Posts Tagged ‘car accidents’

Hit and Run Accidents Don’t Disqualify Victims From Compensation

Hit and Run Accidents Don't Disqualify Victims From Compensation

Hit and run accidents occur when a driver flees the scene after causing injury to another driver. Drivers that run from the scene of an accident are actively committing a crime. They could even be committing a felony, in the case of serious bodily harm to the victim. The legal consequences for causing a hit and run accident may include specific penalties when another driver, pedestrian, or biker sustains injuries.

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What is the Graves Amendment?

The Graves Amendment is a lesser known law that those wishing to rent a car often overlook. This is a mistake! This article will explain why every driver should be aware of this law prior to renting a car.

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Personal Injury Protection: Do Drivers Need Coverage?

Personal Injury Protection: Do Drivers Need Coverage?

Chances are most drivers know of Personal Injury Protection, or “PIP” insurance. However, many don’t know just how important it is. Do we, as drivers, benefit from it? Is it a specific requirement in Florida? What does Personal Injury Protection cover in the event of a driver becoming injured in a car accident?

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Neck and Spine Injuries After Car Accident: The Personal Injury Perspective

After a motor vehicle accident, victims are left with any number of injuries that span from head-to-toe. Strains, sprains, broken bones, bumps and bruises, dislocations, and whiplash injuries can all cause a victim widespread chronic pain. However, one of the most serious injuries sustained in a road-related accident is any impact to the head and neck area. Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury can heavily impact the victim’s ability to live a full, independent life.

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Car Insurance Coverage Facts Florida Drivers Must Know!

The truth is, insurance companies hope that they can distract drivers from what’s not covered with flashy commercials, cute animals, and attractive actors. It’s important to understand the reality of the auto insurance policy you select, no matter how entertaining the commercials.

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Florida Has Specific Car Accident Laws Drivers Should Know – Part 2

Share This!In Part 1 of Florida Has Specific Car Accident Laws Drivers Should Know we briefed our readers with valuable knowledge on “Pure Comparative Negligence” and Florida’s “No Fault” laws in determining the financial aspects of a motor vehicle accident. Whether the accident caused property damage (I.E. the vehicle or personal property such as a fence, mailbox,…

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Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents Can Be Catastrophic, Fatal: Part 2, Spine Injuries

Spinal cord injuries resulting from an accident can cause severe damage to the central nervous system, leaving the patient in the hospital with months or years of recovery ahead of them. After a hit-and-run accident that leaves a pedestrian injured, many of the most common injuries are sustained in the neck, back, and spine due to the force of being struck by a vehicle. These injuries are considered catastrophic; however, they are not the only injuries that occur as the result of a hit-and-run. Broken bones, CRPS, and concussions are also common. What makes spinal cord injuries catastrophic? This article will delve into a deeper explanation of what our readers need to know when it comes to injuries of such a grave nature.

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