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Category: Car Accidents

Tips for Safe Driving in Orlando

Written by Shawn Diederich on December 7, 2016

Orlando is one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations. And with tourism comes lots of traffic. According to popular GPS manufacturer TomTom, Orlando is one of the world’s 100 most traffic-congested cities. This means Orlando and the surrounding areas are a magnet for unsafe driving and car accidents. Where Are Car Accidents Most Likely […]

What Options Do Hit and Run Victims Have for Recovering Compensation?

Written by Shawn Diederich on November 28, 2016

Car accidents are a daily occurrence in Florida. Unfortunately, many drivers refuse to take responsibility for their actions and flee the scene to avoid dealing with the injured victim or law enforcement. According to Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were approximately 92,000 “hit and run” accidents in the Sunshine State last year. More […]

Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?

Written by Shawn Diederich on October 24, 2016

Car accidents are one of the most common traumatic events that a person may experience. Each year there are approximately 3 million injuries attributed to motor vehicle accidents. And aside from these physical injuries, many accident victims continue to experience mental anguish afterwards—and in some cases may even develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). What Is […]

Can Modifying My Car Increase My Accident Risk and Contribute to Car Accident Liability?

Written by Shawn Diederich on August 31, 2016

Modifying an automobile can be exciting. It is a hobby that is enjoyed by many people throughout the state of Florida. However, all drivers must be aware of the fact that certain modifications could actually make their car significantly more dangerous. Further, an automobile modification could even have implications when it comes to liability for […]

How Car Reporting Systems Can Affect Your Injury Case

Written by Shawn Diederich on July 27, 2016

As technology continues to improve, an increasingly number of vehicles are now equipped with advanced data reporting systems. These systems, sometimes referred to as vehicle telematics, can come in many different forms. A car reporting system can include anything from a GPS tracking device to an automatic smart phone application. They can also include an […]

Why Are Drivers In Orlando Paying More for Car Insurance?

Written by Shawn Diederich on June 20, 2016

Car accidents are on the rise in Florida. According to official statistics published by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were 374,095 reported car accidents in 2015, an 8.6 percent increase from 2014, when there were 344,340 crashes. And through the first five-and-a-half months of 2016, there have been 168,749 car […]

Fender Bender Claims in Orlando

Written by Shawn Diederich on May 17, 2016

Most car accidents are “fender benders” such as a rear-end collision. You might not consider a fender bender that serious, but even a low-speed car accident can result in significant injuries to people and property. That is why you should never ignore even a seemingly minor accident where there is no immediately apparent injuries. Whiplash […]

Who Is Liable for Injuries Involving a Stolen or Loaned Vehicle in Orlando?

Written by Shawn Diederich on April 26, 2016

In Florida, most car accidents are dealt with under the state’s “no-fault” insurance rules. This means the injured driver is supposed to seek compensation from their own insurance company without regard to who was at fault for the accident. But in cases where someone suffers a permanent injury, including death, the victim may step outside […]

Can I Be Compensated If My Pet Is Injured in an Orlando Car Accident?

Written by Shawn Diederich on March 28, 2016

In the aftermath of a car accident, your first concern is obviously ensuring everyone in the vehicle is alright. This includes not just your human passengers but also your four-legged family members. Many Florida residents drive with their pets in the car, and in the event of an accident, it is important to understand how […]

The Gig Economy and Work Injuries in Orlando

Written by Shawn Diederich on March 23, 2016

Working for a company like Zipcar or Uber has its advantages, including flexible hours and the ability to spend time out and about instead of stuck at a desk like so many. However, there are disadvantages as well, with the most significant perhaps being a lack of benefits that come with a standard offer of […]