Tag Archives: Tampa Car Accident Lawyers
What Is The “Move-Over” Law?
Given the chronic congestion on Florida roads, traffic safety is an issue that is perennially up for discussion and education. While obviously, the majority of people try to drive in a defensive manner and be safe on the roads, there are some occasions in which they may simply not be aware of a law… Read More »
Distracted Driving Accidents In Florida
Florida highways are busy and high-risk, and unfortunately, they are made more risky by people who do other things besides drive when they are behind the wheel. Distracted driving is by no means unique to Florida, but on Tampa’s busy roads, with Tampa’s levels of tourism, there are factors present that might cause more… Read More »
When Does Fault Matter In Auto Accidents?
Most of us grow up learning that if something is our fault, we should be the one to bear any cost or accept any ire for it happening. However, this is not always the case when it comes to law. There are some occasions where fault is immaterial – where in theory, both participants… Read More »
Auto Accident Claims In A No-Fault State
Most of the time, when someone is in a car accident and is injured, they will file a lawsuit against the other driver to seek compensation for any injuries they suffered. However, it is not so simple in Florida, because Florida is a no-fault state, meaning that most of the time, auto accident claims… Read More »
Interstate 4 Named Most Dangerous Highway In The Country
2018 saw two data tracking companies investigating dangerous highways, only to determine that the most hazardous per mile is Interstate 4, which starts in Tampa and travels northwest to end in Daytona. Teletrac Navman, a GPS company, conducted a study with federal data and found that I-4 had the highest fatality rate per mile… Read More »
PIP Claim Denied – What Now?
When you are in an auto accident in the state of Florida, your medical bills are supposed to be paid by your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance. Sometimes, however, your insurance company or the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) may find ways to deny your claim, out of either a good-faith or… Read More »
Psychological Injuries After Accidents
When people discuss a car crash or other type of accident, most of the focus is on the physical injuries that the victim or victims sustained (if any). However, it is not at all uncommon for car accident victims to develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) afterward, and very often, this serious condition goes almost… Read More »
Insurance & Uninsured Motorist Claims
Florida has historically had elevated numbers of drivers on the roads with little or no car insurance, despite the state’s no-fault law requiring them to carry certain amounts. This can be a bit scary for drivers because if you are in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist, you may wind up with… Read More »
Aggressive & Distracted Driving On Florida Roads
Florida has thousands of auto accidents every year, with some being attributable to weather, to poorly maintained roads, or simply to bad luck. However, a large proportion of these crashes is caused at least in part by poor driving, most notably either driving distracted or driving too aggressively. If you have been injured in… Read More »
PIP Claims & Medicare Recovery Claims
When a person is in an auto accident, normally their Florida personal injury protection (PIP) insurance will cover most medical bills. However, when someone is on Medicare or Medicaid, the procedure is somewhat different than it would be with a standard PIP claim. If you have been in a car crash and you have… Read More »