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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New Analysis Reports $202 Average Increase To Florida Auto Insurance Premiums If No Fault Is Repealed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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One Person Ejected from Vehicle After Serious Collision at an Intersection in West Palm Beach

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to a report from ABC 25 WPBF, traffic in suburban West Palm Beach came to a standstill after two vehicles collided at the intersection of C Road and Southern Boulevard. One person was ejected from their vehicle in the car crash and immediately transported to a local hospital. An aeromedical helicopter was dispatched… Read More »

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No One Has the Right-of-Way in Florida

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Failure to yield the right of way is among the top 5 leading causes of fatal accidents and accidents resulting in injury in the U.S. So, the question is: Who has the right of way on the roadway in Florida? And the simple answer is: No one! According to the Florida Driver’s Handbook, Florida law doesn’t actually… Read More »

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Are Child Restraint Systems Required in Vehicles by Florida Laws?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Many Floridian parents are confused about whether or not they must use child restraint systems when traveling with their kids. However, if you often travel in your car with children, it is time to put an end to the eternal debate: “Are Florida parents required to restrain their minor children when riding in a… Read More »

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