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Category Archives: Auto Accidents

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A Reminder To Share The Road As ‘Snowbird Season’ Begins In South Florida

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

With the arrival of October in Florida comes shorter days, cooler weather, and the beginning of snowbird season. While some northerners don’t come down to Southern Florida until after the holidays, many make the trek as soon as Autumn sets in. And more people also means more vehicles on the road. The Florida Department… Read More »

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Tesla’s Autopilot System Under Federal Investigation Over Multiple Car Crashes

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it would be investigating Tesla’s Model Y, Model X, Model S and Model 3 cars after a series of car crashes involving its Autopilot system and parked emergency vehicles occurred, four of which happened this year. Tesla’s Autopilot system keeps the… Read More »

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New Laws & Regulations For Bicyclists And Motorists In Effect

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

New regulations for bicyclists and motorists are now in effect with the passage of Senate Bill 950 as of July 1, 2021. According to the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, the new laws enact the following: Defines the terms “bicycle lane” and “separated bicycle lane”; Provides requirements for a vehicle overtaking a bicycle or other… Read More »

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I-95 In Miami Is Officially The Most Stressful Highway In The US

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A recent study released by FleetLogging, a site set up to provide a comprehensive overview of the ELD, fleet management and tracking industry in the United States, I-95 in Miami was found to be the most stressful highway in the country. For its research, FleetLogging analyzed 60,000 tweets containing the word ’traffic’ to identify the most stressful driving… Read More »

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New Analysis Reports $202 Average Increase To Florida Auto Insurance Premiums If No Fault Is Repealed

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Recently released analysis conducted by Pinnacle Actuarial Resources indicated that auto insurance premiums will increase by an average of $202 for Florida drivers — and much more for those buying the minimum coverage — if Gov. DeSantis signs Senate Bill 54, a bill that would repeal the no-fault insurance system that has been in… Read More »

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It’s the Most Dangerous Time of the Year

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

The holiday season is officially upon us, and although there may be smaller parties and limited celebrations, the period between Thanksgiving until the end of the year is still one of the most dangerous times to be on the road. Based on figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an average of 36… Read More »

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Who is Responsible for an Accident Caused By a Malfunctioning Traffic Light?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A broken traffic light can quickly turn an ordinary intersection into a serious safety hazard. If a collision occurs because of a malfunctioning traffic light, there is often a considerable amount of confusion regarding fault for the accident. In this article, our West Palm Beach auto accident attorneys explain who is responsible for a… Read More »

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Hit and Run Numbers Rising in Florida

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

With FHP releasing surveillance images of vehicles that struck and killed a woman in Martin County this part week, the number of hit and runs in the Florida seem to have surged as of late. According to the AAA Foundation, there were an estimated 737,100 hit-and-run crashes in 2015 (NHTSA, 2016). This translates to… Read More »

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Florida PIP Claims: What is the ‘14-Day’ Rule?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Florida is a partial no-fault insurance state. As noted by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, all vehicle owners are required to purchase and maintain Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance. PIP is a type of no-fault insurance that covers 80 percent of all necessary and reasonable medical expenses after an accident—typically… Read More »

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West Palm Beach Teenager Killed in Tragic Car Accident

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to reporting from The Palm Beach Post, Malicki Frett, a 15-year-old boy from West Palm Beach, passed away after sustaining severe injuries in an auto accident. The teenager was one of eight different people hurt in a three-vehicle collision that happened in Jupiter, Florida in the middle of July. It is a heartbreaking… Read More »

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