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Car Accident Scenarios: Who Is Responsible?

Following a serious car accident, you may find yourself wondering: “Who caused this accident?” The at-fault party bears responsibility for paying many of the costs associated with the accident, including the medical and pain and suffering costs of the injured party, as well as compensation for any time the injured individual misses from work. Are …

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What Happens in a Tow Truck Accident?

When you wreck your vehicle or need a lift due to a car that refuses to start, you typically call a tow truck: a large vehicle designed to help pull your car out of whatever tight spot it found itself in and take it to a new destination, often straight to the repair shop. Unfortunately, …

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What to Do When Tire Blowouts Cause Accidents

An accident in late August 2019 caused the deaths of three people after one of the vehicles suffered a tire blowout. According to authorities, a 48-year-old woman was driving her Chevy Blazer on State Road 50 when her left front tire blew out, causing her to lose control of the vehicle. The vehicle crossed the …

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Types of Truck Accidents and How to Recover From Them

Truck accidents happen for a wide variety of reasons, in a wide variety of contexts. Some cause massive property damage and harm bystanders beside a road. Others result in catastrophic injuries to truckers, and still others leave only other motorists hurt while the trucker escapes unscathed. Whatever the circumstances, truck accidents create serious risks for …

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Someone Was Injured in a Car Accident—Now What?

Car accidents can be scary and those with injuries are especially so. If you get into a car crash (any type of car accident and there are injuries, there are some things you should do. And not do. Read on to learn from a skilled motor vehicle accident attorney. 4 Things You Must DO After …

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How to Handle Head On Car Collisions

After a head on collision (or any car accident type) the longer you wait to file your lawsuit, the longer it will take for you to recover from your damages, possibly leaving you to deal with bill collectors for an extended time, or even forcing you into bankruptcy. Contact an auto accident attorney as soon …

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Handling Rear End Car Collision Injuries

You’re properly stopped at a red light and suddenly you’re hit by another driver from behind. Your story is not rare. Rear end collisions are the most common car accident types in the United States, with drivers causing an estimated 1.7 million each year—that’s one every eight seconds! Over 1,700 people a year die in …

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Rollover Accident Dangers

A teenager from Polk County died of injuries he sustained in a single-car rollover accident in the days before. The 18-year-old was driving his pickup truck around 4:30 a.m. in Auburndale when, for unexplained reasons, he lost control of the vehicle. The truck swerved into an oncoming traffic lane, he over-corrected, and then the truck …

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Speeding Is a Factor in 26 Percent of Fatal Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and based on 2017 figures, speeding is a factor in more than a quarter of all types of accidents. These figures include not only accidents involving drivers who exceeded the posted speed limits, but also those who may have been traveling within the posted speed but …

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The Hazards Unqualified Truck Drivers Cause

When you drive in highway traffic next to a large truck, you assume that the person behind the wheel is experienced, skilled, and qualified to drive. If that trucker’s bad driving or poor judgment causes a crash, you wonder just how many unqualified truckers there are on the road. As just another driver on the …

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Seven Causes of Truck Rollovers

There is something absolutely terrifying about seeing a truck rolling over. And yet, with frightening regularity, trucks on Florida roads leave their wheels and end up on their sides and roofs. In the best case scenario, a rolled truck blocks traffic for a few hours, but its driver and others escape the accident unscathed. At …

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The 10 Most Common Reasons for Tractor-Trailer Accidents

At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, parents in Orange County noticed new signs and the addition of a second crossing guard at an intersection near an elementary school. It was the site where a 10-year-old boy was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer while leaving school on his bicycle last spring. The boy’s …

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