Category: Personal Injury

Explaining The Dangers Of A Florida Truck That Jackknifes

January 15, 2022 Personal Injury

Large trucks, such as tractor-trailers, are responsible for some of the most catastrophic accidents on Florida roadways. The leading cause of death in trucking accidents is due to jackknifing, which occurs when a truck with a cab and a trailer folds in on itself at the point where the two parts join together. It results in the cab and trailer forming a ninety-degree angle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) report, approximately 10% of truck occupant fatalities are related to a jackknifing incident.

Why Motorcyclists Should Never, EVER, Reject Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Florida

September 15, 2021 Personal Injury

Twenty states in the U.S. have mandatory requirements for uninsured motorist coverage. Unfortunately, Florida is not one of those states. However, although not legally required, it is always in the best interest of motorcyclists to carry as much uninsured motorist coverage as they are able to afford. Unfortunately, failure to obtain this coverage all too often results in injured riders receiving insufficient compensation for their injuries. Tragically, most motorcycle accidents are catastrophic, resulting in outrageous medical bills and death.  

Most Common Motorcycle Accidents & How to Avoid Them

August 30, 2021 Personal Injury

People ride motorcycles for various reasons, including cost-efficiency, ease of movement, and the feeling of freedom it brings. However, riding also carries a much higher chance of severe injury or death when an accident occurs. In 2019, motorcycle riders were almost 29 times more likely to die in a crash than occupants of a car. The good news is there are steps motorcyclists can take to prevent these accidents from happening. The most common types of motorcycle accidents we see are related to: