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3May2022

Your Guide to Uber Accidents

by Andrew Richards, posted in Florida Auto Accident

Rideshare apps like Uber are a convenient and affordable transportation option for many people in Florida, but rideshare drivers are no less prone to accidents than other drivers. If you’ve been injured in an Uber accident in Florida, you should know that these accidents sometimes come with additional complications you do not see in a …

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21Jan2022

How to Overcome the Misperception That Personal Injury Victims Are OK

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

In some personal injury cases, juries or insurance adjusters might not be convinced that a personal injury victim is as hurt as they claim. They may think victims are fine. This can make it difficult for accident victims to recover the fair compensation they need for their medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and other …

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11Jan2022

How We Became Obsessed With Speeding

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident
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Speeding is a significant problem in communities across the United States. It is the most common traffic offense and also claims the lives of almost 10,000 people each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In addition to putting other motorists at risk, drivers who ignore the posted speed limits are also …

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14Dec2021

Lies Insurance Companies Tell to Get Out of Paying Accident Victims

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

Every accident is unique, as are the losses suffered by those injured in accidents. But one thing you can be sure of is that the insurance company will do everything they can to pay you as little as possible – or even nothing at all – for the injuries you sustained in a Florida car …

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28Oct2021

Is the Rear Driver Always at Fault in a Rear-End Accident?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Auto Accident
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Rear-end accidents are one of the most common types of accidents that occur in Florida and the U.S. These accidents often result in long-term, serious injuries. According to a Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Report, following a vehicle “too closely” led to 3,634 crashes involving non-incapacitating injuries, 350 crashes involving incapacitating injuries, and eight …

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28Oct2021

The Long Term Effects of Drowning

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury
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Florida is known for its beautiful waterside communities, and many properties have private swimming pools to enjoy the nice weather year-round. Unfortunately, children, teens, and even adults could be at risk of drowning if property owners and managers, lifeguards, waterpark operators, and other entities fail to exercise due care and caution. Many drowning accidents are …

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4Oct2021

Mechanisms of Injury in a Rear End Accident

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Vehicle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 29 percent of all car accidents are rear end collisions. The NHTSA reports that these accidents are the most common type of car crash and result in a substantial number of injuries and fatalities each year. One of the most dangerous aspects of rear-end collisions …

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17Aug2021

Can Technology in Cars Sense a Drunk Driver?

by James Holliday, posted in Drunk Driving Accident

After being struck by a drunk driver, a U.S. Senator is proposing new legislation to install drunk driving sensors in vehicles that can sense if a driver has been drinking and to get them off the road. If passed, this initiative would require crash avoidance technology to be installed in all newly-manufactured vehicles. What Kind …

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4Aug2021

How Do Size and Weight Affect Vehicle Occupants in an Accident?

by James Holliday, posted in Florida Vehicle Accidents

While many people choose the type of vehicle they drive based on factors like fuel economy and the number of passengers they expect to carry on a regular basis, safety should also be a top consideration. The size and weight of a vehicle play a critical role in the outcome of an automobile accident. Are …

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29Jul2021

Strange Personal Injury Claims Throughout History

by James Holliday, posted in Personal Injury

There is a legal saying that goes “Anyone can sue for anything.” These people took that expression a little too literally. Strange Injury Lawsuits Throughout History Here are some of the funny lawsuits and most interesting personal injury cases real people have filed: $67 Million for Lost Pants A man took his expensive pants to …

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