To some, Halloween is the holiday of the year. Children roam the streets on trick or treat escapades while adults make their way to themed parties. Unfortunately, once alcohol is added to the mix, the results can be horrific for those who are driving anywhere in Florida. Every day, almost 29 people in the United States die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes. Here’s all you need to know about road dangers during the holiday in Florida. Halloween Drunk Driving Accidents According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), alcohol has been a common factor in fatal accidents on Halloween in recent years. Specifically, 43% of
In many cases, it can be difficult to prove who was at fault in a slip and fall accident. If you’ve been injured in an accident on someone’s else’s property, the property owner in question may be liable for the damages you incurred. But proving a slip and fall case can be a challenge, and it’s essential that you understand the requirements of such a slip and fall case. Read on and we’ll walk you through everything you need to prove in order to receive compensation for your fall. Determining Property Owner Fault Whether you are injured at work, while vacationing during Spring
Unfortunately, as of August 2018, there were 3,942 bicycle crashes in the state of Florida and 85 resulting fatalities. If you are injured in a bicycle accident, you are able to take legal action. Keep reading below for four things you need to know about your bike accident, and how you can take action after your accident occurs. Bike Accidents Types For starters, there are a few different types of bike accidents. Unsurprisingly, they’re usually defined by where they take place. The most common type of bike accident is a collision at an intersection or stop sign. For example, if the cyclist has a stop sign
Whiplash is an abrupt back-and-forth neck flexion that can cause loads of pain and discomfort. If you experience whiplash and don’t treat it properly, you can have long-term pain that may debilitate regular daily activities and exercise. If you’ve been in a car accident and suffered whiplash, there’s a chance it’s not your fault. Whether you were rear-ended, t-boned, or weren’t at fault for the crash, you don’t deserve whiplash or the financial impact that may ensue if your neck pain interferes with working or driving. Hiring a personal injury attorney is the best way to get the compensation you deserve for your injury.
Was your family member’s death the direct result of someone else’s negligence? You’re not alone. Motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and unsafe premises (including workplaces) take a staggering number of loved ones away from their family members every year. Medical malpractice results in the death of 98,000 people every single year on its own. If your family member died and someone else was responsible, you may be eligible for a wrongful death lawsuit. While legal action can’t bring your loved one back, it is a legal remedy to see justice and damages. Keep reading to learn whether a wrongful death lawsuit is right for you. Wrongful Death: