When you’re in a car collision, you may at first consider the other driver to be the liable party. This may be true, but in some collisions, including some single-vehicle crashes in Hallandale Beach, defective automobile parts cause the crash and the injuries. In these situations, the injured parties may have a claim against the car manufacturer.
In Coral Gables and across South Florida, parents and caretakers routinely take children to doctor’s appointments, school, after-school events, and on trips. Many drivers don’t consider that being a passenger is one of the riskiest moments of a child’s life, with car collisions being a leading cause of childhood injury in Coral Gables and Florida.
Unfortunately, child passengers are especially vulnerable in car collisions. Their smaller size can mean they are risk of serious injury and cars are created for adult passengers, so children can sustain serious injuries if they don’t have child-appropriate safety seats. A serious injury can also impact a child’s entire life and even affect future career and personal opportunities, so the losses of child injuries can be very high.
If you’re ever in a car collision in Fort Lauderdale, knowing you have a good insurance policy can bring you peace of mind. Generally, you expect your insurer to deal with you fairly and to give you the compensation you need to pay for car repairs, medical bills, and other covered expenses.
Unfortunately, after a car crash this does not always happen, and it can be frustrating to be dealing with the aftermath of a collision and an insurance provider who doesn’t provide you with what you consider fair service.
Our state of mind when we drive is an important element in staying safe on the road. Drivers who are aggressive and lose their temper pose a real threat and do cause injuries and fatalities each year. While it’s normal to get frustrated if someone cuts you off, aggressive driving is defined by the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA as a situation where “an individual commits a combination of moving traffic offenses to endanger other persons or property.”
Miami car shows are a popular form of entertainment, allowing owners of muscle cars, hot rods, historic cars, and other collectibles to compete, come together, and take part in fun events. Miami International Auto Show, Cruisin’ South Florida, Cars & Coffee events, Dream Car Classic events, and other shows draw tens of thousands of people.
Miami is a hotspot for vintage, classic, and historic cars. Florida residents love collecting cars from decades past and with no ice and snow, the state is the ideal place to enjoy a beautiful collector car.
Any car accident in Miami can be traumatic, but it can especially daunting when it involves a one-of-a-kind vintage or historic car. The process of making a collector car insurance claim can also be daunting. Fortunately, Flaxman Law Group is here to help.
Distracted driving accidents in Kendall and the rest of Florida continue to be a growing problem. As more of us are connected all the time through our phones, our devices can still be a major distraction when we drive. Fortunately, there are apps which could help you avoid traffic accidents:
During the holidays, parking lots can become riskier. There are more people shopping, which means more pedestrians and cars in parking lots. Holiday sales and stores offering home delivery also mean more trucks sharing these areas. More parking lot traffic and multiple types of vehicles combined with pedestrian traffic can create a risk of traffic collisions in Kendall parking lots.
Holidays mean more traffic, more alcohol served, and unfortunately, a greater risk of traffic collisions in in some cases. Traffic crashes at this time of year can happen due to distraction, fatigue, mechanical defects, and other issues.
There are ways to prevent injury this holiday:
Wrong way car collisions claim over 400 lives, on average, across the country. These crashes happen when a car ends up going in the direction of ongoing traffic. Most commonly, these accidents occur on highways, especially on exit ramps. However, they can also happen on any roadway.