driving Accidents, and Dram Shop Laws

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Unfortunately, the period between Thanksgiving, to New Year’s Eve, to Super Bowl Sunday, tend to foster the highest rates of drunk driving and therefore car accidents and personal injury litigation. While, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, alcohol-impaired driving is causing fewer holiday driving fatalities each year, the number of lawsuits spurred… Read More »

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