Law Office of Chris Crawford Law Office of Chris Crawford

Pensacola, Florida

I’m the
Chris behind
“Better Call
Chris”.

Start with a free consultation.
866-402-8519 : 850-483-1190
View Our Practice Areas

motor vehicle accidents Archives

Texting and driving is a major issue especially with teen drivers

As children grow older and older in Florida they are able to do more and more things on their own. This includes eventually being able to drive a car on their own. Teen drivers are usually among the least experienced drivers on the roads though and can take unnecessary risks because they do not fully realize the potential consequences of their actions. Therefore, teen drivers also cause many car accidents each year.

Police: Drunk driver causes fatal accident

For many people in Florida, driving feels so routine that they barely think about it. However, there are many things that people need to pay attention to while they are driving. They need to be sure that they are in their proper lane, that they are aware of the other drivers, pay attention to stop lights and other traffic control devices and many other things that can arise during a trip.

The leading causes of car accidents

There is only so much time in a day and people in Florida multitask throughout the day to try and get everything done. This can be an effective and even essential thing to do at times, but it can also be dangerous depending on what task they are trying to complete. One of these things is driving a car. It is difficult to pay attention to two things at once doing anything, but the consequences can be much more severe when people are driving cars and focusing on something else.

What can be done after an accident with an uninsured driver?

The law in Florida requires all drivers to have car insurance on their cars. This is because car crashes occur every day and many people have damage to their vehicles and suffer severe injuries as a result. These damages and injuries can be costly to the victim between car repairs or replacement and medical bills. Accordingly, the law wants to ensure that the innocent victims of the accidents receive the compensation they deserve through car insurance.

Speeding contributes to many car accidents

There are many different traffic regulations in Florida. Many of these regulations are violated every day. These could include failing to signal a turn, not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign, failing to yield, speeding and others. Speeding in particular is something some drivers do almost every time they drive. There are many reasons why people speed. This could be that they are late for something, are frustrated in traffic or simply because they like to drive fast. However, no matter what the reason is for speeding, it can be dangerous and leads to many car accidents.

Coping with the aftermath of traumatic brain injury

When people in Florida get in their vehicles to go places, they generally think that they will get to where they are going. They may be anxious about getting to their destination on time, but they generally are not thinking about the fact that they could end up in a car accident. Most people are aware that there is a chance that it could happen, but they do not prepare for it. Unfortunately, car accidents do occur every day and people's lives can be changed dramatically.

Woman and child airlifted to hospital after vehicle rear-ended

Even drivers who follow every single traffic law could still end up in a car accident because other drivers on the road are not following them or not paying attention to the road. These safe drivers could end up with very significant injuries and their lives may be changed forever.

Car accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries

People need to take responsibility for their actions when they drive motor vehicles, even though driving has become second nature to many people. Even quick lapses in judgment or concentration, much less the egregious risks that some drivers take on the roads, can lead to motor vehicle accidents. Unfortunately, people do not think about the injuries they can cause when they take these risks.

Basics of car insurance in Florida

Due to the high volume of cars on the roads in Florida each day and the problems associated with human error, there are many car accidents each year. Sometimes the accidents are caused by the conditions on the road, but most are due to the fact that one driver became distracted or violated a traffic regulation and was not able to react properly to a particular situation. Unfortunately, these mistakes also cause significant injuries and property damage to the victims of the accident.

FindLaw Network

Get Started With A FREE Consultation.

Tell us about your case.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy