Too many people have a black-and-white view of fault when it comes to car crashes. Numerous factors can contribute to a collision occurring. There are rare situations where no one driver is directly to blame because of unpredictable events, like a mudslide. In most collisions, however, at least one driver will make a mistake that ... Can I still get compensation if I partially caused a crash?
Many people often think traumatic brain injuries are only suffered by soldiers or professional athletes, but they frequently happen to everyday people. An auto accident is one of the most common ways people suffer from traumatic brain injuries. In some cases, a traumatic brain injury, such as a concussion, will heal and the person will ... Understanding recovery after a traumatic brain injury
There are many different types of roadway accidents involving motorcycles that lead to serious injuries. Bikers can lose control when they hit gravel on the side of the road, they can collide with another driver who carelessly runs a red light, and they can be involved in accidents due to poor weather conditions. But the ... Left-turn accidents plague motorcyclists
When it comes to automobile safety technology, there has generally been two schools of thought. The first was simply to make it less likely that people would be severely injured or killed in car accidents. The second was to prevent accidents themselves. In modern vehicles, both are designed to combat car accidents. But how? Seat ... Auto safety tech: Preventing injuries vs. preventing accidents
If you’re driving a vehicle in Florida and it suddenly fails, it’s possible that you could have a claim against the manufacturer, the dealership or someone else who recently worked on your vehicle. Your vehicle’s design is supposed to be free from defects. If a part is defective and you recently purchased the vehicle, you ... Who can you sue if your vehicle fails?
One in three accidents this year will be caused by road rage in the United States. Of those accidents, approximately 30 will involve murder by enraged drivers with guns. With our roadways looking more and more dangerous, drivers need to be more alert than ever. Learning how to avoid becoming a victim of road rage ... Road rage and auto accidents
We all know that traffic lights are designed to control the flow of traffic and prevent vehicles from crashing into each other. In theory, if a traffic light is present and functional, there should be zero auto accidents. But this isn’t reality. Traffic lights are not physical barriers. Instead, it’s up to individual drivers to ... Red-light running accidents: Where does Florida rank?
Everyone faces risks on the road, from commuters to cyclists to commercial drivers. Pedestrians, however, arguably face some of the greatest risks of all. They’re entirely exposed and can be seriously injured if they are hit by a vehicle, even a car traveling at a low speed. As a pedestrian, consider the following tips to ... Tips to help pedestrians stay safe
The average adult will tell you that they simply don’t have enough time to do everything that they need to on any given day. Some people say “fatigue” is a badge of honor, not realizing that their chronic sense of exhaustion impacts their own safety and those around them. People often sacrifice sleep so that ... Study: More exhausted drivers are on the road than you think