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Is Jaywalking Illegal in Florida?

Pedestrian safety is incredibly important, and both drivers and pedestrians play a role in reducing traffic crashes and crash injuries across the state of Florida. Unfortunately, pedestrian crashes often result in serious or fatal injuries. Jaywalking is a serious problem because it presents unnecessary risks to pedestrians. Here, we want to discuss whether or not… read more

Florida Uninsured Motorist Laws

Vehicle insurance laws in Florida can be confusing for those who move to the state or are visiting. Florida is what is considered a “no-fault” insurance state, which differs from the way that most other states throughout the country handle car accidents. In a no-fault state, drivers will turn to their own insurance carrier in… read more

How Do I Know if I Have a Punctured Lung from a Car Accident?

A punctured lung is a serious injury that can significantly restrict a person’s ability to breathe. Aside from oxygen deprivation, punctured lungs can lead to other serious conditions if they are not treated immediately. However, if a person receives immediate medical care for a punctured lung, the treatment will usually be able to eliminate most… read more

How Common Is Nerve Damage from a Burn Injury?

Burn injuries can be incredibly painful for victims. Depending on the severity of the burn, it can take months or even years for a victim to reach maximum medical improvement. Notice that we did not say “full recovery.” That is because burn injury victims are often not able to return to the same state they… read more

What are the Top Reasons for Insurance Denials?

In the aftermath of sustaining an injury, it is very likely that you will be dealing with insurance carriers to resolve the claim and obtain compensation. However, insurance carriers are notoriously difficult to deal with and often unwilling to pay out fair settlements. Insurance carriers are typically “for-profit” entities that will look for any reason… read more

Should I Give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Company?

If you or somebody you care about has been involved in a vehicle accident, whether another driver was at fault you were, you are likely going to be dealing with multiple insurance carriers. The aftermath of the vehicle collision can be incredibly complicated, and you can be sure that the insurance carrier of the other… read more

What is the Difference Between Ordinary Negligence vs. Gross Negligence?

When dealing with personal injury cases, the word “negligence” arises quite often. In general, in order for an injury victim to recover compensation from an at-fault party, they need to prove the other party’s negligence first. However, there is a difference between “ordinary negligence” and “gross negligence.” Here, we want to discuss the difference between… read more

Florida Bridge Crashes

With 12,355 bridges throughout Florida, it’s not difficult to imagine that there are also a large number of car crashes on these bridges. When lanes are narrow and drivers are distracted, devastating car accidents can occur. We have mapped the total number of bridge crashes in Florida from 2015 to 2020. Data points are color… read more

Florida Good Samaritan Laws

Many people have heard of Good Samaritan laws, but they may not have a good grasp of what they are supposed to do. In the most general definition, Good Samaritan laws protect those who stop to help somebody in distress from being held responsible should anything go wrong while they are helping. These laws are… read more

What Are The Economic Costs Of A Brain Injury?

Brain injuries are often devastating for victims, and they regularly lead to a person suffering from temporary or permanent disabilities. While many people only think of the initial medical emergency following a severe injury, brain injuries can have devastating economic impacts on a person’s life. This includes both short- and long-term impacts. Understanding the true… read more