Using Video Recordings vs. Pictures as Evidence of Car Accidents

Liability can be a hotly contested issue in car accident cases. It is common for defendants to simply lie about what happened in an effort to escape that liability. There are also instances in which people may simply have differing memories as to what occurred. The existence of video or photographic evidence can sometimes establish […]

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Loss Of Consciousness Defense In Florida Car Accidents

Liability is a key issue in any Florida car accident case. Many cases will involve a party who was clearly at fault. Florida, however, makes it possible for such a driver to escape fault if they can establish that they lost consciousness while driving and such a loss is what caused the accident. A Plaintiff, […]

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Are Car Accident Reports Public Records?

The first step in making a claim for car accident injuries or property damage in Fort Lauderdale is to get a full copy of the crash report.  Most South Florida police departments will tell you the report will be available to the persons involved in the crash within 5-7 days, although that varies greatly from […]

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Do I Use PIP Insurance if an Out-of-State Driver Caused the Accident?

According to the state’s official travel planning source, Florida averages well over 100 million visitors from out of state every year. The majority arrive by car, and many of those who fly will rent a car and drive in Florida. So Florida residents are more likely to be involved in a car accident with an […]

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Is Someone Liable for an Accident if They Were Under the Influence of Medical Marijuana?

The use of marijuana is legal in Florida under certain situations when the user has the proper authorization for medical use. So if someone legally using medical marijuana is involved in a car accident, can their marijuana use affect their liability for the accident? Is the situation different than when a driver is under the […]

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Who is at Fault When an Accident Involves Running a Yellow Light?

Drivers react in different ways when they see a yellow light. Some try to speed up to ensure that they get through the intersection before the signal turns red. Others slam on the brakes to stop quickly. Still, others drive on indecisively for some seconds and then often speed up or slow down with sudden […]

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The Importance of Vehicle Inspections for Car Accident Injury Cases

It is vitally important to get a thorough medical exam of your body after you’ve been in a car accident. And it can be almost just as important to get a thorough exam of cars involved as well. An inspection can reveal a lot about what happened before, during, and after a collision. Ultimately, an […]

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What is Considered Defensive Driving in Florida?

Driving defensively is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of being seriously injured in a car accident. While you cannot control what other drivers do, you can control what you do, and if you take steps to keep yourself (and your passengers) safe, you will be significantly less likely […]

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Who Should I Call After a Car Accident?

When you get in a car accident, you should have two main priorities: Your first priority should be to take care of your health. If you were injured in the crash (or if you are concerned that you may have suffered a concussion or other internal injury), you should seek treatment right away. Your second […]

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How to Protect Your Child in a Car Accident

As a parent, one of the worst things you can imagine is your child getting injured in an accident. Unfortunately, while we can do a lot to protect our children, we cannot protect them from everything, and there are some dangers that are simply beyond our control. This includes the fact that some people will […]

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