Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Often the Result of Negligence
During Brain Injury Awareness Month, it’s important to understand how accidents cause traumatic brain injuries March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time to shine a light on the serious nature of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and the long-lasting consequences they can have. TBIs can occur in a variety of accidents, including motor vehicle crashes,…Read More
How to Obtain Traffic Camera Video of Your Jacksonville, FL Car Accident
Video footage can serve as objective evidence in support of your injury claim or lawsuit. After a serious car accident in Florida, injury victims need solid evidence that proves exactly what happened. This is especially true if the other driver caused the collision. Otherwise, injury victims might have a hard time getting the compensation they…Read More
Thousands of Inexperienced Truckers Raise Crash Risk in Florida
The less experience a trucker has, the more likely they will cause a serious or fatal truck accident. Since 2020, the number of Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs) issued in Florida has increased by more than 7,000 new licenses. While not every additional CDL was issued to a novice or a trucker, it is safe to…Read More
Drug & Alcohol Use by Truckers is a Threat to Everyone on the Road
Too many impaired truckers cause catastrophic truck accidents. Operating a semi-truck is no small task. Truck drivers are responsible for navigating their massive vehicles safely through roads and highways across the country. Not only do these drivers need to be highly skilled and alert at all times, but they also need to practice safe driving…Read More
How the FMCSA Plans to Prevent Truck Accidents in 2023
Florida truck accident lawyers explain what drivers need to know The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) plans to take several steps next year designed to prevent serious commercial truck accidents, according to a recent news article published by Trucking Info. The changes proposed by the FMCSA “prioritize safety and security, promote innovation, foster a…Read More
Hours of Service Violations Often Lead to Fatigue, Avoidable Truck Accidents
Federal laws and regulations help keep our roads safe, but only if truckers and trucking companies obey them. The margin for error is small when you’re operating a tractor-trailer that can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. That is why commercial truckers are required by federal law to limit their time behind the wheel, take…Read More
What Are the Elements of A Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Florida?
We Represent Grieving Families With Compassion and Dedication Fatal accidents and assaults are devastating and often preventable. Yet, if not for another person’s negligence or ill-intended actions, a loved one could still be here today. When avoidable deaths happen in Florida, wrongful death action can be taken on behalf of surviving families to get compensation…Read More
Will a New Rule Help Prevent Fatal Truck Underride Accidents?
A “final rule” that upgrades truck underride guard standards is expected to save lives, but some safety advocates say the government could be doing a lot more to stop fatal underride truck accidents. The National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) rule amends existing safety regulations. It focuses on better rear underride guards for large…Read More
Truck Brake Inspections Help Prevent Serious Truck Accidents
Officials plan blitz in August to find semi-truck brake inspection violations. An upcoming nationwide truck brake inspection campaign highlights the role that defective truck brakes often play in truck accidents, according to a recent Health + Safety article about the annual commercial truck brake inspection event. “Poorly maintained brake systems can reduce the braking capacity…Read More
Who’s Liable in a Truck Accident?
Truck accidents often result in severe injuries and significant damage. Due to the large size of tractor-trailers, delivery trucks, and other large commercial vehicles, collisions involving heavy trucks can have serious consequences for those inside smaller passenger vehicles. The injuries sustained in crashes involving 18-wheelers are often severe, which means the financial impact of a…Read More