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Category Archives: Car Accident

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Car Part Malfunctions Can Happen In Electric Vehicles, Too

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Research into ways to make motor vehicles safer is a lucrative industry, and it appears to be a successful one, too.  Fatalities from traffic collisions are much less frequent than they were several decades ago, and the fact that cars are safer now than they were when your parents first learned to drive is… Read More »

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Golf Cart Accidents In Florida

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Almost every day of the year in Florida, it is sunny enough for at least part of the day to want to head to the golf course, but in the summer months, it is too hot for the walk from one hole on the golf course to the next to be enjoyable, hence the… Read More »

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Accidents Related To Vehicles In A Driver’s Blind Spot

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One of the most important skills you learn in driver’s ed is how to be aware of vehicles and objects near your vehicle on all sides, even the ones that are in places that it is hard to see from the driver’s seat.  Driver’s ed teachers are constantly reminding students to check their rear-view… Read More »

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Most Of The Nation’s Most Dangerous Cities For Pedestrian Accidents Are In Florida

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New York City and San Francisco are famous for being walkable cities, and parts of Philadelphia and Chicago are pretty good on that front, too.  The costs of living in those metropolises are prohibitive, though, and it is nothing unusual for New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago to get winter storms that leave more than… Read More »

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How Retro Features Of Your Car Can Affect Your Car Accident Case

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Some people subscribe to news feeds about newer and safer features for cars that we can expect to see in the upcoming model year.  Making cars safer is a full-time job for some and a full-time hobby for others, but the biggest advances in vehicle safety are the ones we take for granted; the… Read More »

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Driver Faces Charges For Hit And Run, But Not For Vehicular Homicide, After Crash That Killed Pedestrian

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The law requires you to stay at the scene of the accident until you have provided your contact information to the other parties involved in the collision and, if anyone was injured in the accident, until first responders have arrived and begun to render assistance.  Why, then, would someone leave the scene of an… Read More »

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Can Heads Up Displays Prevent Distracted Driving?

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Trying to navigate while driving is an inexact science, no matter which tools you use.  Anyone below the age of 30 would probably panic if they saw someone trying to read a road atlas while driving.  The pages are so unwieldy and the print is so tiny that even having a front passenger unfolding… Read More »

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Driving Under The Influence Of Inhalants Leads To Deadly Collisions In Florida

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Legal and marginally legal drugs are just as bad as illegal ones when you are behind the wheel of a car.  Drunk driving greatly increases the risk of causing a fatal car accident, and so does driving under the influence of inhalants.  In fact, Florida news headlines from the last several years have shown… Read More »

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Dram Shop Liability: When Is Drunk Driving The Bartender’s Fault?

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Everyone knows that it is irresponsible to drink and drive, but whose responsibility is it to prevent drunk driving?  Various official policies and social norms aim to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the road at any given time.  State laws impose criminal penalties for driving when one’s blood alcohol content (BAC) is… Read More »

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A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Guide To Commercial Driver’s Licenses

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If you have had your Florida driver’s license for a long time, then all the hurdles you had to jump over to get your driver’s license may be a distant memory, but there were several.  First, you had to attend a six-hour class on traffic safety, and then you had to pass a written… Read More »

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