Tag Archives: Auto Accident Injuries

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Construction Zone Dangers for Florida Drivers

By John Piccin |

Florida law enforcement and other officials take extra precautions to prevent car accidents near construction zones, as dangerous traffic crashes are more likely in work sites than other settings. However, despite these warnings, statistics demonstrate that auto collisions can still occur due to various negligent factors. Victims injured in a construction zone accident face… Read More »

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Rain is the Biggest Threat for Car Accidents in Florida

By John Piccin |

The dusting of snow that hit some areas of northern Florida in early January 2018 created quite a stir, with some cities seeing white flakes for the first time in nearly 30 years. The buzz carried throughout various social media platforms, as well: The Tampa Bay Times reported on the #SnowInFlorida hashtag that had… Read More »

State Considers Banning All Non-Driving Activities While Behind the Wheel

By John Piccin |

Distracted driving is a major concern for every state across the nation. More than eight people are killed and over one thousand are injured in collisions caused by distracted driving every day. In fact, 18% of all fatal car crashes in the United States are caused by distracted drivers. In 2014, 3,719 people died… Read More »

Tesla Model S Redeems Itself After Saving Driver’s Life

By John Piccin |

On the heels of questions over the safety of Tesla’s “Autopilot” feature after Joshua Brown was tragically killed in his Model S, the Autopilot has managed to redeem itself by proving that it can, indeed, save lives. Although the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation into the overall safety of Tesla’s Autopilot… Read More »

Florida PIP Insurance On the Chopping Block

By John Piccin |

In December 2015, Florida Representative Bill Hager filed a proposal to repeal the Florida Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law relating to auto accidents. In early 2015, it seemed that the law was unlikely to change after a report released by the Office of Insurance Regulation showed that the rate of fraud in PIP claims… Read More »

Wrong-Way Collisions an Epidemic in Florida

By John Piccin |

Just after midnight on Saturday, May 21, 2016, a Chevy Malibu traveling on U.S. Highway 441 in Marion County crossed the center median of the highway after the driver lost control of the car. The car went airborne, crossed into the northbound lanes, collided head-on with an oncoming car, and landed on its roof…. Read More »

Spring Break Means More Traffic Deaths

By John Piccin |

Spring break in Florida can be a dream come true for many young students finally getting away from demanding classwork and part-time jobs; but what begins as a fun weekend trip can quickly end in a tragic auto accident. The number of traffic accidents between February and April spikes significantly, and fatalities can be… Read More »

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