Category Archives: Motorcycle Accidents

Common Mistakes After a Motorcycle Accident Claim

Common Mistakes After a Motorcycle Accident Claim

Do you know what common mistakes after a motorcycle accident claim to avoid? Watch this video, then call our lawyers in Southwest Florida. Question: What are common mistakes people make if they have been injured in a motorcycle accident? Answer: Some of the most common mistakes that we see people involved in motorcycle crashes in […]

Personal Injuries on New Year’s Eve

Personal Injuries on New Year’s Eve

Can’t wait to celebrate the end of 2020? Be careful! Unfortunately, personal injuries on New Year’s Eve and Day are not uncommon. Causes of personal injuries on New Year’s Eve can include: Car accidents Drunk driving Slip-and-fall accidents Premises liability accidents Fireworks accidents Pedestrian accidents Dog bite accidents  While officials are not quite sure what to expect for New […]

Observing Dry January Has Many Benefits 

Observing Dry January Has Many Benefits

Dry January Observing Dry January by abstaining or reducing alcohol consumption is a growing trend, and this year, Dry January may be needed more than ever. According to Nielsen’s market data, total alcohol sales outside of bars and restaurants have surged roughly 24% during the pandemic. Spirits with higher alcohol content rose more than 27% over last year.  These alcohol trends in […]

Eyes on the Road! National Teen Driver Safety Week 2020

Eyes on the Road! National Teen Driver Safety Week 2020

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 […]

ATV Accidents on the Rise in 2020

ATV Accidents on the Rise in 2020

Charlotte County shows an alarming trend: ATV accidents on the rise. During the pandemic, experts say that outdoors is the safest place to be to avoid exposure to the virus. More riders can mean more ATV accidents. It’s no surprise, then, that the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) reports that so far this year, sales are […]

Proud to Support Rev It Up Bike Night

Proud to Support Rev It Up Bike Night

The team of Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz was proud to support Rev it Up Bike Night at the Shell Factory on Jan. 16. Food specials and Happy Hour benefited Shell Factory’s nature park foundation, and our team was on hand to answer questions about motorcycle law and safety. As experienced trial lawyers, Goldstein, […]

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 […]

May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month - keep those motorcycle accidents to a minimum!

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Despite efforts every year to increase awareness of motorcycle and bicycle safety, there’s no getting around that accidents happen. More cars, more people and more distractions guarantee it. The combination of great motorcycle weather and distracted or inattentive drivers of motor vehicles in Florida is deadly. Nearly 600 motorcycle […]

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 […]

Driving with Children

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

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 seat belt. Seat […]