What Can You Do to Prevent Rollover Crashes
Being involved in a rollover accident can be one of the most terrifying experiences that anyone can have. When a vehicle begins to roll, there is nothing to be done and no way to control the situation. Such a terrifying rollover crash took place recently in central Florida last week when the driver of a sedan lost control of his vehicle. He first struck a mailbox, followed by some ATVs that were parked just outside of a scooter dealership. The entire incident was caught on surveillance...
October 10, 2016 by admin
Pokemon GO Blamed for Rise of Car Accidents in Fort Lauderdale
It is one of the most popular and downloaded smartphone apps today. People all across Fort Lauderdale are playing popular game Pokemon GO. Smartphones have become such a huge part of our lives. From getting directions from Google to ordering a pizza, it seems they can do just about anything. However, too much reliance on your phone can bring a heavy price--especially when you are on South Florida’s busy roadways. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...
October 9, 2016 by admin
The Disturbing Trend of Crosswalk Accidents in Florida
We have all been told by our mothers to look both ways when crossing the street. But sometimes, even mom’s helpful advice is not enough--especially if you live in Florida. The Sunshine State ranks second in the nation to California in pedestrian fatalities.  But when you consider California has nearly twice as many people, Florida actually leads the nation in crosswalk accidents per capita. It is a troubling trend that does not seem to be getting better. In addition to the fatalities,...
October 6, 2016 by admin
Personal Injury Case Before Supreme Court Threatens Caps
Medical malpractice caps have been the subject of fierce debate in Florida for over a decade. Now the Supreme Court of Florida is considering another case on the topic, but the results likely won’t be heard for some time. They just took their summer recess. It is possible they may deliver an opinion during the break. The current saga began in 2003 when the Florida legislature overhauled the medical malpractice system and put a cap on the amount of money that can be issued for non-economic...
September 30, 2016 by admin
A Rideshare Lawyer Shares FAQs About Rideshare Apps and Auto Accidents
Rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft are great for getting around town for work, errands, or even a night out. While it seemed a little odd at first, calling up a stranger to drive you has quickly become completely normal. But we’ve all had that one Uber driver that was going a little too fast, or cutting red lights a little too close for our liking. It may get you thinking: what happens if you get into an accident while you’re in an Uber? Because of that, we thought it might be...
September 27, 2016 by personal-injury
The Scary Facts About Car Accidents in Fort Lauderdale
South Florida has always had a reputation for bad drivers.  Whether it is drunk drivers, uninsured drivers or people distracted by their cell phones, there is no shortage of dangers on South Florida’s roadways. So which city are you more likely to be involved in a car accident--Miami or Fort Lauderdale? The popular opinion is Miami due to its larger population and urban sprawl. But statistical data by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration draws a completely different conclusion....
September 26, 2016 by admin
Actor Jim Carrey Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit
He made us laugh in movies like “Liar, Liar”, “The Mask” and “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”. But now Jim Carrey is back in the spotlight for a completely different reason. He is now facing a wrongful death lawsuit in connection with the suicide of his girlfriend Cathriona White. Mark Burton, White’s estranged husband, filed a wrongful death complaint against the actor this week. Burton was legally married to White while she was dating Carrey. The complaint alleges Carrey provided...
September 20, 2016 by admin
Trampoline Parks And the Risk Of Injury
Nearly everyone can recall the fun and excitement of bouncing on a trampoline as a kid, and even sometimes even as an adult. Entertainment facilities have caught onto this trend and built large trampoline parks. These parks have multiple trampolines on a shared floor with pads covering the springs. Sometimes they even have tilted trampolines on the walls. Trampoline parks can be a lot of fun, but the risk of injury is high. In a recent report issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics,...
September 19, 2016 by admin
What To Do In a Water Crash
What to Do If Your Car is in the Water In the state of Florida, particularly around Miami, we are surrounded by bodies of water of one type or another. The chance of a motor vehicle going off the road and into a body of water is higher here than in most other places.  It can be both a frightening and disorienting situation, but it is possible to quickly escape in a vehicle before it sinks. That’s why knowing what to do in such an emergency is important. According to Gerald Dworkin,...
September 16, 2016 by admin
Have You Been Hit By a Drunk Driver in Miami?
One of the biggest reasons that people get into accidents is because of drinking and driving.  Because a drunk driver acts so erratically, it’s easy to get caught up in a wreck with one. As personal injury lawyers in Miami, we see situations like this happen all the time. A lady, JA, was driving her Hyundai. Her blood alcohol level was at least three times the legal limit allowed by the State of Florida.  She was automatically impaired, and she should not have been behind the wheel of a...
September 6, 2016 by jasonneufeld
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