Category Archives: Car Accidents

Eyes on the Road! National Teen Driver Safety Week 2020

Profile view of two teenage boys in the front and passenger seat of a car

National Teen Driver Safety Week, which is Oct. 18-24, is designed to raise awareness of teen driving risks among parents and teenagers. The pandemic paused graduations and proms, but one rite of passage has not been put on hold for most teenagers. Teens are still able to get their driver’s license starting at age 16.  Getting behind the wheel can be one of the most exciting and dangerous […]

You Can Still Support Walk Like MADD

Our legal firm encourages you to support walk like MADD every year.

Support Walk Like MADD, or Mothers Against Drunk Driving, on Sept. 28. The event included 162 runners, 191 walkers, 18 dogs, 65 volunteers and two goats who took 3.514 million steps. But it’s not over. Donations to support Walk Like MADD will remain open until Nov. 28 to reach the goal of $60,000. You can […]

Reducing Drunk Driving Accidents in 2019: Walk Like MADD

A man calls for help at the scene of multi vehicle car accidents, reducing drunk driving accidents.

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz is a community leader in advocating for reducing drunk driving accidents. Accordingly, for the third year, the firm is a presenting sponsor for Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s (MADD) Walk Like MADD 5/10k walk and run. Importantly, the event raises money to ensure no one in our community suffers from […]

Car Accidents on Private Property

A man calls for help at the scene of multi vehicle car accidents, reducing drunk driving accidents.

Florida Car Accidents on Private Property Driving on private property happens more frequently than most people may realize. Most of the time that you park your car in a grocery store parking lot, you are on private property. In Florida, many neighborhoods have private roads. According to the Florida Highway Safety Car Accidents Crash Facts […]

Parking Lot Car Accidents

Be sure thoroughly document your parking lot accidents with your camera.

Parking Lot Car Accidents Whether you are a pedestrian or a driver, parking lots can be an especially dangerous place mainly due to increased traffic congestion. Often, pedestrians and drivers are lulled into a false sense of security, because the pace of traffic is much slower than on the roads. Accident Statistics There are several […]

Your 2018 RV Accident Attorneys

Safe driving is critical to avoid an RV accident.

RV Accident in Southwest Florida Many people come to Florida to enjoy our beautiful weather and scenic surroundings.  A recreational vehicle is a popular way to explore the beauty of nature without giving up the comforts of home.  RV usage is expected to reach an all-time high in 2017, per the Recreational Vehicle Association.  This […]

Uber and Lyft Accidents

There has been a marked rise in Lyft and Uber accidents in recent years.

Personal Injury Resulting from Lyft or Uber Accidents in Florida Throughout the year, many Americans depend on ride-sharing companies, like Uber and Lyft, to provide them a safe ride home. This has brought a marked rise in Lyft and Uber accidents in Southwest Florida. Since hailing a taxi cab has become a thing of the […]

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 […]

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 […]