Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog
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If your child will be biking or walking to school this year, this is a good time of year to review your plan to avoid pedestrian accidents. Biking or walking to school gives your child the chance to exercise, get fresh air, and spend time with friends. However, it can also put them at an increased risk of pedestrian and traffic accidents. Each year, children are injured in pedestrian accidents in Hollywood and other South Florida communities, but there are ways to prevent these tragedies.

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Here’s how to keep your child safe all school year long:

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After a car accident in Hollywood or South Florida, seeking legal advice is crucial if you’ve been seriously injured. Even if you have exceptional medical coverage and car insurance, the fact is that a car accident injury may end up costing you a lot more than you expect – and insurance may only cover a small portion of these expenses.

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Now that the fall season is back, the morning commute just got a little bit more complicated. With parents dropping their children off at school and picking them up after classes and children headed to and from school on bicycles or on foot, the morning commute is likely to get more busy – and that can mean more dangerous.

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Unfortunately, younger children don’t always look out for cars or obey the rules of the road as pedestrians. That means that you as a drive in Hollywood or Florida need to look out to make sure you don’t cause a pedestrian accident. How can you adjust your driving so that your morning commute is a little less chaotic? There are a few things you can do:

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Car accidents are already frightening, but they can become even more overwhelming if you make mistakes at the scene of the crash or in the days following the collisions. Sometimes, the mistakes injured people make come back to haunt them in the form of rejected claims or small benefits.

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If you’ve been involved in a traffic crash anywhere in South Florida, you’ll want to avoid these five common errors:

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Being in a car accident in Hollywood or your Florida community is already frightening, but the situation can quickly escalate if you experience emergency room malpractice or medical mistakes that lead to complications and further injury. Unfortunately, these types of mistakes and situation do occur, and the time after a collision does put you at risk. You may be rushed to a hospital and you may be unconscious or disoriented, which can make communication with emergency room staff more difficult. The ER is also a very busy place and mistakes or negligence can occur.

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If you’ve been injured after a car accident, don’t hesitate to contact Flaxman Law Group. Our full-service law firm is honored to serve the entire South Florida area and we are happy to offer all new clients a free consultation. If you have been injured, contact us and we will work to help you understand the facts of your situation.

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Even if you don’t have children, the back-to-school season can affect you if you’re a motorist. Children are headed back to classes next month, and this will mean more pedestrian traffic as well as more motorists on Hollywood and Florida roads during your morning and afternoon commute. Even now, you may be seeing more traffic on the roads as families tackle back-to-school shopping or try to fit in one last vacation.

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Are one of your children headed for college this fall? If they are taking their car, you want to make sure that your child can stay safe on the road. Your child may be taking their car to school to get around more easily, but car accidents can easily happen, especially if your child is so busy with classes that they can’t take proper care of their car.

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The attorneys at Flaxman Law Group have already helped thousands of families affected by serious car accident or personal injuries. We know how devastating a serious injury can be, which is why we want to offer these tips for keeping your child safe at college:

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Being in a car accident in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida is terrifying enough, but what happens when the driver of the other vehicle is not from South Florida? Dealing with a driver from another state or even another country can add to the complication of a crash and can even make it difficult for you to seek compensation in some cases.

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Summer is a time for enjoying the beautiful Florida weather, experiencing the many festivals South Florida has to offer, and enjoying the sunshine. Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents in Hollywood and South Florida often increase during this time of year. As more people take vacation time and host celebrations, alcohol often becomes part of the equation. When drivers decide not to drink responsibly, the effects can be devastating.

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How can you keep yourself and your family safe this summer? There are several ways to make the summer of 2015 not only fun but safe for everyone you love:

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Hand and wrist injuries in Hollywood and other Florida communities are quite common after car accidents. What often happens is that someone who’s in the collision will throw their arms and hands forward instinctually in a defensive gesture. The hands and wrists can then crash forcibly into the airbag, dashboard, or other object with enough force to cause serious damage. In a rollover accident, a driver or passenger may brace their hands against the sides or ceiling of the car, putting pressure on the hands and wrists, causing injuries.

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There is another common reason for wrist and hand injuries in a car crash in Hollywood: If you have your hand outside the window, in a car accident the force of the crash can cause your hand and wrist to crash against the door frame, causing fractures, soft tissue injuries, and other injuries.

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