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Car crashes

What Effects Does a Rear-End Collision Have on the Body?

Rear end collisions have a reputation for being minor “fender-benders.” However, rear-end collisions result in around 1,700 fatalities each year according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Another 500,000 people are injured every year. With numbers like these, anyone involved in a rear-end collision should seek out immediate medical help….

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What Happens if I was Injured in an Accident by Someone without Insurance?

According to the Insurance Information Institute, a staggering 26.7% of Floridians do not have car insurance. When these drivers collide with pedestrians or other motorists, they often flee the scene knowing that they have no way to pay out compensation to injured victims. Fortunately, those injured have some options for…

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Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

Commercial trucks are big vehicles. Under federal regulations, they can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, which is 20-40 times heavier than many passenger vehicles. Unsurprisingly, these commercial trucks can cause horrific injuries when they slam into smaller vehicles. What are the most common reasons for truck accidents? Helpfully, the federal…

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What to Do When Your Uber or Lyft Driver Gets in an Accident

Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft continue to increase in popularity. With their competitive prices and convenience, they are rapidly replacing taxi cabs in South Florida. However, Uber and Lyft drivers continue to get in accidents, and passengers can easily be injured. If your driver gets involved in a collision,…

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How Alcohol, Marijuana & Other Substances Affect Your Driving Abilities

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is illegal in Florida—and for good reason. These substances severely impair your ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and can lead to unfortunate accidents. In Florida, over 5,000 accidents occurred in 2016 because of alcohol and another 617 stemmed from driving…

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