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Category Archives: Car Accidents

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Hit-And-Run Crashes On The Rise In Florida

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

The news of another child passing away from a hit-and-run accident that occurred in December of 2021 has the community reeling all over again. The crash occurred in Wilton Manors, Florida when a driver veered around a school bus, almost hitting the front driver’s side before driving off the road and onto the sidewalk,… Read More »

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What To Know About The Florida Department Of Highway Safety And Motor Vehicles’ Put It Down: Focus On Driving Campaign

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) has announced its Put it Down: Focus on Driving, also known as “U Drive. U Text. U Pay. National Enforcement Mobilization”. The FLHSMV has partnered with law enforcement and other agencies to educate Floridians about the importance of… Read More »

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DrunkDriver

April Is National Alcohol Awareness Month

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Car accidents are one of the most common personal injury law cases. Whether it be a simple rear-ender or something much more serious, injuries can be sustained in any automobile accident ranging from minor to major. Unfortunately, in the state of Florida, 26% of fatal car accidents are caused by drunk driving. Therefore, it’s… Read More »

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April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

New NSC estimates show that roads today are the most dangerous they’ve been in years. On a typical day, eight people are killed and hundreds more are injured in distraction-affected crashes. Because April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, let’s go over what distracted driving is and how to prevent it. What Is Distracted Driving? According… Read More »

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What Is Distracted Driving?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system — anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe… Read More »

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Fact: Driving In South Florida Is Dangerous. Period.

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

You know driving in South Florida is pretty awful when Yahoo! News dedicates an entire article to how shockingly dangerous it is here. Borrowing from the Sun Sentinel, the piece dives in to what people who are either here to stay or are just here for the winter months need to know about “driving… Read More »

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Ridesharing

Examining A Real-Life Tragedy And Ridesharing Lawsuit

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

We’ve discussed what to do when your Uber driver, or other ride-sharing service, gets into an accident while you are a passenger. We advised that you should immediately have your physical condition assessed whether you feel injured or not. Even in a minor fender bender, it’s always important to seek medical assistance as you… Read More »

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Be Careful On The Roads This Holiday Season

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Holidays are traditionally a time of travel for families across the United States, which unfortunately makes the period from Thanksgiving until the end of the year one of the most dangerous times to be on the road. Roads may seem especially busy this year as AAA predicts 53.4 million people will travel for the… Read More »

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Lyft Releases Safety Report About Ridesharing Incidents And Accidents

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On October 25, 2021, ridesharing company Lyft unveiled its first-ever safety report. The report details the frequency of some of the most serious safety incidents that are reported to Lyft. And although rare, it’s important to know what to do if you find yourself in a ridesharing accident. Here’s what to do if you… Read More »

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National Teen Driver Safety Week Is October 17-23, 2021

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) announced their recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and public safety partners across Florida. The campaign runs from October 17-23 and aims to educate teens and their caregivers on safe driving practices and remind them… Read More »

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