Car Accidents

Major Change to Florida Car Insurance

Major Change to Florida Car Insurance Requirements Close to Becoming Law

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On the last day of the 2021 legislative session, Florida lawmakers passed a bill that would make major changes to the state’s auto insurance system. If Governor Ron Desantis signs…

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what to do after a car accident

What Do I Do After a Car Accident?

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The average driver will file a car accident claim once every 17.9 years, according to car insurance industry estimates. Meaning, the chance of experiencing a collision during your lifetime is…

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Car Accident Caused by a Blown Tire. Who is at Fault

Car Accident Caused by a Blown Tire. Who is at Fault?

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Car accidents caused by a blown tire can be both dangerous and frightening.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 738 total motor vehicle traffic fatalities…

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impaired driving

Impaired Driving Crash Fatalities Drop in 2020

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There were 746 fatalities from crashes on Florida roads involving impaired drivers in 2020, a decrease of more than 33% from 2019, according to the latest information from the Florida…

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I Was the Passenger in a Car Accident and Was Injured. Can I Sue

I Was the Passenger in a Car Accident and Was Injured. Can I Sue?

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A passenger in a car that was involved in an accident may have the right to recover compensation in Florida. For example, the passenger may be able to recover damages…

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5 Family Driving Resolutions for 2021

5 Family Driving Resolutions for 2021

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As we close out December, we are thinking about ways we can improve and continue to put family first in the coming year. Safety is a collective effort and one…

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3 Ways to Prevent Holiday Drunk Driving

3 Ways to Prevent Holiday Drunk Driving

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December is a month marked with celebrations and social occasions, even as we navigate the coronavirus pandemic. While we may have less on our calendars than in previous years, we…

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car safety

New Technology Improving Car Safety

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If you bought a new car in the past decade, you may rely on several built-in safety features you may not think twice about while driving around town, like antilock…

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texting and driving

How to Use Apps to Stop Texting and Driving

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Florida’s texting and driving law went into effect just over a year ago. Since then, authorities have issued 3,842 citations issued for distracted driving. The texting and driving law gives…

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hit and run accident

What Should You Do After a Hit and Run Accident?

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Oftentimes, we think of car accidents as being resolved mutually, however that is not always the case. In the state of Florida, 25% of car accidents are hit and runs.…

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How to Avoid Holiday Season Auto Accidents

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During the holiday season, it is common for the number of auto accidents to increase compared to other times of the year. With an influx of tourists, endless festivities, and…

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What Do I Do After a Car Accident?

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What do I do after a car accident? This is a common question in the moments following a crash. Whether the incident was your fault or not, auto accidents can…

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New Florida Law Allows Fully Autonomous Vehicles

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There was once a time when the idea of driverless cars was a far-off notion. Now, that idea is a reality. As of July 2019, Florida law allows fully driverless…

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What You Need to Know about Florida’s New Texting and Driving Law

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,166 people were killed in 2017 alone from distracted drivers. We’ve all seen those drivers on our streets here in South Florida,…

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Common Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

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When you’re in a car accident, the moment of impact can be one of the most terrifying moments of your life. Sometimes, it’s hard to know right away if you…

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The Latest on Airbag Recalls

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As we all know, there are many risks associated with driving or riding in a car. You have the risk of distracted drivers not paying attention and causing an accident,…

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Distracted Driving Turns Deadly in Davie Cyclist Accident

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A driver in Davie recently caused an accident that injured six cyclists as they took a morning ride along State Road 84. Tragically, two of those cyclists died from the…

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How to Avoid the Four of The Most Common Types of Car Collisions

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According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Highway Loss Data Institute, 37,431 people lost their lives in car accidents in 2016, a six percent increase from 2015 and…

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