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How Long Should I Wait Before Going to a Chiropractor After a Miami Car Accident?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, a chiropractor may be able to help treat your injuries and speed up your recovery. Chiropractors can realign your spine, offer pain relief, and more.  However, you may be unsure about when to visit a chiropractor after a car accident and what next steps to take...

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How Serious Does a Car Accident Have to Be for Airbags to Deploy?

It is difficult to find a car on the road these days that does not have airbags to protect motorists in the event of a crash. Airbags have been required in all new vehicles since the 1999 model year. Since then, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that over 50,000 lives have been...

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What Happens if I Do Not Report a Car Accident in Florida?

Florida law imposes many obligations on drivers involved in car accidents. These laws help police officers investigate crashes and produce accident reports. They also ensure that people involved in the accident have the information they need to pursue PIP benefits and a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver, if necessary. Although drivers benefit...

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How Long After a Miami Car Accident Can You Claim Compensation for Your Injuries?

After a Miami car accident, you may be focused on essential tasks, including repairing your vehicle and seeking medical treatment for injuries. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you might be out of work while you recover. You may also be focused on how to make ends meet without a paycheck. The stress...

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How Common Are Car Accidents Due to Eating While Driving in Miami, FL?

Almost every driver has eaten while driving at least once. When you’re in a hurry to reach your destination, it can be tempting to eat in the car instead of taking the time to stop and have a meal. However, did you know that eating while driving not only legally counts as distracted driving,...

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Will You Go to Jail After a Fatal Car Accident in Miami, Florida?

Miami is a dangerous place to drive. Miami-Dade County roads see three or four hundred fatal accidents per year and tens of thousands of accidents. So what happens if you kill someone in an accident? Whether you go to jail after a fatal car accident depends on whether the accident was your fault and,...

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If Airbags Did Not Deploy in a Miami Car Accident, Is the Car Manufacturer Liable?

Frontal airbags saved an average of 1,682 lives per year from 1987 through 2017. Airbags are an essential safety feature in automobiles. When used correctly with seat belts, they reduce the risk of severe injury and death in a Miami car accident. However, when airbags fail to deploy or deploy incorrectly, the result can...

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How Common Are Car Accidents Due to Eating While Driving in Miami, Florida?

Last year, Florida initiated a distracted driving awareness campaign aimed at reducing the overall number of distracted drivers throughout the state. In 2021, Florida saw 333 fatalities that resulted from distracted driving. That’s 333 deaths too many. With the rise of hustle culture, it’s become common for people to eat in their cars while...

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What Are the Safest Cars for Your Teenager in Florida?

Your teen just got their driver’s license and is in the market for a car. This is a time of great excitement for them, but as a parent, you are worried.  Your concern is well-founded; according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 2,800 teens ages 13 to 17 died in motor...

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Neck and Back Injuries Resulting From Car Accidents in Miami, FL

Suffering an injury to the neck or back as the result of a car accident can have lifelong consequences. Unfortunately, it is impossible to tell when an accident will happen or discern how extensive the injuries will be. Not everyone in Miami practices safe driving or looks out for the well-being of their fellow...

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