Single Car Accident

A single car accident can be fatal.

Passenger Injury or Death in a Single Car Accident Almost twenty percent of all car accidents with fatalities only involve one vehicle according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). When this happens, the driver in these accidents is almost always considered at fault. Passengers in this situation may be entitled to compensation for […]

Head-On Automobile Accidents in 2018

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Head-On Automobile Accidents Between 2014 and 2015 Florida had a 17.8% increase in automobile fatalities according to the Insurance Information Institute (III). One of the most deadly forms of automobile accidents is the head-on collision. Head on collisions between two vehicles are almost always the result of human error. Unfortunately, many times the victims of […]

ATV Accidents

Preventing ATV accidents requires caution and care.

Recreational Vehicle and ATV Accidents in Southwest Florida In Florida, residents are fortunate enough to be able to enjoy the great outdoors year-round. Many Floridians choose to spend their free time riding All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) for pleasure. According to the Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC), Florida had the 6th highest number of fatalities involving ATV […]

Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accidents increase in number around the holidays.

Pedestrian Accidents Involving Cars in Southwest Florida With each new year, millions of Americans will be taking to the road, not by means of a vehicle, but as pedestrians. Every year, Americans make New Year’s Resolutions. One of the most popular resolutions for many is to be more active and to get in shape. With […]

Bicycle Accident Attorney

Header image of bicycle accident with the car driving away from the accident.

If You Need to Hire a Southwest Florida Bicycle Accident Attorney In today’s society, bicycling has been becoming more and more popular. In fact, there are a multitude of bicycle clubs, bike tours, cycling events and cycling races across the nation. Riding a bicycle is a great form of exercise. It is a wonderful form […]

First Responder Safety

Header image of ambulance driving first responders safety in 2018

First Responder Safety in 2018 Originating in South Carolina, the Move Over Law is designed to protect first responders from being injured or killed while performing their job duties. The law currently applies in all 50 states as well as Washington D.C. In general, the law states vehicles approaching an emergency vehicle should change lanes […]

Safe Nighttime Driving

Nighttime driving and nighttime vehicle accidents can be dangerous. Stay safe!

Nighttime Driving The National Safety Council has found that drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash at night. Nighttime driving presents additional challenges to drivers everywhere, and each year on November 6th Daylight savings comes to an end, shortening our time with daylight. Darkness, compromised vision, fatigue, rush hour, […]

Driving with Children

Mom goes driving with children buckled into a safe car seat.

Driving with Children Driving with children can be a difficult task. In addition to regular parenting duties, drivers must also worry about the roadways, distractions and car safety. Consumer Reports has identified 6 tips for driving with children in the car. Buckle Up – Half of teenagers who died in car accidents weren’t wearing a […]

Driving in Scary Southwest Florida Storms

Car driving on highway in the rain during bad storms

Driving in Southwest Florida Storms Southwest Florida has a tropical climate with short, warm winters, and lengthy hot, humid summers. Because of the heat and humidity, Southwest Florida is known to produce frequent storms, waterspouts and even hurricanes. Driving in storms is sometimes unavoidable, therefore it is imperative drivers know and understand the additional risks […]