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How to Make a Truck Safer in Case of an Accident

Most people do their best to avoid accidents whenever they hit the road. Unfortunately, accidents can occur at any time, in spite of your best efforts to avoid them. Big trucks pose a particular hazard for other drivers on the road; because of their greater size and weight, they can cause more serious injuries than …

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What to Do After a Truck Accident

The first feeling after a truck accident is shock. This is quickly overtaken by “What do I do now?” While car accidents happen every day, truck accidents happen far less often. In 2017, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Transportation reported 402,385 motor vehicle accidents. Of these, under 8 percent involved large trucks. When …

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What Can You Get Compensated For in a Truck Accident

11 Things You Can Sue For in a Truck Accident Thanks to its perfect weather and low cost of living, Florida has seen a steep rise in residents over the past several years. Whether you’re a native or have recently moved here, you have probably seen the effect this has had on Florida’s roads. The …

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How to Survive a Motorcycle Crash

Approximately 9,122 motorcycle crashes occurred in Florida during 2018, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). The crashes caused more than 500 deaths last year. In other words, more than 5 percent of all motorcycle accidents in Florida are fatal. If you or a loved one has been affected by …

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When Should You Get an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Here Are Six Instances When You Should After a car accident, you may wonder whether you really need an attorney. Can’t you file a claim on your own? You may even talk with your insurance company and discover that they can help you negotiate with the responsible driver’s insurance company, which might sound easier and …

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What To Do After Someone is Injured in a Car Accident?

A Car Accident Checklist Six Steps You Need to Take During an average driving lifetime, most people will suffer only about three to four car accidents. In spite of the more than 6 million car accidents that occur across the United States every year, most people involved in car accidents will not suffer serious injuries. …

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For How Long Should You Be Sore After a Car Accident?

A car accident, even with minor injuries, can cause a great deal of trauma to your body. Most people expect to experience soreness for a few days after an accident, even if they did not suffer injuries severe enough to require a trip to the emergency room. When that soreness does appear, however, you want …

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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Semi-Truck Accident?

A south Florida woman filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the automaker Tesla after an accident caused the death of her 50-year-old husband several months earlier. The man was driving a Tesla Model 3 near Delray Beach when he collided with a semi-truck on State Highway 441. While the lawsuit alleges that Tesla’s autopilot safety …

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How Likely Are You to Have a Motorcycle Accident?

How likely are you to crash on a motorcycle? There are several ways of estimating the likelihood. In Florida, there were 402,592 traffic crashes in one recent year, counting vehicles of all types as well as pedestrians, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV). Of these, 9,122 were motorcycle crashes. …

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Claiming Damages After a Motorcycle Crash

With beautiful weather all year and plenty of sites to see, Florida is a popular place for motorcyclists. Unfortunately, the state sees around 10,000 motorcycle accidents a year, with a large number of those accidents resulting in injuries to the riders and passengers. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident that was caused by …

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Wide Right Turn Truck Accidents

Over the last decade, truck accidents causing injuries have been on the rise across the United States, with yearly totals breaking 100,000 in 2017. The same is true of fatal truck crashes, according to data collected by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Some of these crashes are undoubtedly a result of careless or …

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What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident

“No matter how much you think you’re in control, you’re not in control.” That was the statement from comedian Kevin Hart nearly two months after suffering a back injury in a motor vehicle accident. Hart noted that his world was forever changed by the accident, which resulted in hospitalization followed by painful rehabilitation at home. …

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