Can I still collect if the accident was my fault?

Accidents can happen out of nowhere. Often, we picture accidents occurring due to the negligence of another driver. But what happens if we get into an accident and it was our fault? If the entire accident is deemed to be your fault, you will not be able to collect any money for injuries or damage that occurred to you or your property. But, it is usually unlikely for many accidents to be deemed entirely one parties fault. If you are able to prove that you were only partly at fault, you could be entitled to compensation. An experienced attorney will be able to take informationRead More →

what do you do if you were hit by a drunk driver?

Car accidents are scary, but when an intoxicated driver is involved in the accident, knowing the right steps to take can be even more intimidating. It’s important to do your research and make sure that you are both safe and protected. These six steps should be your first after getting into an accident with an intoxicated driver. Keep Calm and Ensure Safety The most important thing you can do immediately following an automobile accident is to remain calm. Ensure that the passengers in your vehicle and the other vehicle(s) are safe and have not sustained any injuries requiring immediate medical attention. Limit your interactions withRead More →

Scooter accidents are becoming more common on busy South Florida roads.

Motorized scooters are the latest transportation craze here in South Florida. Head to Fort Lauderdale and you’ll see hundreds of scooters riding alongside cars. As the popularity for these scooters rise, so do accidents involving them. According to Local10, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue has received at least one call a day since the beginning of December relating to a scooter accident. While many of these accidents result in cuts and bruises, and a possible totaled scooter, many of them result in much more serious injuries—including a recent accident that left a 14-year-old in critical condition. Accidents occur when a car hits a scooter or whenRead More →

Car Accident in Boca Raton - What should you do?

Getting into a car accident can be a troubling and scary ordeal, which is why it’s entirely normal for our first reaction to be one of fear and concern. But instead of getting worked up, it’s important to stay calm and follow the appropriate steps to ensure the accident is handled correctly and any injuries you or the other driver may have sustained are cared for. If you get into an auto accident in South Florida, you need to follow these five steps. Assess Your Injuries & Call 9-1-1 First and foremost, try to move out of the way of incoming traffic if possible andRead More →

Railway Crossing Accidents

With the new Brightline trains here in Florida and more Floridians opting for public transportation, the number of deaths and injuries caused along railroads has greatly increased. In fact, it is almost becoming commonplace to hear a news story about a train striking a pedestrian or a car while going at high speeds. This increase has left many people wondering who is at fault when someone is injured or killed by a train or along a railroad crossing. Determining the Cause of the AccidentA train accident can be traumatic as they often result in deaths or extreme injuries. The first step to finding who isRead More →