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November 2017 Archives

Statistics demonstrate that car accidents are very prevalent

Most people in Florida need to either drive or travel on the roads in Florida every day. They may drive cars or trucks, ride busses, drive tractor-trailers, ride a motorcycle, ride a bicycle or simply walk. This means that the roads can be very crowded. With all the vehicles travelling at high speeds close to each other, it does not take a huge mistake by one driver to cause a motor vehicle accident. These accidents can be very devastating for the victims of the accidents and may change their lives forever.

Auto accidents among the top TBI causes in the U.S.

A car crash can change your life in a flash. Among the fundamental things that could be affected by such an accident is your brain. Traumatic brain injuries are among the injuries that can come out of motor vehicle collisions. In fact, as statistics cited on the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention illustrate, car crashes are one of the most common causes of TBIs.

When store owners are liable for slip and fall accidents

More and more people in Florida are shopping online from the comfort of their homes. This may be the trend, but many people still go to actual physical stores every day. People need to go to grocery stores, clothing and department stores, big box stores, local markets and many other locations. When they enter into these various stores the expectation is that they will go in, buy what they would like to buy and leave.

Legal options help protect victims of pedestrian accident

Unfortunately, pedestrians can be unexpectedly injured in the blink of an eye while going about their daily lives. A pedestrian accident can be caused by an inattentive, distracted or drunk driver and can result in serious damages and harm to victims. Pedestrian accident victims can face challenging physical recovery processes and staggering medical bills when injured by a negligent driver while they are doing something as simple as running daily errands.

Keeping records following a car accident is important

It is important to keep careful records following a car accident. The records may be helpful if the victim decides later to bring a claim for damages against the negligent driver responsible for the accident. Recording what happened right after the car accident can help create an accurate record of events. It is important, of course, to ensure safety and that any necessary medical treatment is received prior to recording events but a careful record should be made as soon as possible.

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