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What Do I Do in an Uber/Lyft Accident?

2019-08-26T07:12:27+00:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft are renowned for upholding high safety standards. Their drivers are highly trained, and they are required to observe strict rules to protect passengers from harm. With this in mind, you can rest assured that you will reach your destination safely. Nevertheless, accidents are almost inevitable, and they are bound to happen even if you have the best Uber driver behind the wheel. So what should you do in case of an accident? Well, let's find out. Details about insurance coverage in an Uber accident The sad truth is that your car insurance does not cover you from anything in case you are involved in an accident as a rideshare passenger. This can be extremely depressing, particularly if medical bills are involved. Fortunately, Uber, Lyft and other [...]

Prime Causes of Florida Accidents

2019-08-26T07:14:54+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you paying full attention to the road every time that you drive? When it comes to being on the road and being distracted, the state of Florida is attempting to do something about it, although there are obstacles. Florida stopped a texting while driving bill from going through recently that would've dealt with texting while driving, changing it over from secondary status over to 'primary offense' instead. Stopping it was mainly motivated by concerns over whether it would inadvertently make profiling based on race even more possible thanks to it giving a seemingly valid reason for cops to pull over people even if they didn't commit a traffic infraction. This is an admirable thing to do, and it illustrates precisely why legislation regarding a variety of topics can be so complicated. However, [...]

Dealing with Chest Pains After An Accident

2019-08-26T07:15:31+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , , , , |

When it comes to being in an auto accident, are chest pains a bad thing to experience? They could be. When involved in any physical car accident, you are susceptible to getting injuries that are visible and also not. You may have injuries that even you may not be aware about because they are internal and functioning on a sort of invisible level, even though they are very real. Some people in an accident have cuts, burns, or other visible injuries like lacerations or broken bones. While emergency or first response workers may see those injuries and be able to rush individuals to be treated, the injuries that are not quite so visible and obvious may escape notice. Injuries may not be so visible at first. Then hours later, days later, even a [...]

Can a Dash Cam Help You Following an Accident?

2019-08-26T07:18:29+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Auto Accident, Florida Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

People in Florida are turning to video as a way to capture what happened in their car accident. Dash cams are increasing in popularity as a small investment can pay off when you need evidence to back you up in a lawsuit or insurance claim. Dash cams are a small-sized video camera that can be mounted to the windshield or the dashboard. The majority of cameras record what is going on in the vehicle's front area and will record once a vehicle's in gear. Advanced models may also be capable of recording interior video/audio, rear facing video, rear view display, or even streaming on the Internet. When considering a dash cam for your vehicle, remember that the video will capture everything regardless of who is at fault. However, knowing that does give you incentive [...]

Driving and Using Hands-Free Devices

2019-02-26T02:05:31+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are using hands-free devices while driving safer than using a phone held by hand? You may be saying yes, and a number of drivers in the United States might agree with you. 80% of polled drivers thought using this type of device would be safer than using a phone held by hand, but studies have shown that this belief just isn't backed up by the facts. While it makes sense why a hands-free device would seem to allow you more focus and more control while driving, these devices still contribute to a percentage of crashes on the road. 24% of call crashes that involve conversations on cell phones, according to the NSC. Research suggests that a hands-free version might even be more distracting than driving intoxicated. Any type of hands-free device can cause [...]

Talking to a Lawyer When You’ve Been in An Accident

2018-11-24T22:30:02+00:00November 24th, 2018|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Have you or has someone that you know been in a car accident recently? It is quite unfortunate to be in an accident of any kind. However, auto accidents really do happen on a regular basis. Hopefully you or anyone you know have been through that. It may be you and you may be wondering what you should do now that you have been in an accident. The first thing that you should do is talk to a doctor or a medical professional. Go get treatment and be sure that your injuries if any have been identified. Then the next thing that you should do is speak to a lawyer. A quick consultation can tell you a lot about what you need to do and what your options are. Talking to a lawyer [...]

Driving Safety: Putting The Lives of Others First

2019-01-17T07:48:18+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , , , , , |

When it comes to auto accidents, it may seem that they happen all too frequently. It turns out that the numbers are there to back it up. You likely have been in an accident yourself or know someone that has been. Perhaps they had no injuries, a slight injury, or didn't make it back out. A lot of people get their lives totally turned upside down thanks to being in a horrible accident that they never saw coming. It's important to remember that we all benefit from safer roads and an added emphasis on safe driving. Children as well as adults are affected a lot during accidents, and some of them never get the chance to grow up and live their lives. How can we all try to practice driving safety? Putting the [...]

What To Do When You’re In An Auto Accident

2018-10-31T04:56:39+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you've ever been in an auto accident before, you can probably attest to the fact that there's not really much you can do to avoid them once they happen. But can you do certain things after an accident? Yes, and you should. If you've been involved in an accident through no fault of your own or have been the direct cause of a car accident, you might have learned these the hard way. They will document the accident. If necessary they will have reconstruction or accident teams sent out to examine the crash. It will also help you to deal with the situation and the insurance companies as well as protect you in the event that the other party should claim something different or untrue or try to get out of liability [...]

How to Determine Car Accident Fault in Orlando

2018-08-29T15:41:19+00:00July 8th, 2018|Categories: Auto Accident|Tags: , , , , |

Accidents happen on the road all the time. Statistically, you're bound to get into at least one accident in your life. With any luck, the accidents that you get into will not cause injury and will be very minor. If they're not, it may be time to consult a car accident attorney. Consult an attorney for any injuries or damages to your vehicle if you have been in an accident recently. If you are not at fault and another driver in Florida has caused it due to what you believe to be negligence, it can be helpful to talk to a lawyer to find out more about the topic. You may be able to recover damages for an accident where you were not at fault and perhaps even partial depending on the laws [...]

Speaking to Teen Drivers About Safe Driving

2018-03-13T17:31:55+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Auto Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , |

Are you a parent of a teen driver? Teen drivers are often notoriously regarded as the worst drivers on the road. However, just because they have not accumulated the same experience that older drivers have does not mean that they are destined to get into an accident. Many accidents that occur with teen drivers could be avoided with a better understanding of driving safety and having more practice on the road. So while you can always teach your teenage children about driving, you also want to make sure that they are getting enough hours on the road before they officially are allowed to get behind the wheel with no one present. Today we're talking about parents and speaking to your teenage children about their driving-- and how to do it safely! Read on [...]