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Category: Car Accidents

Deadly Hit and Run Crash Reported in Downtown Orlando

A deadly hit and run that occurred on March 28, 2022, was under investigation Monday afternoon. The accident took place in downtown Orlando around 3:30 pm and caused a road closure.   Hit and run incidents in Orlando have been gradually increasing in recent years. If you have been accused of leaving the scene of a car …

How to Stay Safe on the Roads This Snowbird Season

There are many benefits to living in Florida, including temperate weather for much of the year and access to various activities as a result. However, year-round residents are not the only ones seeking refuge in the Sunshine State during the cold months. Winter season is also snowbird season, aptly named for those part-time Florida residents …

4 Facts to Know about Rental Car Crashes in Florida

Increased traffic patterns due to heavy tourism have led to many accidents on Florida roads. It is common for visitors to lease vehicles from rental agencies when driving long distances on vacation in the Sunshine State. Unfortunately, many rental car crashes occur as a result of people being less familiar with Florida roadways. If you …

5 Most Common Auto Accidents in Florida

Whether you are a new driver or have thousands of miles under your belt, driving always carries a great deal of risk. In Florida, hundreds of auto accidents occur every day, and hundreds of thousands occur every year. Unfortunately, these accidents often cause injuries, such as broken bones, black eyes, concussions, paralysis, and even death. …

Consequences That Might Make You Reconsider Texting and Driving in FL

Life never seems to stop, and our phone connects us to friends, family, and our job. When we’re driving, it’s tempting to check notifications or quickly text back an important message, but nothing is more precious than your life.  Texting and driving laws in Florida aim to reinforce and protect these principles by upholding strict …

Overcoming Vehophobia After a Serious Car Wreck in FL

Driving anxiety is common and is often triggered by a specific driving situation, such as heavy traffic or highway driving. However, if there is a persistent fear of driving and it is stifling a person’s quality of life, their anxiety could actually be a severe phobia. What is Vehophobia? Vehophobia (also known as amazophobia) is …

Can I Be Responsible for Someone Else’s Driving in Florida? 

Many people do not realize that they could be found liable for someone else’s driving. These cases arise when you allow a friend or family member to drive your car. Your vehicle insurance will act as the primary coverage, and the driver’s insurance acts as a secondary or excess insurance, if necessary. If your car …

Hummer in Homosassa Catches Fire Because of Gas Hoarding

Citrus County Fire Rescue has reported that a 2004 Hummer H2 went up in flames after the owners loaded it up with extra gasoline at a Homosassa fueling station. According to officials, one person was injured but refused medical attention. While the cause of the fire is still being investigated, firefighters state that 20 gallons …

What are the Most Dangerous Roads in Florida?

Car accidents can happen anywhere vehicles meet the road, but there are hot-spots that are prone to collisions more than others. Due to traffic, construction, or simply their design, certain roads or segments are naturally more dangerous, and knowing where these may lie along your route can help you drive more safely. Florida is infamous …

Should I Sue a Friend or Family Member for an Accident They Caused?

Car accidents happen and when they do, consequences can be severe. Injuries may have occurred, and if the negligence of another person caused the accident, you have the legal right to file a personal injury claim. This may include suing a friend or family member. Many people wish to avoid this out of fear the …

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