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Top 12 Causes of Car Accidents and What You Can Do To Prevent Them

Car accidents can have a nearly endless number of causes. However, you might be surprised to learn that the vast majority happen for only a handful of reasons. Taking the time to learn about the 12 most common causes of car accidents can help you understand why they occur and how to avoid ending...

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How Serious Does an Injury Have to Be to File an Injury Claim in Florida?

Car accidents are among the most common types of personal injury claims in Florida. There were 397,500 reported traffic crashes in 2022. If everyone filed an injury claim through the court, the courts could not handle the volume of cases.  Therefore, Florida law sets an injury threshold victims must meet before they can sue...

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Allstate: Worst Insurance Company For Consumers

Insurance companies play an important role in post-accident recovery. Since Florida is a “no-fault” state for motor vehicle accidents, all parties must first turn to their PIP auto insurance policies to make accident claims. This is true regardless of fault. Allstate, an American insurance company, issues policies to many Florida drivers. Unfortunately, not all...

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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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