Category : Car Accidents

Car Accidents Personal Injury

​Why Do I Need to Hire a Hit-and-Run Accident Attorney?

Frank Fernandez
Sustaining injuries and property damage in an automobile accident is hard enough, but when other parties flee the scene, it worsens things. After all, how will you get insurance compensation for the damage? How will you prove the accident wasn’t your fault? What will happen to your property? Will you be responsible for medical bills incurred because of the wreck? These questions may weigh on anyone’s mind after a hit-and-run accident. While hit-and-runs are never...
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​What Do Car Accident Lawyers Do?

Frank Fernandez
If you’ve recently been in an automobile collision, you may wonder if hiring a car accident attorney is necessary. You’ve likely seen advertisements for legal assistance in personal injury cases, particularly those involving car accidents. Before you seek legal help, it’s helpful to understand what car accident attorneys do and how they can assist you. Schedule A Free Consultation What Is a Car Accident Attorney? Car accident attorneys work within the field of personal injury...
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Who Is At Fault in A Car Accident T-Bone

Frank Fernandez
T-bone accidents, also called broadside collisions, involve the front end of one vehicle striking the side of another vehicle, or vice versa. These accidents have the name T-bone collision because after the accident occurs, the vehicles form the shape of a T. As technical as it sounds, T-bones present a very serious accident scenario that may have happened to you recently in Tampa, Florida. T-bone accidents can result in multiple fatalities, especially if the accident...
Car Accidents

What Happens if I Get Injured in an Accident With an Underinsured Driver?

Frank Fernandez
Getting injured in any motor vehicle accident is upsetting. When the driver at fault hits your car, you expect their insurance company to cover damages to your vehicle and your medical expenses. Therefore, you probably have questions if an uninsured motorist injures you in an accident. Most people’s primary concern is whether and how they can obtain fair compensation for their losses. Every Florida driver must carry auto insurance. In Florida, you must carry proof...
Car Accidents

How Can You Tell Who Hit Who in a Car Accident?

Frank Fernandez
Determining who bears fault for a car accident can prove critical. The at-fault individual’s insurance company will usually take care of the damages related to the accident, including the cost of repairs to the vehicle and medical treatment for any injured parties. However, establishing who hit who in a car accident can sometimes prove difficult, especially if neither party admits liability. You may know that the other party caused your accident but have difficulty proving...
Car Accidents

Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics

Frank Fernandez
In the United States, motor vehicle accidents kill over 32,000 people and injure over 2 million others every year. These gruesome statistics do not paint a complete picture of the devastating consequences of motor vehicle accidents. The following blog post reviews the data associated with motor vehicle accidents, the legal action you can take to protect yourself after a collision, and how an experienced car accident lawyer can help you fight for your rights after...
Car Accidents

​Who Pays for Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

Frank Fernandez
Car accidents are terrifying. When you sustain injuries in an accident, you feel fear, worry, and pain; this trauma interferes with daily life after the crash. In addition to physical trauma, you may suddenly face monetary losses that upend your finances. Although you may need ongoing medical care, you may not know who should pay for that care or how you will make ends meet. Depending on the severity of your injuries and the level...
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Can a Car Accident Claim Be Reopened?

Frank Fernandez
If you sustained severe injuries in an accident due to the wrongful actions of another, you likely want to obtain fair compensation for the harm and losses you endured. Unfortunately, for many victims going through this ordeal, this does not always happen, especially when they settle their claim without waiting until they reach maximum medical improvement or verifying that the settlement offer was fair to them As a result, many individuals wonder whether they can...
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​Causes of Tampa Area Car Accidents

Frank Fernandez
While Tampa drivers hope to never be in a car accident, the odds are that you will be involved in one at some point in your life. Nearly 400,000 car accidents took place in Florida last year alone. Even if you are a good driver, the reality is that there are plenty of events outside of your control that could cause you to be involved in a car accident, such as poor weather conditions or...
Car Accidents

Tampa Rear-End Collision Injuries

Frank Fernandez
Rear-End Collision Claims in Tampa Rear-end vehicle collisions often lead to substantial injuries, particularly in the case of severe property damage. Many of those injuries can result in a long road to recovery and a considerable challenge as you struggle to regain the strength and mobility you may have lost after your accident. In some cases, rear-end collision injuries can have long-lasting or even permanent implications. During a rear-end collision, the force involved in the...