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Which Definition Of ‘Commercial Motor Vehicle’ Fits My Case?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Accidents happen every day on Florida roads, very often involving large vehicles like trucks and buses. If a person suffers severe injuries in a road accident, and they believe that the accident was caused by another driver’s negligence, they have the right to file suit against that person to try and recover damages. However,… Read More »

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Can I Do Anything To Prevent Tractor-Trailer Accidents?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Unfortunately, tractor-trailer accidents happen with regularity on Florida roads, and the injuries they cause can be severe or even fatal. While there is only so much one can do to keep themselves safe on the road, there are a handful of tips that both tractor-trailer and automobile drivers can use in order to increase… Read More »

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“Underride” Accident Kills 1 In Ft Lauderdale

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In early January 2024, a tragic accident killed one woman in Fort Lauderdale, with her being pronounced deceased at the scene. The woman’s car wound up wedged underneath the back half of a tractor-trailer after impact at the intersection of NW 19th Street and 24th Avenue. While law enforcement was careful to state that… Read More »

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Suing Multiple Defendants After A Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident

By Rinaldo Law Group |

If you have been involved in a road accident with a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), it is likely that you have serious injuries needing significant medical care. If negligence was involved in your accident, your first idea is likely to sue the driver of the CMV to try to recover damages and medical costs…. Read More »

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Finding The Right Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney For Me

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In Florida, a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) is a vehicle that (1) is not owned by a government, (2) uses special fuel on highways; and (3) weighs over a certain amount. Accidents involving CMVs can be catastrophic, given the size of these vehicles and how fast they can move. These matters can involve more… Read More »

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Tractor-Trailer Accidents In Inclement Weather

By Rinaldo Law Group |

While snow might be a rare occurrence in Florida, this does not mean that inclement weather does not happen. From rain to heat to hurricanes, bad weather can profoundly affect Florida’s roads and cause an uptick in crashes. Large vehicles like tractor-trailers are more likely to be affected by bad weather for a variety… Read More »

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Maximizing Damages After A Tractor-Trailer Accident

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Being involved in a tractor-trailer accident can lead to long-term injuries and emotional damages, particularly if your injuries are serious. While no amount of money damages will be able to erase what you have been through, you do have the right to seek them, and they can make a difference in keeping your family… Read More »

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Public vs Private Florida Bus Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Many Floridians use buses for transportation regularly. Public buses are usually managed by municipal agencies, but private coaches, such as tour buses, are managed by companies and often qualify as commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). While thankfully, bus accidents are rare in Florida, it is important to be aware of the differences between public and… Read More »

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Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer & SUV Closes Adamo Drive

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In November 2023, a crash between a semi-truck and a passenger SUV left the SUV driver seriously injured and closed off part of eastbound Adamo Drive in Tampa for most of an evening. While details are scant, it is still worth taking note of this kind of crash simply because the size difference between… Read More »

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What Is PIP Subrogation In Florida?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Florida has a no-fault system of auto insurance, which means that if a person’s injuries do not rise to a certain “injury threshold,” they are required to seek compensation for their medical bills by filing a claim with their personal injury protection (PIP) insurer, as all Florida drivers are generally required to carry PIP… Read More »

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