Florida’s 30-Year-Old Wrongful Death Act Under Fire
January 27, 2020
Key Points of This Article: Currently under Florida’s Wrongful Death Act, the loved ones of individuals above the age of 25 who do not have a spouse or children cannot sue for medical malpractice on their behalf.When a family member dies or is seriously injured due to someone’s negligence, the family wants their day in court. They want to hold the right people accountable. They want ju...
Younger Drivers More Susceptible to Distracted Driving and Cause More Crashes
January 20, 2020
Key Points of This Article: The NHTSA cites cell phones, in addition to driver inexperience, as the primary factors in distracted driving accidents among teenagers and people under the age of 25.People who drive distracted are more likely to cause crashes that are more severe for passengers, bicyclists, pedestrians, other drivers and the distracted drivers themselves.Hold a distracted driv...
News: Man on scooter fatally struck by car in St. Petersburg
January 20, 2020
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A man crossing a street in St. Petersburg on a scooter was struck and killed by a car Monday night, reports IONTB. The Florida State Patrol said the victim was a 68-year-old St. Petersburg resident who was operating a mobility scooter in the 4300 block of Park Street. Shortly before 7 p.m., he went into the path of a Ford Mustang, according to investigators. The...
Fatal North Port Crash Highlights Dangers Of Driving Drunk Among Teen Drivers
January 13, 2020
Key Points of This Article: Drunk driving in Florida can lead to tragic consequences, including the death of loved ones and DUI/manslaughter charges. An underage driver faces DUI and manslaughter charges after a rollover crash kills her friend. You owe it to yourself to seek expert legal assistance if you suffer injury or other losses in an alcohol-related auto accident. 5,000 Accidents Cause...
Car Accidents Happening in Tampa Bay Parking Lots Are On The Rise
January 9, 2020
Key Points of This Article: Parking lots are some of the most dangerous places for pedestrians. Each year about 230 deaths and 13,000 injuries can be attributed to cars backing over pedestrians in parking lots.Tampa Bay parking lot accidents are on the rise to a total of 5,600 individual incidents in a single year, more than all other accidents involving pedestrians, motorcycles and alcoho...
How the CarFit Program Helps Decrease Accidents on the Road
January 2, 2020
Key Points of This Article: Sometimes car accidents are caused by driver error, which includes vision impairment, failing to use signals or seatbelts and other issues related to driver comfort.The CarFit program sets standards for fitting each person to their car, which allows the proper use of vehicle safety features and promotes safer driving.Encourage safety on the road with a CarFit ch...
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