AUTONOMOUS AND DRIVERLESS CARS IN FLORIDA

Posted on : July 9, 2018
Driverless Car Accident Attorney, Frank D. Butler
Everyone has heard of “driverless cars”, but what is the status of that in the State of Florida? Florida is actually ahead of the curve—for good or bad can be argued—when it comes to driverless automobiles. The first question is whether a “driver” of a driverless car would need a permit to operate such a [Read More]
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New Study Shows That Hit and Run Deaths Surge in Florida

Posted on : June 9, 2018
Hit and run deaths are devastating accidents that often leave family members struggling to move on with their lives in the wake of a lost loved one. Discovering that someone you love was struck by a vehicle driven by someone who left the scene of the accident and never gave you the opportunity to get [Read More]
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Study Shows Florida Has Highest Rates of Fatal Hit and Run Accidents

Posted on : May 17, 2018
Fatal hit and run accidents are an increasing problem across the United States but it turns out that Florida is home to far too many of these preventable incidents, ultimately exposing those survivors to a life filled with pain and attempted recovery. If you’ve already been critically injured in an accident like this, you deserve [Read More]
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Distracted Drivers Often Don’t Realize They Are Distracted

Posted on : April 20, 2018
Distracted Drivers In Florida
Distracted Driving Goes Unnoticed Distracted driving has become an epidemic across the United States with plenty of people admitting that they engage in the behavior and a rising number of accidents tied to people who are looking at their phones. The insurance costs for drivers across the United States has gone up and so have [Read More]
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Florida Just One of a Few States to Have Personal Injury Protections Still on the Books

Posted on : March 11, 2018
If you’ve been living in FL for some time, you’re already familiar with the PIP laws in the state. It can be confusing to figure out what to do if you’ve suffered severe injuries and have exceeded the limits of your policy. Most people who already live in Florida are familiar with the personal injury [Read More]
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Drowsy Driving Causing Up to Eight Times as Many Crashes

Posted on : February 13, 2018
Have you ever been tired behind the wheel? Most people have had this experience at least once and are not sure whether it’s truly impacting their ability to drive. But when you ignore that sensation that you’re struggling to focus, you could wind up in an accident. Most people don’t find this out until it’s [Read More]
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What to Do If You Have Been Hurt in A Car Crash Caused by Sleep Deprivation

Posted on : January 29, 2018
if someone fell asleep at the wheel, you may have an injury claim
In the past year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that sleep deprivation is a serious health problem. As the new health crisis, this has to do with the fact that so many millions of people across the United States do not get the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep per [Read More]
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Study Shows Insurance Rates Might Go Up Thanks To Hurricane Irma

Posted on : January 19, 2018
insurance rates are expected to go up because of Hurricane Irma
Living through a natural disaster is an experience that more people are becoming familiar with because of Hurricane Irma. This most recent hurricane season led to several natural disasters leaving behind devastation. Insurance Policies Don’t Always Protect The Homeowner After A Hurricane Many of the families who lived through the ordeal thought their hurricane insurance [Read More]
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Automakers Looking to Develop Technology to Decrease Heart Attack Related Accidents

Posted on : December 29, 2017
learn more about medical emergencies while driving
A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study finds that diabetics and heart attacks are behind more than 30% of serious accidents. Ford and other automakers are currently working on medical monitoring systems that could help decrease the chances of an accident by monitoring the heart rate of the driver and forcing the vehicle to pull [Read More]
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Do I Have to Accept a Settlement Offer Presented by The Insurance Company?

Posted on : November 13, 2017
don't sign a settlement agreement until you've talked to a lawyer
Did you know that most personal injury cases are not won in court, but are instead settled with an agreement involving the other party in mediation or negotiation? You still should have a lawyer to help you understand the importance of negotiations. Insurance Company May Seek To Minimize Your Insurance Claim After any personal injury [Read More]
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