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What Defenses Do Florida Insurance Companies Use In Car Crash Cases?

By Ryan Reed |

Every year, car crashes seriously injure or disable over two million Americans. Nearly all of these incidents trigger some kind of legal proceeding. Contrary to the message in TV ads, the insurance company is not “on your side” in these proceedings. In fact, their lawyers use every means at their disposal to reduce or… Read More »

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Why Is Vicarious Liability Important In Florida?

By Paul Reed |

The Sunshine State has the highest number of uninsured drivers in the country. Over a fourth of Floridians have no auto insurance at all. Moreover, Florida has one of the lowest auto insurance minimum in the country. So, thousands of other drivers in the state are dangerously underinsured. When these individuals cause accidents, there… Read More »

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Some Recent News About Distracted Driving In Florida

By Paul Reed |

A new study indicates that the distracted driving problem may be more serious than first believed, and that the solution may be multi-faceted. It seems that restrictive laws have an impact. The states with tougher cell phone laws, such as Montana and Idaho, had much lower crash statistics than states with weaker laws, such… Read More »

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Momentum Builds For Stronger Distracted Driving Laws In Florida

By Paul Reed |

Some lawmakers are worried about the possible consequences of distracted driving from the four-legged friends that often ride unrestrained in passenger vehicles. Currently, Hawaii is the only state that bans unrestrained animals, and so far this year, peace officers have only issues thirteen citations for violating the law. But a number of states are… Read More »

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Do-It-Yourself Movers and Car Crash Damages

By Paul Reed |

Spring arrives in just a few more months. When it does, in addition to the normal cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs, many Florida roads will be dotted with U-Haul trucks and other do-it-yourself moving trucks of various sizes. Even the smaller trucks are difficult enough to drive on wide and straight freeways. They are… Read More »

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Common Issues In Alcohol-Involved Crashes

By Paul Reed |

Over the last several decades, police have developed aggressive new tactics and began using advanced technological tools to combat drunk driving. At the same time, legislators have passed strict new laws which are designed to do the same thing. Florida’s controversial refusal-to-submit law is one of the more recent examples. Yet despite all these… Read More »

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Recent And Potential Developments In Drowsy Driving Cases

By Paul Reed |

Now that House lawmakers have rejected a last-ditch effort to delay the Electronic Logging Device rule, can a similar provision for passenger vehicles be far behind? Since lawmakers voted down the ELD Extension Act of 2017 by a 246-173 count, the ELD rule will go into effect as scheduled in December 2017, absent an… Read More »

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Top Common Car Crash Causes

By Paul Reed |

Human error causes about 94 percent of car crashes, a statistic that is cited very often in many calls for driverless cars. Sometimes, the human error is a one-off mistake that had tragic consequences, sometimes simple negligence is involved, and sometimes the tortfeasor (negligent driver) intentionally disregarded a known risk and thereby endangered the… Read More »

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Civil Liability In Alcohol-Related Crashes

By Paul Reed |

Largely because it is such a powerful and widely-available drug, alcohol is a contributing factor in about a third of the fatal car crashes in Florida. What legal recourse do these victims have in civil court? Alcohol is a depressant that slows reaction time, so impaired drivers take longer to react to approaching hazards…. Read More »

Distracted Driving Bookends In 2016

By Paul Reed |

Two separate incidents from this year illustrate how much lawmakers and law enforcement officials grapple with distracted driving issues. In January, a Cobb County, Georgia officer cited a man for distracted driving because he was eating a cheeseburger while driving, and Georgia has a very broad distracted driving law that prohibits “any actions which… Read More »

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